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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleges slashed but K-12 spared in Brown's state budget proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts drew positive reactions from school officials in local elementary, middle and high...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roland R, on Jan 18, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 3113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teen seeks funds for peanut-sniffing dog

For years, 19-year-old Arielle Davis has been coping with a peanut allergy that used to be completely under control. But...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Regina, on Feb 2, 2016 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by soundsgood2me, on Jan 5, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 3112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3112 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 3112 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 23, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees cut back autism workers' hours

After two months of union negotiations, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District last week voted 3-2 to reduce...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nan Recker, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 3110 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Youth get activities, but not at the Senior Center

Once again, the Mountain View Senior Center was spared the fate of having teens using its facilities in the evenings. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Santo, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 3110 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 3109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 3106 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker Center benefit at CSMA

At the Community School for Music and Arts on Friday, Oct. 25, a musical performance will tell the true stories of four women...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 3106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 3106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by LauraR, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 3106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by True, on May 7, 2015 at 11:58 am | 5 comments | 3105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases final youth suicide report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Friday a much-anticipated final report on its investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Meh to the panic, on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 3105 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 3105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 3104 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Popular state beaches and parks may close

The original article posted at Palo Alto Online: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12564 Ten San...

Original post made by Molly on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Bolt Cutter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 7:15 am | 5 comments | 3103 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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2017 guide to summer camps

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