mv-voice.com http://www.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://www.mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[AAA: Sleepy drivers greatly increase risk of crashing]]> Drivers who lack a full night's sleep greatly increase their risk of crashing, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
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<![CDATA[No easy fix to the affordability crisis]]> A coalition of elected leaders from all nine Bay Area counties agreed to an ambitious new vision for regional growth in the coming decades, calling for a more balanced mix of jobs and housing that curbs displacement, explosive cost-of-living increases and long hours stuck in traffic jams.]]> <![CDATA[Military housing sets battleground for federal feud]]> In many ways, Shenandoah Square is a perfect site to help satisfy Mountain View's hunger for housing -- nearly ten times as many homes could be squeezed in if the property was fully built out. But a U.S. Army-backed proposal to sell and redevelop the site has provoked a blistering opposition campaign, with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, along with nine Bay Area U.S. Representatives, coming out against the idea.
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<![CDATA[Heritage Park celebrates grand opening]]> Set to open this weekend, Mountain View newest community park will give visitors a glimpse of the city's history as a farm town. ]]> <![CDATA[Council can't pass up tempting gatekeeper projects]]> In what has become a Mountain View holiday-season tradition, developers and property owners made a pilgrimage to City Hall on Dec. 6 to compete over who could offer the city the best gift. ]]> <![CDATA[MV woman arrested for attacking relative with knife]]> A Mountain View woman was attacked with a knife and suffered cuts to her face during a fight inside a home on the 1800 block of Higdon Avenue over the weekend, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Student: Stanford offered settlement for sexual-assault case]]> A former Stanford University student whose 2014 sexual-assault case spurred campus protests and national media attention has said the university recently offered her $60,000 to cover her therapy expenses, on the condition that she withdraw a federal complaint she filed against Stanford. ]]> <![CDATA[MayView clinic picks up where RotaCare left off]]> It's been seven months since El Camino Hospital closed the doors on Mountain View's RotaCare clinic, but patients in need of affordable health care services haven't had to search far for a replacement. The MayView Community Health Center has been the thriving and busy clinic for the uninsured, the successor of RotaCare for those who need to see a doctor but can't afford it.
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<![CDATA[Signs of the season]]> Snow, elves, carolers and candy canes -- it must be December in downtown Mountain View.
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<![CDATA[Ramirez, Cox tapped for planning commission seats]]> Lucas Ramirez, who was edged out of a City Council seat in the November election, was selected as the likely pick for an Environmental Planning Commission seat. ]]> <![CDATA[Cold, wet weather in this week's forecast]]> Temperatures in the Bay Area are expected to drop in the next coming days followed by wet weather later in the week, according to the National Weather Service.
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<![CDATA[Be cautious when using space heaters, says PG&E]]> Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S., and almost half of these fires occur between December and February, Pacific Gas and Electric officials warned customers Sunday.
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<![CDATA[Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions]]> Local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can blame it on water reductions from the Hetch Hetchy supply and blending from other sources, according to City of Palo Alto Utilities spokeswoman Catherine Elvert.]]> <![CDATA[Rising demand for CHAC's services]]> For decades, the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) has been a one-stop shop for adults and kids who are struggling with mental health problems.]]> <![CDATA[Breakthrough Prize honors local science pioneers at Moffett]]> It was a constellation of stars, science and Silicon Valley luminaries at the NASA Ames Research Park on Sunday for the annual Breakthrough Prize. Now in its fifth year, the award ceremony honors scientific achievement with the glitz of a Hollywood gala, and it did not disappoint.
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<![CDATA[Burglars smash vehicle into Apple Store in Palo Alto]]> A burglary ring crashed through the front glass windows of the Palo Alto Apple Store in downtown early Sunday morning by driving an SUV into the building and stealing an unknown quantity of merchandise, Palo Alto police said.]]> <![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.]]>