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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district poised to use controversial bond issuance

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving forward with an aggressive school construction schedule, and school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 28, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 2608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by CMSstudent, on May 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 4062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's test scores show mixed results

The latest test scores show that student performance among Mountain View's most needy students significantly improved last...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 5, 2016 at 8:30 am | 10 comments | 5085 Views

SPORTS

It may be time to drop high school football

I read online that the first-year varsity football coach at Los Altos High School was let go after an 0-10 season. Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Look past your nose, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 4947 Views

SPORTS

City prepares for Super Bowl scrum

Mountain View officials on Tuesday laid out a set of basic preparations for handling the crush of visitors expected to stream...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen, on Nov 19, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 10 comments | 4716 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Goose lavatory' at Shoreline Park

Years ago the Canada Geese came to Shoreline Park. They never left. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3253...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by S.N., on Feb 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 10 comments | 54999 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 | 10 comments | 8549 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect in custody after local man stabbed to death

An apparent love triangle led to a Mountain View man being stabbed to death Wednesday morning, and police now say they have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Christina, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 4663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Brittany Brown lied about disappearance

Brittany Brown, the young Mountain View resident who made headlines last year when she disappeared for four days after going...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Franky, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:45 am | 10 comments | 3307 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino sheds light on Los Gatos deal

It will cost El Camino Hospital about $32 million to operate Community Hospital of Los Gatos for 18 months, in addition to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:15 am | 10 comments | 3799 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Expo offers glimpse at future of transportation

A local company imagines a day when computer-controlled electric vehicles will become the default mode of public transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dickster, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 10 comments | 7166 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Escuela condo project rejected

In a strange process Tuesday night, a 14-unit condo project at 574 Escuela Ave. was denied 6-1 by the City Council, even...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grant, on May 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 3536 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Accused soccer coach pleads not guilty

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach who was arrested last February on charges of molesting two girls, pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 3403 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Caltrain hears the noise

Perhaps proving that its organization is nimble enough to hear and respond to public concerns, Caltrain announced last week...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Doc Savage, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 4282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air National Guard gets 50-year lease at Moffett

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced Wednesday that the 129th Air Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard finally has a "permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Feb 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 2618 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stiffer fines proposed for cell phone violators

State Sen. Joe Simitian's latest "distracted-driving" bill would sharply increase penalties for improper cell phone use and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Mar 3, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 10 comments | 2181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo testifies on Lehman Bros. losses

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, is testifying Tuesday before the House Financial Services Committee on the need for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by naivety, on Apr 26, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 10 comments | 3036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Union urges no on Foothill-De Anza parcel tax

The local community college district's service workers union is urging voters to reject Measure E, the parcel tax that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 3175 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wealthy donor urgently needed to save Hangar One's windows

The community has little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated windows...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by SaveHangarOne_dot_org, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 5713 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs growing bill for housing project

The City Council on Tuesday approved an additional city subsidy of up to $4.4 million for a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 3114 Views
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