Los Altos Hills residents who didn’t have a chance to meet Peter Pirnejad at the town’s recent Vines & Wines festival will have the opportunity to do so at next week’s city council meeting; tucked into Thursday’s agenda among commendations for outgoing city manager Carl Cahill is conside…
There was blood on the carpet after Alfred Lindahn fell out of bed. As the 96-year-old Los Altos resident received treatment at a hospital, his son began rearranging the furniture in the room so he could clean it. Inside the nightstand drawer, Rick Lindahn’s hand grasped a black, egg-shaped object.
The Los Altos City Council Tuesday night (Oct. 12) narrowly passed a policy that allows for censure of a council member for repeated violations of city rules or laws.
As of Tuesday (Oct. 12), the Los Altos, Mountain View and San Jose police departments were unable to provide additional information about the recent incidents that disrupted classes and forced the evacuations of Los Altos, St. Francis and Presentation high schools, respectively. The suspect …
Bullis Charter School needs a change in culture to counter its lack of inclusiveness of socioeconomically disadvantaged students relative to the Los Altos School District.
Fresh off the Oct. 2 grand opening of the new Los Altos Community Center, Mayor Neysa Fligor last week expressed support for building a new theater downtown.
Even first responders are not immune to the supply chain disruptions brought on by the COVID pandemic; a new fire rescue vehicle the Santa Clara County Fire Department expected to arrive this month for Los Altos Hills County Fire District use has been delayed until January.
Faced with multiple lawsuits alleging misuse and misappropriation of investor funds, a Los Altos-based developer has filed for bankruptcy.
Burglaries fell in Los Altos last year, rose moderately in Los Altos Hills and continued a steep upward trajectory in Mountain View, according to data the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program released last month.
Suspicion and some degree of alarm still linger around the future of the former Fenwick estate in Los Altos Hills. On Thursday (Oct. 7), the town’s Planning Commission, once again, continued consideration of an application for a perimeter fence around the 42-acre Elena Road property until th…
“Remote, unresponsive and inaccessible.” Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian used those words and more last week in his criticism of the county’s court operations.
Members of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad successfully detonated a vintage grenade in a Los Altos backyard Monday afternoon without causing any injuries.
Los Altos City Council members are scheduled at Tuesday’s (Oct. 12) meeting to discuss possible approval of a controversial censure policy that would allow members to publicly reprimand one another for repeated misbehavior.
California Assemblymember Marc Berman’s support of Senate Bills 9 and 10, two controversial housing bills Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law, was the topic du jour of a virtual “community coffee” meeting the District 24 rep co-hosted with Los Altos Mayor Neysa Fligor Thursday.
Construction is underway on bike lane improvements on Foothill Expressway between San Antonio Road and El Monte Avenue in Los Altos.
The Mountain View City Council last week moved forward on major efforts to help the city’s underserved – actions that come as the state’s moratorium on housing evictions expired.
Note: This is a longer version of the story that appeared in the Oct. 6 print edition.
Updated, 1:15 p.m., Wednesday: Bomb threats that forced the evacuations of St. Francis High School in Mountain View and Presentation High School in San Jose Tuesday (Oct. 5) originated from the same telephone number, the San Jose Police Department reported.
Updated, Monday, 3:25 p.m.: Los Altos Police Department detectives continue to investigate a false bomb threat directed at Los Altos High School last week. No one was injured in Friday’s (Oct. 1) scare, but school staff evacuated the entire student body and ultimately canceled classes for the day.
A Springer Elementary School student was in stable condition Thursday (Sept. 30), following a vehicle accident that took place just before classes began on the Mountain View campus.
An affirmative Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors vote Tuesday (Sept. 28) cleared the final hurdle between Los Altos Hills and widespread camera surveillance use in town, though the maker of the motion did so with admitted reservations.
Shouts of “I’m going to kill you” attracted Mountain View Police Department officers to a local apartment Tuesday (Sept. 28), ultimately leading to the arrest of a 34-year-old resident on attempted murder charges.
Residents of Moody and El Monte roads may soon encounter an unexpected visitor on their doorsteps: Los Altos Hills Vice Mayor George Tyson or Councilmember Lisa Schmidt. During last week’s Los Altos Hills County Fire District meeting, both town leaders said they are willing to help spread th…
The city of Los Altos has hired John Furtado as its finance director, head of the newly formed Finance Department.