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Safeway escalator elicits safety concerns from customers

Safeway escalator elicits safety concerns from customers


MEGAN V. WINSLOW/Town Crier
The escalator at the Safeway on First Street poses a safety hazard, some customers allege.

A Safeway shopper who accidentally placed his cart last month on the customer escalator instead of the shopping cart track next to...

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Schools

Los Altos High hosts 30th Writers Week

Los Altos High hosts 30th Writers Week


Above Photo by Traci Newell/Town Crier;
Author Jack Andraka shares his story with fellow high school seniors during Los Altos High School’s Writers Week last week.

Los Altos High School students learned firsthand last week how professionals ...

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Community

Service dogs bring smiles, comfort to veterans at Foothill College center

Service dogs bring smiles, comfort to veterans at Foothill College center


Photos by Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Charles Viajar, student and U.S. Navy veteran, brings his four-legged companion Bruno to the Veterans Resource Center at Foothill College. Bruno, a 2-year-old Imperial Shih Tzu, is trained to assist Viajar with...

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Sports

Improbable run to NorCal semis saves season for St. Francis girls

Improbable run to NorCal semis saves season for St. Francis girls


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
St. Francis High’s Daisha Abdelkader goes on a fast break in the CCS Division II final. The senior point guard scored eight points in the Lancers’ NorCal semifinal loss to Dublin last week.

Senior Daisha Abdel...

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Comment

We'll buy it; what is it? Editorial

Would you buy a device on the condition that you are kept in the dark about how it works? Would you feel good about purchasing such a device when the contract even calls for nondisclosure of the nondisclosure form that keeps the device top secret?

T...

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Special Sections

Tuscany meets Waikiki: Los Altos Hills couple build their dream house

Tuscany meets Waikiki: Los Altos Hills couple build their dream house


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Sara Weber and Victor Martina’s Los Altos Hills home features brick from a 100-year-old building in San Jose artistically combined with stucco to evoke a centuries-old feel. The lanai in the backyard adds a touch o...

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Business

Vintage Bath changes hands as new owners add twist to classic offerings

Vintage Bath changes hands as new owners add twist to classic offerings


Alicia Castro/Town Crier
Vintage Bath, the downtown Los Altos showroom, is under new leadership. Taking over are, from left, co-owners Jerry Rudick and Deena Castello and marketing and visual director Alissa McDonald.

Deena Castello – the new cu...

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Books

'Pope Joan' Book weaves tale around legend of female pontiff

'Pope Joan' Book weaves tale around legend of female pontiff


The idea that there may have a female pope at one time in history has generated much speculation throughout the centuries. “Pope Joan” (Crown, 1996) by Donna Woolfolk Cross, does not answer the question; rather, the author has created a detai...

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People

BEVERLEY JEANE (DORSEY) MCCHESNEY

BEVERLEY JEANE (DORSEY) MCCHESNEY

1944-2014

Beverley McChesney passed away at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, CA on Sunday, Nov. 16. She had been fighting cancer for about 23 years until it went into her lungs.

She is survived by her husband David, of Cloverdale; her sisters...

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Travel

Eat, hike, soak: Cavallo Point Lodge offers Marin experience

Eat, hike, soak: Cavallo Point Lodge offers Marin experience


Eren Göknar/ Town Crier
Cavallo Point Lodge comprises former U.S. Army buildings, like the Mission Blue Chapel, repurposed for guests seeking a luxurious getaway.

It used to be a place where batteries of soldiers lived, with officers’ quarter...

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Stepping Out

Cal Pops performs Sunday at Foothill

Cal Pops performs Sunday at Foothill


Courtesy of Cal Pops
The Cal Pops trumpet section includes Dean Boysen, from left, Bob Runnels and Noel Weidkamp.

The California Pops Orchestra is scheduled to perform “Swing Time!” – a musical tour of Big Band hits from the 1930...

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Spiritual Life

Silicon Valley Prayer breakfast speakers send strong messages about God's calling

Silicon Valley Prayer breakfast speakers send strong messages about God's calling



Kirk Perry, Google Inc. president of brand solutions, discusses his faith at the March 13 Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast. Alicia Castro/Town Crier

When God calls, you have to listen to reap the benefits.

That was the moral of the story for t...

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Magazine

Food for thought: Hidden Villa programs offer teens training in sustainability on the farm

Food for thought: Hidden Villa programs offer teens training in sustainability on the farm


/Town Crier It’s not all cute and cuddly for teens participating in the eight-week Animal Husbandry Apprenticeship program at Hidden Villa in Los Altos Hills. Mia Mosing of Palo Alto, left, and Sophia Jackson of Los Altos clean the pigpens – one of...

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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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