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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 4507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 1894 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Burn Relay' fundraiser heads up Peninsula

A convoy of new and antique fire trucks and other emergency vehicles is making its way up the Peninsula to San Francisco...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by GSB, on Oct 4, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Buddhist Temple celebrates 50 years

What began during the Depression as a small service for Japanese farm workers conducted inside people's homes celebrated...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by RichA, on Oct 4, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 2186 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:20 am | 2 comments | 2213 Views

ELECTIONS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Swartz, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2746 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Electrifying Caltrain

Do you support Caltrain being electrified? Each week, the Voice goes out to Castro Street in downtown Mountain View and asks...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:51 am | 2 comments | 2090 Views

BOOKS

New book sheds light on city's earliest buildings

A new book by Mountain View historian Nick Perry gives a sense of place to the city's history, including an area that was...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2697 Views

BOOKS

New book sheds light on city's earliest buildings

A new book by Mountain View historian Nick Perry gives a sense of place to the city's history, including an area that was...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Betty Moore Gregory, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football under the lights for MVHS

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ken Henderson, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 3598 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

An apple a day ...

A small group of local growers, food producers, restauranteurs and artisans -- gathered together on Oct. 5 in a section of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 19, 2012 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple Store 2.0 opening in Palo Alto Saturday

Shrouded in black and still largely hidden from view by barricades, the sleek new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto will...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Primo, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 5508 Views

AROUND TOWN

No funds yet for city-wide shuttle

On Tuesday City Council members struggled to realize visions of a city-run shuttle that would make stops downtown, at San...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

ELECTIONS

The Santa Clara County Board of Education race

This race has always gotten very little attention from the media. The people who run for that Board have usually not run...

Original post made by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County, on Nov 1, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 3082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain forecast to fall on trick-or-treaters tonight

Nothing could "rain on the parade" for giddy San Francisco Giants fans today, but forecasters are predicting that revelers...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rene, on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars hit mobile home park

About $17,000 in cash and jewelry was stolen from a home in the Santiago Villa Mobile Home Park on Oct. 24, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by MtnViewMom, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wings over Shoreline

This trio of Canada geese wing their way across cloud-dappled skies over Shoreline Park on a crisp autumn afternoon. Despite...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views
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