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AROUND TOWN

New Yorker tapped to lead MV schools

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school board announced Thursday night that they have found a new superintendent in Ayindé...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 27 comments | 6596 Views

AROUND TOWN

The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not Quite yet, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:23 am | 27 comments | 14053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sound approach on 'human rights city' issue

The City Council is taking an "easy does it" approach to deciding on whether Mountain View should become an official "human...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 25, 2015 at 8:34 am | 27 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman's proposal urges landlords to play nice

As many call for Mountain View to rein in skyrocketing housing rents, next week the City Council will consider a lighter...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 7, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 27 comments | 4636 Views

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 | 861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apartment group's mailer is foul play, Measure V backers charge

A campaign mailer excoriating one of Mountain View's two rent control measures on the Nov. 8 ballot has Measure V backers...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Oct 21, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 27 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

New wood-burning rules as winter Spare the Air season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season beginning today, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 10, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 27 comments | 2353 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 | 19320 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 | 9248 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 | 4622 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 | 4042 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 | 12719 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 | 4773 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 | 8885 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 | 4307 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 | 4183 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 | 3600 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 | 2881 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 | 4127 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 | 2961 Views
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