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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food fight at Los Altos High

Hungry Los Altos High School students who prefer the tasty offerings at a catering truck just off campus may have to settle...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by rich, on Nov 16, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 6420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court to hear Bullis spat

Los Altos School District board members say they are moving ahead with litigation against the county for its recent decision...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 19, 2008 at 9:33 am | 19 comments | 12017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why we published the teacher story

Last week's front page story titled "Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher" generated many dozens of passionate e-mails...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mr. J, on Apr 14, 2009 at 9:34 am | 19 comments | 4473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 3338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 19 comments | 4259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gears up for Monte Carlo Night

Organizers from the Mountain View Educational Foundation have high hopes for this year's Monte Carlo Night fundraiser, with...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 4917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher says faculty is overworked

Increased class sizes, a longer school day, stacks of new paperwork and more special needs children -- accompanied by fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by "edukator", on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 19 comments | 5453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: Bullis must reveal info on donors, enrollment

A judge has ruled that Bullis Charter School must provide records on its enrollment and fundraising practices, despite arguments...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lynn Kopf Reed, on Jan 22, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 19 comments | 3523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 19 comments | 8312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District taps into Shoreline funds for new buildings

New building designs could mean a change of pace for Mountain View students starting next year. The Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 7203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last night marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary School campus. After...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 11, 2015 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 4233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools hatch plan to narrow stubborn achievement gap

In an effort to raise test scores among Mountain View's low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ken M., on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 5694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy's experimental school is thriving

Earlier this year, 12-year-old Ana Zeiger did what many middle school-aged students fantasize about: she stopped attending...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 11, 2016 at 11:01 am | 19 comments | 9462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: North Bayshore development must support schools

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that development plans need to include a clear strategy for housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by essay typer, on Nov 13, 2017 at 12:14 am | 19 comments | 3196 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 3540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

UPDATE: Alleged drug dealer target of robbery

A victim of a recent home-invasion robbery in Mountain View was arrested for allegedly possessing drugs with the intent to...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bogaigh, on Oct 8, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 19 comments | 3258 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No quick fix for dangerous intersection

Despite discussion over two meetings, City Council members have yet to agree on a way to stop collisions at Clark Avenue...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by saejin, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:56 am | 19 comments | 6529 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: new Rengstorff property should be a park

Council members voted against any possibility of redeveloping a lush, 1.22-acre piece of property on Rengstorff Avenue Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by tod ford, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 7486 Views

OTHER ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Must agree, on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 7597 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing up for council vote

The City Council is set to vote next week on a pair of housing projects that could add 87 homes to the city's for-sale housing...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lozanos Fan, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 19 comments | 4212 Views
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