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Swedish royals visit Mountain View

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View took on a distinctively Scandinavian flair Monday night, as Sweden's Crown Princess...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 21, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3526 Views

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Host Family Open House (Host International Students)

Hosting an international student is a wonderful opportunity for exposure to other cultures and to act as an ambassador of...

Original post made by Whitney Zeller on Jan. 21, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College selected to launch historic four-year degree program

Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking the first steps toward changing attendance boundaries for its schools,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Size of Huff, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 4900 Views

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Burlgary suspect wakes resident

Police arrested a burglary suspect early Monday morning after he was found inside someone's home claiming to be hiding from...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Whiskers, on Jan 20, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

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Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1832 Views

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Bay Area health officials warn of worsening flu season

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by AntiVax kills, on Jan 20, 2015 at 1:16 am | 2 comments | 1767 Views

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Last MLK Day Freedom Train sells out all 1,400 seats

Today's 54-mile round trip of the Bay Area's Freedom Train from San Jose to San Francisco to honor the civil rights legacy...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 1919 Views

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City to flush water mains after complaints about smelly tap water

City officials are responding to complaints from residents who say their tap water smells like rotten eggs. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by showethoughts, on Jan 19, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 27 comments | 3289 Views

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Letters

<B>A test for higher office Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/01/02/letters posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Utopian? Hmm..., on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:21 am | 13 comments | 3228 Views

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Will the kids be all right?

Every morning, Meysi wakes up before 6:30 a.m. in the homeless shelter in San Jose. She makes the traffic-filled trek north,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 3223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cost issues, on Jan 18, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 1397 Views

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Pet doors: the ins and outs

At her owner's request for a demonstration, the energetic pup bounded through the little built-in rectangle escape. She circled...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kitty, on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 562 Views

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Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by LoveYourDNA, on Jan 16, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 3270 Views

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Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 2086 Views

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City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier

A crowd gathered at the downtown transit center last Friday to celebrate the launch of two new shuttles services that will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

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Bay Area gas prices down 40 cents since December

The average price for a gallon of gasoline in California has dropped to $2.58, down by 39 cents since a month ago, according...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 15, 2015 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 1043 Views

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Police arrest man suspected of molesting 6-year-old

Police arrested a Mountain View man last week for allegedly molesting a 6-year-old child and possessing child pornography. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by It Figures, on Jan 14, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 2113 Views

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Decision looms for freshman altheletes seeking to skip P.E. class

Is a school sport a suitable alternative to physical education class? Teachers, principals and staff at Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Pro PE, on Jan 14, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2722 Views
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