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ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Here's how rent stabilization can backfire

The majority of Mountain View City Council members have the insight to not favor rent stabilization measures because of the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 16, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 2754 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates seek to turn over a new leaf for Mountain View Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District is at a critical juncture heading into the November election. Ambitious plans to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by strategery, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 11 comments | 5227 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Displacement of city's residents an epidemic in our midst

What do you call a mass displacement of longtime residents forced out of their community? An exodus? A social tragedy? An...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 11 comments | 1430 Views

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Editorial: The buck stops with the school board

The school community can take some comfort in the fact that the Mountain View Whisman School District's plunge into an ill-thought-out...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:52 am | 11 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 11, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 5506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 5211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why only registered users?

Regarding the discussion about the Huff teacher and teaching practices in general in Mountain View, why would you close this...

Original post made by why on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 3861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 3772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. P deserved better

I am deeply saddened by the way Pat Polifrone has been treated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5259...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 10 comments | 3883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 4179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters send three frontrunners to LASD board

By a comfortable margin, incumbent Mark Goines and district affiliates Tamara Logan and Doug Smith took the three open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bert, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 3365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees consider upping school bus fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District board is considering approval of a potential increase in transportation fees, from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Fed, on Nov 14, 2009 at 6:59 am | 10 comments | 4154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 3785 Views

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New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 4343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No League of Women Voters endorsement, after all

A candidate for the local school board has removed text from his campaign website claiming that he had been endorsed by the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 3648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis agrees to two-site solution -- with strings

Bullis Charter School has agreed to what one official described as a "big compromise" in negotiations with the Los Altos...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD moving forward with plan to video meetings

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving along in its plan to film and broadcast board meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marilyn Ritter, on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:04 am | 10 comments | 3719 Views

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German school to expand on Whisman campus

With the approval of the board of trustees, the Mountain View Whisman School District has agreed to allow the German International...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 4443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 7466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure N

Enrollment in the Los Altos School District has burgeoned in recent years, and continues to grow. At 5,380 students, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 11, 2014 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 1928 Views
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