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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 | 2449 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs'

This biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs gets the look right in design and casting. But even Jobs, a dedicated aesthete,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2449 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CEO Graham to leave El Camino at end of June

El Camino Hospital announced on Feb. 10 that CEO Ken Graham will end his contract with the organization at the end of the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 2448 Views

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 | 2447 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 | 2447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Vintage war planes come to Moffett Field

Three WWII-era fighter and bomber aircraft will be available for up-close exploration May 21 through 29 at Moffett Federal...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 1, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2444 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 | 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District bond measure challenged

A politically active local man has gone to court to force the Mountain View Whisman School District to remove "misleading"...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by District Insider, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:32 am | 22 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Traffic Light Configuration at Castro & Central Expressway

The traffic lights at Castro & Central Expressway have changed. There is no longer a flashing red light at the tracks. It's...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2441 Views

ELECTIONS

Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 2440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the span of about...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Encyclopedia Brown, on May 9, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google discriminates in hiring, protestors say

Recently, the Voice covered a protest at the Google campus, which called for more transparency from the search company. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Contractor 1, on May 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 11 comments | 2438 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 | 2437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parks commish: History museum is too tall

After reviewing the latest plan for the open space known as the Cuesta Annex last Wednesday, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 2436 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 | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to consider another downtown office project

A three-story office building has been proposed for the corner of Bryant and Dana streets amid a spurt of office development...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by ZeroDictatorships, on Jul 9, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 14 comments | 2434 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Moffett will house world's largest airship

NASA Ames Research Center announced an agreement on Wednesday to house what is said to be the world's largest airship in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 2430 Views
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