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Vargas' journey 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas is preparing to make his directorial debut. The Mountain View High School alumnus, former ==I Voice==...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 16 comments | 1612 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidate wants to speed up the school district

A wind of change is blowing for schools in Mountain View, as school districts prepare for the new Common Core curriculum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Using the Bubb Dumpsters for Personal Trash

I'm a teacher at Bubb Elementary and I am increasingly frustrated by Mt. View citizens using the dumpsters at Bubb to throw...

Original post made by Bubb Teacher on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Expired medication drop-off day

Keep expired medication out of the water supply by bringing old prescriptions to a special drop-off day on Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by LL, on Apr 29, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council needs to rethink animal control ordinance

Last year, the City of Mountain View awarded the city's contract for animal services to the Silicon Valley Animal Control...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Denise, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian pushes bill to change kinder cutoff date

State Sen. Joe Simitian has joined a chorus of child-development experts in calling for California children to be 5 years...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lourdes Calande, on Apr 15, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 1610 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frankski, on Sep 29, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

AROUND TOWN

No police cuts for now — but 'tier two' option has some concerned

The Mountain View Police Department escaped the chopping block as the city's budget was carved out Tuesday. But like their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 5, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 1609 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Collect pension, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1609 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Adult Education Over-Enrollment

The Voice is looking for adults who have been turned away from over-enrolled classes at the MVLA Adult School for an article...

Original post made by kmesher on Aug. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1608 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo dedicates post office branch in honor of local soldier

Mountain View's downtown post office was dedicated this weekend to Ken Ballard, the Mountain View High School graduate who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 1608 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reaction to El Camino CEO's firing

Last week El Camino Hospital announced -- with very little explanation -- that its CEO will leave the organization at the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greens land recycling gig at Art & Wine Festival

A few weeks from now, the Art & Wine Festival will take over Castro Street for a weekend, generating tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by whynot, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's (PAL) Mailers Anyone??

Any Mountain View resident get any mailers? First time I've ever received their mailers asking for funds and I don't recall...

Original post made by MV Ranter on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Apr 13, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hurls statuettes at construction workers

Police arrested a man on the morning of Jan. 3 following a complaint that he was throwing objects at a construction crew...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware — hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 —...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Linda Cantwell-Lum, on Sep 2, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views
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