mv-voice.com http://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2016 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online http://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png http://mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans]]> Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members approved major construction plans on the El Camino Hospital campus Wednesday night.]]> <![CDATA[Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges]]> Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered in glass fragments.
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<![CDATA[Obama's message to entrepreneurs: 'You are the bridge']]> On one of the most tumultuous days for world markets and amid news that the United Kingdom will exit the European Union, President Barack Obama delivered a message of hope and unity on Friday at the 2016 White House Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which is being held at Stanford University.
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<![CDATA[MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight]]> A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff Park.]]> <![CDATA[City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes]]> At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals for 67 below-market-rate apartments and pledged a $7 million check to help build them.
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<![CDATA[President Obama arrives in Mountain View]]> Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain View in anticipation of an international business summit. ]]> <![CDATA[City Council backs plan to close Castro Street]]> In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2 vote, backed plans to close Castro Street to car traffic at the Caltrain crossing. ]]> <![CDATA[City Council approves rosy budget for better year]]> The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's new budget for the upcoming fiscal year — but not without some controversy on utility-rate hikes and some pet projects for discretionary spending. ]]> <![CDATA[Three arrested in downtown brawl]]> Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning.]]> <![CDATA[County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot]]> In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon unanimously approved placing a $950 million affordable housing bond measure on the November ballot. ]]> <![CDATA[DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes]]> In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend in jail after sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated woman on campus last year, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Wednesday proposed legislation that would eliminate the possibility of probation and make years in prison mandatory for anyone convicted of the same crime.]]> <![CDATA[School board approves big superintendent pay raise]]> In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's pay by 10 percent following his first year on the job. The increase raises the salary to the level advertised by the district last year when it was seeking a superintendent.]]> <![CDATA[LASD continues to pursue new school site]]> The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school site on El Camino Real, turning down the opportunity to focus on building a school on an existing campus in favor of land acquisition plans.]]> <![CDATA[LASD school board member steps down early]]> Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before her term expires, leaving a school board vacancy to be filled in the November election.]]> <![CDATA[Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit]]> President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will feature entrepreneurs from around the world. ]]> <![CDATA[Pair arrested for alleged mail theft after crashing car in Mountain View]]> Palo Alto police arrested a man and a woman in Mountain View on June 7 for allegedly stealing mail from several residential mailboxes in Atherton and Menlo Park, according to a police department press release.]]> <![CDATA[Meeting tonight: Big decisions ahead for Castro Street, El Camino Hospital]]> In what is certain to be a lively meeting, the City Council on Wednesday night will make a long-awaited decision on how Castro Street should be reconfigured, or closed, to make way for the Caltrain crossing. Also on the agenda is council consideration of a major expansion of El Camino Hospital. ]]> <![CDATA[Hospital budgets for big expansion plans]]> El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another bump in prices in order to keep the community hospital financially stable in a fiercely competitive local market.]]> <![CDATA[Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots]]> It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101. There was also a VTA bus, with only three passengers.]]> <![CDATA[New school makes it into the budget after all]]> It was all smiles at the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday night, after board members came together on a new financing plan that sets aside enough construction money to build a new school at Slater by as early as 2019.]]> <![CDATA[Construction boom brings problems for city's projects]]> With construction cranes and work crews ubiquitous across town, Mountain View is experiencing a surging development market never seen before, bringing a wave of public improvements and filling the city's coffers with fee revenue.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center]]> The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical" staff positions at a yet-to-open youth mental-health center currently being developed by Stanford Medicine's Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing.
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<![CDATA[City lifts emergency drought rules]]> With 2016 proving a wetter year, the Mountain View City Council voted on Tuesday to relax some of the local restrictions on water use, despite arguments from advocates that a statewide drought is hardly a thing of the past. ]]>