Berman addresses student homelessness at Foothill-De Anza board meeting

Berman addresses student homelessness at Foothill-De Anza board meeting

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Los Altans fight FCC regulations, 5G

Los Altans fight FCC regulations, 5G

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A sign posted on a ...
Coyote kills highlight potential perils for outdoor cats

Coyote kills highlight potential perils for outdoor cats

A long-haired Maine Coon missing from the intersec...

CUSD parcel tax headed to November ballot

CUSD parcel tax headed to November ballot

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In November, Voters will ...
Split vote from council authorizes city to execute Hillview contract

Split vote from council authorizes city to execute Hillview contract


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More than two years ...
Crooks snatch cash registers from three Los Altos businesses

Crooks snatch cash registers from three Los Altos businesses

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News

Mountain View law hits Airbnb providers with fees, restrictions

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

Mountain View residents offering short-term rentals on their properties will need to pay the city for that privilege after a new ordinance took effect...

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Schools

Construction to cause traffic troubles

Construction to cause traffic troubles

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Noa Bronicki - Town Crier Editorial Intern


ZOE MORGAN/Town Crier
The horseshoe in front of Homestead High School is one location where parents can drop off their students. However, the staff ...

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Community

Community Briefs

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Panel discussion centers on food choices

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled the panel discussion “Eating Your Values” 7 p.m. Thur...

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Sports

A peak performance

A peak performance

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Pete Borello - Staff Writer/peteb@latc.com


Courtesy of Jacob Tanz
Jacob Tanz takes a break outside Jackson Hole, Wyo., during his bike tour of the Rocky Mountains.

A top-10 finisher in his age...

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Comment

From the Mayor's Desk: Plan Bay Area 2040 fails; let's not make the same mistake

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Lynette Lee Eng

For many residents, traffic starts before 3 p.m., while our teachers and service workers struggle with prolonged and extensive commutes. People can’t ...

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Special Sections

New Maserati is fierce

New Maserati is fierce

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Mike Hagerty


Courtesy of Maserati
The Maserati Levante S GranSport has a top speed of 187 mph.

Joe Walsh sang, “My Maserati does 185/I lost my license/Now ...

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Business

Bluestone Lane opens in downtown Los Altos

Bluestone Lane opens in downtown Los Altos

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff - Town Crier Staff Report

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Bluestone Lane barista Jessica Punzalan, left, arranges pastries at the new cafe in downtown Los Altos as general manag...

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People

Daniel Joseph Fusco

Daniel Joseph Fusco

4 MONTHS AGO  |  Mary Watanabe

February 4, 1989 – August 2, 2019 Daniel Fusco passed away on August 2nd. He is much loved and deeply missed by his parents, Joe Fusco and Karen Parke...

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Magazine

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

5 MONTHS AGO  |  Angie Wang - Town Crier Editorial Intern


Courtesy of Dale Nesbitt
Dale Nesbitt leads the Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion.

Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion is set to perform at the Los Altos...

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News

Mountain View law hits Airbnb providers with fees, restrictions

3 MONTHS AGO

Mountain View residents offering short-term rentals on their properties will need to pay the city for that privilege after a new ordinance took effect last month.

The city council last October introduced an ordinance that establishes operating standards for such rentals, which are often conducted t...

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Water infrastructure project underway in Los Altos

3 MONTHS AGO

California Water Service crews are at work in Los Altos’ Rancho neighborhood and the surrounding areas, installing a new water pipeline aimed at strengthening infrastructure reliability and resiliency for customers and enhancing fire protection in the area for first responders.

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Schools

Construction to cause traffic troubles

3 MONTHS AGO
Construction to cause traffic troubles

ZOE MORGAN/Town Crier
The horseshoe in front of Homestead High School is one location where parents can drop off their students. However, the staff parking lot is now closed to the public due to construction.

Monday marks the start of a new school year at Homestead High School, and with it, a sharp...

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Student wins national essay contest

3 MONTHS AGO
Student wins national essay contest
Courtesy of Donna Santistevan
Ishana Wokhlu reads her award-winning essay to more than 3,000 people in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer.

After reading her award-winning essay in front of 3,000 people early this summer in Washington, D.C., Ishana Wokhlu said she has “grown more confident.”...

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Community

Community Briefs

3 MONTHS AGO

Panel discussion centers on food choices

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled the panel discussion “Eating Your Values” 7 p.m. Thursday in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The event will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 51...

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Rotary volunteers celebrate work at home, overseas

3 MONTHS AGO
Rotary volunteers celebrate work at home, overseas

Steve Yarbrough/Rotary Club of Los Altos
Rotarians Mark Rogge, from left, and Mona Armistead chat with guest David Moy at the July 27 club party.

More than 150 Rotarians and their guests attended an evening of dance music, appetizers, wines and desserts July 27 at the home of Bart Nelson, a membe...

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Sports

A peak performance

3 MONTHS AGO
A peak performance

Courtesy of Jacob Tanz
Jacob Tanz takes a break outside Jackson Hole, Wyo., during his bike tour of the Rocky Mountains.

A top-10 finisher in his age group at the arduous Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon a year ago, Jacob Tanz is a man known for rising to a challenge. Last month the Los Altos residen...

