Los Altos City Council passes pot ordinance -- stench remains

The Los Altos City Council voted 4-1 last week to pass an ordinance that bans cannabis retail shops within city limits. The new law, however, does allow for deliveries from outside Los Altos’ borders.

Nearly 600 guns gathered during recent buyback event

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office and the cities and police departments of Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Santa Clara hosted an inaugural North County Gun Buyback event at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church Sept. 29.

Los Altos council candidates list goals, plans for environmental sustainability

The Town Crier is running a series of questions for each of the five candidates for Los Altos City Council to answer in advance of the Nov. 6 election. 

Election 2018: Meet the five residents running for Los Altos City Council

Two seats are open on the Los Altos City Council in the Nov. 6 election. Councilwoman Mary Prochnow opted not to run for a second term, while Mayor Jean Mordo is seeking re-election.

Counting crows: MV residents puzzled by abundance of black birds

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
An increase in the crow population in Mountain View is logical, according to avian experts, because the birds are already beginning to migrate to warmer climates before winter hits.

In the evenings, just before dusk, Zoe Blatchley sits in her Mountain View backyard and gazes skyward. Then she commences her tally.

A bunch of 10. A bunch of 20. A bunch of five.

MV council OKs retail pot sales despite protests

The city of Mountain View will allow retail sales of marijuana, following last week’s city council approval of a new ordinance regulating such sales.

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