News Archive

Wind Advisory in Effect for Tuesday, March 21
The City of Mountain View is preparing for the Wind Advisory issued by the National Weather Service.
Wet Weather Resources Available
The City of Mountain View continues to provide resources for those hit hard by the winter storms.
Power Transformer Replacement in the Monta Loma Neighborhood Update
PG&E is replacing a power transformer in the Monta Loma Neighborhood of Mountain View. Power is expected to be restored later this evening.
Power Restored to the Monta Loma Neighborhood
PG&E restored power to the Monta Loma neighborhood.
Gas Line Break in the 2000 Block of Latham Street
Firefighters respond to a gas line break evacuating two multi-family residences on Latham Street.
Resources Available for Those Without Power
The city of Mountain View encourages residents and guests to contact the City if they have resource needs as a result of the recent power outages.
March 16 Update on Storm-Related Power Outages in Mountain View
Thousands of residents have had power restored, but hundreds still without power
Update on Storm-related Power Outages in Mountain View
PG&E works to restore services for thousands of residents who remain without power
Numerous Responses From Winter Storm
The City of Mountain View Fire Department responded to numerous calls for service from today's storm.
Latest Storm Related Updates
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch and High Wind Warning for the San Francisco Bay Area including Santa Clara Valley.
Arbor Day Celebration Still a Go
As the rain slows down, the City of Mountain View will continue with the Arbor Day Celebration.
Community Meetings on Economic Vitality Strategy
Public invited to attend meetings on March 9 and 15
Mountain View’s State of Emergency due to COVID-19 Pandemic Officially Ended Feb. 28
Local emergency began in March 2020 following State of California’s emergency declaration
Fallen Tree in the 1900 Block of Rock Street
Lightning is suspected in a Redwood tree branch falling through the attic of a multi-family residence in the 1900 block of Rock Street.
2023 City Annual Update to Showcase Efforts for Building Community Step by Step
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and City of Mountain View to host event in March
Normal Utility Billing Collection Processes Resume March 1
Action comes as California's COVID-19 state of emergency to end Feb. 28
City Council Appoints Emily Ann Ramos to Fill Vacant Council Seat
Swearing-in ceremony for new councilmember to take place in two weeks
Dryer Fire at City Sports Club at 1040 Grant Road and Residential Fence Fire in the 100 Block of East El Camino Real
Mountain View Firefighters respond to numerous calls for service and multiple fires.
Next Steps in Filling Vacant City Council Seat by Appointment
Applicant interviews scheduled for Monday, Jan. 30
Take the El Monte Avenue Corridor Survey
The City is looking for input on ways to improvement the El Monte Avenue corridor, from Springer Road to El Camino Real,
City of Mountain View to Develop Displacement Response Strategy to Prevent and Address Displacement of Rental Residents
Community outreach and meetings seeking input about tenant displacement response strategy scheduled for January and February 2023
Residential Fire in the 2000 Block of San Ramon Avenue
A cooking mishap led to a residential fire in the 2000 block of San Ramon Avenue.
City of Mountain View to Hold First Lunar New Year Celebration
Everyone's invited to the Saturday, Jan. 28 event at the Mountain View Community Center
Residential Fire in the 1800 Block of Ednamary Way
Firefighters stop the spread of flames in a two-story multi-family residence early Wednesday morning.
Arn Andrews to Join the City of Mountain View as New Assistant City Manager
Mountain View’s newest Assistant City Manager brings 30 years of administration and finance experience in the public and private sectors
Weather Situation for Bay Area
Latest details on weather advisories for the holiday weekend
Crestview Community Meeting
Developer to host virtual community meeting about proposed Crestview Hotel conversion on Wednesday, Jan. 18
Fallen Tree in the 1000 Block of Solana Drive
The recent winter storms cause a tree to fall on a neighbor's house on Solana Drive.
Mountain View’s Annual City Council Reorganization for 2023
City Council elects Alison Hicks as Mayor and Pat Showalter as Vice Mayor
Weather Alert for Bay Area
Wind advisory through Tuesday afternoon for entire Bay Area
City Council Decides to Fill Vacant Seat by Appointment
Applications being accepted through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18
Residential Fire in the 2000 Block of San Ramon Avenue
Sprinkler activation in a multi-family residential building.
Residential Fire in the 1900 Block of West El Camino Real
Combustibles stored in an oven led to an appliance fire in a multi-family residence.
Residential Fire in the 1100 Block of Grant Road
A sheet covering a space heater leads to an appliance fire in a multi-family residence.
City of Mountain View Holiday Closure
Most City offices and facilities to close or have modified hours from Dec. 23, 2022 through Jan. 2, 2023
Mountain View Police Chief Chris Hsiung Announces Retirement
Chief Hsiung has served most of his 33-year law enforcement career with the Mountain View Police Department
Shoreline at Mountain View Gets the Holiday Treatment Through the “12 Days of Shoreline”
Learn all about Mountain View’s 750-acre wildlife and recreation area over a 12-day period
Recreational Vehicle Fire at the Shoreline Amphitheatre Parking Lot B on Crittenden Lane
Mountain View Firefighters extinguish RV fire before flames can spread.
Derek Rampone Named as New Finance and Administrative Services Director
Mountain View’s next FASD Director has 20+ years of finance experience
Latest Traffic Signal Change for Castro Street in Effect Nov. 30
Another downtown traffic signal change coming to portion of Castro Street as part of pilot project
Residential Fire in the 900 Block of Rich Avenue
Cooking appliance fire in the 900 block of Rich Avenue.
2023 Mountain View Minimum Wage Rate
Minimum wage rate in Mountain View going up in 2023
Residential Fire in the 1500 Block of West El Camino Real
Sprinkler activation in a multi-family residential building.
Notice of Class Action Proposed Settlement
Proposed settlement agreement for Navarro v. City of Mountain View
Developer to Host Community Meeting on Crestview Hotel Project
Virtual meeting on proposed supportive housing community scheduled for Monday, Nov. 14
Residential Fire in the 1900 Block of Latham Street
Apartment fire due to cooking mishap in the 1900 block of Latham Street.
