mv-voice.com http://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2017 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online http://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png http://mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Big donations kick off Measure B campaign]]> The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with large donations from city leaders as well as legal firms, architects and construction companies that have a close relationship with the district, according to campaign finance documents.
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<![CDATA[Five-story apartment project gets icy reception]]> A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain View's challenging path to dramatically grow its housing stock.
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<![CDATA[Communication 101]]> When it comes to helping Mountain View's most needy students, better communication and parent education will improve test scores. That's what a group of Mountain View Whisman School District parents, charged with finding ways to fix the district's problematic special education and English-language learner programs, agreed to after six months of meetings to brainstorm ways to tackle students' poor performance.]]> <![CDATA[Grocery checkout resembles a breadline]]> The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby neighborhood. Whether a shopper is buying only a carton of milk or enough food to last the month, residents in the Moffett Boulevard neighborhood say they no longer expect any trip to the grocery store will be speedy.]]> <![CDATA[Women's rights walk Sunday in Palo Alto]]> Local female leaders from an array of fields, from education and activism to public service, will speak at a rally on Sunday, March 26, in Palo Alto organized by Feminist Majority, a national women's rights organization.]]> <![CDATA[How local schools measure up in new state assessment]]> In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of Education released a new report last week that sums up the quality of public schools in a detail-laden "dashboard" for school officials and families alike.]]> <![CDATA[City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules]]> Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire department monitor and sanction the emerging mobile-fuel businesses. But while the Mountain View now has formal standards, some of the mobile-fuel companies warn the regulations will essentially kill their market within the city. ]]> <![CDATA[Burglary suspects at large after high-speed chase]]> Two suspects are still at large after a home burglary in Mountain View this morning led to a high-speed chase that ended in San Jose, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Storms Friday, Sunday to bring rain, gusty winds]]> Bay Area rivers are expected to stay within their banks when rain from two storms falls in the region Friday and Sunday, National Weather Service officials said.
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<![CDATA[Trump cuts spell trouble for local housing]]> Calling an affordable-housing project a "miracle" sounds trite, but the term now seems apt for a new 67-unit apartment project being built 1701 El Camino Real. ]]> <![CDATA['Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April]]> Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series with regional leaders that will launch in Palo Alto next month.]]> <![CDATA[Bystanders stop phone theft suspect]]> A transient woman who allegedly robbed a woman of her phone last week was arrested after bystanders chased down the suspect and detained her until police arrived.
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<![CDATA[Brief break in rain Wednesday]]> More soggy, windy weather is expected to roll into the Bay Area after a brief sunny respite on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
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<![CDATA[Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed]]> The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing a recall on the ballot until next summer given the cost of mounting a special election this November.]]>