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  1. Bullis seeks to open school for low-income kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Mountain View Voice

    One of the highest-performing charter schools in the state has quietly staked out plans to create a second school in Santa Clara County, aimed at enrolling low-income children. For the last year and a half, parents and school staff at Bullis Charter School have been exploring the idea of opening a second school, entirely separate from the existing Los Altos campus, that would serve a "high number" of students who qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

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  2. State legislator to hold open house on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Mountain View Voice

    Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, was recently named chair of a new select committee on the U.S. Census. Photo courtesy office of Assemblyman Marc Berman.

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  3. School district to drop home schooling programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Mountain View Voice

    Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are pulling the plug on a long-standing program that provided instructional oversight to home-schooling families in the district for more than 17 years. Voice file photo by Michelle Le Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are pulling the plug on a long-standing program that provided instructional oversight to home-schooling families in the district for more than 17 years.

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  4. Home front: rose talk and a cool city appRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Mountain View Voice

    Are you unsure about how to fertilize your roses or what soil to use? Gordon is an American Rose Society horticultural rose judge, consulting rosarian, and rose arrangement judge. Her talk will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building at 1455 Madison in Redwood City.

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  5. School bond measure heads to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Mountain View Voice

    Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members unanimously agreed Monday night to place a $295 million bond measure on the June ballot this year, which would be used to finance ambitious plans to improve both high school campuses and prepare for major enrollment growth. The resolution to put the measure on the June 5 ballot argues that the facility upgrades are needed, at a bare minimum, to deal with projected enrollment growth of about 500 students over the next few years.

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  6. MVLA names new adult ed. assistant directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Mountain View Voice

    The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced that Julie Vo, an adult education administrator with past experience in the district, has been selected as the new assistant director of the Mountain View Los Altos Adult School. Vo, currently an associate dean of the Adult Education and Basic Skills program at the San Jose Evergreen Community College District, is set to begin her new role with Mountain View-Los Altos on Feb. 21, following an administrative staffing shuffle at the adult school.

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  7. Teachers' annual raises likely to shrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Mountain View Voice

    Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph said the district's recent boosts in salaries -- ranging from 5 to 8 percent annually -- has pushed Mountain View Whisman well above the median compensation for similar elementary school districts, second only to Saratoga Union. Voice file photo by Michelle Le It's been more than three years since Mountain View Whisman School District teachers, frustrated with low pay, declared an impasse in contract negotiations.

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  8. MVLA board set to approve $295M bond measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Mountain View Voice

    Jill Denny's choir class practices inside a modified classroom at Mountain View High School. Newly approved plans call for new, larger choir and ensemble space at both Mountain View and Los Altos high schools.

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  9. Fire damages home in unincorporated Los AltosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Mountain View Voice

    A fire damaged a home in unincorporated Los Altos early this morning, according to the Santa Clara County Fire Department. Firefighters responded at 5:35 a.m. Jan. 31 to a report of a structure fire in the 10500 block of Creston Drive.

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  10. Plan for dedicated El Camino bus lanes fizzles outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 28 | Mountain View Voice

    After years of spinning its wheels, the controversial proposal to build dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real appears to be dead in the water. Originally proposed more than a decade ago, the $223 million project known as Bus Rapid Transit has languished in recent years amid pushback from residents and many elected leaders.

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  11. El Camino board appoints two new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | Mountain View Voice

    The El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors agreed last week to add two new people to El Camino Hospital's board of directors, bringing what they call sorely needed expertise to help weather a complex health care market. After a series of deadlocked votes at the Jan. 16 meeting, board members agreed to appoint Los Altos resident and former venture capitalist Gary Kalbach and Oakland resident and health care consultant Julie Kligor to the hospital board.

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  12. LASD limits input on new campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | Mountain View Voice

    The Los Altos School District is drafting a team of district residents and community members to weigh in on whether a new campus in the San Antonio area of Mountain View should be a neighborhood school or a permanent site for Bullis Charter School. And while the full details on what the new committee will discuss -- including traffic, costs of construction and changes in school attendance boundaries -- are still being worked out, district administrators made clear at the Jan. 22 board meeting that they aren't interested in a formal recommendation on how to best use the school site.

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  13. School board favors Cooper Park housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    Up to 82 affordable units could be built for teachers and staff on property at Cooper Park owned by the Mountain View Whisman School District. One proposal calls for selling the perimeter of the site for development of market-price single-family homes in order to finance the faculty housing .

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  14. Supervisor Simitian proposes teacher housing in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    To help teachers cope with the increasingly high cost of living in the Bay Area, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is proposing the county partner with local school districts and cities to build a 60- to 120-unit affordable housing complex in Palo Alto. The teacher housing would be built on a county-owned, 1.5-acre site at 231 Grant Ave. in Palo Alto, near the California Avenue Business District.

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  15. LASD school deal kicks off major office developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    The school district plans to sell the rights to build 610,000 square feet of development at several "receiving" sites. The "sending" site is the proposed new school campus on land that currently houses the Old Mill offices and former Safeway store.

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  16. Council won't insist on new neighborhood schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    The Los Altos School District is planning to buy the Old Mill and former Safeway site for a school, but it remains unclear whether it will be the new home for Bullis Charter School or a neighborhood school. Despite concerns about traffic and a desire to bring a local neighborhood school to families living in the San Antonio area, a majority of Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to let the Los Altos School District decide whether to relocate Bullis Charter School to Mountain View.

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  17. Residents call for equity in high school upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    As Mountain View-Los Altos School District officials iron out the final details of a massive plan to upgrade school facilities, some parents are calling for a pause to make sure both both high schools are getting facilities of equal quality. Photo by Michelle Le As Mountain View-Los Altos School District officials iron out the final details of a massive plan to upgrade school facilities, some parents are calling for a pause to make sure both both high schools are getting facilities of equal quality.

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  18. Coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    ProtA gA Restaurant, the brainchild of two French Laundry alums, is set to open in February on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  19. Worries swirl over future San Antonio school siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    The Los Altos School District announced its intent last month to buy the former Safeway and Old Mill site for a new school. The Los Altos School District is planning to move forward on a complicated plan to buy land next to the San Antonio Shopping Center, adding a school campus to a fast-growing neighborhood of that is hard-pressed for park space.

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  20. Memorial set for former LAHS football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Mountain View Voice

    Tom Burt, left, led Los Altos High School's football team from one victory to another throughout the 1960s. Photo courtesy of Pat Burt.

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