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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google pushes city to first place in county tax growth

Mountain View now leads the county in property tax growth, and it's almost entirely because of Google's rapid expansion here,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 3116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 3129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro School, gang graffiti and apathy

There has been gang graffiti at Castro school all summer long. Still there. Unless there is some new MV program that is...

Original post made by Ignored on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 2227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New kids on the block

The transition from preschooler to kindergarten student can be a momentous one. For children in Erika Kao's class at Bubb...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bubb Parent, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tow yard employee hit over head

A man investigating intruders inside the tow yard where he works was blindsided with a blow to the back of the head shortly...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ben De Ho, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 2693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district gets specific in English learners plan

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are making a series of changes aimed at improving their program...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:15 am | 3 comments | 3014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language — three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tabitha, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 9418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by conspiracy, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 4549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself In Menlo Park

Menlo Park School District is just now figuring out what took MVWSD so long. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13230...

Original post made by MVWSD Employee on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chris Corbett, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 3232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 9575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mass? No, it's Kidical Mass

A mellow bike ride on Saturday aimed to get more families on their bikes. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/10/29/critical-mass-no-its-kidical-mass...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 5224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 8118 Views

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String of 'Spare the Air' alerts continues

For the seventh time this week and the 22nd time this winter, Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood on Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 5537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising a family, making the grade

Liliana Rios Alvarez hasn't shattered the 4.0 GPA mark with Advanced Placement classes, nor is she a leader of any school...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 5075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV police arrest ex-teacher in underage sex sting

Mountain View police have arrested a former San Francisco teacher after he allegedly attempted to arrange to meet with a...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Slater, a new lease on life

In stark contrast to the teary-eyed students wandering around the Slater playground in June 2006, the crowd at last week's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 4246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 2763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 8413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-burn Spare the Air Alert on Friday

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of poor...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 3443 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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