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ELECTIONS

Candidate wants to speed up the school district

A wind of change is blowing for schools in Mountain View, as school districts prepare for the new Common Core curriculum...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Ahsan Rizvi, on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 80 Views

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A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 525 Views

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Crime briefs: man arrested at Shoreline and phone robbery at nightclub

Man arrested after causing a disturbance at Keith Urban concert and couple arrested for phone theft and battery. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Real talk , on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 9 comments | 1759 Views

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Middle class anxiety over rising rents

They might not be the sort of folks you'd expect to hear making such complaints, but several Mountain View families with...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by On moving, on Sep 12, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 146 comments | 13768 Views

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Public input favors boosting city's minimum wage

Residents and local businesses are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input gathered...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bubba, on Sep 12, 2014 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 120 Views

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No Story on the Child attacked by a Mtn lioon?

Really surprised by the lack of any mention of the recent mtn lion attack on the 6 yr old boy. Not local enough?...

Original post made by Not worth reporting? on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wildlife Biologist, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD new middle school re-construction photos

The First Phase of the Middle Schools construction has 'more than 9/10' finished and our Program Manager - Greystone West,...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 1050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Brit, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 3685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Haha, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 1856 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jobs-housing activists to rally before Tuesday's City Council meeting

"No housing? No plan!" is expected to be the battle cry at a rally to be held before Tuesday's City Council study session...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1363 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers hold school board candidate forum

The District Teachers Association for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is holding a forum on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by BD, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 1164 Views

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EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 2471 Views

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Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Evan Kroske, on Sep 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 52 comments | 4645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by eyes wide open, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

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Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 3067 Views

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Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

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The sun and McMoon's

The scrappy bunch of students, entrepreneurs and former NASA scientists who work out of "McMoon's" -- an abandoned McDonald's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lorenzo Burti, on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 2680 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Celia Bella, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>How did we get into this mess? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/04/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 107 Views
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