Program Assists Local Restaurants with Reducing Waste
City partners with ReThink Disposable to provide technical assistance and up to $300 for restaurants to switch to reusable bowls, plates, utensils
Natural Gas Leak in the 700 Block of W Middlefield Road
Construction crews hit a natural gas line, stopping traffic in both directions of Shoreline Boulevard.
Your Help’s Needed: Let’s Make a Clean Sweep in our Streets
Check the street cleaning schedule for your neighborhood
Residential Fire in the 800 Block of East El Camino Real
Firefighters responded to reports of a fire coming from a multi-family residence. The heat from a cooking mishap caused the sprinkler system to activate. The...
Parking Enforcement Update
Enforcement of parking rules that were relaxed during COVID-19 pandemic return Saturday, Oct. 1.
Fall%2FWinter 2022 Edition of The View Now Available
Learn how parks enhance our lives, get up-to-date on street improvements and more in the latest newsletter
Application Period for City of Mountain View’s Elevate MV Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Program Opens This Friday, Sept. 16
Opportunity for extremely low-income Mountain View families to elevate their basic income for more financial security
Recreational Vehicle Fire at the Intersection of Alta Avenue and Plymouth Street
Mountain View Firefighters extinguish RV fire before flames can spread.
Mountain View Cooling Centers Remain Open in Response to Excessive Heat Advisory
The City is keeping its cooling centers open through Friday in response to the excessive heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service for the San...
Frequently Asked Questions about the City of Mountain View Reaching Tentative Settlement on Litigation over Narrow Streets and Bike Lane Ordinances
View the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for questions about the tentative settlement agreement, parking rules in Mountain View, and local services for...
Mountain View Cooling Centers Open in Response to Excessive Heat Watch
The City is opening cooling centers in response to the excessive heat watch issued by the National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Residential Fire in the 600 Block of Franklin Street
Firefighters responded to reports of a fire coming from a multi-family residence. The heat from a cooking mishap caused the sprinkler system to activate....
LifeMoves Mountain View Recognized for Development Excellence in North America by Urban Land Institute
Mountain View’s interim housing community awarded the 2022 ULI Americas Awards for Excellence
Residents Invited to History of Housing in Mountain View Event - Tuesday, July 26
The City of Mountain View’s Human Relations Commission invites the public to “Understanding the History of Housing in Mountain View: Stories of Racism,...
Technology Showcase Returns In Person to Mountain View
Tech enthusiasts, job seekers and people of all ages are invited to this month’s 7th annual event
Litigation over Narrow Streets and Bike Lane Ordinances Remains On Hold
City of Mountain View agrees not to ticket or tow oversized vehicles under these ordinances through end of August
Stage 2 Water Shortage Emergency Declared in Mountain View
Mandatory water conservation measures now being implemented including restricting outdoor irrigation to two days
Pacific Gas and Electric Joint Gas Safety Exercise
On Tuesday, June 28, the Mountain View Fire Department hosted a live-action joint gas safety exercise, coordinated by Pacific Gas and Electric. The exercise...
The City of Mountain View announces the release of its latest Consumer Confidence Report, also known as the Water Quality Report.
Excessive Heat
Cooling Centers open this Sunday as excessive heat continues to impact the San Francisco Bay Area.
Limited City services for afternoon of Thursday, June 23
Emergency services remain available as usual
Heat Advisory
The City is opening cooling centers in response to the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Elevate MV Gets Financial Boost with $100,000 Grant from Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Mountain View’s guaranteed basic income pilot program is expected to launch in late summer
The City of Mountain View is proud to present the Grand Opening and Dedication of Mora Park on Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m.
Excessive Heat Watch
The City is opening cooling centers in response to the excessive heat anticipated later this week.
Crestview Hotel Project Update
County of Santa Clara approves renovation of Mountain View hotel for new affordable housing
Rengstorff Park Playground - Temporary Closure Beginning June 13
Due to the Rengstorff Park Aquatics Center construction, the playground at Rengstorff Park will be temporarily closed from June 13–27, 2022.
El Camino Hospital Fire
A computer monitor in the MRI room of El Camino Hospital caught fire early this morning.
Cooling Centers to Open Wednesday, May 25
Wednesday's temperatures forecasted to be above normal in the Bay Area
Vegetation Fire
Vegetation Fire along State Route 85.
Proposed Street Parking Changes in Mountain View
Additional narrow streets to be discussed along with lifting overnight parking restrictions on other streets at May 24. 2022 City Council meeting
COVID-19 Vaccination Site Closure Date Extended at Mountain View Community Center
Last appointments are now available through Saturday, May 28
Community Meeting on Crestview Hotel Project Coming Up
The County of Santa Clara and City of Mountain View to host community meeting on Monday, May 23
Residential Fire in the 600 Block of Sylvan Avenue
Cause of apartment fire in multi-family residence under investigation
California Fire Foundation Donation
Donation provided to residents affected by May 4 apartment building fire
Residential Fire in 300 Block of Escuela Avenue
Cause of apartment building fire with one fatality, several injured and dozens displaced under investigation
Spring%2FSummer Edition of The View Now Available
City's newsletter arriving in mailboxes this week
Electrify Mountain View Now Available for Residents
Online platform provides customized guidance on how renters and homeowners can go electric
Study Session on FY 2022-23 Capital Improvement Program
The City Council will hold the study session at the Tuesday, April 12 meeting, which begins at 5:30 p.m.
Cooling Centers to Open Thursday, April 7
Thursday's temperatures forecasted to be 15-to-25 degrees above normal in Bay Area
Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution on April 1
Drive-thru distribution to take place in Mountain View Senior Center parking lot from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 1 or until supplies last.
Extended Hours for City's Eviction Help Center
Thursday, March 31 is last day to apply for California's COVID-19 Rent Relief program
Power Restored after Significant Outage in Mountain View
For updates, visit
Castro Street Cleaning Effort to Begin Week of March 21
Street cleaning and maintenance for 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Castro Street to take place over several weeks
City Council Adopts Safe Storage of Firearms Ordinance
City ordinance goes into effect on May 7
City Annual Update Returns In Person for 2022
Registration now underway for the Thursday, March 31 event
County of Santa Clara: indoor masking now recommended, not required, as of March 2
State indoor masking requirements still apply in certain settings regardless of vaccination status
Become a Volunteer Mediator
The City Mediation program is accepting applications now through March 25,2022 at 4:00 PM. Click the title of this news item for more information.
