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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 | 2622 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 | 8369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro number-crunchers win at math competition

Two out of nine Castro Elementary school students won awards and placed in the top 10 percent of competing students at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sean Takada, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 11 comments | 4011 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 | 12505 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 | 4430 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 | 5191 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 | 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 11 comments | 3922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Spare-the-air alert issued

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 11 comments | 10378 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 | 4805 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 | 4093 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 | 3213 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 | 3018 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 | 11 comments | 5268 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 | 11 comments | 55634 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 | 11 comments | 5022 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 | 4139 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 | 11 comments | 4150 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 | 11 comments | 7987 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman killed by train in possible suicide

A woman apparently committed suicide this morning after sitting on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto just north of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Singh, on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 11 comments | 3673 Views
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