Is There A Police Helicopter Flying Around??

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andrea bocarat

Cupertino, CA

#1 Aug 12, 2008
For the last hour, there has been the sound of the same helicopter hovering around in the sky. Anyone have any idea whats going on?
Joshua Cogswell

Los Altos, CA

#2 Aug 12, 2008
CUPERTINO, CA (KGO)-- A fire breaks out in a building on Valley Green Drive on the Apple campus in Cupertino.

A three-alarm fire breaks out on the Apple campus.

There are no reports of injuries. It is still unknown what caused the fire and how extensive the damage is.
rachel

Palo Alto, CA

#3 Aug 13, 2008
We've heard it for the past hour too, shortly after what sounded like gunshots not too far away. Looking for more info online...
andrea bocarat wrote:
For the last hour, there has been the sound of the same helicopter hovering around in the sky. Anyone have any idea whats going on?
Jun Nishimura

Menlo Park, CA

#4 Aug 13, 2008
Oh yes, I can see the smoke among the buildings (and trees)
on the street. It's not in the Apple Campus but in smaller
office buildings. The smoke seems to be diminished by now.
I never saw fire, only smoke. The fire cannot be disastrous.
Marilyn

Oakland, CA

#6 Aug 27, 2008
andrea bocarat wrote:
For the last hour, there has been the sound of the same helicopter hovering around in the sky. Anyone have any idea whats going on?
August 27th am from about 5am to 7am helicopters flying around. Anybody know why?
Kaz

San Francisco, CA

#7 Aug 28, 2008
probably news choppers covering the turned over truck at 101 and Lawrence.
dan

Bracknell, UK

#9 Oct 17, 2008
i think your rong
dan

Bracknell, UK

#10 Oct 17, 2008
it was a crash on the a27
rma

United States

#11 Mar 25, 2009
another police helicopter tonight over monta vista area of cupertino .Anyone with details?
Nancy

United States

#12 Aug 27, 2009
Put me in the chair.
Sam

United States

#13 Oct 15, 2009
I like your old red sweater. Please wear it again.
Annoyed

United States

#14 Mar 20, 2010
There's a chopper near el co in Sunnyvale again... And idea why?
Central Ave Resident

Moraga, CA

#15 Mar 20, 2010
Don't know why, but they've been in our back yard, and our neighbors back yards with drawn guns and dogs. They're shining their flashlights in and under cars ...
Liz

United States

#16 Mar 21, 2010
I hear the helicopter with the spotlight too. I'm near Central Expwy and Sunnyvale Ave. I thought maybe they were spraying that malathion for mosquitoes, but after reading the other poster here, it's possible the police are looking for someone hiding in the area. Thank goodness for the internet - I'll make sure to lock up tight, shut my blinds, and keep everyone indoors.
Also annoyed

Sunnyvale, CA

#17 Mar 21, 2010
Yea, the helicopters have been circling the downtown area of sunnyvale for awhile now. It's getting annoying - have no idea what they're after, and nothing on the news about it...
Sunnyvale Resident

Palo Alto, CA

#18 Mar 21, 2010
I've been watching this helicopter circle for around an hour now... wonder if they are going to release anything on the news.
If anyone knows what they are looking for, please let the rest of us know.
Hope everyones safe!
Murphy Avenue resident

Sunnyvale, CA

#19 Mar 21, 2010
heard that darn helicopter for 45 minutes so drove over toward the area to see what was going on. Cops are all thick in that area, almost at every intersection - seems to be centered around Fair Oaks between Old San Francisco and Evelyn. They also have floodlights illuminating that drainage ditch that runs through that area. Clearly looking for someone who's trying to hide. There were also some beat-up cars pulled over with drivers being questioned.

Thank goodness for this site. I couldn't find anything on any of the news outlets; called one TV station and they didn't even pick up their news tip line!
not as annoyed

Sunnyvale, CA

#20 Mar 21, 2010
Helicopter is finally gone. A cop car drove down my street and backed into the driveway across our street for awhile; but recently left. No idea what's up...
Ray Gunn

Oakland, CA

#21 Mar 21, 2010
The helicopter ran low on fuel,gave up. Cops were looking for bad Mexicans who killed some old White people for seven dollars!
Curious in Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale, CA

#22 Mar 21, 2010
What was the situation? I also saw the helicopter outside searching our apartment complex--anyone know the cause yet?

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