2022 Spring %26 Summer Recreation Activity Guide - Available Online
Get a start on planning your best summer ever!
City of Mountain View Launches Elevate MV, a Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Program
The pilot will aid extremely low-income Mountain View families and caregivers with at least one child under age 18 through $500 monthly payments
City of Mountain View Unveils Refreshed Visual Identity
Creative vision celebrates City's innovative spirit and natural landscape as a force of nature
City’s First Chief Sustainability and Resiliency Officer to Lead Sustainability Division
Danielle Lee to lead the accomplished Sustainability Division in the City Manager’s Office.
Mountain View Public Library Services Update
The Library will begin expanding in-building services, starting Feb. 13.
City Council to Appoint New City Attorney Next Week
Mountain View’s next City Attorney has 20+ years of legal experience, including 14 years in local government
Eviction Help Center Fully Virtual for Time Being
Eviction Help Center clinics now held virtually due to latest COVID-19 surge
City Services Update
Providing quality City services safely during latest COVID-19 surge
Mountain View’s Annual City Council Reorganization for 2022
City Council elects Lucas Ramirez as Mayor and Alison Hicks as Vice Mayor
Litigation over Narrow Streets and Bike Lane Ordinances on Hold
City agrees not to ticket or tow oversized vehicles under these ordinances for 90 days
Mountain View’s First Chinese Language Civic Leadership Academy to Launch Spring 2022
Registration for the 2022 Academy is now underway for Chinese residents
Mountain View Public Library to Move to Browse %26 Go Service
Adjusted service level takes effect Jan. 3
Mountain View Community Shuttle to Expand Fare-free Weekday Service Hours in the New Year, Thanks to VTA Grant
Community shuttle to run three hours earlier and one hour later Monday through Friday
City Holiday Hours for Dec. 23–31
A listing of all of the City facillities and hours of operation for the 2021 year-end holiday season.
Mountain View Rolls Out the Welcome Mat to Monarch Butterflies, Thanks to Grant from Google
City to expand habitats for monarch butterflies and other pollinators in 2022
Stories from Safe Parking Participants
Hear from some of Mountain View's safe parking participants about their experiences, thanks to the City's Human Relations Commission.
Community Tree Lighting Celebration - December 6
Celebrate the holidays with friends and family at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration.
Your Feedback's Wanted: Weigh In on City News and Information
Survey underway through 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17
Mountain View Stands United Against Hate
United Against Hate Week is Nov. 14-20, 2021
City Council Takes Action on Several Sustainability Areas
Stage 1 water shortage emergency condition declared; ordinances that reduce landfill impact move closer to adoption
2022 Winter Activity Guide - Now Available
Programs and activities from January through March 2022.
Fire Crews Respond to Restaurant Fire at 580 N. Rengstorff Ave.
The cause of fire remains under investigation
City of Mountain View’s Rent Stabilization for Mobile Homes Ordinance Now In Effect
New ordinance applies to all mobile home owners and tenants
Structure Fire at 903 E El Camino Real
On Monday, Oct. 18, at 9:56 p.m., Mountain View Communications received a 911 call reporting dark gray smoke coming from the back of a single-story strip mall...
Mayor for a Day Contest Winners Announced
Essay contest provided opportunity to learn about local government
City Council to Discuss Castro Pedestrian Mall Feasibility Study
Study Session gets underway at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12
Public Safety Building Project Under Consideration
City Council to discuss project at Tuesday, Oct. 12 meeting
City of Mountain View Expands Eviction Prevention Efforts
Eviction Help Center Clinic available at Mountain View Public Library on Thursday afternoons through mid-December 2021
City Cooling Centers to Open Tuesday, Sept. 21
Temperatures forecasted to reach the low 90s
Get the Latest on City Happenings in The View
The newest edition of the City's newsletter is now arriving in mailboxes
Mountain View Launches Online Public Records Portal
Searchable archive of City’s public records requests now available online
Vaccination Site Returns to the Mountain View Community Center
Free COVID-19 vaccine appointments and walk-ins available as of Thursday, Sept. 9
Mountain View City Attorney Krishan Chopra Announces Retirement
Chopra has dedicated more than 20 years to public service, including 12 years with the City of Mountain View
Mountain View’s Rengstorff House Celebrates 30 Years Since Historic Restoration
Learn about community’s efforts to preserve architectural past through virtual event and in-person tours
COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Requirement for City Employees
City implements COVID-19 Workplace Prevention and Safety Policy
Mayor for a Day Contest Underway Through Friday, Oct. 1
Essay contest open to elementary and middle school-aged Mountain View residents
Your Input's Sought: Pedestrian Plaza for Castro Street
Public's invited to open house about Castro Pedestrian Mall Feasibilty Study on Tuesday, Sept. 7
Mountain View City Council Meetings to Remain Virtual Through September 2021
City exploring hybrid meeting format for public to participate in person and via Zoom come October
Masks Required in Public Indoor Settings at City Facilities
Face covering requirement goes into effect Monday, August 2.
Experienced Public Sector Professional Hired as New Housing Manager
Read more about Micaela Hellman-Tincher by clicking on the title of this news item.
City Statement on Narrow Streets Ordinance
City issues statement regarding lawsuit filed over voter-approved Narrow Streets Ordinance
IT System Maintenance Scheduled for Sunday, July 18
Many City systems, including downtown and public Wi-Fi networks, will be temporarily down between 6-11 a.m. Sunday
FAA to Hold Northern California Airspace Public Workshop
Virtual public information workshop to take place July 20 and 21
Cooling Centers to Open Saturday, July 10
Heat Advisory in effect through 11 p.m. Sunday, July 11
Mountain View City Hall Reopens Monday, July 12
The City's phased reopening continues in accordance with latest public health guidelines
A Virtual Spin for the 2021 Technology Showcase
Tech lovers, job seekers and innovators can all geek out at Mountain View’s two-day tech event
Mountain View Commits $1M to a Guaranteed Basic Income Demonstration Pilot
Pilot program is in the preliminary phase with study session planned for September
Construction Alert: Caltrain Electrification Project
New barrier installations at San Antonio Road and Stevens Creek Trail bridge overcrossings
City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2021-22 Recommended Budget that Enhances Current Service Delivery Levels
Local eviction moratorium extended through August 31; Guaranteed basic income pilot program allotted $1 million in funding; Strategic roadmap to achieving...
