Mountain View baseball field doubles as flood basin

The $89 million Permanente Creek Flood Protection Project will provide flood protection for roughly 2,200 properties downstream in Mountain View and Los Altos by acting as a reserve basin when the creek floods, according to the water district.

New details on deadly Tesla crash

Federal investigators are shedding more light on a fatal crash involving a Tesla vehicle. Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board released 500 pages of additional information in the crash that killed Apple engineer Walter Huang.

Google co-founders step aside as antitrust scrutiny heats up

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down as CEO and president, respectively, of Google parent company Alphabet. The move caps more than two decades during which the pair have shepherded the one-time startup they founded in a Silicon Valley garage. Pichai, who has been Google’s CEO since 2015, will now also head up Alphabet. The company isn’t filling Brin’s position as president.

V.P. Pence tours NASA, speaks on future of space exploration

Vice President Mike Pence spent Thursday morning in Mountain View, visiting the NASA Ames research center.  The vice president toured the facility and spoke to about 200 employees about their role in the future of US space exploration. 

Stolen police equipment found inside U-Haul truck in Mountain View

Mountain View Police recovered a Uhaul last Friday filled with stolen police equipment. They were quick to point out that no firearms were found.Still, there were duffle bags full of other items officers use regularly. Two people are already under arrest, and a third is on the run.