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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: MVLA candidates vow to keep up the good work

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is on the cusp of several major decisions that will be felt for decades,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Bring in the Clown, on Oct 11, 2018 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment drops as LASD looks to add a campus

Early enrollment data shows that fewer kids are attending schools in the Los Altos district compared to prior years, shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by OPM, on Oct 9, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 3784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Playing tackle football is not safe

In an op-ed in the Sept. 28 issue, retired pediatrician and Mountain View resident Sarah Eitzman lays out evidence that indicates...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Hey, on Oct 9, 2018 at 7:51 pm | 14 comments | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power outage caused by Mylar balloons

Thousands of residents in Mountain View have been on the receiving end of three power outages since late August. Metallic...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Why continue selling them?, on Oct 5, 2018 at 8:56 am | 8 comments | 3980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Decision on new school looms over LASD

Leaders from Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are scheduled to meet next week to mend fences and talk...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2018
Last comment by psr, on Oct 4, 2018 at 5:18 pm | 13 comments | 3635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos police arrest five juveniles after burglary, car chase

Five juveniles were arrested in connection with a residential burglary on Friday afternoon in Los Altos, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 3, 2018 at 4:23 am | 5 comments | 3131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students discuss Ford, Kavanaugh testimony

As Christine Blasey Ford detailed her sexual asault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by zap, on Sep 27, 2018 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 3055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View high tackles football player safety

While our Mountain View-Los Altos High School Board of Trustees considers installing stadium lights at our high schools,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Responsible Tax Payer, on Sep 27, 2018 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time for direct conversations on Measure N

There is growing concern over the designation of the $150 million school bond passed in 2014, and rightfully so. Nearly four...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2018
Last comment by At-large is the problem, on Sep 26, 2018 at 7:43 am | 24 comments | 2889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing proposal gains traction

A proposal to build affordable housing for North County school employees is picking up steam, after one local school district...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Sep 23, 2018 at 6:37 pm | 15 comments | 3367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Berman to focus on computer science education at forum

Assemblyman Marc Berman will address the perceived gap between the increasing availability of jobs in technology and skills...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 23, 2018 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stark achievement gap remains in local schools

Test scores released this month show a recurring struggle to raise performance among low-income and minority students in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Wheler brings BCS#2, on Sep 23, 2018 at 8:03 am | 8 comments | 5250 Views

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Letters to the editor: Sept. 7, 2018

This week, letters to the editor about RV dwellers, the proposed new school in Mountain View and high school stadium lights. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by For Me, it's all about the RVs, on Sep 18, 2018 at 6:24 am | 10 comments | 2367 Views

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Nowhere to turn for kids in crisis

For four years, Tiffany Maciel knew her son needed help. And it took four years and a stroke of luck to find the right kind...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by MvLA mom, on Sep 17, 2018 at 1:59 pm | 8 comments | 15694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County struggles to meet 'overwhelming' needs

Back in 2006, Chris Tanti sought to reinvent the way Australia delivered youth mental health services. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by MV Mom, on Sep 14, 2018 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 14039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force backs plans to move Bullis to Mountain View

Bullis Charter School would be the best fit for a new campus in the San Antonio area of Mountain View, community members...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by @TRW, on Sep 11, 2018 at 2:23 am | 106 comments | 8246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV man takes plea deal in child pornography case

A Mountain View man agreed to plea guilty on Wednesday to producing and distributing sexually explicit images of underage...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 9, 2018 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 4817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County partners with El Camino for teen mental health care

Children and youth from low-income families in Santa Clara County will now have access to a rare niche of intensive after-school...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 5, 2018 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 3391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former MV Whisman trustee enters high school district race

Former Mountain View Whisman school board member Steve Nelson announced his candidacy for the Mountain View-Los Altos High...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Bring in the Clown, on Sep 4, 2018 at 2:35 pm | 25 comments | 7943 Views

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Community divided over high school stadium lights

Hundreds of residents, parents and students packed the Mountain View High School theater Monday night to start a long and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm | 108 comments | 8114 Views
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