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Kevin Forestieri

Assistant Editor, The Almanac and Mountain View Voice

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About Kevin
Kevin Forestieri is an assistant editor with the Mountain View Voice and The Almanac, joining the company in 2014 as a reporter for the Voice. Kevin has covered local and regional stories on housing, education and health care, including extensive coverage of Santa Clara County's mental health system. He participated in a fellowship with USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism.

Kevin grew up in the Bay Area, leaving for a brief stint to attend Humboldt State University. He graduated in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication.
Stories by Kevin
Mountain View City Council approves plan to replace rent-controlled apartments with low-income units
The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a new policy in which rent-controlled apartments that are demolished for redevelopment must be replaced with units affordable to low-income residents.
[Wednesday, September 14, 2022]

With lawsuit resolved, Mountain View will start enforcing its RV parking ban next month
After years of delays caused by a voter referendum, a lawsuit and a major undertaking to install thousands of signs, the city of Mountain View is finally set to enforce its RV parking restrictions starting Oct. 1.
[Thursday, September 1, 2022]

Mountain View City Council reluctantly approves downtown office project next door to City Hall
The Mountain View City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve a four-story downtown office building, but not without serious reservations that the project was a poor fit for the future vision of Castro Street.
[Wednesday, August 31, 2022]

Mountain View reaches settlement agreement over RV parking ban lawsuit
The city of Mountain View announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative settlement with plaintiffs in a case challenging the city's RV parking ordinances, which prohibit oversized vehicles from parking on most city streets.
[Wednesday, August 31, 2022]

Woman charged with hate crime after attacking teen wearing a hijab in Mountain View
A woman accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in downtown Mountain View and calling her a terrorist has been charged with a hate crime, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office announced Tuesday.
[Tuesday, August 30, 2022]

Landlords up in arms over potential changes to Mountain View's rent control regulations
Landlords came out in full force to Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee meeting last week to protest what they call an unfair and illegal proposal that would suppress future rent increases if concessions are granted to tenants.
[Tuesday, May 31, 2022]

Mountain View expands network of streets where RV parking is banned, but ends most overnight restrictions
The Mountain View City Council approved parking regulations this week that further limit where oversized vehicles can park, while also opening the door for them to relocate to streets that previously prohibited overnight parking.
[Thursday, May 26, 2022]

Mountain View approves fees on housing already considered too costly to build
Paying for infrastructure is expensive, and Mountain View is going to need a lot of cash to build out new areas of the city poised for massive growth. But the city may run the risk of rendering new housing infeasible.
[Wednesday, May 25, 2022]

With Mountain View's parking ban tied up in court, a construction project is pushing inhabited RVs off of Crisanto Avenue
A portion of Crisanto Avenue has been cleared of parked vehicles to make way for construction at Rengstorff Park, forcing inhabited RVs -- some of which have been there for years -- to relocate.
[Monday, May 23, 2022]

In a quest to spur housing growth, Mountain View looks to redeveloping shopping centers
As cities across California search for new places to allow more housing growth, Mountain View is relying on a new approach that would permit commercial properties like strip malls and shopping centers to redevelop into housing.
[Friday, May 20, 2022]