Former Peru president – a Los Altos resident – arrested after ‘drunk’ spectacle

A former president of Peru wanted in his home country on corruption charges dodged extradition from the Bay Area this week following his arrest for allegedly becoming drunk and causing a disturbance at a local restaurant.

Two-vehicle accident flips car in Los Altos

Original Pancake House car accident
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Paramedics tend to a man involved in two-vehicle car accident in front of The Original Pancake House in Los Altos Tuesday afternoon. The man’s Honda Accord, left, collided with a FedEx van at the intersection of San Antonio Road and Lyle Street. The two drivers did not appear to be injured, but paramedics transported the Honda driver to an area hospital as a precaution.

The drivers of a Honda Accord and a FedEx van escaped major injuries Tuesday (March 19) afternoon when their vehicles collided, causing the Accord to flip onto its roof in front of The Original Pancake House in downtown Los Altos. 

MVPD shares tips for preventing car burglaries

The Mountain View Police Department recently launched a “Park Smart” campaign instructing residents how to safeguard themselves against auto burglaries, an ongoing problem in the city.

Parent of Los Altos Hills student implicated in national college admissions scam

University of Texas at Austin
Photo by Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0
Students pass before The Tower on the University of Texas at Austin campus.

The college admissions scandal that ensnared Hollywood actresses, CEOs and others this week has also embroiled at least one local resident: a Los Altos Hills parent who allegedly paid bribes to facilitate his son's acceptance at the University of Texas at Austin.

Maine man arrested for threats against Google

The Mountain View Police Department on Sunday (March 10) intercepted and arrested a 33-year-old Maine man believed to be en route to Google and intending violence after his YouTube channel was shut down. 

MV Police arrest suspect in creek trail attack

Bite marks left by a woman attacked last week on the Stevens Creek Trail ultimately helped police identify her assailant just a few days later, according to Mountain View Police Department officials.


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