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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local SAT scores beat state, national averages

College-bound seniors at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools continue to outperform their California peers in the SAT...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Observer II, on Oct 9, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1975 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge may rule Friday on Peninsula rail plan

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Los Altos restaurant helps out CHAC

Tonight, diners at The Boardwalk Restaurant in Los Altos will not only get a bite to eat — they'll also be contributing...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Oct 8, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSMA's 1st Annual party4all, Saturday October 24

On Saturday, October 24, the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will throw open the doors of its Finn Center campus...

Original post made by csma on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by csma, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 6 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is that clearing up in the mountains?

As I was sitting at the red light at the intersection of 237 and El Camino, I looked up at the Santa Cruz mountains and noticed...

Original post made by Gazer on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:33 am | 17 comments | 2248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View High Speed Rail stop an official possibility

In response to requests from the community and the Mountain View City Council, the California High Speed Rail Authority has...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by J Cierra, on Oct 7, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 36 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nobel Prize winner in Physics

Charles Kao, who was named one of the winners Tuesday of the Nobel Prize in Physics, is known as the 'father of fibre optic...

Original post made by newsfounder on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Oct 7, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy says Hangar One won't be de-skinned until White House makes decision

In response to a letter and phone calls from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says that the Navy will not...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Daryl, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 7 comments | 2175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Miss the Opening of the Kevin Bean Exhibition at CSMA's Mohr Gallery!

There will be an opening reception and artist talk with artist Kevin Bean on Friday, October 9, from 6-8 pm in CSMA's Mohr...

Original post made by csma on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uri Caine, Piano, Stanford Lively Arts Informance at CSMA thursday, Oct. 8

CSMA's 2009-2010 Arts & Entertainment in Tateuchi Hall begins on Thursday, October 8, with a Stanford Lively Arts Informance...

Original post made by csma on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report: School leaders overpaid

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 7, 2009 at 5:41 am | 115 comments | 8115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge rules Carbajal can stand trial

A judge ruled Friday at a preliminary hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court that there is enough evidence for Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by AreYouKidding?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1545 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Warren Thoits dies after bout with cancer

Warren Thoits, a lifelong attorney, philanthropist and property owner in Palo Alto who helped run the family business, Thoits...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by sad =(, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College waitlists overflowing

Educational funding cuts from the state and the continued economic crisis have local community colleges feeling the crunch. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can health care really be fixed?

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 1746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advocates say teen center would reduce crime

Gang violence and crime in general will be substantially reduced if the city opens a larger and better teen center —...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by the kid kid, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:46 am | 17 comments | 2385 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 5018 Views

MOVIES

Community Briefs

<B>Worker Center hosts Health Week event Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2188 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Oct 4, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 5558 Views

AROUND TOWN

If not Eiffel, why not a Castro Tower?

Great cities often have landmarks at important intersections.  It is both an expression of the city spirit and a visual compass...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The NCLB hockey stick

Many educators were nervous nearly 10 years ago when President George W. Bush decided to add a huge federal presence to schools...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 14 comments | 2820 Views
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On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,456 views

The dress code
By Jessica T | 14 comments | 1,288 views