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[FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise]]> The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints from residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties regarding aircraft headed to SFO.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View loses deputy city manager]]> Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager, has announced she will be leaving to take a new job in Redwood City. ]]> <![CDATA[Health care district pours millions into local wellness initiatives]]> The El Camino Healthcare District board of directors approved a $6.4 million package of new grants intended to improve access to health care among the low-income and minority families, as well as preventative programs aimed to curb the rate of diabetes and hypertension throughout the county.]]> <![CDATA[Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge]]> A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner for sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated woman sparked an uproar across the globe and on social media over its brevity -- shows how some county residents would vote in an actual recall election.]]> <![CDATA[Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday]]> The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air conditions in the region.
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<![CDATA[Restaurant owners plead for help in face of redevelopment plans]]> With their building space slated for redevelopment, owners of the downtown restaurant Morocco's are waging a public campaign to try to secure guarantees from their landlord for a new home -- a campaign brought before the City Council on June 14 during a packed meeting.]]> <![CDATA[City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans]]> Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members approved major construction plans on the El Camino Hospital campus Wednesday night.]]> <![CDATA[Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges]]> Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered in glass fragments.
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<![CDATA[Obama's message to entrepreneurs: 'You are the bridge']]> On one of the most tumultuous days for world markets and amid news that the United Kingdom will exit the European Union, President Barack Obama delivered a message of hope and unity on Friday at the 2016 White House Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which is being held at Stanford University.
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<![CDATA[MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight]]> A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff Park.]]> <![CDATA[City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes]]> At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals for 67 below-market-rate apartments and pledged a $7 million check to help build them.
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<![CDATA[President Obama arrives in Mountain View]]> Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain View in anticipation of an international business summit. ]]> <![CDATA[City Council backs plan to close Castro Street]]> In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2 vote, backed plans to close Castro Street to car traffic at the Caltrain crossing. ]]> <![CDATA[City Council approves rosy budget for better year]]> The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's new budget for the upcoming fiscal year — but not without some controversy on utility-rate hikes and some pet projects for discretionary spending. ]]> <![CDATA[Three arrested in downtown brawl]]> Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning.]]> <![CDATA[County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot]]> In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon unanimously approved placing a $950 million affordable housing bond measure on the November ballot. ]]> <![CDATA[DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes]]> In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend in jail after sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated woman on campus last year, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Wednesday proposed legislation that would eliminate the possibility of probation and make years in prison mandatory for anyone convicted of the same crime.]]> <![CDATA[School board approves big superintendent pay raise]]> In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's pay by 10 percent following his first year on the job. The increase raises the salary to the level advertised by the district last year when it was seeking a superintendent.]]>