Lots of Love drives MV's efforts to curb homelessness

Lots of Love drives MV's efforts to curb homelessness


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The city of Mountain ...
Author sets series of mystery books in fictional town like Los Altos

Author sets series of mystery books in fictional town like Los Altos


Feliz

Many have tried to capture the essence ...

Santa Clara County honors teachers from local schools

Santa Clara County honors teachers from local schools


Santa Clara County honored its 2018 Teachers...

Carson out as SVCF head

Carson out as SVCF head


Carson

The report is in on a harassment scand...

A quick summer dinner assembled under pressure

A quick summer dinner assembled under pressure

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News

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Bruce Barton - Staff Writer/bruceb@latc.com

Ishaan Parmar/Special to the Town Crier
Former Los Altos Mayor Frank Verlot, standing, master of ceremonies for the July 4 “Cradle of Liberty” st...

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Business

Transactions for the week of July 11

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Los Altos

2236 Deodara Drive, Blachley Trust to L. Rung for $2,830,000

990 Hayman Place, G. & S. Young to Gupta Trust for $3,500,000

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Community

Service league celebrates 5 years of giving back

Service league celebrates 5 years of giving back

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Stacy Peña - Special to the Town Crier


Courtesy of Stacy Peña
The Mountain View/Los Altos Service League of Boys recently completed its fifth year, donating 3,200 hours of volunteer work....

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Letters to the Editor: 10th site choice

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Choice still not right for 10th site

What a shame that it has taken over half a year for the LASD finally to be realistic in selecting land for its 1...

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People

Jack Sayre Hollen

Jack Sayre Hollen

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

FEBRUARY 2, 1930 – JUNE 15, 2018
On June 15, 2018, Jack Sayre Hollen, our loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went to...

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Schools

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Emma van Geuns - Town Crier Editorial Intern


Courtesy of Children’s Health Council
Members of the Children’s Health Council’s Teen Wellness Committee display copies of the book they compiled, “...

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Special Sections

Golf Sportwagen TSI S 4Motion may be most practical car on road

Golf Sportwagen TSI S 4Motion may be most practical car on road

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Genie and Gary Anderson


courtesy of Volkswagen
The new Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. The car gets 31 mpg on the highway.

The 2018 Volk...

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News

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action

5 Months Ago
'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action
Ishaan Parmar/Special to the Town Crier
Former Los Altos Mayor Frank Verlot, standing, master of ceremonies for the July 4 “Cradle of Liberty” statute anniversary event, speaks to the crowd gathered at Shoup Park in Los Altos.

The solemn statue of a soldier with a baby, nestled under a canop...

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LAH council explores town hall update

5 Months Ago
LAH council explores town hall update
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
A proposal to update Los Altos Hills Town Hall facilities calls for replacing the Heritage House, above, with additional green space.

A proposal to update Los Altos Hills Town Hall facilities to accommodate a growing number of activities is gaining traction – albe...

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Business

Transactions for the week of July 11

5 Months Ago

Los Altos

2236 Deodara Drive, Blachley Trust to L. Rung for $2,830,000

990 Hayman Place, G. & S. Young to Gupta Trust for $3,500,000

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Why do clients pay for advice they don't take?

5 Months Ago
Why do clients pay for advice they don't take?

Kaufman

My line of work can be described as someone who is paid to learn, someone who is paid to give advice based on what he’s learned and someone who argues for a living. As a lawyer, in the game of life, I inherently know many of the rules and clearly know how to find them. I am literally an...

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Sports

LA's Chou takes third at AJGA Jr. in Daly City

5 Months Ago
LA's Chou takes third at AJGA Jr. in Daly City

Los Altos resident Megan Chou placed third among the 60 girls competing in last week’s AJGA Junior at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City.

Chou, entering her junior year at Pinewood School, shot an 11-over-par 227 over three rounds. That put her four strokes behind winner Yu Wen Lu of Shanghai...

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Mtn. View High grad White writes about Sharks & does a whole lot more at NBC Sports Bay Area

5 Months Ago
Mtn. View High grad White writes about Sharks & does a whole lot more at NBC Sports Bay Area

Ask Marcus White exactly what he does at NBC Sports Bay Area, and expect a long answer. The Los Altos native, officially a content miner for the massive sports network, seems to be doing … well, everything.

White

“(Content miner) is a position that involves wearing a lot of hats,” White said. ...

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Community

Service league celebrates 5 years of giving back

5 Months Ago
Service league celebrates 5 years of giving back

Courtesy of Stacy Peña
The Mountain View/Los Altos Service League of Boys recently completed its fifth year, donating 3,200 hours of volunteer work.

The Mountain View/Los Altos Service League of Boys (SLOBs) recently completed its fifth year of service to the community, devoting 3,200 hours of ...

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Author sets series of mystery books in fictional town like Los Altos

5 Months Ago
Author sets series of mystery books in fictional town like Los Altos

Feliz

Many have tried to capture the essence of the Silicon Valley in movies, TV shows and books.

However, author and former Los Altos resident Mary Feliz said these stories focus on the lives of the Silicon sultans and not the majority of those living here – average Americans. Feliz has set h...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: 10th site choice

5 Months Ago

Choice still not right for 10th site

What a shame that it has taken over half a year for the LASD finally to be realistic in selecting land for its 10th school north of ECR. They knew that trying to secure the Old Mill/Safeway site would entail eminent domain and probable lawsuits but went ahe...

