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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.

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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.

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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 …

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.

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.

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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…

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…