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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen center debuts in Mountain View

The grand opening of the new Mountain View teen center is set for Friday, Nov. 14, but kids took a tour through the still-under-construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Excellent, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 5505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial turf called into question

A local state senator is pushing to ban artificial turf fields that contain rubber from used tires amid concerns that the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bull, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 6844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 9 comments | 6849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $42 M Castro school project

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided Thursday night to move forward with a $42 million transformation of the Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 4258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents worry about tough new standards for English learners

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 4270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 3412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two vie for open seat on LASD board

Two parents will be facing off this November for a seat on the Los Altos School District board of trustees to replace board...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:37 am | 9 comments | 8221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituary

<B>Gregory A. Fowler Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/09/30/obituary posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Renee Clark, on Oct 5, 2016 at 10:14 am | 9 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos police seek indecent exposure suspect

Police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself Friday to a person riding a bike in Los Altos a few blocks from...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Good job, on May 2, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 9 comments | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Decision time on schools for North Whisman

After toiling away on new school attendance boundaries for close to three years, the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Cleave Frink, on May 10, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 9 comments | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV school districts struggle to close achievement gap

Efforts to improve the academic performance of Mountain View's neediest students largely fell flat this year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Me, on Oct 22, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 9 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Bayshore housing: new schools still needed

Thousands of tiny studio and "micro" units proposed to be built in the North Bayshore area are unlikely to add many kids...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by @Francis, on Nov 15, 2017 at 9:50 am | 9 comments | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to sell density rights to fund new school

The Los Altos School District has been quietly laying the groundwork to shift nearly 600,000 square feet of development in...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impact on neighborhoods, on Dec 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments | 2941 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain riders sound off on budget cuts

About 860 people have weighed in on potential service cuts at Caltrain, including 245 who attended the company's Bay Area...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 9 comments | 5087 Views

SPORTS

Rugby league is still kicking

In an effort to increase the visibility of the sport he loves so much, the co-founder of the locally based American Youth...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 13342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local mom Kelly Ruiz killed in SoCal crash

The victims of a horrific car crash in Santa Barbara County earlier this month included a young woman from Mountain View,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by ashley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 9 comments | 9034 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice makes push for mail delivery

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, the <i>Voice</i> is beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 23, 2008 at 12:46 am | 9 comments | 4339 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HOLIDAY FUND: Day Worker Center continues to grow despite challenges

Lorenzo Organista once led a platoon of men in the Mexican Army. Now, in Mountain View and nearby cities, he's a leader of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Minuteman 7.62, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 3921 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports idea for 25 cent bag fee

A proposal to discourage single use shopping bags gained the support of the City Council on Tuesday night, setting the stage...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by dparksion, on Feb 5, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 9 comments | 4524 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 9 comments | 4332 Views
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