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Los Altos

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

Los Altos Home Sold

Los Altos Family Recalls Life Before Real Estate Price Explosion

Claudia Meyer grew up in Los Altos. Her parents bought their home for $18,000, a far cry from how much homes are today.

05/17/2014

President Obama greets well-wishers at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, May 8, 2014. (CBS)

President Obama In Silicon Valley For Whirlwind Fundraising Visit

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area for a roughly 19-hour visit, including fundraisers and an appearance at a Mountain View Walmart, where he will give a speech on energy efficiency.

05/08/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Stop At Mountain View Walmart In Latest Bay Area Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will make an appearance at the Walmart store in Mountain View to talk about energy efficiency, as part of his latest fundraising trip to the Bay Area this week.

05/06/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Returning To Bay Area On Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic National Committee officials said.

04/17/2014

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Los Altos Web Storage Provider Box Seeks $250M In IPO

Online storage provider Box is the latest rapidly growing Silicon Valley company seeking to strike it rich in the stock market.

03/24/2014

A blotter paper containing DOC (4-chloro-2,5-dimethoxyamphetamine) (US DOJ)

Parents Warned After Mountain View Student Overdoses On New Psychedelic Street Drug

Parents of students at a South Bay high school have been warned about a newly-discovered psychedelic drug after one student overdosed on it and was hospitalized this week.

03/12/2014

Americans Mourn Passing Of Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs

Proposal Would Make Steve Jobs’ Childhood Home Historical Site

The childhood home of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could soon be preserved as a historical site in Silicon Valley.

09/21/2013

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