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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
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]

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next door to NASA Ames
Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the Bay is finally complete and open to employees, marking a major expansion of the tech company's office footprint on the Peninsula.
[Tuesday, May 17, 2022]

Mountain View looks to replace safe parking site with high-density affordable housing
A former Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) parking lot currently serving homeless residents in Mountain View could soon be replaced by as many as 220 affordable apartments.
[Friday, May 13, 2022]

Mountain View approves controversial infill apartments despite concerns over trees, air quality
It was a tough series of trade-offs involving trees, parking and environmental health, but the Mountain View City Council voted 4-2 on Tuesday to approve hundreds of apartments in a major infill development project.
[Wednesday, May 11, 2022]

Mountain View's COVID-19 vaccination site is shutting down this month
For more than a year, the Mountain View Community Center has been a crucial outpost for providing COVID-19 vaccines in the North County. Now the plan is to shut it down later this month.
[Tuesday, May 10, 2022]

One dead following apartment fire on Escuela Avenue in Mountain View
One person was killed and four were injured following a fire in at the Regency apartment complex in Mountain View on Wednesday, according to the Mountain View Police Department.
[Thursday, May 5, 2022]