Celebrate Safely this Fourth of July
Fireworks are illegal, dangerous and can result in fires and injuries that are easily preventable.
Celebrating the Contributions of Immigrants
June 2021 is designated as Immigrant Heritage Month in Mountain View
Registration Underway for Mountain View’s Spanish Language Civic Leadership Academy
City plans to host 2021 academy for Spanish speakers in a hybrid format
Inscripción en marcha para la Academia de Liderazgo Cívico de Mountain View en español
La Ciudad en camino a ofrecer Academia para hispanohablantes de 2021 en formato híbrido
City of Mountain View Outlines Phased Reopening Plan for Facilities
California reopens the economy June 15 with the lifting of most COVID-related restrictions.
Source Water Change South of Cuesta Drive
Temporary source water change for customers located south of Cuesta Drive (June 7-21).
Northbound U.S. Highway 101 Ramp Metering Project
Caltrans project involves cities of Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale.
Memorial Day Heat Event
The City of Mountain View is going to open the Senior Center as a cooling center, located at 266 Escuela Ave., 1-7 p.m. Monday, 5/31/2021.
Supporting Victims and Their Families of Recent Tragedy in San Jose
Special fund set up to help those directly affected by the shooting.
Statements on One-Year Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death
from Mountain View's Mayor and Police Chief.
Strategic Roadmap Community Survey Now Underway
Share your feedback on the City's vision for Mountain View, including the strategic priorities.
LifeMoves Mountain View Now Providing a Path to Stability for Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness
The Project Homekey interim housing community in Mountain View officially opens its doors and begins serving clients with supportive services this month
Virtual Grand Opening of LifeMoves Mountain View, May 6
Register now for virtual event at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Statements on George Floyd Case Verdict
From the Mayor and Chief of MVPD
Experienced Local Government Professional to Lead Mountain View’s Economic Development Efforts
City Manager Kimbra McCarthy announced today the hiring of John Lang as Mountain View’s Economic Vitality Manager following a competitive recruitment process.
Tree mitigation underway for Shoreline Boulevard. The City expects the project to be completed end of 2022.
Mountain View Public Library Facility to Partially Reopen April 15
Expanded services to include in-library browsing, holds pickup and computer appointments
Mountain View Fire Department Launches Mobile Vaccinations
MVFD is partnering with Santa Clara County Public Health on a mobile COVID-19 vaccination program for homebound individuals.
Sign Up for Budget 101 Workshop, April 6
Learn the ABCs of the City’s budget and the process by which programs are funded.
City Flags at Half-staff for Victims of U.S. Capitol Attack
Friday's vehicle attack on the U.S. Capitol killed one officer and injured another.
City Council’s Recent Action Paves the Way for Development of the North Bayshore Area in Mountain View
Mountain View's North Bayshore vision of an innovative and sustainable mixed-use community that is integrated with nature is one step closer to realization.
City Council to Appoint New City Clerk This Month
After an extensive search, the City of Mountain View is pleased to announce the forthcoming appointment of Heather Glaser as the new City Clerk.
As of this week during the dark winter of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 500,000 Americans have now died from the virus.
City Statement on Denouncing Racism
against the Asian/Pacific Islander Community
Be a Part of the City's Strategic Planning Effort
Community workshops to be held virtually on Thursday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 27
Get Involved: Apply Today to Serve on a Council Advisory Body
Applications being accepted now for Rental Housing Committee and Public Safety Advisory Board
City of Mountain View to Create Strategic Roadmap
City Council to hold team-building and strategic planning retreat on Saturday, Feb. 6
City of Mountain View Seeking to Partner with County of Santa Clara to Address Housing Needs
Crestview Hotel under consideration for providing housing to unstably housed individuals
More COVID-19 Relief Coming to Small Businesses in Mountain View
Grant application period for City’s Small Business Grant Program opens Feb. 1-14, 2021.
Get the Facts about Mountain View’s Appointment-only COVID-19 Vaccination Site
Learn about the mass vaccination site including who is eligible to get a vaccine at the Mountain View Community Center location.
County of Santa Clara and City of Mountain View Partner to Open COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Mountain View Community Center
Appointment-only vaccination site operated by the County will provide up to 1,000 vaccine doses per weekday
Los concejales recién electos y reelectos de Mountain View prestan juramento al cargo
El concejo elige a Ellen Kamei como alcaldesa y a Lucas Ramírez como vicealcalde
Mountain View’s Newly Elected and Re-elected Councilmembers Take Oath of Office
City Council elects Ellen Kamei as Mayor and Lucas Ramirez as Vice Mayor
Castro Street Closure to Continue in January 2021
Castro StrEATS’ outdoor dining remains suspended due to public health order.
City Statement on U.S. Capitol Protests
The City of Mountain View is closely monitoring the unfolding situation in Washington, D.C. where protestors had breached the U.S. Capitol.
Most City offices will be closed or have modified hours Dec. 24 - Jan. 1. Click the title of this news item for details on facility closures this holiday...
Get Up-to-Date on City News with The View newsletter
Check out the year-end edition of The View, Mountain View's newsletter for City news and happenings.
City of Mountain View Fire Department Leads in Female Firefighting Recruitment Efforts
The City of Mountain View Fire Department (MVFD) has the highest percentage of female firefighters at 10% in the Santa Clara County region.
Regional Stay-at-Home Order
Due to the Regional Stay-at-Home Order, the City of Mountain View is canceling several programs to limit members from different households from gathering.
City of Mountain View Certifies Voter-approved Restrictions for Oversized Vehicles on Narrow Streets
Implementation of the ordinance will begin in April 2021 at the earliest.
Regional Stay-at-Home Order Impacts on City Services
Since 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, a Regional Stay-at-Home Order went into effect for much of the Bay Area, including here in Santa Clara County, until at least...
Chamber and City partner for Hyperlocal Online Shopping Experience
The Mountain View Marketplace, available online at, highlights local retailers and other small businesses while enabling shoppers to “Shop...
