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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, file photo, two men fish in the water in front of a Google barge on Treasure Island in San Francisco. A state agency says Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay because the permits are not in order.

Google Barge reportedly leaving Treasure Island for Stockton port

Published: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 - 10:47 am

The mysterious Google Barge may be heading to a new home at the Port of Stockton, CBS San Francisco reports.


Stockton residents react to the news in this report from the streets of Stockton.


However, the Stockton Record reports that it may be too early for putting out the welcome mat. The Record said the Port of Stockton’s director has had no contact with Google about such a move. Read the story here.

The Google Barge is expected to one day be a floating showroom and demonstration space for Google X projects like Google Glass and autonomous cars, but has been sitting idle alongside the Treasure Island pier. CNET called the move official.




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David Caraccio is a Sacramento native and online news editor with over 23 years of journalism experience. A graduate of San Diego State University, he enjoys finding and viewing videos worth watching. Email: dcaraccio@sacbee.com. On Twitter: @DavidCaraccio. Phone: (916) 321-1125.

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