2019-20 Holiday Hours Advisory
Most City offices will be closed or have modified hours Dec. 23 - Jan. 3. Click the title of this news item for details on facility closures this holiday...
Extended Holiday Parking Hours from Nov 22 - Jan 12
Parking in any of downtown’s 12 public parking facilities are extended an extra hour for free. Click title for more info.
Clean Cars for All Program is Here
Learn more about new opportunities for Bay Area residents to receive money for turning in their old vehicles.
Apply to be our next Environmental Planning Commissioner
Apply by December 19 at 5 p.m. Click the title of this news item to go to the Council Advisory Bodies page and download the notice of vacancies and application.
Veterans Day is Monday, November 11
Join us to celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. to Noon. . . . more
Dawn Cameron Named New Public Works Director
Dawn Cameron has accepted the position of Public Works Director for the City of Mountain View and will step into the position on December 1. Click title for...
City takes next big step in sustainability
Council adopted SAP-4 and proposed updates to Green Building Code. Click title to learn more.
Removal of Cedar Tree from Plaza
After many decades of faithful service to the City of Mountain View, the cedar tree on the Civic Center Plaza must be removed. More info >>
Civic Center Garage Work through October
Overnight work planned for Civic Center Garage on October 18-19 and 25-26.
Mountain View Minimum Wage is $16.05
Click news item title for mandatory noticing documents and employee rights information.
Get information about Mountain View’s new partnership with SunShares and available discounts on solar and EV purchases for residents.
September 24 Council Meeting Actions
On Sep. 24, 2019, Council set direction on Safe Parking, Emergency Shelters and Oversized Vehicle Restrictions. Click for more info.
Call for Artists for the 2020 Season
Exhibit public art in the lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts for the 2020 season. Deadline to apply is Friday, October 18. Click title of news item...
Council Advisory Positions Now Available
Apply to the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Downtown Committee, Environmental Planning Commission, Human Relations Commission, Library Board, Parks and...
Join Us to Talk About City Green Building Code Amendments
Two Community Outreach sessions on updates to the Mountain View Green Building Code are scheduled for on Thursday, September 19. Click title for more info.
Take the Immigrant Needs Survey
The City of Mountain View Human Relations Commission (HRC) is conducting a survey to understand the needs and resources related to immigrant services. Click...
Grand Opening of Latham Community Garden
Join us for the Grand Opening of Latham Community Garden on August 16 at 10:00 a.m.
Give Input on a new City Aquatics Center Design
Help design the Rengstorff Park Aquatics Center by determining amenity, facility and programming priorities.
Krishan Chopra Appointed as Mountain View City Attorney
Click on the title of this news item to go to the News Release.
Register Your Short Term Rental Properties Now
All short term rental properties in Mountain View need to be registered by September 1. Click the title of this news items to go to the Short Term Rentals page...
Our Immigrant Resources Page has been Updated
Click on the title of this news item to visit our Immigrant Resources Page.
MV Technology Showcase Returns July 16
Back by popular demand, Mountain View will hold its third Technology Showcase on Tuesday, July 16 from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Annual Water Quality Report Now Available
The City of Mountain View announces the release of its 2018 Consumer Confidence Report, also known as the Water Quality Report.
June 11 Council Decision on Safe Parking
Click news item title for a summary of key actions taken by Council regarding the Safe Parking Program. A resolution was passed, but no ordinance was adopted...
June 11 Meeting to Include 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan
Staff is seeking approval from City Council for the Proposed Fiscal Years 2019-20 through 2023-24 Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
Memorial Day Ceremony 2019
starting at 11:00 a.m. featuring a wreath laying ceremony. Click the title of this news item for more.
Celebrate Fourth of July at Shoreline Amphitheatre
Discounted Resident Tickets on sale for the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony.
MVCPA Home Company TheatreWorks Wins Tony Award for Best Regional Theatre
Tony Awards to Honor MVCPA Home Company TheatreWorks Silicon Valley with 2019 Regional Theatre Award
City Council Review of 5-year CIP on April 25
Second Study Session on the Proposed Five-Year (FY 2019-20 to 2023-24) Capital Improvement Program. Click on the news title to learn more.
Current City Homeless Initiatives
Get information about Mountain View's initiatives for local homeless and people living in vehicles.
Civil Discourse: A Training on How to Have Civil Conversations About Important Community Issues
Click the title of this news item to learn more about the free, public event on April 6 hosted by the HRC and the League of Women Voters.
2019 Multicultural Festival is March 30
at the Civic Center Plaza (500 Castro St.), from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Click title of news item to learn more.
City of Mountain View Call for Artists Public Art Wyandotte Park
The Visual Arts Committee is looking for artists Wyandotte Park. Click the title of this news item for details.
The Landlord-Tenant Connection: Tips 4 Talking
Learn tools on how to engage in a respectful conversation with your tenant or landlord in order to discuss concerns and solve problems under the CSFRA....
Spring/Summer Activity Guide Now Available!
Plan out your summer with us! Spring Break Camps, Summer Camps, Swim Lessons and more!
Become a Volunteer Mediator
The City Mediation program is accepting applications now through March 1,2019. Click the title of this news item for more information.
Grand Opening of the Mountain View Community Center
Join us for the Grand Opening of the Mountain View Community Center on February 23 at 10:00 a.m.
Registration for Spanish Leadership Academy Now Open
Click on the title of this news item to learn more about the 2019 Spanish Language Leadership Academy
Apply to be an Environmental Planning Commissioner
The City of Mountain View is accepting applications for appointments to the Environmental Planning Commission (4 openings).
