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Breaking and entering

Nov. 9, 5:45 p.m.: 4700 block of El Camino Real, Los Altos

Nov. 7, 7:09 p.m.: 800 block of East Dana Street, Mountain View

Parks and Rec officials hear pros and cons of dogs in parks

They’re known as man’s best friend and, in many cases, valued members of families.

But dogs also do their business in parks where people congregate, and may be prone to unpredictable behavior.

Woman buys 'Lucky' lottery ticket in Los Altos

Siosi Taunaholo walked into the Lucky supermarket on Grant Road in Los Altos to rent a DVD last week and came out $600,000 richer.

After Taunaholo selected her movie from the store’s Redbox machine, she purchased a California Lottery ticket. The $1 Set for Life Scratcher revealed that Taunaholo won the game’s top prize of $600,000.

MV council OKs more housing, rejects appeal on hotel approval at Superfund site

The Mountain View City Council last week approved a 52-unit rowhouse complex and a 74-room hotel, both of which passed despite concerns.

The rowhouse project, slated for 2044-2054 Montecito Ave., replaces a current 52-unit apartment complex, drawing disappointment from Councilman Lenny Siegel about the loss of affordable housing.

Hillview center task force seeks design input

The Hillview Community Center Task Force plans to offer recommendations to the Los Altos City Council on the building character and architectural design of the new community center.

The city rolled out a new survey last week soliciting residents’ input on everything from roof and window design to outdoor gathering spaces and trellises. The survey provides photographic choices, enabling respondents to select their preferences.

Query a Cop: Could pole near police department improve cell service?

“Query a Cop” features reader questions fielded by Los Altos police officers.

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