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Mattel has teamed up with Google for an update to the classic View Master. (Source: Mattel)

Mattel Teams Up With Google For High-Tech ‘View-Master’

Toymaker Mattel is teaming up with Google for a high-tech update to the much loved View-Master.

02/22/2015

Thieves smashed a van into a Palo Alto camera store before making off with merchandise. (CBS)

Thieves Smash Van Into Palo Alto Camera Store, Steal Merchandise

Two Palo Alto suspects drove a minivan into the front window of a camera store Thursday morning and stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, a police spokesman said today.

02/19/2015

Wind turbines near the Altamont Pass. (CBS)

Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View Headquarters

Google announced on Wednesday, a 20-year deal with the Altamont Pass wind farm that will allow its Mountain View headquarters to be entirely powered by wind energy.

02/11/2015

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Next Google Glass Reportedly Being Built From Scratch After Numerous Problems With First Device

After pulling Google Glass from the market, the Mountain View-based tech giant is reportedly working on a brand-new version of the wearable computer from the ground up.

02/04/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Is Google Developing Its Own Uber?

Google is allegedly preparing to offer its own ride-sharing service along with its driverless car project.

02/03/2015

Gamma Ray Bursts

Do Life-Erasing Stellar Gamma Ray Bursts Mean We’re Alone In Our Corner Of The Cosmos?

An astronomer considers a recent report that indicates advanced life may be routinely destroyed by frequent high-radiation blasts from nearby stars and makes a case that we should still keep searching the sky for signs of intelligence.

01/30/2015

Caltrain Fatality on Tracks

Person Struck And Killed On Caltrain Tracks In Mountain View

The Caltrain tracks through Mountain View reopened in both directions following a collision that killed a man earlier Thursday.

01/29/2015

(Mountain View Police)

Mountain View Police Report Missing 17-Year-Old Girl Found Safe

Mountain View police say a 17-year-old girl reported missing Wednesday has been found safe.

01/21/2015

Molestation

Man Suspected Of Molesting 6-Year Old Girl, Possessing Child Porn Arrested In Mountain View

Mountain View police have arrested a man suspected of molesting a 6-year-old girl and possessing child pornography, police said Wednesday.

01/14/2015

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Caltrain’s Switch From Diesel Fuel To Electrification Will Cause ‘Significant’ Backups For Drivers; Report Shows

Drivers on the Peninsula may soon be waiting even longer at some train crossings, according to a new report on Caltrain’s switch to electrification.

01/08/2015

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