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SCHOOLS & KIDS

More kids, new tech at elementary, middle schools

When Mountain View's elementary and middle school students start school on Monday, Aug. 20, they may notice some new faces,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:51 am | 27 comments | 3797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: pedestrian deaths spur neighborhood meeting

In hopes of making their streets safer, residents of the Shoreline West neighborhood are taking action in response to this...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Details, please, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 3886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meetings to focus on plans for Stevens Creek Trail

Beginning Wednesday night, Mountain View residents will have a chance to weigh in on the challenge of extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jim Hirt, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 2941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 27 comments | 2899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockout ends, battle continues

After being locked out of their classrooms on the Blach Intermediate School campus for 10 days, officials with Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 9323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects cat licensing law

A controversial new animal control ordinance won't be approved in Mountain View without some significant changes, City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rabidcats , on Oct 1, 2013 at 12:44 am | 27 comments | 3309 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 15244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 6377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 7718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage hits Mountain View, again

A power outage in Mountain View this morning affected thousands of PG&E customers, turning traffic lights all along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by No Animal Outages!, on Sep 2, 2014 at 6:54 am | 27 comments | 5101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will NASA Ames workers be 'guinea pigs' for Google?

Google is planning to take a leap forward in the development of its self-driving car by removing drivers from test vehicles...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by concerned guinea pig, on Sep 15, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 27 comments | 7957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 3889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing faster than expected, and about 80 students on a waiting list to attend their neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by LOL X3, on Oct 4, 2008 at 10:56 am | 26 comments | 3290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>PACT shouldn't get more school resources Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4707 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Ned, on Dec 19, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 26 comments | 3071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives stimulus funds to homeowners

The City Council voted unanimously to give homeowners a break Tuesday night by directing federal stimulus funds towards home...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Jun 9, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 26 comments | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car outside of Costco...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 2399 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School district confirms Polifrone's departure

Patty Polifrone, the longtime teacher at the Mountain View Whisman School District whose "tough love" teaching style sparked...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Watchdog, on May 11, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 26 comments | 3194 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Late-night brawl at nightclub leads to arrest

One person was arrested following a bar fight in the Monte Carlo nightclub on Castro Street early Saturday morning which...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Farmer, on Apr 11, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 26 comments | 1963 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail report: Tunnel cheaper than trench

If high-speed rail ends up running through a covered trench in Palo Alto, it won't be easy or cheap, new California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by MVFlyer, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 26 comments | 1894 Views
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