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A Piece of My Mind: Let's have fun

5 Months Ago

I’m sitting on the balcony of our hotel room overlooking the beach. It is a beautiful day, warm enough to tempt children and teenagers into the water without wetsuits, and the beach is dotted with colorful umbrellas and sun tents and beach towels and beach toys and sand-castles in the making. Up nea...

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Spiritual Life

Spiritual Perspective: Baha'i writings emphasize importance of fair-minded discourse

7 Months Ago

Divisiveness has reached new heights. Whether the public debate is about climate change, gun violence, immigration or other vital issues, polarization has become inevitable.

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Speakers reflect on faith and impact on lives at prayer breakfast

8 Months Ago
Speakers reflect on faith and impact on lives at prayer breakfast

Dillon

The 24th annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, held March 16, featured two speakers – Justin Dillon and Promod Haque – who found strength in faith to address both global injustice and personal tragedy.

Dillon commits much of his time and resources to disrupting the $150 billion busine...

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People

Jack Sayre Hollen

5 Months Ago
Jack Sayre Hollen

FEBRUARY 2, 1930 – JUNE 15, 2018
On June 15, 2018, Jack Sayre Hollen, our loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went to be with our Lord in Heaven. Jack was born on February 2, 1930 in Condon, Oregon. He attended the Condon schools and excelled in sports and enjoyed fi...

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Scouting News: Troop 37 Boy Scouts receive Eagle rank

5 Months Ago

Boy Scout Troop 37 of Los Altos held an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony June 3 to recognize its three new Eagle Scouts.

The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest designation in Boy Scouts. To earn the rank, Scouts must complete and lead a community service project, hold troop leadership positions, per...

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Schools

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

5 Months Ago
Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

Courtesy of Children’s Health Council
Members of the Children’s Health Council’s Teen Wellness Committee display copies of the book they compiled, “Just a Thought,” which addresses mental health challenges teens face. Pictured are, front, from left: Emily Snelling, Maya Chawla, Hazel Lam and Hamsa...

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Let's combat global warming

5 Months Ago

Global warming is a big problem. Here is how it affects the Earth and people. Do you think it is a big problem?

Why is climate change happening? One of the reasons for the greenhouse effect is coal being burned. Another reason is chemical gases getting trapped in the atmosphere, heating Earth up. A...

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Special Sections

Golf Sportwagen TSI S 4Motion may be most practical car on road

5 Months Ago
Golf Sportwagen TSI S 4Motion may be most practical car on road

courtesy of Volkswagen
The new Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. The car gets 31 mpg on the highway.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen with all-wheel drive and 6-speed manual transmission may be the most practical vehicle that you’re unlikely to spot on th...

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Solving Saturn's sticky situation

5 Months Ago

We’ve endured some really hot days lately, which makes me appreciate air conditioning that much more.

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Stepping Out

Schola Cantorum's sing-alongs start Monday

5 Months Ago

Choral and classical music fans have the chance to sing eight popular choral works at Schola Cantorum Silicon Valley’s annual Summer Sings, scheduled 7:30 p.m. Mondays, beginning next week, at Los Altos United Methodist Church.

Although this year’s Summer Sings may appear somber – with a lineup pre...

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Pear's 'Coward' continues run through July 15 in Mtn. View

5 Months Ago
Pear's 'Coward' continues run through July 15 in Mtn. View

Courtesy of Pear Theatre
Pear Theatre’s “Oh, Coward!” stars, from top, Dan Kapler, Betsy Kruse Craig, Kristin Brownstone and Mike Rhone.

Pear Theatre’s musical theater production “Oh, Coward!” is scheduled to run through July 15.

The two-act musical features four actors performing songs and sk...

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Obituaries

Jack Sayre Hollen

5 Months Ago
Jack Sayre Hollen

FEBRUARY 2, 1930 – JUNE 15, 2018
On June 15, 2018, Jack Sayre Hollen, our loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went to be with our Lord in Heaven. Jack was born on February 2, 1930 in Condon, Oregon. He attended the Condon schools and excelled in sports and enjoyed fi...

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Miriam Brandstatter

5 Months Ago

On June 4, 2018, Miriam Brandstatter, age 97, passed peacefully at the Veteran’s Hospice unit in Palo Alto, CA. She was surrounded by her family after nearly twenty months of being cared for by the skilled, and compassionate staff. Miriam leaves an impressive legacy of serving her country as a ...

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Magazine

Senior Program Briefs

6 Months Ago
Senior Program Briefs

Courtesy Los Altos Senior Program
ArtVentures participants display their work at the Senior Program’s “Art on the Patio.”

The following events are scheduled at the Los Altos Senior Program’s Hillview Community Center location at 97 Hillview Ave., unless otherwise noted. To register for events a...

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In the comfort of home: Tips for aging safely in place – and not in a nursing home

6 Months Ago

Most of us want to age in place. But can we? Affordable, accessible and well-located housing affects quality of life for all ages, but it’s most significant for older adults. A report released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University and AARP claims that these three key points a...

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