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Address:   500 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041


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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Mountain View Minimum Wage Gets Biggest Bump in Five Years

People making minimum wage in Mountain View may soon see bigger paychecks. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, Mountain View employers must pay their employees at least $18.15.

(Nov. 22, 2022) → Read the full Mountain View Voice report
Council Approves Google's Mixed-Use Development in East Whisman

The Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the Middlefield Park Master Plan, Google’s massive development that will add 1,900 residential units, including roughly 380 affordable units that the city is responsible for building.

(Nov. 16, 2022) → Read the full Mountain View Voice report
Upcoming Meetings & Events
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday November 30 2022   6:30 PM

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Youth Advisory Committee
Monday December 5 2022   5:00 PM

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Downtown Committee
Tuesday December 6 2022   10:00 AM

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Development Review Committee
Wednesday December 7 2022   2:00 PM

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Environmental Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday December 7 2022   7:00 PM

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