Category Archives: Environmental

Old Mountain View Neighborhood: A Hub of Sustainable Design

by Forest Linebarger From my office window on Castro Street, I look out on beautiful Old Mountain View. In the past, I rarely had the opportunity to work in my backyard, instead our sustainable projects were found in the surrounding … Continue reading

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A New Way to Save Energy in Mountain View

by Elizabeth Sarmiento Mountain View has city-wide Wi-Fi, OMVNA summer parties, Summer Night Movies, and Thursday Night Live, but that’s not all–starting this summer, a new home energy savings program is available to all Mountain View residents, and it’s free! … Continue reading

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Mountain View Reads Together: Eaarth by Bill McKibben

by Bruce Karney For 6 years the Mountain View Library has organized a November “MV Reads Together” program–many individuals reading the same book at the same time and participating in related public events building on the book’s themes–a wonderful idea … Continue reading

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“Reinventing our Cities” Looks to the Future

by Julie Lovins Spontaneous friendships at a bike-sharing station, unsubsidized fast bus transit (in addition to convenient car/bike/pedestrian travel), creative ways to recycle and to provide affordable housing, a thriving commercial street jammed with pedestrians (cars on other streets), how-tos … Continue reading

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Grass-Fed Lamb

by Barbara Ruzgerian Recently our neighbors had us over for the most divine leg of lamb that I have had in my life. (And believe me, being of Armenian ancestry on both parents sides, I know the taste of a … Continue reading

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