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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 | 3635 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly candidates square off in Democratic forum

The race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento kicked off in earnest on Sunday afternoon at a forum in Los Altos...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by David, on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:02 am | 4 comments | 1529 Views

RESTAURANTS

A touch of New England

Our beloved Dungeness crab season might be finally getting underway, given last week's lifting of a three-month health warning...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames unveils 'green aviation'

In what they are calling a revolution for aviation, NASA Ames engineers say they are on the cusp of developing streamlined...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Kitty Hawk, on Feb 22, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 4278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: High-speed rail to launch in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 8 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's student privacy policies called into question

In the heart of Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Mountain View schools are moving full steam ahead adopting new technology...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 3263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shonuff66, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 2311 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City may limit housing growth

After years of rapid development in Mountain View, a newly formed City Council may halt housing development until a comprehensive...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Katharine Naylor, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district poised to use controversial bond issuance

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving forward with an aggressive school construction schedule, and school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by CABs are WRONG, on Feb 21, 2016 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 368 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View Voice launches online 'pay meter'

Frequent visitors to the Mountain View Voice website will soon need to either become subscribing members to obtain full access...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Richt, on Feb 19, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 15 comments | 2623 Views

OTHER ISSUES

U.S. Representatives kick off national innovation meeting

Seeking to build on a national innovation strategy that she helped craft 10 years ago, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo urged a second...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by john80224, on Feb 19, 2016 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1496 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water board OKs $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving forward on an ambitious $950 million program to provide billions of gallons...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Water Board Contract Mentality, on Feb 18, 2016 at 11:56 pm | 13 comments | 2834 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes new ideas for North Bayshore housing

A long-term vision to introduce a residential community into the North Bayshore office park gained new focus as city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by reside, on Feb 18, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 23 comments | 3926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 1697 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: Home for mentally ill closed for health, safety violations

(==B An expanded version of an earlier story==) San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for the mentally ill, was ordered...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 3 comments | 2476 Views

ELECTIONS

Josh Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the state Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by ElectrifyCaltrainButScrapHSR, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 17 comments | 2136 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Today: Rain, possible thunder storms expected throughout Bay Area

Bay Area residents are about to get a break from the warm and dry weather that has plagued the region since last week: Rain...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by The statement, on Feb 18, 2016 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV approves ceding properties to Los Altos

To hear Stephen Friedman describe it, his neighborhood of Jardin Drive is like Mountain View's version of the Bermuda Triangle....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gary , on Feb 18, 2016 at 3:55 am | 11 comments | 3566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | 29 comments | 3886 Views
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