Phase 1 Cannabis Business Applications
Mountain View will begin accepting Phase 1 Cannabis Business Applications on Monday, December 3! Click the title for more information.
Apply to be a Member of the Rental Housing Committee
The City of Mountain View is accepting applications for Mountain View residents wishing to serve on the Rental Housing Committee.
Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11
Join us to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War One at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, November 11, 2018. . . . more
Evelyn Family Apartments Now Accepting Applications
Evelyn Family Apartments in a brand new multifamily building with 116 affordable apartments coming to Mountain View early 2019!
Annual Water Line Flushing
The City of Mountain View Public Services Division is conducting its annual water system flushing program throughout the City and expects to clean 180 miles...
View your water usage online at the WaterInsight portal. Questions? Call Water Conservation at (650) 903-6216.
Sep. 15 Rent Stabilization Community Workshop
The CSFRA Program is hosting a Rent Stabilization Community Meeting on Sept.15 from 9:00 am until noon at MV Senior Center. More»
2019 Call for Artists
The City of Mountain View's Visual Arts Committee is inviting artists and artist teams woriking in a variety of media to exhibit public art
NEW! Water-Wise Landscape Classes
Announcing our new fall series of water-wise landscape classes.
New Affordable Housing Now Leasing
Eagle Park Apartments, an affordable housing development at 1701 El Camino Real is now leasing 67 studio and one-bedroom units. Click the article title to...
Join us for National Night Out August 7
National Night Out is on August 7 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Cuesta Park.
2018 Fall Recreation Activity Guide now online
This edition covers Recreation programs taking place September through December 2018.
CSFRA Program July 2018 Newsletter
CSFRA Program July 2018 Newsletter includes information on major program updates, allowed rent increases, and tenant hardship protections.
City Flags at Half-Staff
Honoring the Victims of the Capital Gazette shooting.
STEVENS CREEK TRAIL TEMPORARY CLOSURE
Stevens Creek Trail between El Camino Real and Yuba Drive will be closed through November 2018.
LGBTQ+ Needs and Assets Assessment
Review and Commnent: LGBTQ+ Needs and Assets Assessment: Preliminary Findings and Recommendations
Help the City by completing an Age-Friendly City Survey
Please help us understand better the priorities of the 55 and over population by completing this anonymous questionnaire.
Dedication of Crittenden Sports Field and Permanente Creek Trail Extension
Join us June 23 at 10:000 a.m. for the grand opening and dedication of the Crittenden Sports Field and Permanente Creek Trail Extension.
Yes, you may get a request to take a public opinion poll
The City has hired a poling team to guage public opinion about potential revenue measures for the November ballot. You may receive an email or phone call to...
Final Report of the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on South Flow Arrivals
The final report of the committee with recommendations to the FAA and San Jose International Airport has been published. Click news title to learn more »
Paper Shredding Event July 14
Free shredding of confidential paper documents on Saturday, July 14th, from 8 a.m. to noon at the SMaRT Station.
Memorial Day Ceremony at Eagle Park
starting at 11:15 a.m. featuring a wreath laying ceremony. Click the title of this news item for more.
Information on 2018 City Revenue Ballot Measures
Click the title of this news item to learn more.
May 4 Utility Box Art Unveiling
at 5:30 p.m. at the eastern corner of Castro and Mercy Streets. Click the title of this news item for more information »
Tracy Gray to Head Mountain View Library Services
The City of Mountain View is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Gray as the new Library Services Director. She is expected to start by July 9.
New Environmental Sustainability Recommendations Unveiled on April 30
Public Input Encouraged. Click the title of this news item to learn more.
40th Annual Downtown Spring Family Parade
Celebrate "Can you dig it? 40 years of movin' & groovin'!" on April 21.
April 10 Community Meeting on Potential Cannabis Tax
at City Hall from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room (2nd Floor). Click the title of this news item to learn more.
Volunteer Fair on April 7
Meet with 20+ organizations seeking volunteers at our Volunteer Fair.
Business License Fee Increase Due to State Law
Assembly Bill (AB) 1379 increased the State fee from $1 to $4, effective January 1. Please click the title of this news item to learn more and how to pay.
Give Feedback on Potential Revenue Measures to Support Long-Term Community Needs
Click on the title of this news item to take the survey.
Register Now for Free May 5 Home Composting Workshop
Register now or no later than April 27 for a free Home Composting Workshop on May 5
Take our Sustainability Survey for chance to win $100!
Click the title of the news item to learn more and take our survey.
Century Cinemas 16 Named 2018 Teen Friendly Business
by the City of Mountain View Youth Advisory Committee. Click this article to learn more.
City Wins 2018 Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award
thanks fo the efforts of local residents and businesses. Thank you and congratulations.
One-year, free downtown valet parking pilot program begins
at Villa Street and Franklin. Click the news item to learn more.
Applications Available for Affordable Housing Waitlist
Ginzton Terrace Apartments, a senior affordable housing complex (62+), is currently accepting applications for its waitlist. Click article title to learn more.
Become a Volunteer Mediator
The City Mediation program is accepting applications now through March 30. Click the title of this news item for more information.
Register Now for Garage Sale
Register now for the Citywide Garage Sale. Learn more »
Mountain View Appoints Lisa Natusch as New City Clerk
After an extensive search, the City of Mountain View is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Natusch as the new City Clerk.
March 7 Civility Roundtable Tackles Free Speech
The City of Mountain View Human Relations Commission (HRC) will host the Civility Roundtable discussion “Free Speech: How far is too far?” on Wednesday, March 7
Artists Wanted for Utility Box Beautification
The City of Mountain View (CMV) and the Visual Arts Committee (VAC) are launching a utility box beautification pilot program, Sidewalk Studio.
