mv-voice.com https://www.mv-voice.com If it is local and useful, it is on mv-voice.com. en-us Copyright 2019 mv-voice.com Mountain View Online https://mv-voice.com/art/top_logo.png https://www.mv-voice.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Planning commission backs housing-heavy vision for Terra Bella]]> For Mountain View's Environmental Planning Commission, the Terra Bella light industrial area represents a big opportunity for housing growth, but it comes with some serious challenges.
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<![CDATA[Lime ditches bikes for scooters, leaving cities in limbo]]> In a feat of backpedaling, bike-share companies are swiftly pulling their fleets of rental bikes from Mountain View and a host of other Bay Area cities, saying there isn't enough ridership to make the business sustainable.
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<![CDATA[State officials skeptical of low homeless student numbers]]> California is currently facing the worst homelessness crisis in recent memory, yet hundreds of the state's school districts are reporting they have no students who lack stable housing. ]]> <![CDATA[Mixed picture for city budget]]> It was a mixed bag financially for Mountain View as elected officials reviewed the city's midyear budget last week. While local property values and tax revenues continue their ascent to all-time highs, most of the city's other revenue sources seem to be going in the opposite direction.]]> <![CDATA[Suspicious mail at Google building prompts hazmat response]]> U.S. postal inspectors concluded that suspicious mail sent to a Google building Wednesday was not dangerous, following a two-hour hazmat response and a street closure.]]> <![CDATA[One displaced after apartment kitchen fire]]> Mountain View firefighters extinguished a small fire Wednesday that broke out in the kitchen of an apartment complex, damaging the unit and prompting an evacuation of the building.]]> <![CDATA[City unveils new community center]]> The Mountain View Community Center reopens this Saturday, Feb. 23, following a five-year effort to expand and update the aging building for the 21st century. ]]> <![CDATA[Should police protect Facebook's bikes?]]> Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances, arresting them and confiscating the bikes if they find that the cyclists stopped don't work for the giant social media company. ]]> <![CDATA[Federal agency canceling grant for high-speed rail project]]> Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929 million for the California High-Speed Rail project.]]> <![CDATA[Tenant buyout rules approved by RHC]]> A package of policies to allow landlords to negotiate side deals with tenants to buy them out of rent-controlled apartments was approved by the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee on Monday, Feb. 11. ]]> <![CDATA[Two men in stolen vehicle arrested on drug, theft charges]]> Two men driving through the North Whisman neighborhood were arrested early Saturday, Feb. 9, after police found they were driving a stolen vehicle full of suspected stolen goods, including a police badge.]]> <![CDATA[Wrestling with stereotypes]]> The only female member of Mountain View High School's wrestling team says she's found camaraderie and confidence through the sport.]]> <![CDATA[Plea deal in attempted downtown kidnapping]]> Two men pleaded guilty after they allegedly grabbed a woman leaving a downtown Mountain View nightclub last year, brandished guns when people tried to intervene and fired two rounds out of a vehicle as they drove away.
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<![CDATA[Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley]]> Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now struggling to afford the growing costs of housing, child care and transportation, according to a newly released snapshot of the regional economy.]]>