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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools line up for federal dollars

Last week school districts around the state decided whether they would move forward in applying for a piece of $4.35 billion...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 11 comments | 2869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sid, on May 13, 2010 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 3422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expresses fears of selling Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 11 comments | 2403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 7968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students need whooping cough shots before school starts

About a third of Mountain View elementary students still need to get whooping cough booster shots before school starts, and...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeff C., on Jul 30, 2011 at 7:21 am | 11 comments | 12052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS debuts new pool with a splash

The local high school district marked the completion of a major Measure A-funded construction project on Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by another father, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:05 pm | 11 comments | 3960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should district have say when kids start school?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Feb 4, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 11 comments | 4989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis passes on litigation 'pause'

Litigation won't stop while negotiations over school facilities continue between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Kidding, right?, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:37 am | 11 comments | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by dk, on Apr 9, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 11 comments | 4233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Upgrades on the way for some MV Whisman schools

Old, leaky building riddled with dry rot soon will be a thing of the past for elementary schools like Monta Loma. The Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:42 am | 11 comments | 3782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 2937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools grapple with lower test scores

By most measures, student performance in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is on the upswing. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by alanmcdonough, on Nov 6, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 11 comments | 2512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission: Fields should no longer be free

The Mountain View Parks and Recreation Commission recommended Wednesday that local sports leagues be charged a $1 an hour...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Feb 19, 2009 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 3928 Views

OTHER ISSUES

TONIGHT: Council takes up HSR, Cuesta tennis

The City Council has a packed agenda tonight, including a study session on high speed rail, proposed utility rate increases,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by test, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 11 comments | 2812 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unlocked door allows burglar into home

Early Tuesday morning a 37-year-old woman was awakened from her sleep by a burglar who proceeded to restrain her before robbing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 11 comments | 3111 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Menlo Park proposal would restrict lawn size

A political battle is brewing in Menlo Park between environmentalists and property rights advocates over residents' lawns,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 11, 2010 at 8:20 am | 11 comments | 7727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Broken arm leads to $1 million suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by MarkT, on Mar 10, 2017 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 3430 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 8434 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs affordable housing for 51 families

A lucky group of 51 low-income families will have unusually affordable housing in an unusually high-quality development,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by No BMR, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 2480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news Tuesday about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by spacecase, on Aug 3, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 11 comments | 2202 Views
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