Sheriff: Dive Boat Victims Appear To Have Died From Smoke InhalationDozens of people trapped on a scuba diving boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast appear to have died from smoke inhalation, not burns, authorities said Friday.
Dive Boat Owners Seek Legal Protection Under 1851 Maritime LawThe owners of the dive boat where 34 people perished in a fire off Southern California filed a lawsuit Thursday to head off potentially costly litigation, a move condemned by some observers as disrespectful to the families of the dead.
Prowling Mountain Lion Family Prompts Park Closure Near CupertinoA popular park in the South Bay is closed for the weekend because of a family of mountain lions that doesn't appear to be afraid of people.
3 Los Altos Police Officers Exposed To Fentanyl, One HospitalizedThe substance that sent a Los Altos police officer to the hospital Monday morning has been confirmed to be the powerful synthetic opioid drug fentanyl, police said.
Dozens Of Los Altos Households Told To Boil Water Due To Fecal ContaminationWater providers in Los Altos have advised 40 households not to drink their water without boiling it because of contamination caused by a contractor hitting a water main and adjacent wastewater line.
Bay Area Jogger Captures Battle Between Mountain Lion, DeerA cross country runner at Rancho San Antonio Preserve in Los Altos stumbled upon a life and death battle that left him shaken, a mountain lion attacking a buck with a full set of antlers.
E. Coli Found In Portion Of Los Altos' Water Supply; Boil Alert Issued
Los Altos Students Say History Textbooks Ignore U.S. 'Crimes Against Humanity,' Want Texts RevisedThe 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.
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.
70-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Peninsula Church, School BurglariesA 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.
New Steve Jobs Movie Biography Begins Filming At Los Altos Garage Where 1st Apple Computer Was BuiltResidents 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.