Last updateWed, 27 Jul 2016 10am

City renews fire contract


Mayor Jeannie Bruins thanked members of the Santa Clara County Fire District as she approved a new 10-year agreement for Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) for the city. George Tyson and Duffy Price, two longtime Los Altos Hills residents, were singled out for praise as the council voted unanimously to approve the recommended terms.

Tyson, who is president of the Los Altos Hills County Fire District but spoke before the council as a private citizen, said the Los Altos negotiating team “was very professional” in conducting negotiations.

Deputies seek help identifying attempted kidnapping suspect

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspicious figure suspected of following – and possibly attempting to kidnap – runners training in Los Altos Hills.

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Mailbox damage

Police have no new leads on the rash of attacks on mailboxes in June. The last act of vandalism occurred June 19 on the 200 block of Valencia Street.

DUI, fireworks warnings issued for holiday weekend

Drive Sober

With the Fourth of July holiday weekend unfolding, local law enforcement agencies are eagerly issuing two safety warnings: leave the fireworks to the pros and don’t drink and drive.

Deputies: ‘Harasser’ of runners found

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man suspected of following runners in Los Altos Hills, and officials are assuring the public that the threat has passed.

Police issue criminal citation for dogs left in hot car

A man who left his dogs locked inside a hot vehicle downtown last week received a criminal citation courtesy of the Los Altos Police.

The incident occurred at approximately 6 p.m. June 21 near the South Plaza parking lot. Officers removed the two dogs from the parked vehicle before they overheated.

LA teen honored for saving friend

Courtesy of Santa Clara County Fire Department
McConnell, left, and Godfrey

First aid training a Los Altos teen learned through Boy Scouts helped him save the life of a friend who fell through a plate-glass window.

The Santa Clara County Fire Department June 14 honored Casey McConnell for his quick thinking and lifesaving actions, according to a fire department press release.

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