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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough year for public education

A nationwide recession, combined with a $19.1 billion state budget deficit, forced local school officials to make some difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by UJ, on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 7 comments | 2483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:16 am | 6 comments | 2483 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rotary Community Grant Program - Now taking applications

All Community Grant requests for this coming fiscal year (July 1 thru June 30) must be submitted by March 1, 2009. Awards...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Subscription solicitors in MV

A young man came to my door in the evening and said he was from a group called "Opportunity to Advance" that was "sponsored...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Jul. 23, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine candidates, four open seats in council race

On Nov. 4, Mountain View voters will decide who among nine candidates will take four open seats on the seven-member City...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Oct 15, 2008 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, De Anza defend policy

Foreign students aren't to blame for local community college students having a hard time getting into classes, district officials...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 23 comments | 2480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs $1.2m for senior home purchase

A group of five low-income seniors will soon have a group home in Mountain View after $1.2 million in city affordable housing...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 9:54 am | 18 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis controversy begins new chapter

The saga continues over Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, after the school's board of directors petitioned to add seventh...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by County board watcher, on Dec 15, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 2479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google makes more real estate moves

In an effort to centralize its workforce, Google has moved employees out of three buildings totaling 128,000 square feet,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Joe Renter, on Dec 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, educators are again planning for a school year under severe budget constraints....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are you doing for families, Mountain View?

Boardwalk is closing (I know this is officially Los Altos). Where are families supposed to shop together, eat together, nowadays. We...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Isn't this the master plan, on Jun 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 41 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for Grant Road project pits MV vs. LA

The controversy over developing the former Grant Road farm is long subsided. But now, Los Altos leaders are raising concerns...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locke announces he's stepping down

Bob Locke has announced he will retire from his 21-year post as finance manager at the end of the month, leaving Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Don L, on Aug 22, 2008 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman missing from local group home

A 59-year-old woman from a group home in Mountain View was reported missing Monday by Mountain View police. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by princess, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did anyone else see that meteorite tonight?

We saw what might be a meteorite coming down tonight around 5:30 / 6:00 and are trying to figure out what it was. It was...

Original post made by landels parent on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Wayne, on Nov 11, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 2474 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HSR may cut into Central Expressway

Should high-speed rail come to Mountain View, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by sally j, on Jun 7, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 43 comments | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Progress on two pedestrian trails

A pedestrian underpass that will some day extend the Permanente Creek Trail under Old Middlefield Way was approved as a general...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Alison Chaiken, on Oct 20, 2008 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PNG helps students get a leg up

Partners for New Generations is among this year's [http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=2193 ==I Voice== Holiday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Lyle Bickley, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 2472 Views
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