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Los Altos High School Students

Los Altos Students Say History Textbooks Ignore U.S. ‘Crimes Against Humanity,’ Want Texts Revised

The students claim the version of American history taught in California classrooms is at best incomplete and at worst biased and inaccurate: failing to adequately cover the experiences, accomplishments and frequent mistreatment of communities of color and women.

05/29/2015

At least two suspects had entered the Los Altos home by forcing entry through a rear window. (Los Altos Police)

Burglars Take Their Time Sifting Through Los Altos Home (VIDEO)

New video captured two burglars as they broke into a Los Altos home earlier this month.

05/26/2015

Ethel Jean Hayes was arrested Sunday and booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on suspicion of two counts of burglary. (Palo Alto Police)

70-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Peninsula Church, School Burglaries

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman is a suspect in a pair of burglaries at a church in Palo Alto and the theft of property from a school in Los Altos, Palo Alto police said Wednesday.

03/18/2015

Steve Jobs Los Altos Garage

New Steve Jobs Movie Biography Begins Filming At Los Altos Garage Where 1st Apple Computer Was Built

Residents of the Los Altos neighborhood where Steve Jobs once lived when he and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple Computer are again surrounded by movie crews as a new Jobs biopic began filming there.

01/16/2015

An Apple-1 hand-built by Steve Wozniak sold for $750,000 at Bonhams' History of Science auction in New York on Wednesday. (Source: Bohnams)

Apple-1 Hand-Built By Wozniak Sells For $750K In New York Auction

An Apple-1 that was hand-built by Steve Wozniak sold for a staggering amount in a New York auction Wednesday.

10/22/2014

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Bay Area Parking Spaces To Be Turned Into Open Space For Annual Park(ing) Day

Some parking spaces in the Bay Area and throughout the world will become mini-parks on Friday, as part of the annual Park(ing) day.

09/18/2014

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Belmont Police Investigate Friday-Morning Death Of Los Altos Teen

Belmont police are investigating the death of a Los Altos teen found in an apartment Friday morning.

09/13/2014

California classic license plates. (DMV)

Despite Criticism, Los Altos Adopts Controversial License Plate Surveillance Policy

After a year on the beat, a license plate scanner used by Los Altos Police now has a new policy for how long that data can be stored.

08/29/2014

US President Barack Obama Visits San Francisco | 06.06.12

Jump On Tomorrow: President Obama In SF Tuesday, Microsoft, Apple Earnings, Soda Tax, And Chevron Refinery

Getting a jump on tomorrow, President Obama arrives in San Francisco Tuesday night, and heads to Los Altos Wednesday; the Richmond city council meets about the refinery expansion, and another city considers a soda tax.

07/21/2014

A mountain lion is safely tranquilized after being seen near a Mountain View neighborhood on May 6, 2014. (Mountain View Police)

GPS Reveals Big Cat Spent 9 Hours Watching Downtown Mountain View Pedestrians

A massive mountain lion cornered at an apartment complex in Mountain View on May 6th reveals a long, winding journey around the residential South Bay, according to just-released tracking device data.

06/13/2014

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