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Sept. 21, 400 block of San Domingo Way: An unknown suspect smashed the rear door of a residence. According to Los Altos police, the suspect stole jewelry and electronics.


Sept. 19, 4200 block of El Camino Real: A resident alerted the Los Altos Police Department to gang graffiti tagged on a business building.

El Camino Hospital CEO receives 224K bonus

Before leaving her post at the end of October, El Camino Hospital CEO Tomi Ryba will receive a sizable parting gift: $223,673.

Board members voted 7-1 in favor of granting the bonus, with John Zoglin opposing and Jeffrey Davis and Ryba abstaining. The move comes weeks after the board voted unanimously not to renew Ryba’s contract for another four years.

Police arrest man suspected of robbing bank

The suspect wanted in connection with a local bank robbery in July has been identified and arrested by the San Jose Police Department.

Officers arrested San Jose resident Spencer Havens Sept. 15, according to a department press release published Thursday.

LAH City Council candidates field questions from residents

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos Hills City Council candidates, from left, Garo Kiremidjian, Michelle Wu and Roger Spreen speak with resident Scott Vanderlip after the Sept. 19 forum.

Approximately 80 residents attended last week’s Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Forum, many hoping to identify who among the five choices is committed to – as the event’s host Hills 2000 advocates – “the continued preservation of the rural ambience of the Hills.”

They all are, as it turns out.

Public opinion will shape Fremont pedestrian bridge overhaul

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The city of Los Altos seeks public input before determining the fate of the Fremont pedestrian bridge.

A feasibility study will guide city policy on the future of the 40-year-old Fremont pedestrian bridge, a wooden bridge over Permanente Creek in Los Altos.

The Public Works Department has scheduled a study session to solicit residents’ feedback 6:30 p.m. today at the Grant Park Community Center, 1575 Holt Ave.

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