City of Mountain View to Consider Next Steps for Measure C
City Council to adopt certified local election results next month
Mountain View Police Chief Max Bosel Announces Retirement
Chief Bosel to retire in December 2020 after nearly 40 years in public service
City Manager to Appoint Chris Hsiung as Police Chief
Mountain View’s current deputy police chief to become police chief following retirement of Police Chief Max Bosel in late December
Jefe de la policía de Mountain View anuncia su retiro
El jefe de la policía se retira en diciembre 2020 después de casi 40 años de servicio público
La administradora de la ciudad nombra a Chris Hsiung como jefe de la policía
El actual subjefe de la policía de Mountain View se convertirá en jefe de la policía tras la jubilación del jefe de la policía Max Bosel a finales de diciembre
(Chinese) Mountain View Police Chief Max Bosel Announces Retirement
Click news item for announcement announcement in Chinese.
(Chinese) City Manager to Appoint Chris Hsiung as Police Chief
Click the title of this news item for the announcement in Chinese.
Vote Safe in Mountain View: Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3
If you haven’t cast your ballot yet in the November 2020 Election, there is still time to make sure your vote is counted. The polls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday,...
Beginning Friday, Oct. 30 at noon, Mountain View’s newest park - Wyandotte Park - will open to the public
HRC Report Out from Listening Forums on Local Policing
The Human Relations Commission (HRC) will report out feedback from the listening forums has been postponed. Click for more information.
CANCELED: Temporary Disruption to Downtown Public Wi-Fi Oct. 27-29
The free public outdoor Wi-Fi, MVwifi, along Mountain View’s downtown corridor will remain working until further notice.
Some power outages still in the downtown area
in and around Shoreline Boulevard at High School Way near downtown. PG&E is on site. Visit their updates for more information.
Cooling Center Open through Sat., Oct. 17
at 201S. Rengstorff Ave. (Rengstorff Park) from 1 - 7 p.m. Masks are required.
Most City Non-emergency Phone Services Unavailable After Hours on Wednesday, Oct. 14
from 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 through 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 to upgrade the City’s internal phone system. Click title for more information.
Coming Soon: More City Parks to Experience
We know you’re ready to explore our newest parks in Mountain View, Wyandotte Park and Evandale Park. So are we. Click the title for more information.
Nonprofit Partner LifeMoves Awarded State Funding for Emergency Transitional Housing Program
Learn more about this State grant of approximately $10 Million to purchase a one acre site in Mountain View to rapidly deploy an estimated 100 modular housing...
Mountain View Welcomes Lenka Wright as First Chief Communications Officer
New position to expand communication efforts and community engagement strategies
Apply to a Council Advisory Body
Apply to the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Downtown Committee, Environmental Planning Commission, Human Relations Commission, Library Board, Parks and...
New Safe Parking Site Opens in Mountain View
at 1020 Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View, the third such offering in the City.
The City launched a pilot program to allow businesses to operate outside during the Public Health Orders limitation on indoor operations. Visit...
State of California Updates to Eviction Protections
On August 31, the State of California enacted the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief Act (AB 3088). AB 3088’s Tenant Relief Act creates eviction...
El Estado de California actualiza las protecciones contra el desalojo
El 31 de agosto, el Estado de California promulgó la Ley de Ayuda a Inquilinos, Propietarios de Casas y Pequeños Arrendadores (AB 3088).
Temporary closure of City services due to poor air quality
See a list of services temporarily closed due to smoke from nearby fires
Listening Forums on Local Policing
Registration is now open to participate in Mountain View's Listening Forums in Local Policing. Click the title of this news item to register >>
Cooling Center Open August 14 and 15
at the Mountain View Community Center in Rengstorff Park from 1 - 7 p.m.
Latest updates
Latest updates on current levels of City of Mountain View services, in accordance to County of Santa Clara Public Health Department's revised shelter-in-place...
The City of Mountain View announces the release of its 2019 Consumer Confidence Report, also known as the Water Quality Report.
Proclamation that Black Lives Matter and Path Forward toward Social Justice and Equality
Over the last several weeks, people across the country have been saddened, outraged, and grieving over the senseless and horrific death of George Floyd and...
June 12 Virtual Town Hall - Register Your Questions Now
REMINDER: Today's Virtual Town Hall starts at 4 p.m. Need translation? YouTube
June 9 Public Hearing on Proposed FY 20-21 City Budget
View the full announcement and proposed City Budget for the next Fiscal Year by clicking on the title of this news item.
Should the EPA remove JASCO from the Superfund List%3F
Comments to EPA open NOW through June 25. Click the title of this news item for more information.
City Statement on Importance of Diversity in Community and Community Policing
The fabric that builds the Mountain View community is one that is diverse and vibrant. Those who call Mountain View home come from every walk of life, and as a...
Community Center Open as Cooling Center on June 3
from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. in Redwood Hall. County orders will be in effect, including wearing masks, socially distancing and no COVID-19 symptoms. More info...
Mountain View Extends Eviction Protections
to August 31 with a 180 day payback period. This protection also extends to mobile homes. Click the tite for more information.
Special Meeting May 29 to Consider Extending Eviction Protections
Council will be discussing the possiblity of extending the existing eviction moratorium, set to expire on May 31. Click the title of the news item for more...
Free COVID-19 Mobile Testing on May 25 in Mountain View
Open to anyone who wants to get tested at Rengstorff Park Aquatic Center (201 S. Rengstorff Ave) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Click title for more info >>
Street Slurry Seal Work in Downtown through May 19
Click the title of the news item for more details
Mountain View’s Utility Relief Program Goes Live
to provide relief for residents with COVID-19 related hardships. Click the title for more information >>
Mountain View Launches Small Business Resiliency Loan Programs
to provide no-interest loans to both small business (25 emplooyees or less) and separate small landlord (9 units or less) loan program. Click title for more...
County extends COVID-19 Stay at Home through end of May
along with 5 other Bay Area counties. Details at a later date. Click title of news item for joit news release.
Mountain View Passes Resolution to Denounce Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Sentiment Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
"... it’s important that we send a strong message that Mountain View will not tolerate racism of any kind, and that we are a community for all.”
Mountain View Invests Another $1.134 Million in Rent Relief
“...this community has collectively invested more than $2.6 million for relief efforts that touch every person within its borders." Cick title for complete...
