mv-voice.com http://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2015 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online http://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png http://mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Tonight: Meeting on Mountain View salt pond restoration]]> A team of government scientists and officials will gather tonight, Aug. 4, in Mountain View to discuss the next steps in a long-term effort to convert 15,100 acres of industrial ponds back into marsh habitat along the South Bay. ]]> <![CDATA[DUI suspected in driver rescued from Sunnyvale train tracks]]> A driver who narrowly missed being struck by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Monday night has been cited on suspicion of drunk driving and other offenses in connection with multiple crashes, authorities said Tuesday.
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<![CDATA[Rebuilding a life]]> It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle accident. But family, and his fellow craftsmen, helped him recover his memory and his woodworking skills. ]]> <![CDATA[Nine arrested at Phish concert]]> Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling and transporting controlled substances at a Phish concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre.]]> <![CDATA[Local coach to compete in world championship]]> A local track and field coach who taught at both Stanford and Los Altos High School is headed to France this week to compete in an international track and field championship.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: A strange definition of transparency]]> Why is public information about applicants for an open seat on the school board being suppressed by the board president of the Mountain View Whisman School District?
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<![CDATA[City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays]]> Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels as part of a $2.3 million project expected to eventually pay back its cost over years of energy savings. ]]> <![CDATA[Two more join quest for vacant school board seat]]> Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different perspectives on the district's challenges. One is a longtime advocate for the district's Latino families, and one is a new Mountain View resident who's been active in the push to open a new school serving the Whisman and Slater neighborhoods.
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<![CDATA[Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation]]> A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents from the back wing of the complex.]]> <![CDATA[Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program]]> Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in California, and the Mountain View Whisman School District is no exception.]]> <![CDATA[Much more than a soup kitchen]]> Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and Mercy streets near downtown Mountain View looking for a hot breakfast, a warm place to sit and warm reception from familiar faces.]]> <![CDATA[Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels]]> A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in the rest of the nation, according to a Silicon Valley economic research institute.]]> <![CDATA[Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project]]> The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project expected to greatly reduce emissions and allow for expanded passenger service. ]]> <![CDATA[Competition heats up for open school board seat]]> The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching, and several more parents have announced they will be throwing their hats in the ring.]]> <![CDATA[Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones]]> About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market.]]> <![CDATA[The Best of Mountain View 2015]]> What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition to being the center of Silicon Valley innovation, Mountain View is home to an eclectic blend of cool shops, noteworthy services, tempting restaurants and an array of specialty food and drink establishments. With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to find the stand-out places in town. And that is why we ask our readers, the true local experts, to single out the best that Mountain View has to offer, from places to take a date to the best happy hour, pet care and shoe repair. We're proud to present this year's top voter-getters chosen by you in our 2015 Best of Mountain View poll. ]]>