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New county program to help with health care

Some uninsured low-wage workers in Santa Clara County can now enroll in a new program offering inexpensive health care coverage...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 10116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google backing Earth, Air & Space Collaboratory at Moffett

An ambitious plan for a museum and collaborative educational space at Moffett Field is taking shape, thanks to Google's lease...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 10114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital

Palo Alto's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital and Kaiser Permanente could partner to...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 27, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 7 comments | 10106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to deny or delay new charter school

Anxiety and fears dominated the Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting Thursday night, as a sharply divided...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Comment, on Dec 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 64 comments | 10106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 10100 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs $1.3 million study to cut fares for low-income residents

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has awarded the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority with $1.3 million...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Louise A., on Feb 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 23 comments | 10097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Mountain View and Los Altos schools are approaching reopening

Two distinct approaches to reopening schools are playing out in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by AmyGregory, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:14 am | 7 comments | 10093 Views

BOOKS

Food critic fights anorexia at home

"Hungry" is not just another book about anorexia, of which there are many. It is also a portrait of how a confluence of societal...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Loretta Micheals, on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 10093 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames to open campus to public

As it celebrates its 75th year, NASA Ames Research Center is holding a rare open house event on Saturday, Oct. 18, allowing...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 10092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save the last dance

Later this month, a close-knit group will bid farewell to their "home away from home." The Cheryl Burke Dance Studio in Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Kathy H, on Sep 10, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 12 comments | 10091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 10086 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing woes still dominate city politics

Pent-up housing demand continues to dominate Mountain View city politics through 2018. Read the full story here https://mv-voice.com/news/2019/01/03/housing-woes-still-dominate-...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 7, 2019 at 9:45 pm | 34 comments | 10083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board critiqued in scathing district audit

Mountain View Whisman School District officials plan to take a long, hard look at their own performance, following the release...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by @ Otto Maddox, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:44 am | 41 comments | 10081 Views

AROUND TOWN

More high-density condos proposed for Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood

Mountain View's fastest growing neighborhood may soon have another high-density housing project on the way, with a newly...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Nov 12, 2021 at 9:35 pm | 18 comments | 10079 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 | 10075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis not happy with district's facility offer

While the Los Altos School District described its April 1 facilities-sharing arrangement to Bullis Charter School as "the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by LASD Sanity, on Apr 29, 2013 at 12:59 am | 141 comments | 10074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 10065 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 10063 Views

ELECTIONS

Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 10059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates join the race for Mountain View Whisman school board

The race for the Mountain View Whisman school board is heating up this week, with two new candidates vying to lead the school...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Jul 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 14 comments | 10054 Views
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