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Outbid union workers call for investigation of competition

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Joshua McClenahan, standing, defends his company’s treatment of employees during a July 25 fire district meeting.

The promise of free baked goods is compelling, but it’s typically not enough to attract much beyond the regular cast of characters at Los Altos Hills County Fire District meetings.

Georgia man sentenced for LAH shootout

A Norcross, Ga., man who exchanged gunfire with a Los Altos Hills resident defending his home was sentenced to 33 years in prison last week.

William Brady III, 44, pleaded no contest to two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of attempted kidnapping and one count of stalking, charges stemming from his Oct. 14 attack at an Oak Knoll Circle home. Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Nona L. Klippen accepted Brady’s plea and sentenced him at the Hall of Justice courthouse in San Jose July 26.

Nissan driver at fault in fatal Los Altos crash

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A Santa Clara County firefighter surveys the accident scene Friday morning.

The victim of last week’s fatal collision in Los Altos caused the car crash by running a red light, according to the Los Altos Police Department.

Redwood City resident Juana Sanchez-Cabrera, 50, died from injuries she sustained after a Toyota Sienna minivan T-boned her Nissan Sentra in the intersection of Foothill Expressway and Edith Avenue July 21.

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July 18, 4 p.m.: Marich Way and Casita Way, Los Altos

July 17, 3 p.m.: 300 block of Moffett Boulevard, Mountain View

Firefighters quickly tame Byrne Preserve blaze

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A CAL FIRE firefighter returns to his crew on a Byrne Preserve hilltop after assisting with extinguishing a 5-acre wildfire ignited by a malfunctioning lawnmower Thursday afternoon. 

A contract worker mowing Byrne Preserve grasses to mitigate fire risk in Los Altos Hills inadvertently sparked a wildfire with his lawnmower that nearly prompted the evacuation of Westwind Community Barn and its equine residents Thursday afternoon.

Fatal Los Altos accident claims life of Redwood City woman

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The aftermath of Friday’s fatal traffic accident at Foothill and Edith in Los Altos.

A Redwood City woman died Friday morning following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Foothill Expressway and Edith Avenue in Los Altos.

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