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Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by omvmyr, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1964 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 3700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 2676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested on car theft charges

Police arrested four 14-year-old boys Tuesday on charges of stealing two vehicles after the boys were allegedly seen driving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by g ride stealer cant stop wont stop, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 3232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV, LA high schools ranked among top 600

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are among the top 600 public schools in the country among a list of 21,000, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 9 comments | 5267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT's new campus readies for first day

Mountain View officially has a new school beginning next week, when young students arrive for their first day at Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 9 comments | 3784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officer arrests boy after bike and foot chase

Police say a 13-year-old boy carrying stolen goods led police on a bike and foot chase for several blocks on Sunday before...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 2931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landslide victory for high school bond measure

Supporters of Measure A made their voices heard yesterday, soundly approving the bond, which will help build new classrooms,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Question, on Jun 12, 2010 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 2862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attempting to solve a tough equation

The Math Acceleration Program and JustMATH are two free, locally run efforts to help get Mountain View students back on track...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 3393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 9 comments | 4296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Much more than a driver

As the sun begins its groggy crawl over the Diablo Range, Janice King is checking signal lights, kicking tires and verifying...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 3927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some English learners are lagging behind

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 3154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts testify on child abuse syndrome in Carbajal case

In testimony that could either support or cast doubt on statements made by the alleged victims in the trial of former Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 4322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shoreline joint powers pact gets final OK

With the unanimous approval of the high school district's board of trustees, the new Shoreline Community joint powers agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 9, 2011 at 9:31 am | 9 comments | 3774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break? Castro School is working overtime

While the majority of campuses in the Mountain View Whisman School District have remained relatively quiet since classes...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 22, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 9 comments | 3557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA district seeks fairer grades

Not all A's are created equal. The differences in how teachers grade their students are being scrutinized by a commission...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 3484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science camp on lock-down with gunman at large

A shooting in Cupertino caused a science camp in Saratoga to go on lock-down and a number of Mountain View schools to close...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 4635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 4906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens hear of Holocaust from survivors

It was standing room-only in Christopher Chiang's world history class at Mountain View High School as Lenci Farkas recalled...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 9 comments | 4410 Views
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