Popular Spanish Language Leadership Program Returns for Second Year
Applications are now be accepted for Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents to attend. Click on the title of this article to learn more.
Siegel Selected as 2018 Mayor, Matichak Vice Mayor
The City of Mountain View has a new Mayor for 2018, Lenny Siegel, who will pick up the mantle from Councilmember Ken Rosenberg.
Applications available for affordable housing waitlist.
The Fountains, a senior affordable housing complex, is currently accepting applications for its waitlist. Click article title to learn more.
MV's Magical Bridge All-Inclusive Playground Kicks Off Jan 4
Join us at City Hall from 10-11 a.m. to celebrate the kick-off of the a new all-inclusive playground being built at Rengstorff Park.
Cold Weather Shelter Opens in Mountain View
starting December 23. Click on the news item to see the Santa Clara County news release.
Council Meetings to Resume January 9
Regular Council meetings resume starting Tuesday, Janaury 9 with agendas published the Friday before. Attend in person or what online.
New Easy Street Parking Signage Next Week
will restrict parking for vehicles over 6 feet tall on a portion just south of Savannah Loop. Click on the title of this news item for more details.
Local Minimum Wage is $15/hour on Jan. 1
Remember to download required information on the new wage rate. All documents are available by clicking on the title of this news item.
Temporary Closure of Crisanto Avenue Due to Sewer Work
starting November 27 through December 8. Click the title of this news item to learn more.
2017 Artist Showcase and Celebration
The Visual Arts Committee is celebrating the artists who showcased their art for the 2017 season.
City Strengthens Support for Immigrant, Minority Families
Councilmembers unanimously supported additional policy language to provide security for immigrant families in our community
Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada
Flags at half-staff - as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
County Information on Immigration Enforcement
Get information about Countywide policies on immigration and know your rights
Attend the FAA Community Workshop on San Carlos
Airport Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Click news item for details.
Mountain View Community Shuttle Renewed Through 2018
Community Shuttle Renews for Another Year, Adds New Services. Click this news item for more information.
Give Input on AGT at Sept. 25 Feasibility Meeting
Learn more and give input on Automated Guiedway Transportation for Mountain View at the Historic Adobe Building starting at 6:00 p.m.
Apply for the Environmental Sustainability Task Force
by Monday, August 28 at 5 p.m. Click the title of this news item for more information.
Traffic Alert Due to Construction
Get updates on planned street closures around the City of Mountain View on the Public Works Traffic and Construction Alerts page. Click this news item for...
City Statement Against Violent Protests
We condemn the actions of those who would threaten the safety of others and any action that promotes violence against others. Read more...
Community Center Closes August 12 for Renovations
and will not reopen until 2019. Click the link to learn more about where classes will be moved until work is completed.
Fall Recreation Activity Guide now online
The 2017 Fall Activity Guide is now available online covering programs taking place September-December.
National Night Out is August 1
National Night Out is coming up on Tuesday, August 1 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m at Rengstorff Park. Don't miss out!
Latham Bike Blvd. Item Removed from June 28 B/PAC
agenda due to lack of available quorum onm this specific topic. It will be scheduled for discussion at a later date.
Next Thursday Night Live is July 27
Join us on July 27 starting at 5:30 p.m. on Castro Street for live music, farmer's market, car show and children's activities.
Join Councilmembers June 9 for Ride over New Stevens Creek Detour
at 10:00 a.m. at the parking lot of Hotel Zico and Extended Stay America near the El Camino Real trailhead.
FY 2017-18 Proposed City Budget is now available
Proposed Budget Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 13 with adoption scheduled after a second public hearing on Tuesday, June 20.
We're Finalists (AGAIN) for the National Gold Medal
Mountain View to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreations industry for the second year in a row.
Mountain View Considers Transferring Water Rights to East Palo Alto
On May 23, City Council will consider transferring 1 MGD of water rights to East Palo Alto for $5 million.
Street Resurfacing Coming to Your Area
Click on this news item for schedule and locations.
TRO on CSFRA (Measure V) has been lifted
For specific questions about the CSFRA and City rent policies, click on this news item to view a list of contact options.
Save Water. Win Prizes.
Mountain View Mayor Joins National Water Conservation Challenge during the month of April. Click the title of this news item to learn more.
Call for visual artists
The City's View Visual Arts Committee is seeking applicants for for public artwork in the Library. Click for details.
Become an MVCPA SecondStage Home Company!
Applications must be received by April 28 to be considered.
New Calderon Bike Lanes Under Construction
Construction of new bike lanes on Calderon between Evelyn and Mercy is scheduled to be completed by May 2017.
Rental Housing Committee Candidate Applications Reopened
Through March 17. applications will be accepted for volunteers to serve on the Rental Housing Committee per voter-approved Measure V.
Become a Volunteer Mediator
The City of Mountain View is currently accepting Volunteer Mediator applications.
Summer Camp Fair on March 4
Discover all the amazing Summer Camp offerings through the Recreation Division at our Summer Camp Fair on Saturday, March 4 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
City Prevails in Lawsuit Filed by Former Officer
On Feb. 7, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Folan, ruled in favor of the City of Mountain View on the lawsuit.
Stevens Creek Trail at 101 Underpass Closed Due to Flooding
There’s still a couple inches of water on the trail and the trail surface is covered with silt and debris.
Community Building Forum Set for Feb 11
"Affirming Mountain View’s Values and Building Community in Times of Uncertainty" starts at 10 a.m. at MVCPA.
