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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demographers tell MV Whisman board to act fast or face overcrowding

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2427 Views

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Latest study says TCE worse than thought

The EPA has released a new report concluding that TCE — trichloroethylene, a pollutant found in much of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mary Blakely, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:49 am | 5 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Be a mentor and change a kid's life

A study says that deterring one at-risk youth from a life of crime saves an estimated $2.6 million to $5.3 million. In that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cliff, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

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District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language -- three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned that...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 44 comments | 2423 Views

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Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 16 comments | 2422 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:10 am | 7 comments | 2421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passion for piano

A love of music and teaching runs in the veins of Christie Skousen, a Mountain View mom and accomplished pianist who began...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 2421 Views

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Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by KT, on Oct 27, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 41 comments | 2421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 2418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teens name center "The View"

Teens on the city's Youth Advisory Committee got their way on Tuesday when the City Council voted to approve their favored...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2418 Views

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Drought persists, despite Bay Area's rainy weather

Even with a few more days of scattered showers in the forecast this week, rain totals around the Bay Area are still well...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Clay Laom, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, school staff OK salary freeze

Teachers and staff of the local high school district have agreed to forego salary increases for two years. The pay freeze,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent struggles with teens' marijuana use

The April 3 forum on "designer drugs" at Mountain View High High School is fine but what we really need is a forum on "regular"...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Calm One, on Apr 4, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 2417 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burglary case leads to three arrests

Police arrested a man for allegedly burglarizing a CalMoto BMW dealership last month, which led to two subsequent arrests...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dinner at 9:30pm, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:43 am | 15 comments | 2416 Views

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Jing Hua Wu, killed 3 yesterday, lives in Mtn. View

This person killed his CEO and two others yesterday in Santa Clara and he lives in Mountain View. How come this isn't even...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Nov. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district board approves boundary changes

On Dec. 8, the district's board of trustees unanimously approved the new boundaries, which will shift future students among...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 2413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Region facing food and shelter 'crisis'

The economic slide spreading from Wall Street to Main Street has hit the "side streets and back streets" local food providers...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kanne, on Dec 9, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

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Idea sinks for Soap Box Derby track

Mountain View's Soap Box Derby organizers have pretty much given up on a plan to build a permanent track near Shoreline Park...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by JK, on Jan 1, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2411 Views
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