mv-voice.com http://www.mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us <![CDATA[Community activist to run for City Council]]> Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced that he will run for City Council this fall. ]]> <![CDATA[Spare the Air alert issued for Friday]]> The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.]]> <![CDATA[Pride on parade in downtown Mountain View]]> Donna Yeager, who hosts the show "On the Move" that's produced at KMVT, gets ready for the Disability Pride parade in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 19. Chanting, "We're here, we're loud, we're disabled and proud," participants made their way down Castro Street in the annual celebration of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. ]]> <![CDATA[Water district race heats up]]> Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara Valley Water District.]]> <![CDATA[District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers]]> The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary water enforcers who will be charged with investigating water waste throughout the county.]]> <![CDATA[President arrives in Bay Area on fundraising trip]]> President Barack Obama arrived at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday night for a short fundraising visit in the South Bay, including a noon fundraiser in Los Alto Hills.]]> <![CDATA[It's a party downtown at Thursday Night Live]]> Summer in Mountain View is the time to dance in the streets, thanks to the city's Thursday Night Live concert series. If you missed the most recent festivities, which featured country tunes by Sandy Bell, don't worry: the next one is coming up July 24, with a performance by cover band Party Monsters. ]]> <![CDATA[Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court]]> Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated for the California Supreme Court, Governor Jerry Brown's office announced Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Enjoying the moment at MV's Obon fest]]> Rev. Yushi Mukojima arrived at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple just one day after last year's annual Obon Festival wrapped up. ]]> <![CDATA[Video, police dog aid Palo Alto police in car burglary arrest]]> Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man early Saturday morning after he allegedly tried to steal a car from a driveway, repeatedly backing into another car before being confronted by a resident and fleeing. ]]> <![CDATA[County settles food storage lawsuit with Sysco]]> Ten California counties, including Santa Clara County, have settled a civil lawsuit filed against the Sysco Corporation regarding storing perishable foods in un-refrigerated and unregistered storage sheds.
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<![CDATA[Man hits officer after confronting Google employees]]> A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees over a YouTube video allegedly escalated into a fight with police officers.]]> <![CDATA[El Camino budgets for big plans]]> After ending the fiscal year on a high note, El Camino Hospital plans to pour millions more into programs at its Mountain View and Los Gatos hospital facilities for the 2014-15 fiscal year.]]> <![CDATA[Disability Pride parade on Saturday]]> The fifth annual West Coast Disability Pride Parade and Festival is set for Saturday, July 19, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event will celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and is one of many Disability Pride events taking place around the world.]]> <![CDATA[LinkedIn to hold job preparation clinic for homeless]]> LinkedIn is hosting around 75 homeless clients of InnVision Shelter Network in a job preparation clinic at its Mountain View headquarters on Friday, July 18.]]> <![CDATA[SV Community Foundation names new head of community impact]]> The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Wednesday that Erica K. Wood has been named as its new chief community impact officer.
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<![CDATA[School board election kicks off]]> Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District board this November.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Council members, stick to your guns on housing]]> Is it election year politics, or can it be that the City Council is finally seeing the light regarding the destructive consequences of Mountain View's jobs-to-housing imbalance? ]]> <![CDATA[Crime brief: man pulls knife in fight]]> Police arrested a Mountain View man Friday after he reportedly assaulted another man.]]> <![CDATA[One injured in two-alarm structure fire]]> A two-alarm house fire broke out on the Elmwood Street in Mountain View on Tuesday night, leaving one injured and causing significant damage to the home.]]> <![CDATA[Google donates free community shuttle service]]> The free community shuttle that has been long desired by some City Council members and residents is going to become reality this fall, thanks to a large contribution from Google.]]> <![CDATA[Jose Vargas detained by border patrol in Texas, released]]> After a day of anxiety over his fate, border security agents in McAllen, Texas have released one of America's most prominent undocumented immigrants, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a Mountain View High School graduate.]]> <![CDATA[Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?]]> I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain View has a growing jobs-housing imbalance issue. But it also has a housing-schools imbalance that is equally, perhaps even more, urgent.]]> <![CDATA[Downtown space exploration]]> People walking through downtown Mountain View might find space shuttles, robots and astronaut suits popping up in the windows of popular businesses. That's because the NASA Ames Research Center is celebrating its 75th anniversary with 17 exhibits sprinkled throughout Mountain View and Sunnyvale.]]> <![CDATA[Fighting summer hunger]]> Summer may give kids a few months of reprieve from homework, math problems and essays, but for many students it means losing two daily meals.]]>