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Foundation debuts online 'giving day' for nonprofits

On May 6, the Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation will be hosting SVGives, the region's first "crowdfunding"...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Alison Barnsley, on May 7, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 4834 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates lining up for fall race

A newcomer, two commissioners and two incumbents have said they will run for the City Council when four seats become open...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sam Altman, on Mar 24, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 4834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-open Whisman School?

A former city of Mountain View official, along with leading members of some Whisman-area neighborhood associations, plan...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 4832 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidate's advertorial snafu

A candidate running for the local elementary and middle school district's board of trustees said he thought he was being...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 4832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 4829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funding at risk as schools miss test targets

Two local elementary schools have failed to hit state-defined education targets for two consecutive years. That failure has...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laid Off Teacher, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 23 comments | 4828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped to lead Crittenden

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Angie Dillman, a former teacher and assistant middle school principal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not so, on Aug 2, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 4828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Venture capitalists make lifetime philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 4827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital District board member steps down

About five months after resigning from the board of directors of El Camino Hospital in order to spend more time with his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on May 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 4826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 4826 Views

ELECTIONS

School board weighs options on parcel tax renewal

School board members are looking ahead at next year's planned parcel tax renewal for the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 30 comments | 4826 Views

ELECTIONS

Salem is top fundraiser in council race

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Oct 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 4825 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View 'fogged' for mosquitoes carrying virus

Areas of Mountain View were sprayed on Aug. 19 with a mosquito-control pesticide in an attempt to curb the spread of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Heathy Alter.ativesToPesticides.com, on Sep 6, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 4823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill board chooses Air Force base

The former Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale has been chosen as a new campus for Foothill College, Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by B. Smart, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 4822 Views

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Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Erika M., on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 4819 Views

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No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 4817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Educators devalued

The "two Americas" that John Edwards describes were ironically illustrated in the Oct. 26 <I>Voice</I></B>. Two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jonathan, on Nov 8, 2007 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 4816 Views

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Support surges for Cuesta flood basin

In a surprise turnaround, Cuesta Park Annex supporters endorsed a plan Tuesday night that they had previously strongly opposed:...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Sallie Forth, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 4816 Views

AROUND TOWN

County moves ahead with plan to house border kids

A plan that could allow local residents to house dozens of the Central American children detained at the United States southern...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 13 comments | 4816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia uses MySpace to find out what his students may not tell him. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3880...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by MountainViewownsall, on Apr 9, 2008 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 4815 Views
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