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Community briefs: Interim city attorney picked, schools recruit substitutes and eviction help center scheduled

This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View has picked an interim city attorney, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 18, 2021 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2446 Views


To combat teens' sleep deprivation, California schools must start their days later

In anticipation of a new state law requiring later start times, many local school districts have already made the shift....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Aug 13, 2022 at 6:05 pm | 6 comments | 2445 Views


Distict to Open New Campus at Slater School Site

Has anyone heard more about these plans that are circulating at meetings led by the Superintendent? The plan is to build...

Original post made by Castro DI Parent on Jan. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2438 Views


Parents rally against moving Egan to Mountain View

A huge crowd of parents slammed a proposal to give the Egan Junior High School campus to Los Altos' growing charter school,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Charlotte Murphy, on Apr 12, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 2430 Views


Guest opinion: Enrollment growth: Find best solution, not quickest

Enrollment growth is a long-term issue that warrants a lasting, thorough solution to benefit current and future generations...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jul 29, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 2425 Views


"We must keep our community safe and welcoming to all" by Lev Zeiger

MVWSD Third Grader Lev Zeiger wrote this opinion piece for last Friday's printed paper and its wisdom deserves to be shared...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 7, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 25 comments | 2405 Views


Awalt High School /40 year reunion/Class of 1975

Please go to, for info, registration and purchase tickets for the August 15th event to be held at Michael's...

Original post made by Spartan Reunion on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by , on Aug 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views


Editorial: School district's open process raises hope

One of the Mountain View Whisman School District's top priorities, as reflected by district leaders and the district's five-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on May 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2403 Views


Bay Area under third straight Spare the Air alert

Air district officials extended a Spare the Air alert through Tuesday as wildfire smoke and haze linger in Bay Area skies. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Oct 29, 2021 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 2396 Views


Parents rally to save home schooling program

Parents with children in a local home schooling program are urging the Mountain View Whisman School District to reverse course...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by Gutierrez Lies, on Mar 8, 2018 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2384 Views


Memorial set for former LAHS football coach

Friends and family members are invited to celebrate the life of former Los Altos High School football coach Thomas Burt Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by John, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 2370 Views


Community Briefs: New adult education director, a housing survey and spots on the county's youth board

This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has picked a new director of its Adult...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2367 Views


Huff Elementary and Monta Loma Elementary Selected as 2014 California Distinguished Schools

Huff Elementary and Monta Loma Elementary are selected as 2014 California Distinguished Schools, last year Graham Middle...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on May. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2333 Views


LASD to sell density rights to fund new school

After securing the support of the Mountain View City Council last month, the Los Altos School District has been quietly laying...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by LASD Observer, on Nov 17, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2319 Views


Local school officials 'confident' they can remain open amid omicron surge

Public schools remain open amid omicron wave, while some private schools choose to go remote temporarily. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 2314 Views


Mountain View Whisman school board race is uncontested

With the period for candidates to file to run for office now officially closed, it's an uncontested race to serve on Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Aug 20, 2022 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 2275 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>Impact of stadium lights Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Change, on Aug 27, 2018 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views


Home sales

A complete listing of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2259 Views


Brand new library in Menlo Park celebrates Chinese traditions and community

Part library, part community center, the Little Bookworm Library provides a place where Chinese families can celebrate their...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Daniella, on Aug 10, 2022 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2253 Views


Young Children's Spring Faire

YOU’RE INVITED to a Waldorf spring celebration for young children (nursery and kindergarten ages). Saturday, May 3 10am...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Mar. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2239 Views
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