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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 | 3420 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Our endorsements in local races, ballot measures

The ==I Voice's== editorial recommendations for local races and select state propositions on the Nov. 2 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Nov 3, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 23 comments | 2541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district's online registration moves at dial-up speed

A woman attempting to enroll her child in the Mountain View Whisman School District said she waited in line for more than...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Clyde, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 23 comments | 2405 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino begins Chinese outreach campaign

El Camino Hospital recently announced the launch of an initiative focused solely on Silicon Valley's Chinese community --...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by AJ, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:23 am | 23 comments | 2568 Views

OTHER ISSUES

About $20,000 in valuables swiped in brazen burglary

About $20,000 in jewelry, electronics, furniture and art was taken from a Mountain View home over the weekend in a brazen...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 23 comments | 2424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Yikes, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 6204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs woman of necklace

A woman was robbed of her gold necklace on the evening of July 7 in the 2000 block of Latham Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 23 comments | 1617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis' charter renewed amid criticism

The Santa Clara County Board of Education renewed Bullis Charter School's charter for an additional five years last night...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by LASD Parent again, on Jan 31, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 23 comments | 1703 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Corporations are not people, council says

The City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution in support of efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to abolish "corporate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by BeckyJ, on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:12 am | 23 comments | 2448 Views

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Council may kill Google housing in General Plan vote Tuesday

The city's roadmap for development through 2030 is finally ready for a City Council vote after four years of work, and council...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:12 am | 23 comments | 2707 Views

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Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 1880 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs $1.3 million study to cut fares for low-income residents

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has awarded the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority with $1.3 million...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Louise A., on Feb 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 23 comments | 5310 Views

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City Council wants survey for major bond measure

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members supported a survey to determine voter support for a bond measure to fund...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by 20-year resident, on May 15, 2013 at 10:25 am | 23 comments | 1162 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New city property a 'food forest' in the making?

It may be hard to imagine walking into a park in the heart of Silicon Valley and being able to eat freely from an abundance...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Denise , on Jul 9, 2013 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 2479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 1565 Views

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Bike share system to roll out on the Peninsula

Memberships went on sale Monday for the bike sharing-system debuting in Mountain View and the Peninsula next month. Officials...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by @ Otto, on Jul 24, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 23 comments | 1894 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs union wages for affordable housing

In what was called a "value judgment" by city staff, the City Council decided Tuesday that it was worth using affordable...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by left wing nut job, on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:18 pm | 23 comments | 3435 Views

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Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up

Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ted, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:35 am | 23 comments | 1212 Views

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Google donates $1 million to MV bike projects

As the city looks for ways to manage Google's commuter traffic, the internet giant announced Tuesday that it will be giving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Since you asked, on May 12, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 23 comments | 4803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 5657 Views
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