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AROUND TOWN

Joe Simitian: Why VTA should abandon El Camino Bus Rapid Transit project

Below is a link to an an op-ed that piece Supervisor Simitian wrote for the San Jose Mercury News on this topic which ran...

Original post made by No Way to the VTA on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Joe Simitian Supporter, on Jan 19, 2016 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 778 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 | 18678 Views

BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 8718 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 | 4305 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 | 3839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school squabble misguided

It is time for the Los Altos School District (LASD) to turn down the rhetoric and accept that it can no longer refuse to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 12484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District bond measure challenged

A politically active local man has gone to court to force the Mountain View Whisman School District to remove "misleading"...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 26, 2016 at 9:42 am | 26 comments | 4390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council narrowly approves pedestrian plan

The City Council approved Mountain View's first Pedestrian Master Plan on Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6536...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 26 comments | 8565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Trustees, lower the lance and face reality

An open letter from the ==I Voice== to Mountain View Whisman School District board trustees Greg Coladonato and Steve Nelson. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 10, 2016 at 4:56 am | 26 comments | 3939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should priority be summer school or teacher training?

School officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District are hunting for ways to boost student achievement, following...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 23, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 26 comments | 3946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos council dumps new school committee

The Los Altos City Council decided last week to stop working with the Los Altos School District, which is seeking a site...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DavidR, on Mar 25, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 3298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Issues with Facts, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:02 am | 26 comments | 2540 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 | 3924 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 | 2833 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 | 2499 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital board imposes new contract on nurses

Last night, in a divided decision, the board of directors for El Camino Hospital unilaterally approved a new contract between...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Blane, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 26 comments | 3753 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 3188 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey seeks public opinion on new affordable housing tax

Police officers might be getting sick from the mold in the police station, and the city's 1960s community center may be falling...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 24, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 26 comments | 4083 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cat owners pounce on license debate

Tonight the City Council is likely to re-examine the surprisingly controversial cat licensing requirements it approved last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 26 comments | 5421 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of kidnapping two women

The Mountain View Police Department took a man into custody after he allegedly kidnapped two women in two separate incidents...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on May 9, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 26 comments | 12025 Views
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