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Sports on the Side

3 MONTHS AGO

Local residents face off in softball Saturday

Residents of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills are encouraged to register for the second community softball game between the two cities, slated 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The coed game – meant as a friendly, cross-town rivalry competition – will take pl...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor – Week of Aug. 14

3 MONTHS AGO

Reforms offered to increase vibrancy

Thank you for the great Aug. 7 editorial, “Downtown needs to get over parking fixation.” As members of the Los Altos Citywide Parking Committee, we published an executive summary that found that:

• “Since 2006, the city of Los Altos has approved eight deve...

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From the Mayor's Desk: Plan Bay Area 2040 fails; let's not make the same mistake

3 MONTHS AGO

For many residents, traffic starts before 3 p.m., while our teachers and service workers struggle with prolonged and extensive commutes. People can’t get around anymore –forget about public transit. The cost of living is through the roof, state/regional legislatures favor the interests of developers...

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Special Sections

New Maserati is fierce

4 MONTHS AGO
New Maserati is fierce

Courtesy of Maserati
The Maserati Levante S GranSport has a top speed of 187 mph.

Joe Walsh sang, “My Maserati does 185/I lost my license/Now I don’t drive” in his 1978 hit “Life’s Been Good.”

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Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk in California? It depends

4 MONTHS AGO
Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk in California? It depends

Chris Hoeber/Special to the Town Crier
This sign in downtown Mountain View warns people not to ride bicycles on the sidewalk.

I have been asked several times if it is legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk in California. Everyone I talked with thought they knew the answer, and everyone’s an...

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Business

Bluestone Lane opens in downtown Los Altos

4 MONTHS AGO
Bluestone Lane opens in downtown Los Altos
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Bluestone Lane barista Jessica Punzalan, left, arranges pastries at the new cafe in downtown Los Altos as general manager Kate Kuhn looks on. The new Bluestone Lane location opened last week.

After months of preparation, Bluestone Lane Los Altos is open for business...

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The ugly way to become rich

4 MONTHS AGO

There is no shortage of promoters of wealth-building schemes.

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People

Daniel Joseph Fusco

3 MONTHS AGO
Daniel Joseph Fusco

February 4, 1989 – August 2, 2019 Daniel Fusco passed away on August 2nd. He is much loved and deeply missed by his parents, Joe Fusco and Karen Parker of Los Altos, CA. Daniel was born and raised in Los Altos and loved sports. As a child he earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He attended Mountain V...

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Daniel Joseph Fusco

3 MONTHS AGO
Daniel Joseph Fusco

February 4, 1989 – August 2, 2019 Daniel Fusco passed away on August 2nd. He is much loved and deeply missed by his parents, Joe Fusco and Karen Parker of Los Altos, CA. Daniel was born and raised in Los Altos and loved sports. As a child he earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He attended Mountain V...

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Obituaries

Daniel Joseph Fusco

3 MONTHS AGO
Daniel Joseph Fusco

February 4, 1989 – August 2, 2019 Daniel Fusco passed away on August 2nd. He is much loved and deeply missed by his parents, Joe Fusco and Karen Parker of Los Altos, CA. Daniel was born and raised in Los Altos and loved sports. As a child he earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He attended Mountain V...

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Daniel Joseph Fusco

3 MONTHS AGO
Daniel Joseph Fusco

February 4, 1989 – August 2, 2019 Daniel Fusco passed away on August 2nd. He is much loved and deeply missed by his parents, Joe Fusco and Karen Parker of Los Altos, CA. Daniel was born and raised in Los Altos and loved sports. As a child he earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He attended Mountain V...

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Stepping Out

LA Stage Company's new season includes West Coast, South Bay premieres

3 MONTHS AGO

Los Altos Stage Company recently unveiled its 25th anniversary season, scheduled to run September through June at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave. The 2019-2020 season features five productions.

The season begins with the West Coast premiere of Joshua Harmon’s “Admissions,” a new satire that expl...

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'Princess Wanted' closes PYT's summer series Friday night

3 MONTHS AGO

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s annual Theatre in the Park series comes to a close with “Princess Wanted,” scheduled 6:30 p.m. Friday in downtown Mountain View.

The 45-minute-long play will be staged at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts’ outdoor ParkStage, adjacent to Pioneer Park. Admissi...

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Spiritual Life

Pastor's Perspective: Exploring the core principles of ancestral faith

3 MONTHS AGO

The ancient kingdoms of Judah and Israel were attacked by the prophets for their betrayal of Israel’s ancient vision of a people governed by faithfulness and mercy. The founding story of these two nations linked by a common faith and shared story told of an oppressed people delivered from bondage. T...

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To combat climate change, prayers must rise from sincere hearts

4 MONTHS AGO

As I write this, Tropical Storm Barry is barreling down on New Orleans and southeast Louisiana, triggering collective and painful memories of the destruction and death wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A week doesn’t go by without breaking news of new peer-reviewed scientific research outl...

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Magazine

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

4 MONTHS AGO
Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

Courtesy of Dale Nesbitt
Dale Nesbitt leads the Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion.

Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion is set to perform at the Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival for the first time, taking over the Community Plaza Stage 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The group was established 19 years ago, a...

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Array of musical acts perform at festival

4 MONTHS AGO
Array of musical acts perform at festival

Courtesy of Take 2
Take 2 takes the festival’s Main Stage at 6 p.m. Saturday. The band performs regularly throughout the Bay Area, covering songs from a wide array of genres and artists.

Town Crier Staff Report

Performing classic rock to dance music, a range of Bay Area artists and bands are s...

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