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LA Council race adds 3 new faces to city politics

LA Council race adds 3 new faces to city politics


The Town Crier chronicled the first election of Los Altos City Council incumbent Jarrett Fishpaw in 2010 and documented the Los Altos candidacy of Jean Mordo, who volunteered as a longtime public servant in Los Altos Hills before moving to the flat...

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Schools

St. Simon launches web-based learning management system

St. Simon launches web-based learning management system


Courtesy of St. Simon Parish School
St. Simon fifth-grader Matthew Cummins uses a laptop in class last week. The school’s cloud-based Schoology system boosts organization and collaboration.

Families at St. Simon Parish School in Los Altos laun...

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Community

Los Altos to celebrate 100 years of library use with 'Centennial Faire'

Los Altos to celebrate 100 years of library use with 'Centennial Faire'


Town Crier File Photo
The Los Altos main library is among the more popular branches in the county library district system, set to celebrate 100 years.

In 1914, Babe Ruth made his debut with the Boston Red Sox, wages hit $5 per day, the first ste...

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Sports

Eagles eye another stellar season

Eagles eye another stellar season


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Los Altos High outside hitter Carmen Annevelink, right, goes for the kill Thursday against Palo Alto, as teammates Sarah Tritschler, left, and Lulu Kishton prepare to play defense. The Eagles won the match in straight ga...

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Comment

Torok, Walter, Dave for MVLA board: Editorial

There’s really nothing major you can criticize about the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District. It offers a diverse array of effective programs for all types of students. Its instructors, with few exceptions, are outstanding.

Howe...

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Special Sections

'Funabout' Fiat

'Funabout' Fiat


Photos courtesy of Fiat
The 2014 Fiat 500e uses 29 kilowatt-hours per 100 miles, which the engineers claim is the equivalent of 116 mpg of gas use. It has a sticker price of $33,095.

If you believe in climate change, would love to see alternat...

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Business

App developer eyes First Friday as testing ground

App developer eyes First Friday as testing ground


Ted Fagenson

An East Bay app developer is testing his newest creation in downtown Los Altos.

Ted Fagenson, co-founder of Skrownge (pronounced “scrounge”), told the Town Crier that he’s beta testing his mobile gaming app this week ...

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Books

From story to bookstore: Local journey highlights Halloween

From story to bookstore: Local journey highlights Halloween


Courtesy of Dee Ellmann
Jenny Hurwick self-published her picture book last month after decades of storytelling.

During her years working as a teacher and a Los Altos mom, Jenny Hurwick loved to tell stories. One tale she crafted for her son just se...

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People

VINCENT (TIM) MURPHY JR.

VINCENT (TIM) MURPHY JR.

July 27, 1953 – August 12, 2014

Native Los Altan died Medford, OR. Graduated Bellarmine Prep. Married Josephine Domino, 1950. Licensed Auto Mechanic, Private Pilot, skilled Computer Scientist. Tim “could fix anything”. Afflicted with cancer 2001. ...

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Travel

Taking a Turkey trek: Winging it during the World Cup

Taking a Turkey trek: Winging it during the World Cup


Rich Robertson/Special to the Town Crier
The sun sets over the Aegean Sea in Bodrum, Turkey, left.

Tours that whisk you from Istanbul to Bodrum in 11 days are as plentiful as souvenir hawkers in Turkey, but traveling from the Blue Mosque to Topkapi ...

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Stepping Out

'Gypsy' on its way out

'Gypsy' on its way out


Chris Berger/Special to the Town Crier
Alison Koch of Los Altos plays Dainty June in “Gypsy.”

This is the final weekend to catch the Sunnyvale Community Players production of “Gypsy” at the Sunnyvale Theatre. The musical is slated to close Sund...

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Spiritual Life

Ugandan pastor visits U.S. to raise support for children's ministry

Ugandan pastor visits U.S. to raise support for children's ministry


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Herman Lukwago educates children in Uganda.

Imagine life if your father had 25 children and you were raised in poverty in rural Uganda.

Now imagine that you and your siblings were orphaned at an early age and you ass...

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Magazine

Local events add color to autumn calendar

Local events add color to autumn calendar


Van Houtte/town crier Visitors make their way through the Children’s Alley.

As Los Altos’ signature Chinese Pistache trees exchange their summer green for vibrant hues of yellow, orange and red in the fall, an abundance of local events also ad...

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Public Notices September 11, 2013


IT ADVISORY SERVICES LLC
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 582336
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: IT Advisory Services LLC, 1240 Monte Verde Ct, Los Altos, CA 94024, Santa Clara County.

