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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's student privacy policies called into question

In the heart of Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Mountain View schools are moving full steam ahead adopting new technology...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 7316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Val Reed, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Sarcasm, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores soar at Crittenden

Every Wednesday morning, teachers at Crittenden Middle School get together for their pre-game huddle, coordinating lessons,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2016 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure GG

Shore up funding for local schools and help warm up frosty relations between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by good use of unfair tax, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free preschool program set to expand

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving full-steam ahead on a new plan to revamp its free preschool program,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Glad to put this behind me, on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 4030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden instructional assistant dies

Mountain View Whisman School District officials said that longtime staff member Diane Hernandez died unexpectedly Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by member, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students create startups

Middle-schoolers gathered this weekend to work on new products during Startup Weekend at Crittenden Middle School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by a mv resident, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 2738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The math doesn't add up with failed program

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District have abandoned its pilot math program for sixth-graders midway through the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 961 Views

SPORTS

More owl trouble -- this time
for Shoreline ball field plan

After years of outcry from residents for more playing fields, the city is apparently moving full steam ahead on a 12-acre...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by hannah, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5992 Views

SPORTS

Leagues abuzz over field fee

As it faces a $6 million budget deficit, Mountain View may soon start charging local sports leagues a fee for the use of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:18 am | 3 comments | 4574 Views

SPORTS

Design workshop set for McKelvey Park revamp

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is hosting a workshop at the Mountain View library on Sept. 9 to develop plans for...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident of St. Francis Acres (neighborhood surrounding McKelvey), on Sep 30, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 4736 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 4966 Views

SPORTS

A trial run

On a cool, windy Sunday in New York City, Mountain View resident Kelley Blalock ran for four hours, 32 minutes and 10 seconds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jupiterk, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 5398 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers abandon ship in Hawaii

A boat carrying six swimmers from a Mountain View open-ocean, competitive swimming team sank suddenly in choppy conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 16, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 4689 Views

SPORTS

Shoreline ball fields win Council approval

With the city's ball fields more crowded than ever, the city's youth sports leagues may soon find some relief. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Oct 13, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 5490 Views
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