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Death by drought: LAH faces pine loss

Death by drought: LAH faces pine loss


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
The Los Altos Hills County Fire District has removed 2,872 dying trees in the past few years. O’Keefe Lane, above, was particularly hard hit.

Extracting fallow trees is a full-time job for Stu Farwell, who operates...

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Schools

St. Nicholas students collect pajamas

St. Nicholas students collect pajamas


Courtesy of Julie Eng
St. Nicholas Catholic School sixth-graders, from left, Kate Forsman, Samantha Roos, Mia Puentes and Meghan Surdey advertise their pajama drive.

St. Nicholas Catholic School second- and sixth-graders paired up earlier this mont...

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Community

Madrigals sing for Federated Woman's Club

The Federated Woman’s Club of Los Altos has scheduled the Mountain View High School Madrigals to perform a medley of Christmas carols at its Dec. 3 meeting at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

A business meeting is slate...

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Sports

SF football team crushes Cardinals to open playoffs

St. Francis High proved that records are often deceiving in the Central Coast Section football playoffs.

The Lancers – who entered Friday’s CCS Division II opener with a 6-4 record – dismantled a 9-1 Mt. Pleasant team 55-6.

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An activist for Thanksgiving? Tell them to stuff it: Other Voices

As we gear up for Thanksgiving, we look forward to those things that make Thanksgiving such a special day: football, in-laws, drunk uncles and a relative going through a food “phase” or food politics “awakening” that he or sh...

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Special Sections

NASA, Google agreement preserves Hangar One

NASA, Google agreement preserves Hangar One


Bruce Barton/Town Crier
Hangar One, pictured here last January, will be restored under an agreement between Google and NASA.

NASA and Google Inc. forged an agreement last week that allows Google to lease a portion of NASA’s historic Moffett Fede...

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Business

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120 Catalina Court, G. & C. Scrivano to S. & N. Shah for $3,162,500

960 Crooked Creek Drive, E. & K. Nadir to A. Sharma for $2,100,000

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Books

Children's author signs books at Linden Tree

Children's author signs books at Linden Tree


Author Tiffany Papageorge is scheduled to sign copies of new her book 11 a.m. Dec. 6 at Linden Tree Books, 265 State St., Los Altos.

Papageorge’s “My Yellow Balloon” (Minoan Moon, 2014) is a Mom’s Choice “Gold” winner. In the book, the Los Gat...

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People

RICHARD CAMPBELL WAUGH

RICHARD CAMPBELL WAUGH

Richard Campbell Waugh of Los Altos Hills, Ca. died at home October 31, 2014 surrounded by his family and caregivers.

Dick was born 1917, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He earned a BS in chemistry from University of Arkansas and a PhD in organic chemi...

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Travel

Weekday Wanderlust highlights the joys of armchair travel

Weekday Wanderlust highlights the joys of armchair travel


Dan Prothero/Special to the Town Crier
Travel writers at the October gathering of the Weekday Wanderlust group include, from left, James Nestor, Kimberley Lovato, Paul Rauber, Marcia DeSanctis and Lavinia Spalding.

Travel writing should either ̶...

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Stepping Out

Pacific Ballet's 'Nutcracker' opens Friday in downtown Mtn. View

The Pacific Ballet Academy is back with its 24th annual production of “The Nutcracker,” scheduled this weekend in downtown Mountain View.

The story follows young Clara as she falls into a dream where her beloved nutcracker becomes the daring prince ...

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Magazine

Christmas At Our House home tour celebrates 26 years

Christmas At Our House home tour celebrates 26 years


Courtesy of Christopher Stark
Homes on the St. Francis High School Women’s Club’s Christmas at Our House Holiday Home Tour showcase a variety of architectural styles.

The days grow short on sunshine but long on nostalgia as the holidays approach...

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Local residents set to perform in 'Nutcracker'

Los Altos residents Megan Fair and Emily Gerston will perform several roles in the San Jose Theatre's 36th annual production of the family classic "The Nutcracker."

The performances are scheduled for 2 and 7 p.m., Saturday, and 1 and 6 p.m., Sunday, at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose.

The San Jose Dance Theatre production of this fairy tale ballet features children and teen-age dancers in the majority of the roles, including main characters Clara and the Nutcracker Prince.

Professional dancers are used for only the most technically demanding roles.

Tickets are $7-$35; backstage tours are $5.

For tickets and more information, call (408) 286-9905.

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