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About Us

Mountain View Online is a community news and information website operated by the staff of the Mountain View Voice, a weekly newspaper serving the San Francisco Peninsula city of Mountain View, California. Owned by Palo Alto-based Embarcadero Media, the Mountain View Voice began publishing in 1993.

Embarcadero also owns and operates numerous other websites and publishes the the Palo Alto Weekly, The Almanac (serving Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton) and the Pleasanton Weekly. The Palo Alto Weekly became the first newspaper in the United States to publish on the World Wide Web in January, 1994.

Please respect our copyrighted material by not re-publishing or establishing links (other than to our home page) without permission.


Short story writers wanted!

The 32nd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 6. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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