mv-voice.com https://mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2019 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online https://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png https://mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion]]> Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes -- for easing congestion on neighborhood streets and prominent commute arteries.]]> <![CDATA[Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62]]> Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62, according to a statement from co-founder Larry Ellison posted on Hurd's website.]]> <![CDATA[Bullis Charter drops enrollment preference while blasting Los Altos district for divisiveness]]> Bullis Charter School will not give priority enrollment to students residing in wealthier areas, marking the latest development in a heated debate over the charter school's enrollment practices and recruiting efforts.]]> <![CDATA[A scientific star, SOFIA research jet visits NASA Ames]]> The SOFIA air observatory is making a rare visit to Moffett Field to mark the 80th anniversary of the NASA Ames Research Center. The research jet is open for public tours on Saturday, Oct. 19. ]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council: Siegel, Matichak declare plans to run in 2020]]> It’s more than a year out, but Mountain View’s 2020 election for City Council is already beginning to take shape.
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<![CDATA[Council subcommittee punts on how high to raise Mountain View's rent control limit]]> As a City Council subcommittee prepares a package of changes to the city's rent control law to go before voters, its members are still avoiding the big question: How much will rents be allowed to go up? ]]> <![CDATA[Assemblyman Ash Kalra joins county workers' picket lines on ninth day of strikes]]> Santa Clara County workers striking for the ninth day Thursday were joined on the picket lines by Assemblyman Ash Kalra, D-San Jose.]]> <![CDATA[Silicon Valley Community Foundation hires new leadership team]]> The Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) announced the hiring of several new executives, part of restructuring after former CEO Emmett Carson and other top staff departed amid toxic workplace complaints.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council campaign sign vandal sentenced]]> Mountain View community activist Job Lopez has reportedly completed his punishment for defacing campaign signs during the run-up to the 2018 City Council election. ]]> <![CDATA[Facebook donates $25 million for local teacher housing project]]> A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation from social media giant Facebook.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View Whisman seeks bond measure in 2020]]> Mountain View Whisman school board members agreed last week to pursue a bond measure in 2020, citing polling data that shows district voters would be willing to back a measure that supports teachers and builds more classrooms space.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park woman sentenced to three weeks in prison for role in college admissions scam]]> A 50-year-old entrepreneur from Menlo Park who fraudulently claimed her son was black or Latino on college applications was ordered to pay a $9,500 fine and spend three weeks in prison, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[A 'chronic public health issue': Stanford officials troubled by campus sexual assault data]]> Nearly 40% of undergraduate women who have attended Stanford University for four years have experienced some form of nonconsensual sexual contact, according to results from a campus climate survey.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County employees back on the picket line]]> Santa Clara County officials made a new offer to union negotiators with Service Employees International Union Local 521 Tuesday after a months-long stalemate and seven days of strikes.]]> <![CDATA[Huge cedar outside City Hall will be cut down]]> Santa Claus will surely be there, along with carolers and free hot chocolate for all, but something will be missing from this year's Community Tree Lighting Celebration. Its star attraction, the tree, will not be there.
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