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Gift baskets raise funds for nonprofit

The Kaiser Permanente Medical office on Castro Street donated over $4,500 to the Mountain View Community Health Awareness...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

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Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 2303 Views

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Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 2570 Views

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District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 11206 Views

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Surprising stall on school projects

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 8, 2013 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 3743 Views

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Bike to school to win a new bicycle

By the beginning of June, at least eight lucky Mountain View students will have brand new bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by huxley, on May 6, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views

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Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2353 Views

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Diving into science

This week, high-schoolers dove into a subject that at first glance might seem rather mundane. But according to Los Altos...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 3726 Views

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A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 5505 Views

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Amber Alert issued for Sunnyvale newborn

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-week-old baby boy who was abducted by his father in Sunnyvale on Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Liz , on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 6369 Views

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Rock 'n' roll high school

Students from high-performing schools like Los Altos High School are often encouraged to pick up extracurricular activities....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mike Gospe, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 17857 Views

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Wood burning banned on Christmas Day

It's official: Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Dox, on Dec 24, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2980 Views

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Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 7128 Views

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Los Altos Parent Preschool celebrates 60 years

Los Altos Parent Preschool (LAPP) will celebrate 60 years of educating children with a series of events in 2014, including...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Lily Li, on Jan 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2291 Views

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More local flu deaths

A total of eight people have died as a result of the H1N1 flu virus in Santa Clara County this flu season, according to a...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by SN, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views

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Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 2238 Views

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Startup event attracts middle school students

Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 5320 Views

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Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 10364 Views

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Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sarah Bloem, on May 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 7248 Views
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