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AROUND TOWN

Condo project fails, leaving eyesore behind

Apparently unable to get a bank loan, the owner of an aging apartment building at 291 Evandale Ave. has given up on a plan...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 36 comments | 5991 Views

ELECTIONS

Worker Center submits plans for new building

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View has submitted plans to the city for a remodel of its new headquarters at 113 Escuela...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 5812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom lament

Who are the students in an "average classroom" in California? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4672...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 4304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 5097 Views

AROUND TOWN

New 99 Ranch to open on Grant Road

An entirely different kind of supermarket is set to take up residence where the old Nob Hill used to be at the newly renovated...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by JNN, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 4915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves vision for the city's future

After months of workshops where some 800 residents shared their hopes and dreams of how their city should grow, a planning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by , on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 4446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spanish-language signs defaced

Elementary school district officials are angry over the act of a vandal or vandals who stole some of the district's Spanish-language...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Nov 30, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 87 comments | 8017 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Mrs. Kline, on Nov 30, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know why there is a power outage in Waverly Park

It started about 12:30pm and 2 hours later we are still without power....

Original post made by Dark Wave on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 3904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools' improvements lag with financial help

Every year, Latino, English language learners, and low-income students are tested in local schools, and every year they fall...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by John, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 5676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condo project fails, leaving eyesore behind

Apparently unable to get a bank loan, the owner of an aging apartment building at 291 Evandale Ave. has given up on a plan...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Hitchman, on Nov 22, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 4495 Views

ELECTIONS

Surprise turnaround for BART measure

BART proponents and opponents have been on the edge of their seats over the last few weeks, watching to see whether Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Bart Only-Taker, on Nov 21, 2008 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 5184 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Even if they overturn prop 8

People are going to hate homosexuals. This is just another example of how minorities will have equal rights but in the end...

Original post made by your mom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Nov 21, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 3817 Views

ELECTIONS

Locally, voters go with status quo

While local residents joined the millions of voters last week who resoundingly said "yes" to Barack Obama's message of change,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by county board watcher, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 4948 Views

RESTAURANTS

Take a pass on Chilean sea bass

Late last July, I opened the <I>Voice</I></B> to find a picture of a moist, flaky, delicious-looking chunk of fish atop a...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by kristin flrorence devine, on Nov 20, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 5654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 5975 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in triple murder

Santa Clara police arrested a laid off technology company employee Saturday who returned to the business Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by FamilyMan, on Nov 18, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 4986 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Clean laundry, good karma

Laundromats, on the surface, may appear to be uninteresting places. But not to Jamil Shaikh. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=1005...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Sarmiento, on Nov 18, 2008 at 9:09 am | 7 comments | 6870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing Development- Grant Rd. and Covington

What is the status of the housing development proposed at Grant Rd. and Covington (former site of Pumpkin and Christmas Tree...

Original post made by Long Time MV Resident on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Nov 17, 2008 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 3981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LEFT BEHIND: Schools caught in testing bind

<I>Editor's Note: Six years ago Congress enacted No Child Left Behind, which sets ever-increasing standards for public school...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Happy parent of former public school students, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:55 am | 13 comments | 4839 Views
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