LAH fire district considers reorganization as instructor departs

Alice Sakamoto/Special to the Town Crier
Mike Sanders, retiring Los Altos Hills county fire captain and emergency services coordinator, leads a Community Emergency Response Team event.

Mike Sanders’ ears have surely been aflame.


Police Blotter

Theft, burglary

Feb. 29, 12:25 p.m., 1500 block of Julie Lane: An unknown suspect stole a laptop from an unlocked vehicle.

March 1, 6:34 p.m., 1000 block of Parma Way: An unknown suspect stole a bike valued at $3,000 from a residence.


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Feb. 23, 12:20 a.m., San Antonio Road and Fayette Drive: Officers conducted a traffic stop and found the driver to be intoxicated. The 28-year-old male was arrested and booked into jail.

Feb. 25, 7:18 p.m., South El Monte Avenue and University Avenue: A resident reported a traffic collision and believed the other driver may have been driving under the influence. Police determined the 47-year-old male motorist to be over the legal limit and arrested him for drunken driving.


Page Mill driver cleared of criminal wrongdoing in fatal crash

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
A memorial stands at the site of the fatal crash of a cyclist on Page Mill Road last November.

Criminal charges will not be filed against the driver of a car involved in the Nov. 3 traffic death of a Palo Alto cyclist, investigators announced late last month.

Both a California Highway Patrol report and a subsequent report by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office determined that cyclist Jeffrey Donnelly, 52, caused the Page Mill Road collision that led to his death.


MVPD's traffic tips for school trips

The Mountain View Police Department’s Traffic Unit offers the following safety tips to motorists traveling to and from schools.

• Leave plenty of time to find parking.


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Suspicious activity

Feb. 2, 11:29 a.m., near the intersection of East Edith Avenue and North Gordon Way: Report of a suspicious vehicle.

Feb. 2, 5:16 p.m., near the intersection of Solana Drive and Jardin Drive: Report of a suspicious vehicle.


Victim's body found in Los Altos-connected homicide

Kyle Myrick

Following a search that lasted nearly a week, San Jose police found the body of a homicide victim allegedly killed by a Los Altos man.

Police discovered the body of 28-year-old Kyle Myrick Jan. 28 near Jameson Creek Road in Santa Cruz County. Myrick’s friends and family, as well as police, took to social media last week to pursue leads on the whereabouts of the then-missing motorbike enthusiast from San Jose. Information led police to the remote Santa Cruz Mountains, where they uncovered Myrick’s body at approximately 4 p.m.


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