Community meeting addresses fire safety

T he Santa Clara County Fire Department has scheduled a community fire meeting for residents of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills 7 p.m. Thursday at the Saratoga Fire Station, 14380 Saratoga Ave.

Speakers will include firefighters deployed on strike teams last summer. Residents can learn about current conditions, how to protect their properties and the programs available to them.




Oct. 20, 6:52 p.m., 300 block of Main Street: Police arrested a 47-year-old man and booked him into jail for public drunkenness after someone called the police and reported his disorderly conduct at First and Main Sports Lounge.


Pedestrian killed by car identified as Los Altan

Google map of the accident location

Officials have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday (Oct. 22) in Mountain View as a Los Altos resident.

The victim is Michelle Montalvo, 54, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office.


Police Blotter

Police ID burglary suspect

A San Jose man suspected of burglarizing 11 Los Altos homes is now in custody.

Police took Marcus Anthony Trevino, 40, into custody Oct. 15 and booked him into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on burglary charges.


Police Blotter

Car burglaries, thefts

Oct. 6, 10:14 a.m., 2200 block of Homestead Court: An unknown suspect stole a locked 1997 Honda Civic parked along the street. Police recovered the car in Sunnyvale.

Oct. 7, 8:19 a.m., 2200 block of Homestead Court: An unknown suspect smashed a vehicle window and stole construction tools valued at $4,000.


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MV police seek suspects in paintball attack

Mountain View Police are seeking those responsible for shooting a 4-year-old girl and 55-year-old man with a paintball gun.

The incident occurred at 9 p.m. Sept. 20 on the 2000 block of West El Camino Real, according to Mountain View police spokeswoman Shino Tanaka. The girl was struck in the torso and the man was hit in the back. Neither victim required medical treatment.


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Reptile heat lamp possible cause of fire

A space heater left on may have started a Sept. 14 residential fire in Los Altos causing an estimated $860,000 in damages. No one was injured in the blaze, which destroyed the 2,200-square-foot home.

Six Santa Clara Fire Department units responded at 7:35 p.m. to a 911 call in the 700 block of Raymundo Avenue. The homeowners were in the 1947-era building when the fire broke out.


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