City Council directs City Attorney to answer CAA Complaint
and oppose their request for a preliminary injunction. Click title to read more.
Give Input on the Transit Center Master Plan February 2
at the Historic Adobe Building (157 Moffett Blvd.) starting at 6:30 p.m.
Solicitar la Academia de Liderazgo en Español
Solicitudes aceptadas hasta el 24 de febrero.
Next Repair Cafe is Feb. 5
Do you have things that you like, but no longer work? Don't toss them, take them to a FREE Repair Café and fix with help from volunteers.
Temporary Closure & Detour on Stevens Creek Trail
between El Camino Real and Yuba due to bank erosion. Click the article title to learn more.
Source Water Change from one of the City's Water Suppliers
Temporary changes in water supply due to Hetch Hetchy repairs. Contact our Water Hotline for questions or concerns.
Measure V Temporarily Halted
Just Cause Eviction Urgency Ordinance Remains in Effect
Apply Now for BMR Ownership Units
Palo Alto Housing is now accepting applications for the opportunity to purchase five Below Market Rate (BMR).
This Website Will be Offline for Maintenance Starting at Midnight
between midnight and 6 a.m. on Thursday, December 15.
Outdoor Marijuana Cultivation
On December 13, City Council voted not to extend the initial urgency ordinance, allowing it to expire on December 16.
2016-17 CDBG/HOME Application Packet
The City is currently accepting funding proposals for public service programs and affordable housing and other capital projects for FY 2016-17.
December 13 Council Meeting to Include Citywide Food Scraps Program
City Council will consider implementation of a citywide residential food scraps program at a meeting on December 13.
Rental Housing Committee Recruitment Begins
Applications are now available for volunteers to serve on the Rental Housing Committee per voter-approved Measure V. Click the title of this news item to read...
Community Tree Lighting Celebration is December 5
Celebrate the holidays with friends and family at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration on Monday, December 5 from 5:30-7:30pm.
Mountain View Council Passes Urgency Ordinance on Just-Cause Evictions
The urgency ordinance will take effect immediately, while Measure V must still be certified. Click the title of this news item to learn more.
2017 Winter Activity Guide now available!
The Winter Activity Guide is now available online! This edition covers programs taking place January through March, including February Break camps.
Open Auditions November 13
High school aged actors wanted for the One Act Play Festival. Auditions will be held at MVCPA's SecondStage from 1-5 p.m.
Monster Bash is October 28
It's time to get Spooky at this year's Monster Bash on Friday, October 28 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Rengstorff Park.
Senior Center 10 Year Anniversary - October 26
Mountain View Senior Center turns 10 years old. Join us in a Day of Celebration on Wednesday, October 26.
Fall Leaves in Yard Carts
will be collected weekly, on garbage day, between October 10 and December 16 . . . more
Eagle Pool Closed September 19-October 2
for annual maintenance.
Shoreline Blvd Bus Lane & Utility Improvements
Staff will be seeking Council approval of the conceptual design on September 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall.
Attend the Mobilehome Park Issues Study Session Sep. 13
Overview of current state law and what authority cities have regarding land use and rent regulation.
BMR Rental Waitlist Open through August 26
The City of Mountain View's Below Market Rate Rental Program is accepting applications for its waitlist. Click this news item to learn more.
Celebrate 25 Years of Awesome August 6
from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza. Free performances on all stages, pop-up children's play area, popcorn and commemortive swag.
Community Meeting - Shoreline Blvd. Bus Lane
Join us on July 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the Senior Center to discuss this project.
Rent Regulation Ballot Measure Discussion July 14
A special Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts to discuss the Rent Regulation...
City Mourns the Loss of Former Mayor Pat Figueroa
City flags at the Civic Centerl will be half-staff from June 30 through July 5 in her honor.
Pride Flag to Fly at Civic Center Starting June 14
along with moment of silence at June 14 City Council Meeting
Shoreline Golf Links to host local Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifier
on Wednesday, June 15, for young golfers hoping to earn an invitation to next year’s Nationals.
Aircraft Noise Community Forum June 29
Give feedback to the Select Committee about South Bay Aircraft Noise, co-sponsored by the City of Mountain View.
Rental Housing Dispute Resolution Program is Now in Effect
The Ordinance is now in effect for any rental property with three or more units in a single structure.
Take the MV Community Shuttle Survey
Give us feedback about the service through June 3.
Apply NOW for a Neighborhood Grant
Deadline for submittal is Tuesday, May 31.
Transit Center Master Plan Community Meeting
Vote for your preferred grade separation method for Castro/Central Tues., May 10, 6 p.m. at the Historic Adobe Building (157 Moffett).
Citywide Garage Sale May 14, 15
Shop for great and gently used items at the Citywide Garage Sale at Homes throughout Mountain View on Saturday and Sunday, May 14, 15. Learn more . . .
Want to direct part of this exciting evening of short plays?
Apply to be a director in the High School One Act Play Festival by May 13.
Let’s Put Mountain View on the Map!
The City, Chamber and Google will be hosting a free workshop to help get your home-based or store-front businesses on the map on May 5 from 9 - 11 a.m.
Request for Proposals for Public Art in Community Center
The City of Mountain View's Visual Arts Committee is issuing a Request for Proposals for the Community Center Remodel Project starting May 2, 2016
Eagle Park Pool Temporarily Closed for Annual Cleaning and Maintenance
All Eagle Park pool programs have been moved to Rengstorff until April 28.
Civility Roundtable: The Changing Face of Mountain View
Join community members on Wed., May 18 at 6:30 p.m. for the next Civility Roundtable on the Changing Face of Mountain View: A City in Transition.
