mv-voice.com http://www.mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us <![CDATA[Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given']]> Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhoods.]]> <![CDATA[Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police]]> Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property and looking through mailboxes along the 100 block of Mercy Street.]]> <![CDATA[Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up]]> Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's minimum wage increased.]]> <![CDATA[Garden debuts at Theuerkauf elementary]]> While environmental groups prepare to commemorate Earth Day next week, students in elementary schools across Mountain View are getting their hands dirty, and experiencing a little bit of Earth Day every day.]]> <![CDATA[City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces]]> With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office growth in the development pipeline, the question of how many employees companies choose to pack into their buildings is as important a factor as ever, and one that city officials say is hard to pin down.]]> <![CDATA[Gang confrontation leads to three arrests]]> Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon Avenue.]]> <![CDATA[Four more arrested in connection to arson fire]]> The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled parties and subsequent arson fire that destroyed a house on Fordham Way last month.]]> <![CDATA[Library bike repair station opens to the public]]> Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a free bike repair station in front of the city library.]]> <![CDATA[ATHENA awards ceremony set for Thursday]]> The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce will be presenting ATHENA awards to Mountain View residents Jessica Nowaski and Davida Brooks on Thursday, April 17, at an awards ceremony and luncheon.]]> <![CDATA[Rallying support to reopen schools]]> Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain View Whisman School Board meeting, requesting that trustees consider reopening the Whisman and Slater elementary schools, which were closed several years ago.]]> <![CDATA[Startup event attracts middle school students]]> Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School.]]> <![CDATA[Total lunar eclipse visible in Bay Area tonight]]> Bay Area stargazers are in for a late-night treat tonight when the moon passes behind the Earth's shadow and leads to a total lunar eclipse.
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<![CDATA[New track coach inspires students]]> Michael Streck-Woodard, has had a commanding presence as Mountain View High's track and field coach since last February. And with good reason.]]> <![CDATA[Crime Briefs: indecent exposure and laptop damaged]]> Man exposes himself to two kids and flees, and a complaint about loud music ends in damaged laptop.]]> <![CDATA[City poised for unprecedented office growth]]> An analysis by the Voice shows that an explosion of office development is knocking on Mountain View's door, bringing as many as 42,550 new office workers who will be driving on the area's freeways and competing for the city's increasingly expensive and scarce housing.]]> <![CDATA[School drug forum informs, shocks parents]]> A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people under the influence jumping out of windows and chewing on walls. ]]> <![CDATA[District attorney seeks clues in cold case]]> The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is asking the public for clues to the murder of a teen girl whose nude body was found with more than 60 stab wounds in Sunnyvale 31 years ago.]]> <![CDATA[Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes]]> In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem.
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<![CDATA[Air Guardsmen rescue sick baby at sea]]> A Moffett Field-based team of Air National Guardsmen reached San Diego this morning after rescuing a sick baby and her family who were adrift on a disabled sailboat off the coast of Baja California.]]> <![CDATA[State's gas prices jump in April]]> The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern California announced Tuesday.]]>