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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Mental health doesn't go away over the summer:' Local organizations see spike in demand for services

Local youth-counseling organizations are seeing a rise in demand during the summer, a time of the year when many teens and...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State launches $50M program for school-based mental health

The California State Legislature is calling on local school districts to come up with new ways to fill big gaps in mental...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 1, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 4952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Customers follow their noses to Michoacán Market's charcoal-grilled chicken

When Janet and Ruben Robles first started cooking whole chickens to bring in more business to their Menlo Park market, they...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Expensive, on Jul 27, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 2117 Views

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Peninsula Youth Theatre will downsize to stay in Mountain View after rent hike

Peninsula Youth Theatre will keep its longtime home on Old Middlefield Way after all, by giving up one of its studios in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 2545 Views

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Smooth sailing ahead for high school district budget

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is projecting a long and prosperous financial future, approving a rosy budget...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 3707 Views

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Despite cuts, school board approves budget with deficit spending

Coming down from a period of spectacular growth and booming budgets, the Mountain View Whisman School District adopted a...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Politics, on Jul 10, 2019 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 3140 Views

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Mountain View Los Altos Pumas soccer team heads to Colorado as semi-finalists

The Silicon Valley is known for its prowess in the field of tech, but on Friday, July 12, a group of 13-year-olds from Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by AYSO parent, on Jul 9, 2019 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 4231 Views

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Local board-game inventor helps Palo Alto summer-school students get in the game

The days of dreading summer school are in the past for rising fourth-graders at Ohlone Elementary School as a new program...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 8, 2019 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 3513 Views

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Mountain View Whisman district spends $95k for coaching new budget officer

The Mountain View Whisman school board voted to appoint Stevenson Elementary School Principal Rebecca Westover as the district's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by another community member, on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 20 comments | 3988 Views

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Los Altos school board approves $155 million land purchase in Mountain View

The Los Altos School District's board of trustees voted unanimously to spend $155 million to buy land for a school in the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by WeWillMissKohl’sInMtnView, on Jun 29, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 3384 Views

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Mountain View-Los Altos board approves policy for stadium lights on high school fields

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's board of trustees unanimously agreed on a plan to install stadium lights...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by Cynthia Greaves, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 2413 Views

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Smiles but sadness as Milk Pail says goodbye

As a way to say goodbye, Milk Pail owner Steve Rasmussen and his family threw a party as one last hurrah. And the event...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2019
Last comment by A resident, on Jun 12, 2019 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 5456 Views

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Hundreds of Mountain View Whisman students must change schools this fall

Hundreds of students will be saying goodbye to their old campuses and going somewhere new in the upcoming school year. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Enrollment Update Stupidity, on Jun 12, 2019 at 12:43 am | 11 comments | 5221 Views

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Major leadership changes on the way for Mountain View Whisman schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District has selected three new principals, an assistant principal and a chief business...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 11, 2019 at 5:21 pm | 17 comments | 6249 Views

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With a little help, Alta Vista grads triumph through adversity

Like many Alta Vista students donning a cap and gown this year, graduating senior Timothy Martinez said his diploma was never...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jim and Pat Barnum, on Jun 8, 2019 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2805 Views

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Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary principal resigns shortly before new school's grand opening

After spending a year leading a school that has yet to open, Vargas Elementary School's principal announced his resignation,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by KittyCatty, on Jun 6, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 19 comments | 6561 Views

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Crime brief: Police say threat against Mountain View High School not credible

Police are maintaining a more visible presence at Mountain View High School after rumors that someone had made threats against...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jun 6, 2019 at 7:27 am | 4 comments | 3343 Views

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MV Whisman school district spends big on legal fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District cut big checks to law firms this year, spending over $360,000 so far on matters...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Anotherneighbor, on Jun 5, 2019 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

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MV Whisman school district spends big on legal fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District cut big checks to law firms this year, spending over $360,000 so far on matters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2019
Last comment by MVWSD can do better, on Jun 1, 2019 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit: Theuerkauf teacher says she was fired after reporting sexual harassment

A former Theuerkauf Elementary School teacher filed a lawsuit alleging she was fired in retaliation for reporting a hostile...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by countryroad, on May 27, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 4637 Views
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