mv-voice.com http://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us <![CDATA[City toughens up water restrictions]]> Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain View City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday night to adopt a plan that would reduce the city's water usage by restricting, among other things, landscape irrigation to only two days per week.]]> <![CDATA[Claim filed against county office of education over alleged molestation at outdoor ed-camp]]> A claim was filed Thursday, May 21, against the Santa Clara County Office of Education alleging it hired a person who molested a 10-year-old boy at a science camp earlier this year.
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<![CDATA[Tennis tournament returns to MV]]> The 2015 Mountain View Open Tennis Tournament is set for Memorial Day weekend at the Cuesta Tennis Center at Cuesta Park. Returning tournament director John Togasaki will be leading this four-day tournament. ]]> <![CDATA[Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV]]> The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech media got whipped into a tizzy last week over news that a new fleet of auto-piloted cars will soon be hitting local streets. ]]> <![CDATA[More charges brought against camp counselor in child porn case]]> A former science camp counselor in Santa Clara County who allegedly possessed hundreds of child pornography photos and videos is facing additional charges alleging that he manufactured child pornography, a deputy district attorney said Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Days numbered for city's small RV park]]> Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property is being sold to a residential developer. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman arrested for suspected Kohl's theft]]> A Menlo Park woman was arrested last week after she was caught allegedly trying to steal more than $1,000 in jewelery from the Kohl's on Showers Drive.]]> <![CDATA[Local mental health program receives WASC accreditation]]> El Camino Hospital's After School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) program for local teenagers with significant mental health conditions has received a six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the hospital announced Wednesday.
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<![CDATA[MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan]]> A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain View, but council members indicated they weren't inclined to revisit the issue in the coming weeks. ]]> <![CDATA[Tennis tournament at Cuesta Park this weekend]]> The 2015 Mountain View Open Tennis Tournament is set for Memorial Day weekend at the Cuesta Tennis Center at Cuesta Park. Returning tournament director John Togasaki will be leading this four-day tournament. ]]> <![CDATA[MV veteran inducted into French Legion of Honor]]> It's safe to say that there aren't too many residents of Mountain View who belong to the French Legion of Honor. Alfonso Barreras, an 80-year-old Mountain View resident, is the latest to receive the honor. ]]> <![CDATA[Luring kids back to hot lunch]]> School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years. But back in the kitchens, every elementary and middle school in the city is stuck in the 20th century, with aging equipment used to cook up food that fewer and fewer kids are finding palatable.]]> <![CDATA[Wednesday: El Camino hosts panel of women innovators in health care fields]]> Los Altos Women's Caucus and El Camino Hospital are teaming up to host a panel of local women innovators in healthcare on Wednesday, May 20, at the hospital. Panelists include Surbhi Sarna, Piya Sorcar, Dr. Erica Weirich, and El Camino CEO Tomi Ryba. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto pilot was arrested prior to disappearance]]> A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and vanished over the Pacific Ocean was arrested two weeks prior to his disappearance, according to court records in Florida's Orange County Superior Court.]]> <![CDATA[Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate]]> A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed the California Senate and is now being considered by the state Assembly.]]> <![CDATA[Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools]]> Election season is still comfortably far away, but Mountain View Whisman school board members are looking to get a head start on drafting a new parcel tax to hit the ballot box as soon as March of next year.]]> <![CDATA[New MVLA superintendent promises to play 'big role' in community]]> Healdsburg Superintendent Jeff Harding will take over as superintendent of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School district this summer, following the board's approval of his contract Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV]]> Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a new fleet of prototype vehicles this summer. ]]> <![CDATA[Task force dumps new school plan]]> Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain View Whisman School District's Boundary Advisory Task Force agreed last night that a new school would siphon too many students from existing schools and threaten a school closure in the future.]]> <![CDATA[Housing dealt setback in North Bayshore decision]]> Through last year's election and a string of subsequent policy decisions, Mountain View officials signaled they wanted to transform North Bayshore's office parks into a viable mixed-use neighborhood a village where tech workers could live, work and shop. By adding thousands of new homes, city officials reasoned they could clamp down on traffic congestion as well as ease the citywide housing shortage.
But is that vision of tech-ville still feasible? Last week's council decision to divide up bonus development rights in North Bayshore could be seen as a big setback to that goal. In a 4-3 vote, council members threw their support behind splitting 2.2 million square feet in office expansion between four sites, none of which were marked for further residential study by the city.
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<![CDATA[Four suspects arrested after cop hit by car]]> Four suspects are in custody after a suspected financial fraud incident at an AT&T store in Mountain View in which two of the suspects drove their vehicle into an officer.]]> <![CDATA[Vintage World War II aircraft on display at Moffett Field]]> A collection of rare World War II aircraft touched down at Moffett Federal Airfield and they'll be available the public to admire, hop inside or even take up for a ride through Friday, May 22. ]]> <![CDATA[Three suspects sought for credit card fraud]]> Police are asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects who tried to purchase $5,000 in goods from a store last month using a fraudulent credit card account.]]> <![CDATA[Pedestrian threatened, PA man arrested]]> A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm someone, and later returned to the same area where police arrested him.]]> <![CDATA[Want a cash prize? Create an app for that]]> Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with the top three ideas to win cash prizes.]]> <![CDATA[County camp employee charged with child molestation]]> An employee at the Walden West Science Camp in Saratoga is facing molestation charges following an investigation that found hundreds of images and videos of child pornography on his computer, according to the press release Santa Clara County Office of Education.]]> <![CDATA[Voice wins in statewide journalism competition]]> The Mountain View Voice was honored at a statewide journalism competition on Saturday, winning first place for the best news photo. At the Better Newspaper Contest, the Voice took also took home two second-place awards for education coverage and feature photo.
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