Mountain View Gang activity.
I must recant my previous perceptions of safety in Mt View.
The local paper Mountain View Voice has been describing local gang activities. The June 8, 2007 issue is the fourth in a series of issues of this paper that details the gang situation in Mt View. This issue describes gangs within the Hispanic community here. It looks quite present in the Junior High, Middle School and High School (eg Los Altos High School) populations. It describes the peer pressures and violence (eg stabbing of a 22 year old man April 2007 on Tyrella Ave; and the shooting death of a Los Altos High School student on Rengstorff Ave in September 2004) in the cultures of the young people here.