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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 6419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: pedestrian deaths spur neighborhood meeting

In hopes of making their streets safer, residents of the Shoreline West neighborhood are taking action in response to this...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Details, please, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 6415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped for Bubb

Cyndee Nguyen will be the new principal of Benjamin Bubb Elementary School. Her selection was announced at the Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ Parent, on May 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 5 comments | 6409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest in year-old rape case

Mountain View police announced a break in a 2006 rape case with the arrest last Friday of a Milpitas man accused of the crime. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 27, 2007 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 6409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swiped MV puppy returned

A puppy that was taken from a locked vehicle in Mountain View on Saturday was returned after reports circulated in the media...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Police Department, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 6409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher

Mountain View parents say they are fed up with a fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School who they claim is not being...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Opportunistic Activist, on Mar 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 114 comments | 6404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 6402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 6398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects Easy Street project

After making several complaints about its design, the City Council rejected a row house development Tuesday at 315 Easy...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by 315 Easy Street Resident, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 6397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile home residents brace for battle

For the hundreds of people living at the Santiago Villa mobile home park, the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Backstabbing politicians, on Apr 9, 2016 at 9:02 am | 12 comments | 6394 Views

RESTAURANTS

Just like the old country

Two swarthy guys wearing white jackets and paper hats greet you with heavy accents from behind the counter. A large menu...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by hurrr, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 6389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 6388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff/Central Expy Traffic?

So happy to see the Voice's Town Square! Has anyone else noticed changes in the traffic pattern at Rengstorff and Central? I...

Original post made by Casper48 on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanne, on Feb 23, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 6387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 6385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save the last dance

Later this month, a close-knit group will bid farewell to their "home away from home." The Cheryl Burke Dance Studio in Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Kathy H, on Sep 10, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 6384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb squad called out to Paul Avenue

After finding a man dead in his home Thursday, police also found a suspicious looking container. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 6370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View judge Leslie Nichols retires

The only Mountain View resident to ever become a Superior Court judge retired last week, and 400 friends, family and colleagues...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by V. Swan, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:57 am | 7 comments | 6365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation in July 2012, she could not have foreseen how the trip from Cairo, Egypt,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 20, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 6364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by PeaceLove, 16 hours ago | 18 comments | 6360 Views

ELECTIONS

Council shies away from rent regulation

Following weeks of public outcry on rising rents, Mountain View leaders gave a clear signal Monday they would not consider...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by LoveMV, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 6360 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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