mv-voice.com http://www.mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2017 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online http://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png http://www.mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[County seeks injunction on executive order cutting funds for 'sanctuary jurisdictions']]> Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order that would deny federal funds to sanctuary cities, counties and states. ]]> <![CDATA[Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public]]> For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated new Teach to One math program wasn't even on the radar. Every passing week that teachers grappled with technological crises and numerous parents demanded fixes was another week the district office stayed mum about the problems.]]> <![CDATA[Whistleblowers allege Air District improperly destroys pollution documents]]> Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired for trying to prevent the illegal destruction of important records.]]> <![CDATA[Driver in fatal I-280 crash ID'd]]> A man who died Monday evening after crashing into a California Highway Patrol car has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as 41-year-old Jeremiah Kiley.
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<![CDATA[Forecast: Rainstorm dissipating, cooler weather ahead]]> The Bay Area is about to get a break from the heavy rains that battered the region Monday and caused major flooding in some areas, according to the National Weather Service.
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<![CDATA[Grant seeks citywide goodwill]]> Four of Mountain View's premier tech companies are pooling money to invest in ideas to make the city more compassionate and equitable. Anyone with an idea how to foster that goodwill is urged to write it up and send it in.]]> <![CDATA[Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley]]> The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along and serve as a magnet for people from all over the world.]]> <![CDATA[How fast is too fast on Stevens Creek?]]> Stevens Creek Trail has turned into a wildly popular travel route for Mountain View residents, serving as both a recreational hub and a commute path to and from the jobs-heavy North Bayshore area.]]> <![CDATA[Driver dies after crashing into CHP vehicle on I-280]]> A driver died at a hospital Sunday evening after crashing a car into a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was assisting a disabled vehicle on southbound Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Hills.
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<![CDATA[County prepares for major housing boom]]> Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless residents. And while most of the county's new Measure A housing bond will go towards helping the neediest residents, one big question still remains: where do you put all the housing?]]> <![CDATA[Storm-damaged Arastradero Road won't be fixed until summer]]> A section of Arastradero Road in Palo Alto where the asphalt is crumbling and falling into Los Trancos Creek has nearby residents and others who travel the road nervous that it could collapse.]]> <![CDATA[With storm brewing, weather service issues advisories]]> The National Weather Service has issued wind and flood-watch advisories for the San Francisco Bay Area that will be in effect from 4 p.m. Sunday until late Monday night.]]> <![CDATA[County urges Supreme Court to rule on certain protections for detained immigrants]]> Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held in prolonged detention during deportation proceedings are entitled to certain constitutional protections.]]> <![CDATA[Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification]]> The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that Federal Transit Administration officials were holding back grant funding needed with only days before construction was to begin.
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<![CDATA[East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices]]> The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense, mixed-use neighborhood with 9,700 new apartments. For tech developers, the council also pushed ahead on plans to max out the area with at least 1.7 million new square feet of office space. ]]> <![CDATA[School district cuts list of new boundary plans]]> The Mountain View Whisman School District inched its way toward a consensus on new school enrollment boundaries, following a marathon six-hour committee meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown]]> Pledging a united front to protect migrants, local policymakers, school officials and law enforcement on Saturday issued a rallying cry to protest the recent executive orders by President Donald Trump. At the city-sponsored Civility Roundtable event, panel members gave repeated assurances to a crowd of about 200 that they would look to safeguard the full patchwork of the South Bay community, and they invited everyone to join them in the effort. ]]> <![CDATA[Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point']]> While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding themselves in a difficult position as they attempt to dispel a growing sense of panic among undocumented residents that mass deportations are imminent. ]]> <![CDATA[Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea]]> Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would allow homeless residents to occupy homes in the Waverly Park neighborhood, making for a raucous meeting with shouting, testy exchanges, and eventually, a police presence.
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<![CDATA[Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill]]> The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy math program called Teach to One.]]>