Results of Food Scraps Collection Pilot
Council will consider a City-Wide Residential Food Scraps Collection Program at a Study Session on Tuesday, April 26
Register for Spring Parade by April 1
Parade Group Registration is now available. Register your group by April 1, 2016. Click on the title of this news item to get more information.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Pacific Drive Closure for PG&E Work
Pacific Drive, at N. Whisman Rd., will be closed starting as soon as March 22 through mid-to-late May for PG&E work.
Night work on VTA Light Rail Double Track Project
Temporary overnight noise expected for final stages of VTA Light Rail Double Track Project starting March 18.
Message from City Manager Dan Rich
An open letter to the community on a matter involving a lawsuit against the City.
Become a Volunteer Mediator
Volunteer Mediators help resolve a variety of conflicts by facilitating discussions between parties in dispute. Bilingual applicants are especially needed....
Input Needed for Transit Center Master Plan
Attend the community meeting about improvements to the Transit Center on Feb 25 at the Historic Adobe Building (157 Moffett Blvd.) from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
New Community Shuttle Route, Schedule Starts Feb. 15
Click the title of this news item to see the changes, including a simplied 7-day schedule and a slightly-altered route.
Closed for Presidents Day
City offices are closed Monday, February 15 for Presidents Day. The MV Community Shuttle will operate on a holiday schedule. Call 9-1-1 for emergencies.
Air Traffic Increase Expected for Moffett Field
Higher than usual air traffic may continue through Februry 11. Call (650) 286-0666 for comments or email email@example.com.
More Weekend Road Closures Near San Antonio Construction
Weather permitting, weekend construction at San Antonio Road will result in temporary restricted traffic between Fayette and California.
Free Trees for Arbor Day
Click this news item to learn about the 2016 Arbor Day Celebration and how Mountain View residents can get a free tree delivered the week after.
Chat with Pat starts January 12
Join the mayor for information conversation in a casual setting at La Boulanger (650 Castro St.) on January 12 at 11 a.m.
Learn about the new Right-to-Lease Ordinance
Get information about requirements for landlords an tenants under Mountain View's new Right-to-Lease Ordinance.
Audrey Seymour Ramberg Appointed Assistant City Manager
She currently serves as the Finance Director in Redwood City, and has previously served as that city’s Assistant City Manager.
Should Mountain View change companion unit regulations?
Take this short survey on changes you would like to see happen for the City's Companion Unit Ordinance.
Stevens Creek Trail Closed for Repairs December 28
Stevens Creek Trail will be closed December 28 through January 3 for needed repairs with no public access while the work is being done.
Learn About Community Choice Energy
Give feedback and learn more about the Silicon Valley Community Choice Energy Program proposed by Mountain View on December 10.
Community Tree Lighting Celebration
Ring in the holiday season with the Community Tree Lighting Celebration on Monday, December 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza.
Holiday Trimmings, Recycling and Collection Information
Get information on yard trimmings, holiday collection schedules, tree recycling and on call cleanup appointments from October through the end of January.
$15 by 2018 Minimum Wage Ordinance Introduced
On October 27 City Council introduced an ordinance to increase the local minimum wage $15 per hour by 2018.
What Will Fix the Housing Crisis in Mountain View?
Join our Civility Roundtable on October 29, 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center for an expert panel and breakout discussions.
Shoreline Athletic Fields Grand Opening and Dedication
The City invites you to attend the Shoreline Athletic Fields Grand Opening and Dedication on Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Temporary Bay Trail Closure in Mountain View
Portions of the Bay Trail will be temporarily closed to allow for repair work on the trail surface from October 2015 through January 2016.
Temporary Detour on Stevens Creek Trail
Due to some PG&E construction on Stevens Creek Trail near HWY-85 and Moffett Blvd., a portion of the trail will require detouring onto Moffett.
2015 Monster Bash Halloween Celebration
'Tis the season to be spooky with the 2015 Monster Bash Halloween Celebration on Friday, October 30 from 4:00-8:00pm.
Get Latest Updates on Complete Streets, Community Center
On October 13, Council will hear updates about California/Escuela/Shoreline Complete Streets Project and the Community Center Renovation.
Council to Discuss Rental Housing in Mountain View
October 19 Council Study Session and Community Meeting on Rental Housing starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Senior Center.
Hear the Beep Where You Sleep
October 4-10 is Fire Prevention Week, and we want your family to be safe throughout the year. Click this article title to learn more fire safety tips.
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
On Saturday, September 26 residents can dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs with the Mountain View Fire Department.
Heat Advisory Through Thursday Evening
The Mountain View Senior Center (266 Escuela Ave.) will be open as a City Cooling Center through Thursday due to high temperatures in the Bay Area.
Juan F. Diaz Named Mountain View Fire Chief
City Manager Dan Rich announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Juan F. Diaz as Mountain View’s new Fire Chief.
New Recreation Online Registration Website
Register for Fall Recreation classes and camps utilizing the brand new Online Registration website. Registration begins September 3, 2015 for residents.
Learn More about Mountain View's VTP 2040 Projects
See Mountain View's requested list of Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) projects submitted for the VTP 2040.
Water Conservation Takes Top Prize in MV Apps Challenge
First place: AAF Consultants. Second place: MyCity. Third Place: BlueLight.
VTA Whisman Light Rail to Re-Open Sunday, Sep. 13
Whisman station will still be closed through Saturday with bus bridge still in effect.
Learn more about The Rails project on August 27
The City is working with Google to improve transportation for bikes and pedestrians between San Antonio Station and Permanente Creek Trail.
