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From saris to blue jeans

In August 1947, India emerged bold and triumphant from the shackles of British rule. Today, 60 years later, Indians have...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Yanping Liao, on Dec 12, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees put foreign language on table

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to formalize its interest in exploring foreign language instruction...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Oct 15, 2007 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 4762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer dumdums

With summer vacation in full swing, students are enjoying their chance to kick back and relax for awhile. But a recent announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 9, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 4761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google may lease Slater school

By Molly Tanenbaum Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=1117 posted Friday, March 3, 2006,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
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ELECTIONS

LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Not in MV, on Sep 21, 2015 at 10:56 am | 76 comments | 4755 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man killed in party van crash on Hwy. 280

A man was killed when a party van crashed on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in Santa Clara County near Portola Valley...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Alexandra, on Aug 12, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 4751 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 4751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by psr, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 4750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Liquor stolen on Christmas Eve

Two men stole a few bottles of booze from a local liquor store on Christmas Eve. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/12/26/crime-brief-liquor-stolen-on-chr...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Scuzzy, on Dec 26, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 4750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 4749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 4747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back-to-school time

The first day of school came earlier this year, with high schoolers starting Monday and younger students beginning class...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Susan Hong, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 4746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Menorah vandalized -- again

For the second year in a row, the eight-foot menorah placed in front of City Hall for the holidays has been vandalized. This...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Leland L. Medearis, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 4743 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 4742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's new paradigm could come with a price

It isn't often that a school district steps out of the traditional educational mold and adopts a totally new concept of teaching. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 4741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen takes top prize in Y Combinator hackathon

Mountain View startup incubator Y Combinator held a hackathon over the weekend, where a teenager beat out 400 other hackers...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 4740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft's month of giving

When most people hear "Microsoft" and "philanthropy" in the same sentence, they think of Bill Gates. However, Microsoft works...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Michelle Thomas, on Nov 8, 2007 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 4737 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by YourRealName, on Jul 27, 2014 at 4:04 am | 6 comments | 4735 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 4734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adios Home Depot?

Home Depot's future at the San Antonio shopping center took a significant turn for the worse last week when a majority of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by SAM ROWLES, on Dec 16, 2007 at 2:32 am | 3 comments | 4732 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 1,028 views

Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 394 views