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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents rally against moving Egan to Mountain View

A huge crowd of parents slammed a proposal to give the Egan Junior High School campus to Los Altos' growing charter school,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Charlotte Murphy, on Apr 12, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Manhunt? Fire? Building inspection? It's OK to use a drone, says Mountain View council

Seeking a new vantage point to solve everyday challenges, the Mountain View City Council gave the green light Tuesday evening...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Apr 12, 2019 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Bay Area has nation's third-highest homeless population

The nation's third largest population of homeless people, roughly 28,000, reside in the Bay Area, and most of them are unsheltered,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sophie Mutter, on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 1415 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: A comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

In a guest opinion, Mountain View City Council members Margaret Abe-Koga and Lucas Ramirez write about the need for a regional...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sophie Mutter, on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 5 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District offers to give Egan campus to Bullis Charter School

Leaders from Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District announced a deal Wednesday that gives Bullis most of...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Not about Bullis Really, on Apr 11, 2019 at 6:29 pm | 87 comments | 10367 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measles-carrying Caltrain commuter sparks public health warning

Public health officials are warning the public of possible exposure to measles -- this time involving a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Nature lover, on Apr 11, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 9 comments | 1630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With kids falling behind, school district to revamp Dual Immersion program

Despite Mistral Elementary's promise of dual literacy, some of its most vulnerable students are struggling to learn English...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by EponymousCA, on Apr 10, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 3808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Bay superintendent tapped to lead high school district

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members unanimously agreed to hire Nellie Meyer, a long-time California...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by No Wooing Needed, on Apr 9, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 3284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury adds money-laundering charge for four local parents in college admissions scandal

Federal authorities on Tuesday let the other shoe drop on parents involved in the college admissions scandal, adding fraud...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by parent, on Apr 9, 2019 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos home values soar, but school district budget is tight

The last decade marked a boom time for local schools and cities, with many benefiting from enviable property tax growth and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Politics, on Apr 9, 2019 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 2808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park father intends to plead guilty to an unspecified charge in college admissions scam

Peter Jan "P.J." Sartorio, 53, intends to plead guilty to an as-yet unspecified charge in the $25 million college admissions...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Berkeley parent, on Apr 8, 2019 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

ELECTIONS

Bills to encourage housing density near transit advance in Senate

Two state bills that would allow more housing density in transit corridors cleared their first legislative hurdles this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 8, 2019 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford expels student in connection with college-fraud scheme

Stanford University has expelled a student who it determined had falsified his or her college application and who was connected...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Stanford, on Apr 8, 2019 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

The wrecking ball swings for another 59 homes

For the third time in recent months, Mountain View City Council members held their noses and made a show of disapproval even...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 8, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 6005 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

Our city struggles with many regional challenges, and homelessness is among the most complex and difficult to solve. Over...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by @Lenny Siegel, on Apr 7, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California schools struggle to meet homeless students' needs

More than 200,000 students in California have experienced homelessness over the past year, but the state's public school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1377 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Countdown to being counted

In a guest opinion, Mountain View City Councilmember Ellen Kamei writes about the importance of the upcoming census. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Henry, on Apr 6, 2019 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Zimbabwe run turns 20

The run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair will take place on Sunday, April 7, in Mountain View. The event raises funds to benefit...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , on Apr 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 2285 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Peninsula cities prepare for battle over contentious housing bill

Mayors up and down the Peninsula have characterized state Senate Bill 50 as an affront to local control, a characterization...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 3, 2019 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1769 Views
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