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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA is Bay Area's first district to go all-green

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is the first district in the Bay Area to have all of its campuses and facilities...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by A few facts, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 1695 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 | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts in Action Student & Faculty Show March 2-21 at City Hall Rotunda

Artwork by the students and faculty from the Arts in Action program of the Community School of Music and Arts will be on...

Original post made by csma on Feb. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Septuagenarian robbed at Walmart

Two men snatched $350 from a 70-year-old Walmart customer's hand as he shopped on New Year's Eve at around 3:30 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 20 comments | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC's Monique Kane named "Woman of the year"

It was by a stroke of good fortune that Monique Kane, just named "Woman of the Year" by state Sen. Joe Simitian, is where...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves new plan for McKelvey Park flood basin

In a major turning point following years of discussion, the City Council approved a redesign for McKelvey Park Tuesday to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Rich, on May 18, 2013 at 11:57 am | 8 comments | 1693 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 | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 1692 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 | 1691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 1691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Molly Magees employee punched in face

A man was arrested on March 16 after allegedly punching a Molly Magees employee in the face, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by stan, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1691 Views

ELECTIONS

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Plastic Bag Ban

Would you support a plastic bag ban in Mountain View or your city? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5514...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 12, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1691 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Following' food

Vince Guasch, who runs The Louisiana Territory, a Mountain View-based food truck, says social networks, such as Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael Montaņo, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' program launches

Mountain View residents will be able to find and discover local businesses, take advantage of coupons and special offers,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

New city manager? Just clone Duggan, staff says

In a lively meeting Tuesday afternoon, some of the city's 650 employees told the City Council that what they would like in...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Feb 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 14 comments | 1690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Heads in the clouds

Bay Area students explored aircraft like this C-130 Hercules turboprop at NASA Ames Research Center on April 8 at Yuri's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 18, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

A worker for a day

With a 1,500 square-foot backyard, including a small orchard of apricot, nectarine and apple trees, a large vegetable patch,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 15, 2011 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 1690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors in homes

Cal Fire officials are reminding the public that starting today, July 1, state law requires carbon monoxide detectors to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:23 am | 3 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1690 Views
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