mv-voice.com https://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2018 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online https://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png https://mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[County denounces proposed immigration rule on public benefits]]> Santa Clara County officials have denounced a new Trump administration proposal that it says seeks to impose "harsh immigration consequences" for the use of many public benefits and services.]]> <![CDATA[Berman to focus on computer science education at forum]]> Assemblyman Marc Berman will address the perceived gap between the increasing availability of jobs in technology and skills taught at California public schools at an event in East Palo Alto on Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Windy, dry conditions increase fire danger over the weekend]]> Continuing dry weather, brittle grasslands, warm fall temperatures, low humidity and high winds have prompted a call for extreme fire safety in the Bay Area this weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Gov. Brown signs bill extending four-year degree program at community colleges]]> Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill to extend a pilot program that allows the state's community colleges to offer four-year bachelor's degree programs in specific fields.]]> <![CDATA[Stark achievement gap remains in local schools]]> Test scores released this month show a recurring struggle to raise performance among low-income and minority students in the Mountain View Whisman School District.]]> <![CDATA[Diocese of San Jose addresses sex abuse allegations]]> Bishop Patrick McGrath will visit Palo Alto this Saturday on behalf of the Diocese of San Jose to hold a listening session where he will address sexual abuse allegations against priests within his diocese.]]> <![CDATA[Bike Exchange finds new home]]> The Silicon Valley Bike Exchange is no longer on the brink of closure. The nonprofit, which repairs bikes and donates them, is set to relocate to a Palo Alto industrial office space being provided temporarily by Google. ]]> <![CDATA[Former teacher accuses MVLA supe of lying about free speech dust-up]]> A former Mountain View High School teacher accused Superintendent Jeff Harding of lying to the press about his suspension shortly after the 2016 presidential campaign.]]> <![CDATA[Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back']]> Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her while they were teenagers. ]]> <![CDATA[Lawsuit delays study of Highway 85 congestion relief]]> Promises to explore a new transit option along the median of Highway 85 are being halted, at least for now, by a lawsuit filed against the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA).]]> <![CDATA[Red flag warning in effect tonight through Thursday afternoon]]> A red flag warning is in effect in the Bay Area for tonight (Sept. 19) through Thursday afternoon because of hot, dry and windy conditions expected in the region, according to the National Weather Service.]]> <![CDATA[New state laws aim to boost mental health services]]> Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several pieces of legislation this month aimed at fixing or improving access to mental health services in California, while vetoing one bill that promised to reimburse student loans for mental health professionals working in "shortage areas."
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<![CDATA[AI boosts SETI Institute's search for extraterrestrial life]]> Google and Facebook aren't the only ones seeing huge potential in building artificial intelligence algorithms -- The emerging AI technology is also opening new horizons for space exploration.
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<![CDATA[New law requires apartment balcony inspections]]> At a birthday party in June 2015, six young people died when a fifth-story balcony collapsed, according to the office of state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, who co-authored the bill, Senate Bill 721.
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<![CDATA[Pardo de Zela to fill rental committee vacancy]]> Tom Means' vacant seat on the city's Rental Housing Committee will be filled by Julian Pardo de Zela, the committee's alternate member. In a testy 4-3 vote, the City Council appointed Pardo de Zela despite complaints that the city should consider more applicants.
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<![CDATA[Google renews community shuttle funding]]> Mountain View's free community shuttle will remain free for a little bit longer. City officials announced last week that funding for the free transit system is being renewed by Google through the end of 2019. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto University professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault]]> Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as the author of the confidential letter that accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the early 1980s, when they were both high school students in suburban Maryland.]]> <![CDATA[School board approves pay raises for teachers, admins]]> The Mountain View Whisman School District unanimously approved a 5 percent salary increase for its teaching staff and its top administrators]]> <![CDATA[Public health data initiative aims to improve health by building knowledge]]> The public health department for Santa Clara County has launched a new data portal that offers hundreds of numbers and visualizations regarding public safety in the South Bay.]]> <![CDATA[County struggles to meet 'overwhelming' needs]]> Back in 2006, Chris Tanti sought to reinvent the way Australia delivered youth mental health services.]]>