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[Captured Palo Alto inmate appears in court]]> The Palo Alto inmate who broke out from Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose the night before Thanksgiving and stayed on the loose until earlier this week appeared in court on Friday afternoon along with a second inmate who escaped with him.]]> <![CDATA[Monday: Mountain View's holiday tree-lighting celebration]]> Ringing in the holiday season with Mountain View style is the annual Community Tree Lighting Celebration on Monday evening at the Civic Center Plaza.
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<![CDATA[Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless]]> Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly Park, one such encampment sits across the creek from homes worth more than $2 million, representing the major gulf between the haves and the have-nots in Silicon Valley.]]> <![CDATA[Three men sought in CVS robbery]]> Police are looking for three men who allegedly stole over $1,000 in items from a CVS pharmacy in Mountain View last week, and attacked an employee who tried to stop them.]]> <![CDATA[Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision]]> A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were asking too much of one of the world's wealthiest companies.]]> <![CDATA[A respite from the cold]]> More than a hundred homeless people in the northern end of Santa Clara County now have a warm, reliable place to sleep each night, after the Sunnyvale Cold Weather Shelter opened its doors for the first time Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Caltrain, Crisis Text Line announce partnership]]> Starting next week, the now-ubiquitous "There is Help" signs with suicide hotline numbers posted at local Caltrain stations and along the railroad tracks will be joined by a new resource for those in crisis: Crisis Text Line, a free, confidential, 24/7 support service accessible by simply texting the number 741741.]]> <![CDATA[MVPD seeks to improve body cam program]]> It's been a little over a year since the Mountain View Police Department outfitted all of its officers with wearable cameras, joining a growing number of Bay Area law enforcement agencies aiming to boost accountability, assist in criminal prosecutions and create an impartial record of police activity to discipline or exonerate officers following complaints from the public.]]> <![CDATA[Escaped Palo Alto inmate nabbed]]> A woman suspected of helping one of two inmates, including a Palo Alto man, who escaped from the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose last week has been arrested as the search for the two men continues, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Federal grant aims to boost Valley's traffic-reduction efforts]]> An effort by Palo Alto, Mountain View and neighboring cities to get drivers to instead use trains, buses and other modes of transportation just got a lift from the federal government -- a $1 million grant aimed at accelerating the switch.]]> <![CDATA[Cold weather homeless shelters open this week]]> Homeless residents of the County of Santa Clara have access to as many as 395 additional shelter beds starting this week, county officials said.
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<![CDATA[Trump deportation plan sends South Bay leaders searching for options]]> Donald Trump's election has created a cloud of uncertainty for the nation's estimated 11.4 million undocumented immigrants. Advocates are urging leaders in Mountain View and other Santa Clara County cities to take a stand and give assurances to local immigrants that they will be protected.
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<![CDATA[Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field]]> NASA officials are complaining that a U.S. Navy treatment system that's supposed to be cleaning up toxic groundwater at Moffett Field has been malfunctioning for an unknown length of time. Regulators from the Environmental Protection Agency and the State Water Resources Control Board say they are investigating the incident to learn more.
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<![CDATA[Tuesday: Council to revisit North Bayshore precise plan]]> The much-awaited plans to transform the North Bayshore tech corridor into a residential neighborhood will be taken up by the Mountain View City Council at its Tuesday, Nov. 29, meeting. ]]> <![CDATA[Google pitches housing project in East Whisman]]> Google is pitching a new swath of dense apartments and offices in the East Whisman area, mirroring the tech giant's other big plans for Mountain View.
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<![CDATA[Palo Alto man one of escaped inmates still at large]]> A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the successful capture of two men who escaped from the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose Wednesday night, Sheriff Laurie Smith announced Friday.
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<![CDATA[So much more than a soup kitchen]]> To see how the area served by the Community Services Agency has changed, Tom Myers needs only to peer out his office window. For the last year, he's been viewing the scene across the street as construction crews finished a 184-apartment luxury complex expected to open in early 2017.
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<![CDATA[City accepting applicants to new rent control committee]]> Mountain View is now recruiting for the city's new Rental Housing Committee -- the governing body tasked with making crucial decisions on how Measure V, the city's new rent control law, will be implemented.
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<![CDATA[Huge apartment development wins nervous council's support]]> The Mountain View City Council gave the initial go-ahead on Tuesday to a true mixed-bag development -- it would possibly be the city's largest affordable-housing project to date, but it could require displacing more than 200 middle-income households.
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