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Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Meetings May 2018

Posted on May 28, 2018 in League News Mountain View Los Altos High School District Observer Reports | comments

Board Meeting 5/7/18 Two presentations were made that showed trustees what the schools are doing to promote excellent education.  1. Performing Arts LAHS and MVHS Performing arts departments offer instrumental choral, d...

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Action Corner:

Posted on May 28, 2018 in League News | comments

We are in the final stretch of our petition signature gathering to qualify the Schools and Communities First ballot initiative for the CA ballot. To recap, the Schools and Communities First Initiative is a measure that w...

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Los Altos City Council Meetings May 2018

Posted on May 28, 2018 in League News Los Altos City Council Observer Reports | comments

May 8, 2018 If adopted, an Affordable Housing Impact Fee would generate funds for the city to stimulate production of or enhancement of affordable housing. Keyser Marston Associates, a joint jurisdictional study by the S...

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Mayor Lenny Siegel on the housing crisis in Mountain View

Posted on May 10, 2018 in Housing League News | comments

Mayor Lenny Siegel spoke at the Technology and Society Committee luncheon on May 8th on the affordable housing crisis, pointing out the steps the City of Mountain View has been taking the last few years to help solve the...

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Mountain View Whisman School District Meetings April 2018

Posted on May 8, 2018 in League News Mountain View Whisman School District Observer Reports | comments

MVWSD Board Meetings, April 5th and 19th, 2018 In April the Mountain View Whisman School District Trustees reviewed the first and second trimester benchmark assessment results and took an in depth look at the 2017-2018 E...

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Los Altos City Council Meetings April 2018

Posted on May 8, 2018 in League News | comments

April 10, 2018 The City Council directed the staff to negotiate an exclusive lease agreement with Children’s Corner, the non-profit drop-in daycare and pre-school in the current Hillview Community Center. A revised Let...

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Mountain View City Council Meetings March & April 2018

Posted on May 8, 2018 in League News Mountain View City Council Observer Reports | comments

Update on Initiatives to Assist Homeless and Consideration of Parking Enforcement Options On March 6, the City Council received an update on many initiatives previously approved to assist homeless people in Mountain View...

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

Posted on May 8, 2018 in League News Mountain View Los Altos High School District Observer Reports | comments

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 ow...

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

Posted on May 8, 2018 in League News | comments

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 P...

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Mountain View-Los Altos High School District March 2018

Posted on April 15, 2018 in League News Mountain View Los Altos High School District Observer Reports | comments

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 sc...

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