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[Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son]]> The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew Pearl. Andrew walked out of a group home for persons disabled by mental illness on July 11 at around 5 p.m. and has not been heard from since.]]> <![CDATA[VTA throws support behind Castro underpass]]> Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't win much love when the City Council considered it last month. Instead, the city is focusing efforts on the cheaper option of closing Castro to traffic. But at least one major supporter of the underpass has stepped forward: the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
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<![CDATA[New tenants sought for Cubberley]]> With its long-term future still in flux, Cubberley Community Center is preparing to welcome new tenants onto its sprawling campus to fill the space left behind by the departure of its largest tenant, Foothill College.]]> <![CDATA[Downtown cherry trees not very cheery]]> At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the coming months, another casualty of California's ongoing drought, according to city parks officials. After years of state-mandated water restrictions, city officials say they have been prohibited from irrigating the trees, which have become stressed and are starting to die. ]]> <![CDATA[Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure]]> Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure last week, but one that was barely mentioned was information from an undisclosed pair of surveys commissioned by the California Apartment Association.
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<![CDATA[Drumming up excitement]]> Elise Fujimoto leads a percussive performance of taiko drumming at the Obon Festival and Bazaar hosted by the Mountain View Buddhist Temple on July 16-17.
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<![CDATA[LASD may share parcel tax with Bullis Charter School]]> Los Altos School District board members signaled last week that they would be willing to include Bullis Charter School as a beneficiary of a parcel tax measure they plan to put on the November ballot.]]> <![CDATA[A not-so-seamless summer for hungry kids]]> Theuerkauf Elementary has been a busy, bustling hub for kids and families in Mountain View over the last month. The school is one of only a few sites in the city where children can get a free bite to eat, an essential resource for families who struggle to afford food.]]> <![CDATA[November election: who will run?]]> The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election opened on Monday, July 18. Here's an early look at who's running and who isn't.]]> <![CDATA[Eshoo announces Congressional App Challenge]]> The "Congressional App Challenge" for the 18th Congressional District has launched again, and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo is inviting local high school students to compete by creating and exhibiting an app for mobile, tablet or computer devices around science, technology, engineering and math education. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman killed in Los Altos Hills crash is ID'd]]> An woman killed Sunday evening when her car overturned off of Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Hills has been identified as 80-year-old Sylvia Crawley of San Jose, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.
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<![CDATA[What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town]]> Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to hear the story from other areas already equipped with ultra-fast broadband, the new service might not be the overnight sensation its fans anticipate. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto man reported missing]]> A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. ]]> <![CDATA[Council backs competing rent-control measure]]> A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance as a challenge to a citizen-backed measure they described as vague and inflexible.
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<![CDATA[Rent control initiative qualifies for fall ballot]]> The Mountain View Tenants Coalition announced Thursday evening that its rent control initiative has qualified to appear on the November ballot.
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<![CDATA[Man arrested following Mountain View burglary]]> Mountain View police arrested a 59-year-old suspect Wednesday morning after he allegedly burglarized an occupied home in the Old Mountain View neighborhood area, prompting a police search of the area.
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<![CDATA[Police: homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer]]> The owner of a Mountain View acupuncture clinic whose body was found in her Palo Alto home on July 7 was identified Tuesday as Jenny Shi, 65. Police said that it's likely she knew her assailant.]]> <![CDATA[New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes]]> School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making it hard for them to keep up with monthly rent and nearly impossible to buy a home. A new venture kicked off by two Stanford grads is looking to change that, and turn long-term renters into first-time home buyers.]]>