Last updateWed, 24 Aug 2016 12pm

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Breaking and entering

Los Altos police responded to an alarm call at IKB Design & Construction at 346 Main St. Aug. 22. According to company president Ilona Lindauer, suspects kicked in the front door and stole four desktop computers valued at an estimated $4,000 before exiting through the store’s rear door. Officers are investigating.


A mountain bike was reported stolen from Los Altos High School Aug. 17. Police are investigating the incident as a theft.

LAH council, residents reach cost-sharing internet agreement

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Deputy John Prado met members of the Los Altos Hills City Council last week. Prado, a motorcycle officer, is assigned to traffic enforcement in town.

Julietta Lane’s getting the hook-up, parts of Mora Drive are entering the fold and the town’s welcoming a new traffic patrol officer.

Thursday’s Los Altos Hills City Council meeting wrapped up a few loose ends town officials have grappled with for months, though the substandard lot debate will continue at a future meeting – likely in September – allowing time for affected residents to receive proper notice.

Detectives arrest LAHS grad on child porn charges


The quotes high school seniors select to accompany yearbook photos tend to reflect their outlook on life. Josh Chispa chose “ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!!!” a nod to Boston Celtics player Kevin Garnett’s post-2008 NBA championship exclamation.

Candidates finalized after filing deadline passes



The final slate of candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot is set after last week’s filing deadline. Following is a roundup of candidates vying for seats on local councils, school boards, healthcare and water districts, as well as candidates and measures at the state and regional levels.

Labor Day DUI crackdown ongoing

An aggressive anti-drunken driving campaign is underway, and motorists can expect to see an increased law enforcement presence through Labor Day weekend.

The national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign began Friday. Locally, the campaign is called “Avoid the 13,” a name referring to the 13 law enforcement agencies participating within Santa Clara County.

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