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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 715 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by ForTransitButAgainstBRT, 3 hours ago | 138 comments | 4551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Drug offenses remain more or less a non-issue for Mountain View on the April 20 unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by doh, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 727 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, 6 hours ago | 10 comments | 2207 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 2971 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECALL Rosenberg/Showalter! Take action Here

For those wanting action, I'm re-posting the below into it's own thread. Thank you Mr. Wesley! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- As...

Original post made by Thanks Gary on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Thanks Gary, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 52 Views

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Hate the ECR Decision? Please sign the online petition

https://www.change.org/p/mountain-view-city-council-keep-el-camino-real-in-mountain-view If you are like most here who...

Original post made by Make them listen on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Wide Awake, 12 hours ago | 18 comments | 268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , 17 hours ago | 20 comments | 3624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Remember history, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 1029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Briefs

<B>Public can help choose new name for Castro Elementary Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/04/24/community-briefs...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Educator, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by No Name, on Apr 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sets goals to boost housing supply

With the price of housing rentals rising through the stratosphere, Mountain View city leaders last week endorsed facilitating...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1087 Views

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Mountain View man gets year in jail for beating ex-girlfriend

A Stanford University doctoral student was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for beating an ex-girlfriend so severely she...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jailbird, on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 1293 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Going beyond the 'hour' of code

Teaching computer science and coding to young kids is a fresh and relatively unexplored frontier in public education that's...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 24, 2015 at 2:22 am | 4 comments | 2114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 28 comments | 1949 Views

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MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @AC, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 88 comments | 3132 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Dickster, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:52 pm | 68 comments | 3079 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man found dead in house fire

A Mountain View man was found dead inside his Lola Lane home early Thursday morning after a fire severely damaged and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Lone Ringer, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 2051 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters

<B>Let residents decide on El Camino plan Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/04/17/letters...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 23, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 139 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flipping a U-turn, city leaders endorse El Camino bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 221 Views
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