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Superintendent: swift action needed for North Bayshore schools

Mountain View Whisman School District board members agreed last week that it's time to get serious about Mountain View's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by @ City Council, on Aug 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 10 comments | 3354 Views


Supervisors set aside $6M for teacher housing in Palo Alto

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to set aside $6 million in an affordable-housing fund toward the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Dalia Zayas, on Apr 20, 2018 at 9:44 pm | 10 comments | 4824 Views


MV foundation exec resigns after reports of misconduct

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by harvardmom, on Apr 22, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 10 comments | 8574 Views


Task force weighs relocating junior high to Mountain View

Amid intense debate over what kind of school Los Altos School District should plant in Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Maragret Makes Sense, on Jun 19, 2018 at 3:23 pm | 10 comments | 6764 Views


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 | 3883 Views


Monta Loma military kids can stay together

Families of military service members will be able to send their children to Monta Loma Elementary next year, despite a recent...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by @ST parent , on Dec 5, 2018 at 7:54 pm | 10 comments | 5045 Views


Los Altos School District hosts Saturday meeting for input on Bullis Charter School

The Los Altos School District is soliciting public input on how to use a future campus in Mountain View and long-term plans...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Enrollment, on Oct 6, 2019 at 2:01 pm | 10 comments | 12329 Views


Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Coincidence , on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:50 pm | 10 comments | 5777 Views


Wages for Foothill student employees lag behind local cities

For the more than 1,000 student employees working campus jobs across the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 25, 2020 at 5:09 pm | 10 comments | 3136 Views


Stanford cancels in-person classes; two students in isolation pending COVID-19 test results

Stanford has become the second major U.S. university to cancel in-person classes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by poor poor Cuesta, on Mar 8, 2020 at 4:22 pm | 10 comments | 4842 Views


Santa Clara, San Mateo counties start granting waivers to schools and districts

Two schools and three public districts in Santa Clara County and 14 elementary schools in San Mateo County have been approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2020 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 12367 Views


Bullis adds admissions preferences for low-income students after sharp questioning about school's lack of diversity

The Santa Clara County Board of Education on Oct. 6 approved changes to the Los Altos school's admission preferences that...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 10, 2021 at 2:40 pm | 10 comments | 6671 Views


Pandemic-induced enrollment plunge persists for second year at local public schools

As the pandemic drags on into a second year, enrollment is still down at local schools, an Almanac and Palo Alto Weekly data...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 21, 2021 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 6083 Views


Mountain View Whisman considers expanding scope of Monta Loma redesign

The Mountain View Whisman district is going back to the drawing board after a proposal to fence off Monta Loma school and...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 18, 2022 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 3635 Views


It may be time to drop high school football

I read online that the first-year varsity football coach at Los Altos High School was let go after an 0-10 season. Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Look past your nose, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 7210 Views


The whole ball field is a dugout

McKelvey Park's baseball diamonds are back, and they're looking a little depressed. Now doubling as flood detention basins,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Depression is no laughing matter, on May 31, 2019 at 8:39 pm | 10 comments | 7693 Views


Home sales buck downward trend

While the median price of a home has decreased in Mountain View over the last year, the number of home sales has gone up. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Delbert, on Dec 5, 2008 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 6887 Views


Police: Brittany Brown lied about disappearance

Brittany Brown, the young Mountain View resident who made headlines last year when she disappeared for four days after going...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Franky, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:45 am | 10 comments | 7392 Views


Escuela condo project rejected

In a strange process Tuesday night, a 14-unit condo project at 574 Escuela Ave. was denied 6-1 by the City Council, even...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grant, on May 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 6188 Views


Accused soccer coach pleads not guilty

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach who was arrested last February on charges of molesting two girls, pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 5773 Views
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