Comment on the Action Plan Amendment for FY2015-16 through FY2019-20
and City Council Meeting. Public Review and Comment Period April 9-April 14. Click title for more detailed information.
(April 8 update) Temporary evening closure of Caltrain railroad crossings will begin at Rengstorff Ave on April 16 from 9pm-5am and at Castro St on April 13,...
Mountain View Suspends Renter Evictions through May 31
due to COVID-19 related hardships. Click title of news item for the full news release.
Community Receives Funds from Google for COVID Relief Efforts
As part of the #TogetherMV initiative to help City of Mountain View. Cick the title of the news item for the full News Release.
Council Bumps COVID-19 City Relief Package to $1.3 million
Additional relief package to help local small businesses, local homeless and unstably housed, local seniors and any residents struggling with garbage or water...
Emergency Council Meeting Set for Friday, March 27
#TogetherMV and Urgency Ordinance Temporarily Suspending Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent by Residential Tenants Impacted by COVID-19. Click title for agenda...
Mountain View COVID-19 Rent Relief Program Goes Live
for residential renters making up to 120% of the area median imcome. Click title for more information.
Mountain View Approves a Half-Million COVID-19 Relief Package
to help Mountain View renters impacted by COVID-19. Click the title of the news item for more information.
Services to the Homeless%2FUnstably Housed in Mountain View
from hygiene facilities to partner organizations. Click the title of this news item for a complete list.
Message from the Mayor about the COVID Pandemic
Click the title of this news item for more information >>
Resources for Mountain View Businesses During Shelter Order
Click the title of this news item to go to our Resources and Information page for Mountain View Businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic
All Non-Essential City Services Paused Starting March 17
Emergency services, water and serwer operations will continue. Click the title of this news item for the News Release. >>
March 17 Council Meeting Agenda Has Been Updated
will still continue with modifications in response to COVID-19. Some items have been removed and other postponed. Click title for all changes.
Click title of news item to go to our FAQs page, which includes City services impacted by COVID-19
Mountain View Declares Local Emergency
in response to COVID-19 pandemic. Click the title of this news item to go to the news release.
City Events and Programs Cancellations
Go to a list of City events that have been canceled, postponed or modified and actions the City is taking to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
Actions the City has Taken to Minimize COVID-19 Spread
Go to a list of actions the City has taken to minimize the spread of novel coronovirus (COVID-19)
Become a Volunteer Mediator
The City Mediation program is accepting applications now through March 20,2020. Click the title of this news item for more information.
Starting Feb 26, 2020 users will pay $0.20 per kWh while actively charging, and $3/hour after a 20 minute grace period once charging has ended. Click title for...
Meet the New City Manager March 10
Join us in greeting City Manager Kimbra McCarthy at a public welcome reception Tue., March 10,10 a.m. - noon at the MV Center for the Performing Arts
Click the title of the news item to be redirected to the Santa Clara County Public Health Department.
Join us on Saturday, February 29 at 11 a.m. to celebrated the completion of this project. Click title for more information.
An enhanced crosswalk option, installed by Caltrans at El Camino Real and Distel Circle, will light up beginning tomorrow.
Eastbound Amphitheatre Pkwy Closed on Sat., Jan 11
Click the title of this news item for more information and map of closure >>
Selection of New City Manager
The Council has appointed Kimbra McCarthy at the January 14 regular City Council meeting. Click for more info.
Learn more about an exciting new program for Mountain View residents! Cool Block focuses on community building, sustainability, and emergency preparation.
Parking in any of downtown’s 12 public parking facilities are extended an extra hour for free. Click title for more info.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Sep. 24, 2019, Council set direction on Safe Parking, Emergency Shelters and Oversized Vehicle Restrictions. Click for more info.
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...
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...
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...
Click on the title of this news item to visit our Immigrant Resources Page.
MVHS Spartan robot
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.
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...
Staff is seeking approval from City Council for the Proposed Fiscal Years 2019-20 through 2023-24 Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
starting at 11:00 a.m. featuring a wreath laying ceremony. Click the title of this news item for more.
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
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.
Get information about Mountain View's initiatives for local homeless and people living in vehicles.
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.
at the Civic Center Plaza (500 Castro St.), from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Click title of news item to learn more.
The Visual Arts Committee is looking for artists Wyandotte Park. Click the title of this news item for details.
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....
Plan out your summer with us! Spring Break Camps, Summer Camps, Swim Lessons and more!
New 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
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.
The City of Mountain View is accepting applications for Mountain View residents wishing to serve on the Rental Housing Committee.
Mountain View Veterans Memorial
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 in a brand new multifamily building with 116 affordable apartments coming to Mountain View early 2019!
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.
The CSFRA Program is hosting a Rent Stabilization Community Meeting on Sept.15 from 9:00 am until noon at MV Senior Center. More»
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
Announcing our new fall series of water-wise landscape classes.
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...
National Night Out is on August 7 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Cuesta Park.
This edition covers Recreation programs taking place September through December 2018.
CSFRA Program July 2018 Newsletter includes information on major program updates, allowed rent increases, and tenant hardship protections.
City Flags at Half-Staff
City Flags at Half-Staff
Honoring the Victims of the Capital Gazette shooting.
Stevens Creek Trail between El Camino Real and Yuba Drive will be closed through November 2018.
LGBTQ%26%2343; Needs and Assets Assessment
Review and Commnent: LGBTQ+ Needs and Assets Assessment: Preliminary Findings and Recommendations
Please help us understand better the priorities of the 55 and over population by completing this anonymous questionnaire.
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...
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 shreddiing
Free shredding of confidential paper documents on Saturday, July 14th, from 8 a.m. to noon at the SMaRT Station.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Register now or no later than April 27 for a free Home Composting Workshop on May 5
Click the title of the news item to learn more and take our survey.
by the City of Mountain View Youth Advisory Committee. Click this article to learn more.
thanks fo the efforts of local residents and businesses. Thank you and congratulations.
at Villa Street and Franklin. Click the news item to learn more.
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.
Flyer %26 Registration (if you are not online)
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.
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
The City of Mountain View (CMV) and the Visual Arts Committee (VAC) are launching a utility box beautification pilot program, Sidewalk Studio.
