mv-voice.com http://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us <![CDATA[Downtown hair salons burglarized]]> Two hair salons on Villa Street were burglarized over the weekend when thieves made their way through locked doors and stole hundreds of dollars in cash and hair care supplies.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Fund: CSMA brings an artistic flair to the classroom]]> The next great musician to hail from Mountain View just might owe it all to the Community School of Music and Arts. Better known locally as CSMA, the Mountain View-based nonprofit provides art and music programs in schools to over 7,500 children in around 30 schools throughout the region. ]]> <![CDATA[Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks]]> After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and Sunnyvale, the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the victim as a 29-year-old Santa Clara man.]]> <![CDATA[Person killed on train tracks near Mountain View]]> A person was struck and killed on the train tracks between the Mountain View and Sunnyvale train stations at about 6 p.m. tonight.]]> <![CDATA[Council not sold on dedicated El Camino bus lanes]]> After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real.]]> <![CDATA[Fire crews put out laundromat fire]]> A dryer caught fire in a laundromat in Mountain View Wednesday, setting a second appliance ablaze and sending firefighters racing to the scene on East Middlefield Road.]]> <![CDATA[City buys land for park on Wyandotte Street]]> The city is moving quickly to purchase the vacant Robalee Kennel at 2254 Wyandotte Street in order to build a mini park. On Tuesday the City Council unanimously approved spending $2.6 million to buy the .89 acre site, formerly a space for the boarding of cats and dogs. It sits in the middle of a neighborhood that is one of the city's most underserved in terms of park space. ]]> <![CDATA[116-unit affordable housing project gets green light]]> While it may be only a drop in the bucket, the city is on the verge of a spike in affordable housing projects fueled by all the new development in Mountain View, and a recent hike in the city's developer fees.]]> <![CDATA[MV teen death ruled a suicide]]> The death of a teenage boy in an incident that led to an apartment evacuation at 2025 California St. in September has been ruled a suicide.]]> <![CDATA[Crime brief: man arrested after threatening a police officer]]> Police arrested an 18-year-old Mountain View man on Sunday after an extended confrontation between officers turned aggressive and the man allegedly lunged towards an officer.]]> <![CDATA[Santana Row developer to buy much of San Antonio center]]> In some good news for those who have been saying they'd like to see a Santana Row-style development in Mountain View, Santana Row's developer is set to buy most of Mountain View's largest shopping center.]]> <![CDATA[Supervisors OK study on body cameras for sheriff's deputies]]> The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to have its staff prepare a report on the possibility of equipping sheriff's deputies with body-worn cameras while on duty.]]> <![CDATA[Community shuttle starts rolling Jan. 5]]> On the first Monday of 2015, blue-and-white shuttles will begin circulating in Mountain View, a free service to get people to and from most major destinations in the city.
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<![CDATA[Moffett's Air National Guard rescue sick sailor]]> An Air National Guard unit based at Moffett Field rescued a sick man from a commercial fishing boat off the coast of Monterey Monday evening.]]> <![CDATA[Bay Area sees record rainfall in December]]> Major cities in the Bay Area are experiencing record rainfall during the first half of December, the National Weather Service said today. ]]> <![CDATA[Crime briefs: vehicle invasion and arrest during traffic stop]]> Police arrest man after he allegedly reaches for a baseball bat; man arrested for getting inside someone else's vehicle]]> <![CDATA[Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site]]> A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going to great lengths to preserve several small businesses in a redevelopment project at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real. ]]> <![CDATA[MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent]]> The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former superintendent of Palo Alto Unified School District, will lead the K-8 district from Jan. 1 through June 30.]]> <![CDATA[Weapons charges dropped against Young Jeezy]]> Felony weapons charges against rapper Young Jeezy and five others have been dropped following the fatal shooting at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View earlier this year.]]> <![CDATA[City's fees for affordable housing to be highest in region]]> City Council members decided Tuesday night to charge a higher fees on office development than any other city in the region, in order to raise desperately needed funds for affordable housing projects. ]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Fund: Day workers give thanks to volunteers]]> Paul Ramirez, who found hope and help at the Day Worker Center, plans to show his appreciation to the volunteers who helped him when life dealt him a series of major setbacks.]]> <![CDATA[Animal shelters drop adoption fees for holidays]]> Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) and five additional Bay Area animal shelters will take part in the annual Home for the Holidays Program this December and all six shelters will offer adoptions of adult dogs and cats for $12.
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<![CDATA[Holiday Fund: Mentors and students form close bonds]]> Cindy Castillo, a former director of financial aid at De Anza College, has been a mentor to Alta Vista High School student Jocelyn Trujillo for the past two years, through Mentor Tutor Connection. ]]> <![CDATA[Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright]]> As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light. Instead, it's the time of year for drawing together to generate our own brilliance. There's no better way to celebrate the season than by gathering to enjoy live music, dance and theater: our most radiant expressions of what it means to be human. ]]>