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Auto burglary

June 7, 4:53 p.m.: 2500 block of El Camino Real, Mountain View

June 7, 6:39 a.m.: 300 block of Sylvan Avenue, Mountain View

LAH assault reports prove misleading

Los Altos Hills residents concerned about heavy police activity in the northern part of town Sunday night were further rattled by a Crime- Reports.com description of “assault with a deadly weapon.”

However, Capt. Rich Urena of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said the incident “was not what people think it was.”

LAH shooting suspect seeks to withdraw plea

Perhaps the idea of three decades in prison proved too daunting.

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William Brady

A Norcross, Ga., man scheduled for sentencing on charges related to a Los Altos Hills shootout decided to request new counsel Thursday, just before his hearing was to proceed.

Bicycle vs. car crash sends teen to hospital

A teen bicyclist is recovering after a collision with a car near the intersection of El Monte Avenue and Cuesta Drive Tuesday (May 30) morning.

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May 24, 12:58 p.m.: 100 block of Castro Street, Mountain View

May 24, 2:26 a.m.: Near the intersection of Church Street and Yuba Drive, Mountain View

Bomb threat evacuates Rancho Shopping Center

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A bomb threat temporarily closed businesses including the Safeway at Rancho Shopping Center in Los Altos May 27.

Police continue to investigate a bomb threat letter found at a Los Altos business last weekend.

The extortion attempt included a threat to “blow up the whole block,” according to Sgt. Cameron Shearer, prompting police to evacuate multiple businesses at Rancho Shopping Center May 27.

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