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.
The Fountains, a senior affordable housing complex, is currently accepting applications for its waitlist. Click article title to learn more.
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.
starting December 23. Click on the news item to see the Santa Clara County news release.
Regular Council meetings resume starting Tuesday, Janaury 9 with agendas published the Friday before. Attend in person or what online.
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.
Remember to download required information on the new wage rate. All documents are available by clicking on the title of this news item.
starting November 27 through December 8. Click the title of this news item to learn more.
The Visual Arts Committee is celebrating the artists who showcased their art for the 2017 season.
Councilmembers unanimously supported additional policy language to provide security for immigrant families in our community
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
Airport Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Click news item for details.
Community Shuttle Renews for Another Year, Adds New Services. Click this news item for more information.
Learn more and give input on Automated Guiedway Transportation for Mountain View at the Historic Adobe Building starting at 6:00 p.m.
by Monday, August 28 at 5 p.m. Click the title of this news item for more information.
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.
The 2017 Fall Activity Guide is now available online covering programs taking place September-December.
National Night Out is coming up on Tuesday, August 1 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m at Rengstorff Park. Don't miss out!
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agenda due to lack of available quorum onm this specific topic. It will be scheduled for discussion at a later date.
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.
at 10:00 a.m. at the parking lot of Hotel Zico and Extended Stay America near the El Camino Real trailhead.
Proposed Budget Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 13 with adoption scheduled after a second public hearing on Tuesday, June 20.
Mountain View to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreations industry for the second year in a row.
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.
For specific questions about the CSFRA and City rent policies, click on this news item to view a list of contact options.
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.
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.
Through March 17. applications will be accepted for volunteers to serve on the Rental Housing Committee per voter-approved Measure V.
The City of Mountain View is currently accepting Volunteer Mediator applications.
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.
There’s still a couple inches of water on the trail and the trail surface is covered with silt and debris.
"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.
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.
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.
between El Camino Real and Yuba due to bank erosion. Click the article title to learn more.
SFPUC’s San Antonio Reservoir
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
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.
The City is currently accepting funding proposals for public service programs and affordable housing and other capital projects for FY 2016-17.
City Council will consider implementation of a citywide residential food scraps program at a meeting on December 13.
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...
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.
The Winter Activity Guide is now available online! This edition covers programs taking place January through March, including February Break camps.
High school aged actors wanted for the One Act Play Festival. Auditions will be held at MVCPA's SecondStage from 1-5 p.m.
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.
Mountain View Senior Center turns 10 years old. Join us in a Day of Celebration on Wednesday, October 26.
will be collected weekly, on garbage day, between October 10 and December 16 . . . more
Staff will be seeking Council approval of the conceptual design on September 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall.
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.
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.
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 flags at the Civic Centerl will be half-staff from June 30 through July 5 in her honor.
along with moment of silence at June 14 City Council Meeting
on Wednesday, June 15, for young golfers hoping to earn an invitation to next year’s Nationals.
Give feedback to the Select Committee about South Bay Aircraft Noise, co-sponsored by the City of Mountain View.
The Ordinance is now in effect for any rental property with three or more units in a single structure.
Give us feedback about the service through June 3.
Neighborhood Grant Program Applications Available NOW. Submittal deadline date is 6%2F7%2F2010
Deadline for submittal is Tuesday, May 31.
Vote for your preferred grade separation method for Castro/Central Tues., May 10, 6 p.m. at the Historic Adobe Building (157 Moffett).
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 . . .
Apply to be a director in the High School One Act Play Festival by May 13.
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.
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
All Eagle Park pool programs have been moved to Rengstorff until April 28.
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.
Council will consider a City-Wide Residential Food Scraps Collection Program at a Study Session on Tuesday, April 26
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.
Map of PGE work location
Pacific Drive, at N. Whisman Rd., will be closed starting as soon as March 22 through mid-to-late May for PG&E work.
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.
Volunteer Mediators help resolve a variety of conflicts by facilitating discussions between parties in dispute. Bilingual applicants are especially needed....
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.
Click the title of this news item to see the changes, including a simplied 7-day schedule and a slightly-altered route.
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.
Higher than usual air traffic may continue through Februry 11. Call (650) 286-0666 for comments or email
Weather permitting, weekend construction at San Antonio Road will result in temporary restricted traffic between Fayette and California.
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, 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.
Get information about requirements for landlords an tenants under Mountain View's new Right-to-Lease Ordinance.
She currently serves as the Finance Director in Redwood City, and has previously served as that city’s Assistant City Manager.
Companion Unit Example
Take this short survey on changes you would like to see happen for the City's Companion Unit Ordinance.
Stevens Creek Trail Sign
Stevens Creek Trail will be closed December 28 through January 3 for needed repairs with no public access while the work is being done.
Give feedback and learn more about the Silicon Valley Community Choice Energy Program proposed by Mountain View on December 10.
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.
Get information on yard trimmings, holiday collection schedules, tree recycling and on call cleanup appointments from October through the end of January.
On October 27 City Council introduced an ordinance to increase the local minimum wage $15 per hour by 2018.
Image of row houses 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.
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.
Portions of the Bay Trail will be temporarily closed to allow for repair work on the trail surface from October 2015 through January 2016.
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.
'Tis the season to be spooky with the 2015 Monster Bash Halloween Celebration on Friday, October 30 from 4:00-8:00pm.
On October 13, Council will hear updates about California/Escuela/Shoreline Complete Streets Project and the Community Center Renovation.
October 19 Council Study Session and Community Meeting on Rental Housing starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Senior Center.
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.
On Saturday, September 26 residents can dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs with the Mountain View Fire Department.
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.
MVFD patch
City Manager Dan Rich announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Juan F. Diaz as Mountain View’s new Fire Chief.
Register for Fall Recreation classes and camps utilizing the brand new Online Registration website. Registration begins September 3, 2015 for residents.
Silicon Valley Traffic
See Mountain View's requested list of Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) projects submitted for the VTP 2040.
MV Apps Challenge Banner
First place: AAF Consultants. Second place: MyCity. Third Place: BlueLight.
Whisman station will still be closed through Saturday with bus bridge still in effect.
