Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Board Meeting April 2018

This meeting was notable because it showcased two methods the MVLA School District uses to try to improve student achievement. As always, it was demonstrated that while MVHS and LAHS work together, each school has its own specific approach to topics and these approaches are often dependent on the teachers leading the way. Both of … Continue reading Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Board Meeting April 2018

SB 827 a bill that attempts to encourage housing along transit corridorsĀ 

A meeting was held last month on State Senator Scott Wiener's bill, SB 827, that attempts to encourage housing along transit corridors throughout the state. The meeting was organized by Bay Area Forward, and Maya Perkins, the group's executive director, was the host and moderator. (Maya Perkins is our Annual Meeting speaker) Chris Lepe with … Continue reading SB 827 a bill that attempts to encourage housing along transit corridors 

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District March 2018

March 12, 2018 The board passed the Resolution on Student Safety, which states (in part): MVLA district holds regular drills, works with local agencies to take any threats of violence seriously, and fosters a positive school climate, free from harassment and violence.  The district urges the state of California and the U.S. Congress to invest … Continue reading Mountain View-Los Altos High School District March 2018

Los Altos City Council Meeting March 2018

March 13, 2018 The City Council adopted the Historic Preservation Amendment and the Zoning Code amendments pertaining to accessory structures in residential districts, both discussed at previous meetings. The ordinance to amend accessory dwelling units (ADU) regulations discussed at a previous meeting was remanded again to the staff and Planning Comission for further study and … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meeting March 2018

Mountain View Whisman Board Meetings Feb & Mar 2018

MVWSD Board Meetings 2018: February 1st and 15th, March 1st and 15th The Mountain View Whisman Board of Trustees met on February 1st and 15th, and March 1st and 15th. Trustees reviewed curriculum, construction, budget assumptions for the 2017-2018 school year, and voted to pilot a full day preschool program next school year. The board … Continue reading Mountain View Whisman Board Meetings Feb & Mar 2018

Bullis Charter School Meetings March & April 2018

Bullis Charter School    March 5: Every year up and down the state school districts are required to prepare and submit their “Second Interim (financial) Report” for examination and approval by their board. After that board process, the Second Interim Report is sent to their County Office of Education. At this meeting the Bullis Charter … Continue reading Bullis Charter School Meetings March & April 2018

Interview with Assemblymember Marc Berman (24th District)

Present: Assemblymember Berman, (Ellen Kamei (staff member) (Jai Bhari intern, Harker Academy) League members: LWVPA (Palo Alto): Mary O’Kicki, Lisa Ratner, Ellen Smith LWVLAMV (Los Altos/Mt.View): Gary Hedden, Lisa McLain, Merrian Nevin, Ellen Wheeler LWVSSMC(S.SanMateo County) Lisa Conrad LWVCS (CupertinoSunnyvale) Elaine Manley LWVCSMC (North and Central San Mateo County) Anne Kuchins Question 1: Money Bail … Continue reading Interview with Assemblymember Marc Berman (24th District)

Mountain View City Council Meetings February 2018

City Council Goals Work Plan Midcycle Update On February 13, following significant public interest, the Council added a new item to their work plan: review and possible update of the Downtown Precise Plan. In multiple council meetings, members of the public have expressed concerns about increasing office space in downtown with limited or no pedestrian-oriented … Continue reading Mountain View City Council Meetings February 2018

Interview with Senator Jerry Hill (13th District)

Date: February 12, 2018 Present: Senator Hill via telephone, Lisa A. Chung, District Representative League members: LWVSSMC (S. San Mateo County): Ann Draper LWVLAMV (Los Altos/Mt.View):  Merrian Nevin LWVCS (Cupertino/Sunnyvale): Serge Rudaz LWVCSMC (North and Central San Mateo County):Anne Kuchins LWVPA (Palo Alto): Mary O’Kicki Question 1:  Money Bail Reform Currently, release pending trial is … Continue reading Interview with Senator Jerry Hill (13th District)