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Outbid union workers call for investigation of competition

Outbid union workers call for investigation of competition


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Joshua McClenahan, s...

Silicon Valley culture leads to stress in teens and adults

Many articles have been written about the state of...

Los Altos' density bonuses on deck at PTC meeting

Los Altos could go a long way toward expanding hou...

Berkeley firm to head community center design

Berkeley firm to head community center design


Rendering Courtesy of Noll & Tam
Noll & ...
Georgia man sentenced for LAH shootout

Georgia man sentenced for LAH shootout


A Norcross, Ga., man who exchanged gunfire with ...

How to select the right financial adviser

There is a notion that financial advisory services...

Star cross-overs

Star cross-overs


a; The 2017 Honda CR-V comes with a four-cylind...

News

Los Altos' density bonuses on deck at PTC meeting

Los Altos could go a long way toward expanding housing opportunities in the city when the Planning and Transportation Commission addresses density bonus regulations at its meeting Thursday.

Los Altos residents and the state housing authority found e...

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Schools

Los Altos High School debuts freshmen mentors

Los Altos High School debuts freshmen mentors


Courtesy of Sarika Sethi
The fledgling Student Community Leaders class at Los Altos High School returns this fall with a new initiative, Freshman Jumpstart, to ease the transition for students arriving fresh from middle school.

Incoming ninth-grade...

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Sports

New coach Field-Polisso has plan in place for St. Francis High girls basketball team

New coach Field-Polisso has plan in place for St. Francis High girls basketball team


Courtesy of Sami Field-Polisso
Sami Field-Polisso, coaching Los Gatos in the playoffs last season, takes over a St. Francis team coming off a 16-13 campaign.

Hired more than two months ago, Sami Field-Polisso sometimes still can’t believe she ...

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Letters to the Editor

LA, LAH deserve new library

Comparing the Los Altos main library with other libraries in the county system (indexed for population): Seating is 40 percent of norm; there is zero space for children’s programs compared with up to 1,000 square fe...

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Star cross-overs

Star cross-overs


a; The 2017 Honda CR-V comes with a four-cylinder engine that produces 190 horsepower.

Pressed to choose just one vehicle type that would meet nearly all the transportation needs of a family in Los Altos, we would unreservedly recommend a new mi...

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Business

A Runner's Mind continues specialized running tradition downtown

A Runner's Mind continues specialized running tradition downtown


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Monte Keleher purchased On Your Mark in June and reopened it as A Runner’s Mind.

The new running store on Main Street in Los Altos inherits the personalized, service-oriented spirit of its predecessor, On Your Mark.

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News

Los Altos' density bonuses on deck at PTC meeting

Los Altos could go a long way toward expanding housing opportunities in the city when the Planning and Transportation Commission addresses density bonus regulations at its meeting Thursday.

Los Altos residents and the state housing authority found earlier drafts of the density bonus regulation law ...

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Business

A Runner's Mind continues specialized running tradition downtown

A Runner's Mind continues specialized running tradition downtown

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Monte Keleher purchased On Your Mark in June and reopened it as A Runner’s Mind.

The new running store on Main Street in Los Altos inherits the personalized, service-oriented spirit of its predecessor, On Your Mark.

But when A Runner’s Mind opened downtown at the b...

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Sports

New coach Field-Polisso has plan in place for St. Francis High girls basketball team

New coach Field-Polisso has plan in place for St. Francis High girls basketball team

Courtesy of Sami Field-Polisso
Sami Field-Polisso, coaching Los Gatos in the playoffs last season, takes over a St. Francis team coming off a 16-13 campaign.

Hired more than two months ago, Sami Field-Polisso sometimes still can’t believe she is the new girls basketball coach at St. Francis H...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor

LA, LAH deserve new library

Comparing the Los Altos main library with other libraries in the county system (indexed for population): Seating is 40 percent of norm; there is zero space for children’s programs compared with up to 1,000 square feet in newer libraries; we have half the computers;...

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Spiritual Life

New Stanford program addresses complexities of Islam

A unique collaboration at Stanford is bringing a renewed focus to one of the world’s most followed but misunderstood religions.

Stanford’s Institute on Islam, a collaboration involving the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching (CSET) and Stanfor...

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Schools

Los Altos High School debuts freshmen mentors

Los Altos High School debuts freshmen mentors

Courtesy of Sarika Sethi
The fledgling Student Community Leaders class at Los Altos High School returns this fall with a new initiative, Freshman Jumpstart, to ease the transition for students arriving fresh from middle school.

Incoming ninth-graders at Los Altos High School will have a little ext...

Readmore

Special Sections

Star cross-overs

Star cross-overs

a; The 2017 Honda CR-V comes with a four-cylinder engine that produces 190 horsepower.

Pressed to choose just one vehicle type that would meet nearly all the transportation needs of a family in Los Altos, we would unreservedly recommend a new mid-sized sport-utility vehicle.

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Stepping Out

'Shrek' signs off

'Shrek' signs off

David Allen/Special to the Town Crier
The ogre Shrek (Andrew Ross) enjoys his swampy home in “Shrek The Musical.”

The Foothill Music Theatre production of “Shrek The Musical” is slated to run through Sunday in Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.

Based on the Broadway show...

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Magazine

Senior team targets keys for a satisfying life: Socializing, exercising mind & body top goals

Senior team targets keys for a satisfying life: Socializing, exercising mind & body top goals

Gary Anderson/Special to the Town Crier
Seniors sing carols at the Grant Park holiday party. The Senior Commission aims to expand such programming.

 

Gary Anderson is a former member of the Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Senior Commission. Following is his update on local senior services a...

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