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'Miscalculations' blamed for school district's massive budget errors

Mountain View Whisman School District officials in March warned that the district was heading into deficit spending over...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Nora S., 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For at-risk kids, mentors fan the spark

Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2018
Last comment by Ben Stewart, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 586 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD shrinks despite concerns over growth

For years, Los Altos School District officials have been aggressively searching for money and land to build a new school...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by @Teacher, 9 hours ago | 28 comments | 3737 Views

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Council opts to replace apartments with rowhouses

An older cluster of apartments in Mountain View's North Whisman neighborhood will be torn down to build an equivalent number...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Fact check..., 11 hours ago | 26 comments | 3000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden principal resigns suddenly

Crittenden Middle School Principal Angie Dillman announced her resignation Thursday afternoon, leaving the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by More Incompetence, 19 hours ago | 18 comments | 2762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City rejects bid to remove downtown redwoods

A developer's plans for a large house on Sierra Avenue were defeated after dozens of Old Mountain View residents rallied...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, 20 hours ago | 27 comments | 2209 Views

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Bay Area: protests over family separation policy set for Thursday

Several events are being held in the Bay Area today in conjunction with a nationwide protest against the Trump Administration's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by @second resident, on Jun 16, 2018 at 1:31 pm | 16 comments | 1660 Views

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Council adopts rules to oust committee members

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved new rules for reprimanding or removing appointed committee members, including...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Lan, on Jun 16, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1196 Views

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To help teachers, don't change Measure V

As a long-term resident of Mountain View and a teacher for 45 years, I have grave concerns about the current housing/rental...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 171 Views

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Council pushes back on hefty cost of affordable housing

A proposed affordable housing project at 950 W. El Camino Real hit a snag last week after Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:06 am | 55 comments | 3652 Views

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City's growth wins praise from housing advocates

The annual Affordable Housing Week organized by the nonprofit SV@Home was less crisis and more celebration this year -- and...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:04 am | 16 comments | 1626 Views

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Council opts to replace apartments with rowhouses

An older cluster of apartments in Mountain View's North Whisman neighborhood will be torn down to build an equivalent number...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:03 am | 2 comments | 104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to limit transfers

School board members tentatively agreed to restrict the free-flow of students between schools in the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Jun 15, 2018 at 6:07 pm | 39 comments | 2404 Views

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Switching gears, LASD seeks to condemn Federal Realty site

Los Altos School District officials announced last week that they plan to use eminent domain to acquire land located on the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by @Elena, on Jun 15, 2018 at 3:42 pm | 47 comments | 5926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for future Whisman school

Mountain View Whisman School District officials have announced that Michael Jones, a former administrator in North Carolina...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2018
Last comment by More Incompetence, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District receives grant funding for electric vehicle chargers

Several Bay Area locations will install more than 2,000 electric vehicle chargers after the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 885 Views

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Letters to the editor: June 8, 2018

This week, letters to the editor about Measure V. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2018/06/13/letters-to-the-editor-june-8-2018...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Fraudulent landlord petition, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:40 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

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Mountain View voters lean left in primary

Mountain View voters showed their progressive colors in the June 5 primary election, showing greater support for Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:48 am | 22 comments | 3035 Views

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Overnight closure scheduled on U.S. Highway 101

To allow construction work on a pedestrian and bicycle bridge across U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto, Caltrans will close...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jay, on Jun 14, 2018 at 5:11 am | 3 comments | 2319 Views

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Tesla to dismiss 9 percent of its workforce

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Tuesday morning on his Twitter account that the company plans to cut 9 percent of its salaried...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 13, 2018 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1497 Views
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