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ELECTIONS

Logan, Peruri win in LASD election

The Los Altos School district had a lot of potential for new faces and big changes this election, with three seats on the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 9, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 4029 Views

ELECTIONS

John Inks in line for mayor

If all goes according to tradition, council member John Inks will be appointed mayor of Mountain View on Jan. 8, and Chris...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 9, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 4027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program

Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by mr_b, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 4026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 4025 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Walmart unveils big plans for solar

As President Barack Obama made his way to the Mountain View store this morning, Walmart leaders announced plans to double...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by OR, on May 9, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 4022 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates square off again at KMVT debate

In one of the most intense debates for City Council hopefuls so far this election campaign, eight of the nine candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Lucy Chang, on Oct 20, 2008 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 4022 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Video, police dog aid Palo Alto police in car burglary arrest

Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man early Saturday morning after he allegedly tried to steal a car from a driveway,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Plastic bag ban meeting at City Hall

The city will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. this evening to gather comments on a proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by dc, on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 49 comments | 4021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funding at risk as schools miss test targets

Two local elementary schools have failed to hit state-defined education targets for two consecutive years. That failure has...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laid Off Teacher, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 23 comments | 4018 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bridging the digital divide

Computers and mobile devices are turning into a staple school supply for kids in the Bay Area. The new requirement for all...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 4017 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of students protest police killings

Hundreds of students marched down El Camino Real and converged on Eagle Park Wednesday afternoon to rally in solidarity with...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Here's your poster boy, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 4015 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 | 4012 Views

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Gang members sentenced for sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

The three men accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Mountain View girl in Castro Park last fall have accepted a plea...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Shocking, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 4012 Views

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11 applicants for school board seat

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to fill a seat left vacant by former school board president Chris Chiang,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 4012 Views

ELECTIONS

Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 4011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 4010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Means: Say what you mean

When incoming Mayor Tom Means told the <I>Voice</I></B> what his goals were for the year, he didn't talk about fixing major...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by WC, on Feb 3, 2008 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 4009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Grade 4 parent, on May 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 4007 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Peak flu season hits Mountain View

Flu season is in full swing in the Bay Area, leaving four people dead and sending some patients into intensive care. In an...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 25, 2015 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 4007 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Census shows minority population growing in Mountain View

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by O.C., on Mar 15, 2011 at 2:06 am | 9 comments | 4005 Views
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