Get Your Tech On
Mountain View-based businesses and organizations will showcase the creative and innovative products developed locally on August 13.
Mountain View Firefighters' Annual Pancake Breakfast
Mark Your Calendars! Come to the Mountain View Firefighters' Annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on October 3, 2015 from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Community Feedback Wanted on Increasing Minimum Wage
Attend our community meeting on September 2 to give feedback on increasing the local minimum wage rate to $15 per hour by 2018.
See how much water you are using with WasterInsight
The new WaterInsight program helps residents analyze how water is used within the home and offers water-saving tips. Look for your reports in the mail.
Free Water Conservation Classes
Learn how to reduce your water consumption, help our local water shortage, and save money.
We're looking for a new Fire Chief
Apply by July 19.
Water Conservation Area Signs
News signs to indicate City Water Conservation Areas are popping up around Mountain View. Click this news item to learn what that means.
Financial Planners at the Library
Reserve a free one-on-one appointment with a financial planner, at the Mountain View Public Library on Saturday, June 27 between 12-4 pm.
Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise
Join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and Assemblyman Rich Gordon on Friday, June 19 for a discussion at NASA about dealing with sea level rise in Santa Clara County.
Give Feedback on Draft Bicycle Transportation Plan Update
Members of the public may address the Council regarding the Draft Plan at the meeting on Tuesday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Should Mountain View provide additional community garden space?
If so, where? Give feedback by June 7.
Give feedback on Off-Leash Areas at Parks May 26
Provide comments on the PRC recommendation to extend the pilot program for one year.
Give Feedback on the Multi-City Stevens Creek Trail Corridor
The public is invited to provide input on the Stevens Creek Trail Feasibility Study at a series of public meetings spanning all four cities.
Mountain View Offers Cash for New City App
The City of Mountain View is offering $2,000 for the best smartphone app to improve the community. Submit ideas through June 1.
Celebrate Fourth of July at Shoreline Amphitheatre
Discounted Resident Tickets are available now for the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheatre.
New Water Efficient Demonstration Garden
Construction has begun at the Library and will be complete by June.
VTA Light Rail Station Closures During Parade Weekend
Whisman and Mountain View Light Rail stations will be CLOSED this weekend (April 25-26). Bus service is available, but result in a 10 minute travel delay.
Bike to Work Day is May 14
Participate in the biggest bicycle event in the Bay Area.
37th Annual Downtown Spring Family Parade
Celebrate "Around the World in Mountain View" at the 37th Annual Downtown Spring Family Parade on Saturday, April 25th from 12:00-3:00pm at Castro Street and...
Closed Evelyn Light Rail Demolition Begins April 10
As part of the light rail double-tracking project, VTA crews will demolish the closed Evelyn station through early May.
VTA Bus Rapid Transit in El Camino before Council April 21
At this meeting, the Mountain View City Council will receive a presentation from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority staff regarding the El Camino Real...
Los Altos Sewer Project May Impact Traffic Starting April 7
Expect traffic impacts from April 7 — 21 near Springer Road and Cuesta. Click news item to see more about the project.
Mountain View VTA Light Rail Closed April 3 - 6
MV Light Rail Closed April 3 - 6 and Central Expressway Lane Closures for Double-Tracking Project. Click news item to see VTA notice.
How Can We Prevent Ferguson from Happening in Mountain View
A Community Dialogue about Effective Relations among Police and Residents at the April 22 Civility Roundtable, 6:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Senior Center.
Concert on the Plaza
Concert on the Plaza Friday, April 3, 2015 from 6:00-7:30pm featuring The David Landon Band. Music, Food Trucks, Pop-up Park, and Beer and Wine.
Public Input Wanted for New Park on Rengstorff Avenue
Give input on April 9 for design features at the new park going in at 771 N. Rengstorff Ave. – the proposed new home to Immigrant House.
Celebrate Arbor Day this Saturday, March 14
with a variety of fun, free activities in Pioneer Memorial Park, located behind City Hall, 500 Castro St.
Take the Off-Leash Dog Area Survey
And tell us how this pilot program has been going in Mountain View parks.
Mountain View Community Center Renovation Plans
Give feedback on two conceptual plans for renovation and expansion of the Community Center on March 24.
Speed Limits on City Trails
Should Mountain View Parks have speed limits for bicycles on City trails?
Citywide Water Line Flushing Resumes February 18
The City water crews will open fire hydrants and run large volumes of water to remove sediment from the water mains.
Get the Scoop from the Mayor on February 23
Get City news and answers to your questions directly from Mayor John McAlister on Monday, February 23.
Shoreline Pathway Reconstruction Proposal
On Wednesday, February 25, the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee will seek input on reconstruction of the Shoreline pathway from Villa to Wright.
City Expands Veterans Memorial in Eagle Park
Anyone may purchase an engraving for the new memorial to honor a U. S. veteran who served honorably. Apply by May 15.
Apply to be on a Council Advisory Body
Volunteer as a Mountain View Council Advisor for Downtown Committee or Senior Advisory Committee. Applications are due on February 27 by 5:00 p.m.
Get the Scoop from the Mayor
This is the first in a series of informal sessions for members of the Mountain View community to chat with the City’s Mayor.
Get a Job with the City of Mountain View
See the latest City of Mountain View job openings, including: wildlife biologist, accountants, utility workers and building attendants.
MV Bike Plan Update for the Community
Public preview of the Bicycle Transportation Plan update.
Water mains to be flushed in the area over the next three days
The City will be flushing water mains in the Middlefield, Moffett and Tyrella Avenue neighborhoods over the next three days to remove sediment.
