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Gordon and Betty Moore gift $50 million for Packard children's heart research

Bay Area philanthropists Gordon and Betty Moore have given Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford $50 million toward...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by the MV history connection, on Apr 1, 2017 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1447 Views

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Pear Theatre losing its impresario

Many credit the Pear theater's success and survival to its artistic director -- Diane Tasca. After launching the theater...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Paul W, on Mar 31, 2017 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One

Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by @ Elaine, on Mar 31, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 63 comments | 4556 Views

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Bill would require seatbelt use on buses

A state senator has introduced legislation requiring bus drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts in response to a fatal...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 31, 2017 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jsr, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:00 am | 14 comments | 5249 Views

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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Orka, on Mar 30, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 22 comments | 3369 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 | 910 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>You want to build it? Maintain it Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/03/24/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2017 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 354 Views

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Windrider Film Forum returns to Atherton

Three feature films and a series of three shorts will be shown at the Windrider Film Forum at the Menlo-Atherton Performing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by , on Mar 30, 2017 at 2:38 am | 1 comment | 2899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Communication 101

When it comes to helping Mountain View's most needy students, better communication and parent education will improve test...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by bk05, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:13 pm | 13 comments | 2892 Views

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Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by George Markle, on Mar 28, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 41 comments | 5934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How local schools measure up in new state assessment

In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Santa Rita Mom, on Mar 28, 2017 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 4238 Views

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New wood-burning rules as winter Spare the Air season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season beginning today, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:07 am | 29 comments | 3844 Views

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County kicks in $3.5M for immigrant support

Fearing a zealous immigration crackdown by the new administration in Washington, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 26, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 24 comments | 2366 Views

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City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules

Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by IVG, on Mar 25, 2017 at 9:13 pm | 14 comments | 2629 Views

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Talking trash - The do's and don'ts of recycling

Palo Alto has one of the more advanced recycling and composting programs on the Peninsula, compared to many neighboring cities...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 818 Views

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Women's rights walk Sunday in Palo Alto

Local female leaders from an array of fields, from education and activism to public service, will speak at a rally on Sunday,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 24, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 2038 Views

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Burglary suspects at large after high-speed chase

Two suspects are still at large after a home burglary in Mountain View this morning led to a high-speed chase that ended...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Ex Cop, on Mar 24, 2017 at 6:58 am | 7 comments | 3356 Views

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Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 18 comments | 7005 Views

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'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April

Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 2608 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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