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I Love Mountain View
ILoveMV.org is the official Visitors Center for the city of Mountain View. It highlights all kinds of fabulous things-to-do in our community and shines a spot light on interesting people, new start-ups, and other important things like… where to get the best slice of pizza or martini, how to hire a day-worker for the afternoon, and how to be a community volunteer.
No-cost wireless Internet (WiFi) services are now available in most areas of the City as a benefit of a five-year agreement the City has entered into with Google, Inc., the Internet search engine company headquartered in Mountain View.
The City authorized Google to place wireless transmitters on City owned-streetlight poles through the City to create one of the first city-wide-no-cost WiFi networks in the country.
Google completed installation of the transmitters for the network and in August, the network was launched. More than 500 people attended the two community training sessions conducted by Google at their Mountain View headquarters to acquaint people with the new network.
In order for WiFi users to get a stronger signal inside their homes or offices, they will need to purchase consumer premise equipment (CPE) that is available from local retailers or on the Internet for $50-$100.
In addition to providing no-cost WiFi service in the City, the agreement with Google calls for Google to pay the City an annual fee for use of the City’s streetlight poles and equip the city’s new mobile library services vehicle with mobile wireless equipment.
For more information about the Google WiFi network, visit the Google Help Center website.
El Camino Hospital
2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94039-7025
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
555 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Mountain View Center
701 E. El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA 94040
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
MV Safety Net is a community resource for people of all ages who may be experiencing physical, mental, and financial crises. The organizations profiled here are committed to helping people through difficult times.
Parks & Recreation
Mountain View has a wealth of recreational and leisure activities available at the many city facilities and parks. Tennis, swimming, hiking, biking, jogging, as well as many other sports are offered. For more information about any of these facilities, call the Community Service Department, Recreation Division at 650-903-6331 or visit them at the City of Mountain View Recreation Division.