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E. coli found in Los Altos water indicated breach, but only low risk

E. coli found in Los Altos water indicated breach, but only low risk


Courtesy of Microbe World
Colorized low-temperature electron micrograph of a cluster of E. coli bacteria

When E. coli and other bacteria were discovered in some Los Altos water last week, officials from the local water supplier, California Water...

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Schools

BCS hosts Stretch to Kindergarten program for underserved youth

BCS hosts Stretch to Kindergarten program for underserved youth


Traci Newell/Town Crier
The six-week, tuition-free Stretch to Kindergarten program, hosted at Bullis Charter School, serves children who have not attended preschool. A teacher leads children in singing about the parts of a butterfly, above.

Local un...

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Community

Google car painting project calls on artists

Google car painting project calls on artists


Google self-driving car

Already known as an innovator in the tech field, Google Inc. is now moving in on the art world.

The Mountain View-based company July 11 launched the “Paint the Town” contest, a “moving art experiment” that invites Califo...

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Sports

Pedaling with a purpose

Pedaling with a purpose


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Rishi Bommannan Rishi Bommannan cycled from Bates College in Maine to his home in Los Altos Hills, taking several selfies along the way. He also raised nearly $13,000 for the Livestrong Foundation, which supports cancer patients.

When R...

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Comment

The truth about coyotes: Other Voices

The Town Crier’s recent article on coyotes venturing down from the foothills in search of sustenance referenced the organization Project Coyote (“Recent coyote attacks keep residents on edge,” July 1). Do not waste your time contac...

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Special Sections

Grant Park senior program made permanent

Grant Park senior program made permanent


Photos by Alicia Castro/Town Crier
Local residents participate in an exercise class at the Grant Park Senior Center, above. Betsy Reeves, below left with Gail Enenstein, lobbied for senior programming in south Los Altos.

It all began when Betsy Reev...

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Business

New State Street rug retailer has downtown Los Altos covered

New State Street rug retailer has downtown Los Altos covered


Alicia Castro/Town Crier
Los Altos Rug Gallery owner Fahim Karimi stocks his State Street store with a wall-to-wall array of floor coverings.

A new downtown business owner plans to roll out the red carpet – along with rugs of every other color –...

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Books

Book Signings

• Fritz and Nomi Trapnell have scheduled a book-signing party 4-6 p.m. Aug. 1 at their home, 648 University Ave., Los Altos.

Fritz and his daughter, Dana Tibbitts, co-authored “Harnessing the Sky: Frederick ‘Trap’ Trapnell, ...

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People

GRACE WILSON FRANKS

GRACE WILSON FRANKS

Resident of Los Altos

Grace Wilson Franks, our beloved mother and grandmother, left us peacefully on July 16, 2015 just a few weeks short of her 92nd birthday. She was born to Ross and Florence (Cruzan) Wilson in rural Tulare, California on Septem...

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Travel

Gearing up: Make travel more civilized with accessories

Gearing up: Make travel more civilized with accessories


Eren Göknar/Special to the Town Crier
San Francisco-based humangear Inc. sells totes, tubes and tubs for traveling.

In travel, as in romance, it’s the little things that count.

Beyond the glossy brochures lie the travel discomforts too mun...

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Stepping Out

Going out with a 'Bang'

Going out with a 'Bang'


Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” stars, clockwise from top left, Alexander Sanchez, Sophia Sturiale, Deborah Rosengaus and Danny Martin.

Los Altos Stage Company and Los Altos Youth Theatre’s joint production of t...

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Spiritual Life

Build a 'light' house and get out of that dark place

Most of us have a place inside our hearts and minds that occasionally causes us trouble. For some, it is sadness, depression or despair. For others, it may be fear, anger, resentment or myriad other emotional “dark places” that at times seem to hij...

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Magazine

Inside Mountain View

Residents gather at NASA Ames for Pluto Flyby event

Residents gather at NASA Ames for Pluto Flyby event


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
NASA Ames’ Pluto Flyover event kindles the imaginations of young attendees.