If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: a limited liability company
IT Advisory Services LLC, 1240 Monte Verde Ct, Los Altos, CA 94024.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 07/11/2013
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/30/2013.
(9-11,18,25,10-2-13)
202-T

VISION THING VENTURES
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 581843
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: Vision Thing Ventures,   29 Los Altos Square, Los Altos, CA 94022, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: an individual
Fred Haubensak, 29 Los Altos Square, Los Altos, CA 94022.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: not applicable
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/19/2013.
(9-11,18,25,10-2-13)
203-T


1-800-GOT-JUNK?
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 582337
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, 3083 Lawrence Expressway, Santa Clara, CA 95051, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: a corporation
RG Environmental Holdings Inc, 3060 Kerner Blvd Suite F, San Rafael, CA 94901.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: 07/01/2001
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/30/2013.
(9-11,18,25,10-2-13)
204-T

HOME TAX EXPERTS
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 581913
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: Home Tax Experts, 800 W El Camino Real #180, Mt. View, CA 94040, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: an individual
Michael McTighe, 2220 Homestead Ct, Los Altos, CA 94024.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on: not applicable
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/21/2013.
(9-4,11,18,25-13)
201-T


SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA
PETITION OF SING LING LEE
FOR THE CHANGE OF NAME
113CV250462
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
1. Petitioner: SING LING LEE
filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows:
Present Name: SING LING LEE
Proposed Name: HARRY SING LING LEE
2. THE COURT ORDERS: that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted.  If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing.

NOTICE OF HEARING 10/29/13 at 8:45 a.m. Room: 107
(b) The address of the court is: 191 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95113.

3. (a) A copy of this Order to Show Cause be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation printed in this county-Los Altos Town Crier, 138 Main Street, Los Altos, CA 94022.
Date: AUG 1, 2013
/s/ Thomas Wm. Cain
Judge of the Superior Court
(8-28,9-4,11,18-13)
198-T

PTSTUTORS INC
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 581825
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: PTSTUTORS Inc, 699 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: a corporation
PTSTUTORS Inc, 699 Los Altos Ave, Los Altos, CA  94022.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on 6/9/2010
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/19/2013.
(8-28,9-4,11,18-13)
199-T

COLORINSIGHT/APPEARANCE DESIGN INSTITUTE
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 581239
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: ColorInsight/Appearance Design Institute, 10038 Orange Ave., Cupertino, CA, 95014, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: an individual
Mary H. Manlove, 3748 Bret Harte Dr, Redwood City, CA 94061.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on June 2009
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 7/31/2013.
(8-21,28,9-4,11-13)
195-T

DD CONCEPTS
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 581806
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: DD Concepts, 11545 Old Ranch Lane, Los Altos, CA, 94022, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: a general partnership
Donald Dougherty, Sr., 11545 Old Ranch Lane, Los Altos, CA 94022.
Donald Dougherty, Jr., 755 Lois Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.
Cynthia Kirk, 9566 Vancouver Lane, Windsor, CA 95492.
Karen Dougherty, 11545 Old Ranch Lane, Los Altos, CA 94022.
Mary Apecechea, 1100 Ramblewood Way, San Mateo, CA 94403.
Sandra Antony, 1111 Parma Drive, Los Altos, CA 94024.
Kathleen Reickerd, 6512 Little Fall Drive, San Jose, CA 95120.
Julie Lograsso, 3367 Lubich Drive, Mtn. View, CA 94040.
Michael Dougherty, 7039 Corte del Oro, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Keith Kirk, 1073 Konstanz Terrace, Sunnyvale, CA 94089.
Scott Kirk, 2611 Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94123.
Laura Elliott, 1701 Peony Lane, San Jose, CA 95124.
Matthew Kirk, 723 North Point, San Francisco, CA 94109.
Ashley Kirk, 2611 Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94123.
Brianna Dougherty, 1616 Broderick Street, San Francisco, CA 94115.
Ryan Dougherty, 755 Lois Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.
Cody Reickerd, 6512 Little Fall Drive, San Jose, CA 95120.
Brittany Dougherty, 755 Lois Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.
Adam Antony, 1111 Parma Drive, Los Altos, CA 94024.
Kyle Reickerd, 6512 Little Fall Drive, San Jose, CA 95120.
Tyler Reickerd, 6512 Little Fall Drive, San Jose, CA 95120.
Michael Reickerd, 6512 Little Fall Drive, San Jose, CA 95120.
Alissa Apecechea, 1100 Ramblewood Way, San Mateo, CA 94403.
Christopher Apecechea, 1100 Ramblewood Way, San Mateo, CA 94403.
Nicholas Lograsso, 3367 Lubich Drive, Mtn View, CA 94040.
Matthew Lograsso, 3367 Lubich Drive, Mtn View, CA 94040.
Michaela Dougherty, 7039 Corte del Oro, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Stephen Dougherty, 7039 Corte del Oro, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Tanner Dougherty, 7039 Corte del Oro, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
Jake Elliott, 1701 Peony Lane, San Jose, CA 95124.
Luke Elliott, 1701 Peony Lane, San Jose, CA 95124.
Madison Elliott, 1701 Peony Lane, San Jose, CA 95124.

Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on 01/01/2013
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/16/2013.
(8-21,28,9-4,11-13)
196-T


SOLUTIONS GROUP
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
NAME STATEMENT
FILE NO. 581528
The following person(persons) is(are) doing business as: Solutions Group, 151 Hamilton Ct, Los Altos, CA 94022, Santa Clara County.
       If the principal place of business identified above is not in Santa Clara County, a current fictitious business name statement for the fictitious business name(s) being filed at this time must be on file in the above-identified County that is the principal place of business before the statement can be filed.
Does not apply because the principal place of business is in Santa Clara County.
The business is owned by: an individual
Katherine Loughridge, 151 Hamilton Ct, Los Altos, CA  94022.
Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed above on 9/13/07
This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County 8/09/2013.
(8-21,28,9-4,11-13)
197-T

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