The City is working with Google to improve transportation for bikes and pedestrians between San Antonio Station and Permanente Creek Trail.
Google Self-Driving Car
Mountain View-based businesses and organizations will showcase the creative and innovative products developed locally on August 13.
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.
City Hall
Attend our community meeting on September 2 to give feedback on increasing the local minimum wage rate to $15 per hour by 2018.
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.
Learn how to reduce your water consumption, help our local water shortage, and save money.
Water Conservation Area Sign
News signs to indicate City Water Conservation Areas are popping up around Mountain View. Click this news item to learn what that means.
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.
Shoreline Park bird in bushes
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.
Members of the public may address the Council regarding the Draft Plan at the meeting on Tuesday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m.
dogs in park
Provide comments on the PRC recommendation to extend the pilot program for one year.
The public is invited to provide input on the Stevens Creek Trail Feasibility Study at a series of public meetings spanning all four cities.
The City of Mountain View is offering $2,000 for the best smartphone app to improve the community. Submit ideas through June 1.
Discounted Resident Tickets are available now for the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony at the Shoreline Amphitheatre.
Image from Library flowering bush
Construction has begun at the Library and will be complete by June.
VTA light rail logo
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.
Participate in the biggest bicycle event in the Bay Area.
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...
As part of the light rail double-tracking project, VTA crews will demolish the closed Evelyn station through early May.
VTA logo
At this meeting, the Mountain View City Council will receive a presentation from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority staff regarding the El Camino Real...
Expect traffic impacts from April 7 — 21 near Springer Road and Cuesta. Click news item to see more about the project.
MV Light Rail Closed April 3 - 6 and Central Expressway Lane Closures for Double-Tracking Project. Click news item to see VTA notice.
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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 Friday, April 3, 2015 from 6:00-7:30pm featuring The David Landon Band. Music, Food Trucks, Pop-up Park, and Beer and Wine.
Immigrant house at MOC
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.
with a variety of fun, free activities in Pioneer Memorial Park, located behind City Hall, 500 Castro St.
And tell us how this pilot program has been going in Mountain View parks.
Sign outside of the Community Center
Give feedback on two conceptual plans for renovation and expansion of the Community Center on March 24.
Should Mountain View Parks have speed limits for bicycles on City trails?
water hydrant closeup on Open
The City water crews will open fire hydrants and run large volumes of water to remove sediment from the water mains.
Get City news and answers to your questions directly from Mayor John McAlister on Monday, February 23.
Share the Road Construction Sign
On Wednesday, February 25, the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee will seek input on reconstruction of the Shoreline pathway from Villa to Wright.
Anyone may purchase an engraving for the new memorial to honor a U. S. veteran who served honorably. Apply by May 15.
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.
This is the first in a series of informal sessions for members of the Mountain View community to chat with the City’s Mayor.
Corte Madera Moth for wildlife biologist opening
See the latest City of Mountain View job openings, including: wildlife biologist, accountants, utility workers and building attendants.
Public preview of the Bicycle Transportation Plan update.
The City will be flushing water mains in the Middlefield, Moffett and Tyrella Avenue neighborhoods over the next three days to remove sediment.
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...
Ride the shuttle. Share your experience. Use #MVRide on social media.
Star Wars Day at MVPL
Take this opportunity to get more of what you love at the Mountain View Public Library, and to change what you don’t.
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for our area through Friday, December 12.
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...
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The minimum charge for a reusable or recycled-content paper bags remains at ten cents ($0.10) per bag effective January 1, 2015.
Learn about collection holidays, where to recycle trees, lights and how to handle extra recycling and garbage during the holidays.
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.
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 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.
On Tuesday, October 28, the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation's Burn Relay will be coming through town.
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Public input is wanted to help improve bicycle and pedestrian mobility in the California, Escuela and Shoreline area.
Parks and Recreation Commission and Urban Forestry Board will review and provide comments on the draft Community Tree Master Plan.
The Mountain View Community Shuttle pilot program will be considered by Council on Tuesday, October 21.
Celebrate Halloween with family, friends, and neighbors at the Halloween Monster Bash on Saturday, October 25th!
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.
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.
Community Forum 2015-20 Consolidated Plan The City is looking for public input as we update the Consolidated Plan which establishes...
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...
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!
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On September 16, 2014 the Mountain View City Council declared a Stage 2 water shortage emergency. What does it mean for you?
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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.
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...
Please join us! Monday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 500 Castro St.
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.
This edition of The View residential newsletter highlights the City's focus on alternative and people-powered transportation.
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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 is exploring better ways to move people north and south in Santa Clara County cities.
The City of Mountain View is pleased to present Mister Q’s educational and interactive musical entertainment and the musical mastery of The Gallowglasses...
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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...
New Community Shuttles are 100 percent electric
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...
Performance at Plaza Palooza
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,...
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...
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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...
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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.
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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)...
The City of Mountain View announces the release of its 2013 Consumer Confidence Report, also known as the Water Quality Report.
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The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) confirmed that adult mosquitoes from Mountain View tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).
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.
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Public Hearing Announcement for the FY2014-15 Proposed Budget, Capital Improvement Program and fees.
Caltrain - Full Street Closure at Castro Street June 20-23
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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.
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And tips to stay cool during this period of warmer weather. Click news title to learn more »
Resident voting during first workshop
Public input is sought and encouraged at the second Shoreline Boulevard Corridor Study workshop on Monday, May 19 when proposed improvements to transit,...
Resident coupon for Shoreline Amphitheatre's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony.
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.
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...
The City of Mountain View participates in an annual Bay Area-wide Bike to Work Day on May 8, 2014.
Trade in your old, polluting lawn mower for a more than 50% discounted new, zero-emission electric one!
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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 .
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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...
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,...
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
2014 Annual Downtown Family Parade Registration Calling all communitygroups! It's time to sign up to participate in the 2014 Downtown Family Parade.
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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...
Starting Wednesday, July 24, Caltrain will begin work to improve the safety of signalized traffic intersections at two at-grade highway-rail crossings in...
Receive updates and real-time information by following City Hall on Twitter. Get additional information, photos, press releases and listings of key...
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,...
Standard and Poor's (S & P) reaffirmed the City’s AAA issuer credit rating with a stable outlook.
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...