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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local AVID students sweep writing contest

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools brought home three regional awards last week from a writing conference...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Monica Haupt, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accountability for tenured teachers

When local school officials reassigned a controversial elementary teacher to a middle school for the upcoming academic year,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kyle, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Issues with Facts, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:02 am | 26 comments | 3119 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sutter Health, Blue Shield come to agreement

Health care provider Sutter Health and Blue Shield of California have finalized a new two-year contract, according to an...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Laurie England , on Jan 30, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 3119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior co-housing proposed for Calderon Avenue

A property adjacent to Landels School has been secured by investors with the intent of building a unique co-housing community...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ted Pearlman, on Oct 10, 2009 at 11:38 am | 14 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Forum to discuss district renovations

Community members are invited to come to Castro School tonight to discuss the elementary school district's 10-year facilities...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Sandy Hook, what should a community do?

When news of the terrible tragedy in Sandy Hook, Conn. broke last December, all of our hearts immediately went out to the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 3118 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 3118 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Election looms large for schools

A special election is coming next month, and local school administrators are watching it closely, with many saying the outcome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA opens new transit innovation center

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has opened an innovation center to develop, test and show off transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Susanne, on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 4 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Francisco woman arrested for stealing from local school, Palo Alto church

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman was arrested by Palo Alto police on charges of burglarizing a church and being in possession...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2015 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain showers predicted in Bay Area tonight, tomorrow morning

The Bay Area can expect to see its greatest rainfall since April when showers pass through the region today and Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm brings wind warnings for Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the San Francisco Bay Area in effect from 4 a.m. Friday to 4...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 3116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: thumbs up to teen center at Rock Church

A majority of the City Council on Tuesday gave life to idea that's been a long time coming in Mountain View -- an adequate...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Feb 17, 2011 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 3113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports McKelvey Park flood basin

The Mountain View City Council appeared to support transforming McKelvey Park into a 15-foot-deep flood basin in a plan that...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by faker, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 3113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seventh grade entrepreneurs

By Molly Tanenbaum Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=1000 posted Friday, February 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 2 comments | 3113 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 3113 Views

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Walmart shoe thief sought

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a suspect who escaped Walmart security over the weekend after he put on a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:37 am | 4 comments | 3113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 3111 Views

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Hangar One may house new airship

NASA Ames deputy director Lew Braxton told a crowd last Thursday that the agency was hard at work on a plan to restore Hangar...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Estes, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 3111 Views
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