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Mountain View school employee arrested in hit-and-run allegedly made racist remarks before fleeing crash

Police arrested a Mountain View man Sunday after he allegedly crashed into another vehicle, physically assaulted the other...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ken M. , 31 minutes ago | 9 comments | 3824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'You did it!' Mountain View Whisman district students celebrate the end of a pandemic school year

It wasn't just local high schools that relished the chance to hold in-person graduations this summer. Schools in the K-8...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 2, 2021 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 3389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After battle over school fences, Mountain View Whisman seeks $9M redesign of Monta Loma's park

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to completely revamp Monta Loma Park following a controversial decision...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 23, 2021 at 9:43 pm | 19 comments | 8021 Views

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Santa Clara County's eviction moratorium leaves cities out, forcing local action to keep tenants housed

With Santa Clara County's latest eviction moratorium shielding renters in unincorporated areas but leaving those in cities...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 23, 2021 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3980 Views

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Huff no more: Mountain View Whisman board renames school after Amy Imai

The Mountain View Whisman School District is dropping Huff Elementary School's problematic namesake after the board voted...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by lan, on Jun 22, 2021 at 5:47 pm | 5 comments | 9070 Views

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Mountain View Chamber of Commerce awards 'local heroes' during the pandemic

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to attend a virtual award ceremony Thursday evening, recognizing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by District watcher, on Jun 16, 2021 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 4137 Views

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FREE STEM Summer Camp for Incoming 2nd-5th graders!

STEAM Team is hosting a free-of-charge, in person summer camp in mid-June and we highly encourage you to sign your child...

Original post made by Angelina Ma on Jun. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAHS students organize walk out on the anniversary of George Floyd's death

Los Altos High School students organized a march on on May 25, the anniversary of George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 5, 2021 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 4468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Health officials support full in-person schooling in fall

Health officers from 10 Bay Area counties and one city Friday called for California schools to open for full-time, in-person...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 3, 2021 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 4430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still stuck at home: Local schools can't accommodate every child who wants to be back in class full time

Nine-year-old Steven Brody desperately wants to be back in his Bubb Elementary classroom four days a week, just like his...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on May 19, 2021 at 12:39 am | 24 comments | 7464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Francis student makes list of U.S. Presidential Scholars

Nine California high school seniors have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars, including three from San Jose and one from...

Original post made on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by Community Minded, on May 17, 2021 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 6751 Views

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Foothill-De Anza refinances bonds, saving taxpayers $26.6M

Taking advantage of favorable interest rates, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District has refinanced general obligation...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 17, 2021 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 3658 Views

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Community Comes Together for MVHS Prom

Katie Johnson and I are brand new advisors for the ASB student leadership class at MVHS, and Prom was the first real event...

Original post made by Sophia Caramagno on May. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman students sent home after children test positive for COVID-19

Students at three schools in the Mountain View Whisman School District have been ordered to stay home and quarantine this...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by ShockedImpactedParent, on May 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 13923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High wins federal Green Ribbon School award for conservation, promoting the environment

Los Altos High School is one of two Bay Area schools to receive U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3322 Views

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Massive zoning overhaul in Mountain View would increase density, potentially adding 9,000 new homes

The city of Mountain View is looking to revamp its residential zoning across 480 acres of land dispersed throughout the city,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 27, 2021 at 9:30 pm | 44 comments | 12712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3161 Views

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Former longtime principal to temporarily lead Graham Middle School

Graham Middle School Principal Lauren Petrea is resigning effective April 1 and will be replaced by the school’s former...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by gcoladon, on Mar 23, 2021 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 5246 Views

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Are the kids alright? Teens speak out about the emotional toll of a year in isolation

Normally motivated students have become withdrawn, and parents and health experts have been increasingly concerned about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2021
Last comment by R. Singh, on Mar 15, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 4904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bill would give former California foster youth $1,000 universal basic income

A new California bill is proposing that young adults aging out of the foster youth system receive $1,000 no-strings-attached...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by robstar, on Mar 10, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 7052 Views
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