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Few cities embody the high-tech revolution more fully than Mountain View. In the 1930s and ’40s, the U.S. naval air station at Moffett Field and NASA Ames Research Center were catalysts for aerospace and electronics innovation. Today, the city’s biggest employer is Google; also in the top 10 are Intuit, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Synopsys and Samsung. In their time off, hard-working locals can find many sources of relaxation, including Shoreline Park, the Mountain View Center for the Arts, and at restaurants and shops in the pedestrian-friendly downtown.

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The City Council is Mountain View’s legislative body, setting policy and establishing the city's overall priorities and direction. The seven councilmembers are elected at large for four-year terms.

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State Grants to Aid Conversion of Hotel for the Homeless in Mountain View

Santa Clara County will receive $16.7 million to buy and convert the Crestview Hotel in Mountain View into 48 housing units for chronically homeless residents, homeless youth and young people at risk of becoming homeless. The county has already approved …

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MV Council Adopts Fines for Violating Campaign Contribution Limits

After passing an ordinance in April that barred City Council candidates from accepting donations in excess of $1,000, the Mountain View City Council passed a follow-up ordinance at its June 14 meeting that adds a monetary penalty for violating that limit.

(June 15, 2022) → Read the full Mountain View Voice report
MVLA Leaders Walk in Shoes of Maintenance and Operations Employees

Mountain View Los Altos High School District Superintendent Nellie Meyer climbed into the driver’s seat of a Los Altos High golf cart during appreciation week.

(May 28, 2022) → Read the full Los Altos Town Crier report
Upcoming Meetings & Events
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Development Review Committee
Wednesday July 6 2022   2:00 PM

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Mountain View City Council Meeting
Tuesday July 12 2022   6:30 PM

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Visual Arts Committee Meeting
Wednesday July 13 2022   6:00 PM

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