Portion of San Francisco & San Jose Railroad (Allardt) map showing historic connection of Permanente Creek (Arroyo Permanente) to Stevens Creek (then known as Cupertino Creek) circa 1862. These creeks ended in marshes that were hydrologically connected to the Bay at times of high winter flows. Hale Creek, unnamed and next stream to the right, does not appear connected to Permanente Creek in 1862 as it is today. Furthest to the right, the Arroyo San Antonio (Adobe Creek) is shown.
The south side of the Googleplex circa 2006 (this view was blocked a year later by a new line of shade trees)
A view along the Stevens Creek Trail near downtown Mountain View
Former entrance to the lobby of Building 40
Two pairs of steelhead trout spawning in lower reaches of Stevens Creek may have had difficulty ascending to former spawning grounds due to fish passage barriers
A Google campus area down Charleston Road from the Googleplex
Looking west, from east side of Stevens Creek, at terminus of Permanente Creek Diversion Channel as it exits beneath Highway 85. Here Permanente Creek drops about ten vertical feet over cemented boulders, an impassable barrier to in-migrating steelhead trout, 2013.
Google buildings near Shoreline Park
Stevens Creek in Mountain View, just above where it crosses under California Route 85, showing fish-passage baffles
A Google shuttle bus at the Sunnyvale campus.
Western burrowing owls
Googleplex courtyard
A restaurant at Googleplex
Bicycle used by employees on Googleplex

It then continues north for 12.5 miles through Cupertino, Los Altos, Sunnyvale and Mountain View before emptying into the San Francisco Bay at the Whisman Slough, near Google's main campus.

- Stevens Creek (California)

Before announcing the construction, Google, through its in-house real estate firm, Planetary Ventures, sought permission from the city of Mountain View to build bridges over the adjacent Stevens Creek.

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Mountain View, California

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City in Santa Clara County, California, United States.

City in Santa Clara County, California, United States.

Lupe Yñigo was granted Rancho Posolmi in 1844, covering the northern part of Sunnyvale and Mountain View.
The Historic Adobe Building was constructed as a Works Progress Administration project in 1934.
Google, whose headquarters are located in Mountain View, is also the largest employer of the city's residents.
RV campers being used as residences on a city street in Mountain View
Mountain View City Hall
Mountain View Fire Station Number 1
Mountain View High School
Library exterior and sign
Caltrain commuter rail at the Downtown Mountain View Station
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail
Sidewalk along Castro Street in downtown Mountain View
The Mountain View Farmers' Market is held every Sunday in the Downtown Mountain View Station parking lot.
The Charleston Park
The Computer History Museum
Shoreline Amphitheatre

Stevens Creek runs through Mountain View from the south and empties into the Bay in Shoreline Park.

Charleston Park, a five-acre park located near the Googleplex. The park was designed by SWA Group who received an ASLA Centennial Medallion in 1999 for their work.