Kidnapping attempt foiled by victim’s struggle, her friends

Guillermo Perez

Police are crediting an intended kidnapping victim’s moxie for helping save her from two men who attempted to force her into a vehicle early Saturday morning in downtown Mountain View.

Mountain View Police Department releases footage of interaction with alleged YouTube shooter

Nasim Aghdam body-cam footage
Courtesy of MVPD
A still from body-camera footage shows the interaction between Mountain View Police Department officers and alleged YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam.

The Mountain View Police Department Friday morning released body-camera footage of the interaction between officers and alleged YouTube shooter Nasim Aghdam that took place hours before the attack.

Simitian revives series on Islam beginning Monday

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has reprised his series “Understanding Islam” with another trio of events at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

Pedestrian injured in San Antonio Center crash

San Antonio Center Crash
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View Police Department officers investigate a traffic accident Wednesday at the entrance to Carmel the Village Apartments.

A Mountain View traffic collision involving a car that struck a pedestrian Wednesday morning led to the pedestrian’s hospitalization, but the extent of his injuries has not been disclosed.

Sentencing awaits for former MVHS teacher charged with sending inappropriate texts to student

The former Mountain View High School math teacher arrested last November for allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to a student pleaded no contest March 28 to a felony charge of sending harmful matter to a minor.


Evan Smith’s sentencing is scheduled May 3.

Police Blotter, Week of April 4 - 11


April 4, 9:05 p.m.: 2600 block of West El Camino Real, Mountain View

April 2, 1:11 p.m.: 1000 block of North Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View

Schools »

Read More

Sports »

Read More

People »

Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

Browse and buy photos