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Foothill to offer four-year degree: Foothill aims to launch dental hygiene degree in fall 2016

Foothill to offer four-year degree: Foothill aims to launch dental hygiene degree in fall 2016


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Students enrolled in Foothill College’s two-year dental hygiene program, above, can soon earn a four-year bachelor’s degree for approximately $10,000.

Foothill-De Anza Community College District Chancellor Linda M. Th...

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Schools

Freestyle hosts exhibition at Computer Science Museum

Freestyle hosts exhibition at Computer Science Museum


Traci Newell/Town Crier
Mountain View High junior and Freestyle Academy student Radika Gupta, right, works with a fellow student during a WebAudio course this month.

For three periods a day, a small subset of students from Los Altos and Mountain Vi...

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Community

Museum explores Stanford, Valley connection

Museum explores Stanford, Valley connection


Courtesy of Julie Rose
The Los Altos History Museum’s “Symbiotic Superstars” event drew a crowd including, from left, “The Lure & the Legends” creator Nan Geschke, Stanford President John L. Hennessy, historian Leslie Berlin and Adobe Systems c...

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Comment

Good compromise on PE exemptions: Editorial

While “Deflategate” captures the national sports headlines, the local issue of physical education class exemptions for freshmen seems a much worthier sports topic for discussion.

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Truste...

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Your Home Brief

Filoli hosts bird exhibition

Filoli kicks off the 2015 season of art exhibitions in its Visitor and Education Center with “The Birds of America: Audubon Collection,” a selection of prints from Filoli’s Permanent Collection, Feb. 10...

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Business

Wine & beer lounge coming to First Street

Wine & beer lounge coming to First Street


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
The new wine and beer lounge Honcho heads to First Street, with a spring opening anticipated.

A cocktail lounge proposed for First Street has cleared its first hurdle – the Los Altos Planning and Transportation Comm...

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Books

"Fearless Genius" photos chart Silicon Valleys brain trust


Not every book needs pages and pages of words to tell a story – some do it through pictures.

“Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley, 1985-2000” (Atria Books, 2014) by Doug Menuez features more than 100 photographs Menuez to...

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People

RUBY DOSHIM LAI

Ruby Doshim Lai was born on July 26, 1929 and passed away at home on January 10, 2015. A resident of Los Altos for over 50 years, Ruby is survived by her husband Bill; children Gwen, Tracy and Allyn; and grandchildren Kiyoshi and Misa.

Born on Mott ...

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Travel

Cuban photographer slated to appear at Foothill

Cuban photographer slated to appear at Foothill


Courtesy of Raúl Cañibano
Cuban photographer Raúl Cañibano is set to appear at Foothill College tonight. His work – including the image “Series: Guajira’s Land, Viñales, 2007,” right – is on display at the KCI Gallery t...

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Stepping Out

'Betrayal' at Pear

'Betrayal' at Pear


Ray Renati/Special to the Town Crier
The cast of Pear Avenue Theatre’s “Betrayal” includes Maryssa Wanlass, from left, Fred Pitts and William J. Brown III.

The Pear Avenue Theatre presents Harold Pinter’s investigation of modern relationships, “...

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Magazine

Tracing history on foot: Hidden Villa’s long hike

Tracing history on foot: Hidden Villa’s long hike


Campers on Hidden Villa’s Sierra Backpacking Trip study historical photos to measure how the land has changed and alternate serving as student leaders who guide the route of their three-week trek.

Amid the high-tech camps and programs of a Bay Area ...

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Transactions

Los Altos

80 Alma Court, I. & J. Bell to J. & R. Mukherjee for $1,915,000

101 Lyell Street, Teymouri Trust to B. Dong for $1,150,500

1491 Topar Avenue, Hegedus Trust to T. & P. Liu for $1,340,000

Mountain View

425 Chagall Street, Shea Homes to N. Gillett for $800,000

505 Cypress Point Drive #238, US Bank to Q. Lin for $425,000

2712 Eden Lane, Summerhill Grant Road to Q. Zhang for $2,131,500

541 Mercy Street, D. & L. Salas to R. Steinberg for $775,000

2091 San Luis Avenue #10, J. Bohn to L. Lin for $620,000

255 South Rengstorff Avenue #5, M. Weinberger to Deng Trust for $280,000

363 Tyrella Avenue #D, E. Schumacher to J. Ma for $367,000

Cupertino

7590 Erin Way, Swanson Trust to C. Chuang for $1,220,000

10141 Lebanon Drive, R. Khatod to Khatod Trust for $1,880,000

18790 Loree Avenue, D. & R. Mendes to Y. Chou for $755,000

21391 Milford Drive, Myers Construction to A. Madan for $1,505,000

20272 Northcove Square, Tung Trust to R. Murugan for $590,000

10836 Northridge Square, Gary Trust to H. Tyagi for $751,500

21694 Olive Avenue, M. Singman to M. Zhang for $815,000

8099 Park Villa Circle, Kuo Trust to R. & L. Krishnan for $845,000

8051 Presidio Drive, Mcmillan Trust to W. Tobagus for $1,325,000

10189 South Foothill Boulevard, B. Martin to Saratoga Prime Limited for $1,020,000

10572 White Fir Court, W. Wu to S. Keng for $596,000

Overall

Los Altos

Total sales: 3

Highest sale: $1,915,000

Lowest sale: $1,150,500

Average sale: $1,468,500

Mountain View

Total sales: 7

Highest sale: $2,131,500

Lowest sale: $280,000

Average sale: $771,214

Cupertino

Total sales: 11

Highest sale: $1,880,000

Lowest sale: $590,000

Average sale: $1,027,500

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