Applications for County Civil Grand Jury Now Being Accepted
Santa Clara County Superior Court is looking for a diverse pool of applicants who are civic-minded and want to contribute to the efficiency and integrity of...
Catch a ride on the Mountain View Community Shuttle
Ride the shuttle. Share your experience. Use #MVRide on social media.
What do you think about the Library?
Take this opportunity to get more of what you love at the Mountain View Public Library, and to change what you don’t.
Storm impacts may continue through December 12
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for our area through Friday, December 12.
Sandbags still available for residents
The City has sandbags and sand available in the small parking lot at the intersection of Gladys and N. Whisman Road (just North of Fire Station 4). There is no...
Reusable Bag Ordinance
The minimum charge for a reusable or recycled-content paper bags remains at ten cents ($0.10) per bag effective January 1, 2015.
Holiday Garbage & Recycling Collection
Learn about collection holidays, where to recycle trees, lights and how to handle extra recycling and garbage during the holidays.
Community Tree Lighting Celebration
Celebrate the holiday season with the Community Tree Lighting Celebration on Monday, December 8 from 5:30 – 7:30pm at the Civic Center Plaza, 500 Castro St.
Annual Education Enhancement Reserve Joint Powers Authority Board Meeting is November 13
The annual meeting of the Education Enhancement Reserve Joint Powers Authority Board will be Thursday, November 13, at 3:00 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room...
The View Teen Center Grand Opening
The public is invited to attend the opening ceremony of Mountain View's new teen center on Friday, November 14 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at 263 Escuela Ave.
Burn Relay Coming to Mountain View
On Tuesday, October 28, the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation's Burn Relay will be coming through town.
Complete Streets Project: California, Escuela and Shoreline
Public input is wanted to help improve bicycle and pedestrian mobility in the California, Escuela and Shoreline area.
Notice of Special Meeting - Parks and Recreation Commission and Urban Forestry Board
Parks and Recreation Commission and Urban Forestry Board will review and provide comments on the draft Community Tree Master Plan.
Council to Consider Community Shuttle Pilot Program on October 21
The Mountain View Community Shuttle pilot program will be considered by Council on Tuesday, October 21.
Halloween Monster Bash
Celebrate Halloween with family, friends, and neighbors at the Halloween Monster Bash on Saturday, October 25th!
Traffic Advisory: NASA Ames Research Center Open House
Parking is extremely limited and traffic impacts are expected on October 18 for the NASA Ames 75th Anniversary Event. Click this news item to learn more.
Transportation along Shoreline Corridor Public Workshop Event
Give your input on transportation along the Shoreline Corridor on Thursday, October 16, 6:30 p.m. at 157 Moffett Blvd. (Historic Adobe Building).
"Can Housing in Mountain View be Affordable?" Thursday, November 6 at the Mountain View Senior Center.
Public Input on Spending CDBG and HOME Grant Funds
Community Forum 2015-20 Consolidated Plan The City is looking for public input as we update the Consolidated Plan which establishes...
Middlefield Road Median Island Reconstruction
The City of Mountain View will begin the Middlefield Road Median Island Reconstruction, Project 12-32, in October. This project will improve vehicle safety by...
City Council Considers Two Wage-related Agenda Items
The City Council is considering two wage-related subjects—at two separate Council Meetings—the week of October 5th.
Join us for the last Plaza Palooza of 2014 on Friday, October 3rd!
Mountain View is in a Stage 2 Water Shortage Emergency
On September 16, 2014 the Mountain View City Council declared a Stage 2 water shortage emergency. What does it mean for you?
California-Escuela-Shoreline Bike and Pedestrian Walking Tour
Help us find ways to make biking and walking along California, Escuela and Shoreline safer with a Bike and Pedestrian Walking Tour on Saturday, September 27.
Festival on the Plaza
The City of Mountain View and Central Business Association are pleased to present a NEW event, Festival on the Plaza, on Saturday, September 20 from noon-6:00...
Bicycle Transportation Plan Update - Community Workshop
Please join us! Monday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 500 Castro St.
Prescription Drug Take Back Event
Will be Saturday, Sep. 27 from 10:00 am -2:00 pm at the Police and Fire Administration Building at 1000 Villa St.
City Facilities Communication Outage
UPDATE: Sep. 3 at 11 a.m., Senior Center, Community Center and R-House phones will be out all day to continue repairs.
The Fall 2014 Edition of The View is out
This edition of The View residential newsletter highlights the City's focus on alternative and people-powered transportation.
Mountain View Residents Sought for Feral Cats and Wildlife Stakeholder Working Group
The City of Mountain View is now accepting applications to be a part of a voluntary, ad hoc, stakeholder working group on the issue of feral cats and wildlife....
VTA North Central County Bus Improvement Plan Public Meeting is September 9 in Sunnyvale
VTA is exploring better ways to move people north and south in Santa Clara County cities.
September 5 Plaza Palooza Features Midday Music and Evening Celtic Tunes
The City of Mountain View is pleased to present Mister Q’s educational and interactive musical entertainment and the musical mastery of The Gallowglasses...
New Public Feedback Tool Debuts with City Minimum Wage Question
The City of Mountain View has officially launched Mountain View Open City Hall, a new online tool for City officials to receive public feedback about important...
Free Mediation Workshop for Mountain View Landlords and Rental Housing Managers
Wednesday, September 17
Submit Your Feedback on the Mountain View Community Shuttle
The City of Mountain View and Google have partnered to provide a free community shuttle service for people to get around the city for routine tasks like...
