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LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Actual BCS Parent, 7 hours ago | 43 comments | 3682 Views

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School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by educator, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1278 Views

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Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 1029 Views

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Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 5215 Views

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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:36 am | 21 comments | 2060 Views

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LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by No More Hypocrisy, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:13 am | 13 comments | 565 Views

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P.E. issue pulls in candidates

The outpouring of parent support last May for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views

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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2645 Views

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LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 154 Views

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School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 109 comments | 3918 Views

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Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 5087 Views

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LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 2843 Views

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New candidates emerge for high school board

What looked like a quiet election may turn out to be a tight race for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 2401 Views

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Drought matters to water district incumbent

Brian Schmidt is aiming for a second term on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board. Emphasizing the importance of water...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Aug 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1934 Views

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Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1956 Views

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Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 1408 Views

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Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1184 Views

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City Council race gets crowded

Nine residents have indicated that they will run for the Mountain View City Council this fall, and the official filing period...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 5104 Views

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City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ineke, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:27 am | 114 comments | 13242 Views
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