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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model

As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by a voter, on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 6 comments | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS graduate gets $20K medical scholarship

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation has given Eduardo Bent, a recent Mountain View High School graduate who wants to become...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by kanan krishnan, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:54 pm | 2 comments | 2120 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Accused soccer coach pleads not guilty

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach who was arrested last February on charges of molesting two girls, pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 2098 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy's plan for Hangar One slammed

Frustration with the Navy's plan to leave Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One as a bare skeletal frame reached a boiling point...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 15, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 2111 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov hopeful Campbell: State needs gas tax

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell on Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 3056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study: Bay Area bears weight of obesity

Rampant obesity is costing Bay Area businesses and taxpayers more than $9 billion a year, according to a new study from a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train Depot set to become a wine bar

It took seven years, but the City Council has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot after picking a...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by RICK JARA, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 43 comments | 3440 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Los Gatos sees its first patient

Earl Farabaugh and his family did not know El Camino Los Gatos Hospital had reopened when they drove by on Sunday. But the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Varsity Park/Blossom Valley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J. Ravanelli, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 12 comments | 1868 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local agencies dodge state IOUs

Despite concerns that state-issued IOUs would hurt already struggling schools and community agencies, locally many of these...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Will Joseph, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks show returns to Shoreline

All over the Peninsula, cities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and other events though the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:05 am | 11 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospitals now smoke-free zones

El Camino Hospitals — there are two of them now, one in Mountain View and one in Los Gatos — have officially...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 4 comments | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for PACT

The Mountain View Whisman School District has selected the first principal to run PACT — the popular parent participation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 41 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

No-Name Neighborhood Zones in Mountain View?

I've lived and owned a house in Mountain View for four and a half years now, and every year that the Voice puts out the...

Original post made by Margaret on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 6 comments | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local debaters bring home national honors

Four local high school students and a coach returned this month from a national speech and debate competition with medals,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by MVHS parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1994 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developers interested in NASA Research Park

Four major real estate developers have expressed interest in developing a nearly three million-square-foot research park...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Renewed outrage over Americana roof work

Residents of the Americana apartment complex say they have been asked to spend the Fourth of July weekend moving out of their...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sanjit, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 80 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain raises parking fees, reduces service

The board of directors for Caltrain on Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 10 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accountability for tenured teachers

When local school officials reassigned a controversial elementary teacher to a middle school for the upcoming academic year,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kyle, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mvuser, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 2130 Views
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