August 1 Plaza Palooza Features Midday Magic, Evening Unplugged
The City of Mountain View's Community Services is pleased to present the magical mastery of Phil Ackerly and the acoustic stylings of David Landon on Friday,...
Free Summer Breakfast, Lunch Program Ends July 25
Through July 25, anyone between ages 1 - 18 are welcome to have free lunch and breakfast on weekdays (Monday - Friday) at Castro Elementary School, 505 Escuela...
City Upgrades 1200 Street Lights with Energy Saving Bulbs
A combination of LED and induction lighting will change the light spectrum from a mild yellow light to a cool white light and reduce energy consumption by 50...
Clarification on on Public Input for July 8
We received several emails over the weekend asking about public input opportunities for the Tuesday, July 8 Study Session on the San Antonio Precise Plan.
Take Our Quick Community Trees Survey
We love trees, and we need your help with this survey about trees in Mountain View.
The Mountain View Fire Department wants to remind citizens that all forms of fireworks (except for public shows put on by trained and permitted professionals)...
Annual Water Quality Report is Now Available
The City of Mountain View announces the release of its 2013 Consumer Confidence Report, also known as the Water Quality Report.
County Vector Control Fogging in southeast Mountain View on June 24
The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) confirmed that adult mosquitoes from Mountain View tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).
Off-Leash Areas to Start June 23 in City Parks
On June 23, Mountain View will begin a one-year pilot program to allow dogs to be off-leash in designated, unfenced areas of select local parks.
Fiscal Year 2014-15 Proposed Budget, Capital Improvement Program and Fees
Public Hearing Announcement for the FY2014-15 Proposed Budget, Capital Improvement Program and fees.
Caltrain - Full Street Closure at Castro Street Crossing June 20-23
Caltrain - Full Street Closure at Castro Street June 20-23
Happy National Public Works Week
Special thanks to all of our Public Works folks, who make Mountain View a better place every day. Happy National Public Works Week May 18-24.
Cooling Centers Now Open in Mountain View through Thursday, May 15
And tips to stay cool during this period of warmer weather. Click news title to learn more »
Public Input Wanted May 19 for Shoreline Transit Options
Public input is sought and encouraged at the second Shoreline Boulevard Corridor Study workshop on Monday, May 19 when proposed improvements to transit,...
Shoreline Amphitheatre July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony
Resident coupon for Shoreline Amphitheatre's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony.
2014 Youth Media Contest
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is running a youth media contest to help save water during this drought.
Annual Budget Narrative Presentation is April 29
The City Manager's Narrative Budget Presentation for FY 2014-15 will be presented Tuesday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.
Free Class - Intro to Urban Cycling - April 24
Has it been a long time since you've ridden a bike or are you simply looking for a refresher? Learn the basics of cycling at our Urban Bicycle Workshop, April...
2014 Bike to Work Day
The City of Mountain View participates in an annual Bay Area-wide Bike to Work Day on May 8, 2014.
Discounted Lawn Mower Exchange April 26
Trade in your old, polluting lawn mower for a more than 50% discounted new, zero-emission electric one!
High School One Act Play Festival
A great opportunity for the student who's serious about the arts! Performances will take place October 2014 Application Deadline: May 2, 2014 at 11:59pm
Beta Test Mountain View's New City Website
The City of Mountain View invites the community to test-drive its new City website and give feedback at Beta.MountainView.gov .
VTA Open House Event
The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is hosting two Open House events in Mountain View on April 9 to provide updates on current transportation projects in...
Notice of City Council Meeting
The City of Mountain View is proposing to reconstruct the roadway on Vassar Avenue between Farley Street and Burgoyne Street. The improvements include removal...
Old Google Wi-Fi Says Farewell on May 3
The free, citywide outdoor Google Wi-Fi system is scheduled to be shut down at any time after May 3. To get City Hall updates on the new Wi-Fi network, Google...
Community conversation about the challenges residents face as the City implements its recently adopted General Plan, including bike and pedestrian safety,...
Rengstorff Park Master Plan - Notice of Public Meeting
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:30 P.M. or as soon thereafter City Council Chambers Second Floor, Mountain View City Hall 500 Castro Street Mountain View, California
"Sail into Summer!"
2014 Annual Downtown Family Parade Registration Calling all communitygroups! It's time to sign up to participate in the 2014 Downtown Family Parade.
February 10 Community Workshop Kicks Off Shoreline Corridor Study
The City of Mountain View is studying the Shoreline Boulevard Corridor. This study effort will kick off Monday, February 10 with a workshop at the Adobe...
Rim Fire and the Hetch-Hetchy Water Update
There are no impacts to water quality at this time; additional information and updates regarding the impact of the fire on SFPUC facilities can be found on the...
Signal Pre-Emption Improvement Project
Starting Wednesday, July 24, Caltrain will begin work to improve the safety of signalized traffic intersections at two at-grade highway-rail crossings in...
MV City Hall Gets Social - Follow and Like MV Today
Receive updates and real-time information by following City Hall on Twitter. Get additional information, photos, press releases and listings of key...
City Launches Pay-by-Phone and On-line Utility Bill Services
The City of Mountain View is pleased to offer Pay-by-Phone and Online Payment services to our utility customers. It’s free and available 24/7. Visa,...
City of Mountain View Receives AAA Credit Rating -
Standard and Poor's (S & P) reaffirmed the City’s AAA issuer credit rating with a stable outlook.
City Budget Updates
The City Council adopted the FY 2012-13 budget in June. The slow economic recovery continues to impact the City’s revenues. Although there has been growth in...