Sue Moore watched the July 20, 1969, moon landing beside patients and staff members of the San Francisco hospital where she worked as a nurse...

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Real Estate Transactions

Cupertino

20315 Gillick Way - J. Wang to H. Wang/C. Liu for $430,000.00 19973 Hall Court - H M & T Limited to E. Yamani for $685,000.00 20280 Pacifica Drive - R. Latos to P. Wang/Y. T. Wang for $346,000.00 10235 Parkside Lane - H M & T Limited to C. Lin for $665,000.00 11746 Pine Brook Court - W. & V. Jraige to D. & M. Lee for $650,000.00 19840 Portal Plaza - E. Yamani to C. Wu for $222,000.00 10243 Randy Lane 239 - N. & N. Kazemi to M. & C. Vahdatpour for $545,000.00 21055 Red Fir Court - T. & S. Lo to Q. Sun for $205,000.00 10255 Virginia Swan Place - Chang Trust to P. Larese/D. McCulloh for $570,000.00

Los Altos

840 Arroyo Road - C. & D. Herington to M. & L. Look for $800,000.00 185 Beverly Lane - Williams Trust to P. Albright for $615,000.00 330 Costello Drive - Tabor Trust to S. Leong/F. Ung for $750,000.00 1649 Crestview Drive - A. & N. Malik to B. & S. Farzan for $755,000.00 454 Cuesta Drive - R. Malkim to J. Murray for $950,000.00 5 Cypress Court - J. Gurnee to R. Wentz for $775,000.00 1065 Echo Drive - B. Kraft to F. Guo/H. Liou for $605,000.00 26338 Esperanza Drive - Silvestri Trust to Y. & K. Kim for $995,000.00 13157 La Paloma Road - C. T. Lindstrom to M. & D. Gurwith for $1,050,000.00 809 Pico Lane - J. & J. Olivari to R. Aceves/K. Etzold for $506,000.00 473 Santa Barbara Drive - K. Moore to J. & C. Cassin for $710,000.00 888 Shadow Creek Place - J. & E. Drew to J. & F. Sugarman for $870,000.00 62 South Clark Avenue - M. Hanrahan to J. Lopez for $469,000.00 448 Tyndall Street - Tyndall Cottages to C. & A. Williams for $554,000.00 897 University Avenue - P. & P. Bovenkerk to B. & G. Choi for $540,000.00

Mountain View

15 Annie Laurie Street - Boton Trust to E. & P. Nagar for $230,000.00 1721 California Street 9 - R. & J. Sabolevsky to W. & M. Knecht for $190,000.00

325 Cypress Point Drive - R. & F. Heller/J. Heller to J. Craycroft for $305,000.00

327 Cypress Point Drive - J. Craycroft to T. Gokcen for $232,000.00 4391 Miller Avenue - K. & A. Stiehl to V. Volovich/L. Efros for $350,000.00 550 Ortega Avenue 425b - T. Landers to M. Gadot for $174,000.00 274 Pamela Drive 5 - H. Ruth to S. Lee for $95,000.00 49 Showers Drive 126j - P. Bains to S. Pei/L. Niu for $171,500.00 2030 West Middlefield Road 5 - E. & I. Luna to D. & D. Ambrisko for $233,000.00

Overall

Cupertino

TOTAL SALES: 9

LOWEST SALES PRICE: $205,000.00

HIGHEST SALES PRICE: $685,000.00

AVERAGE SALES PRICE: $479,777.78

Los Altos

TOTAL SALES: 15

LOWEST SALES PRICE: $469,000.00

HIGHEST SALES PRICE: $1,050,000.00

AVERAGE SALES PRICE: $729,600.00

Mountain View

TOTAL SALES: 9

LOWEST SALES PRICE: $95,000.00

HIGHEST SALES PRICE: $350,000.00

AVERAGE SALES PRICE: $220,055.56

This list was compiled for publication in the Town Crier by TitleTech, an Oakland real estate information company.

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