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Campaign finance reports show lots of loans, few outliers

Campaign finance reports show lots of loans, few outliers


Ellie Van Houtte/ Town Crier
Campaign yard signs are just one expenditure for candidates during election season.

Election finance filings are in, and Los Altos appears to be hosting a few financially lopsided races.

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Schools

Three Los Altos schools earn National Blue Ribbon designation

Three Los Altos schools earn National Blue Ribbon designation


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Bullis Charter School students wear their school spirit clothing to greet their mascot Oct. 3 in celebration of being named a National Blue Ribbon School.

Blach Intermediate, Egan Junior High and Bullis Charter schools ea...

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Community

Sports

Spartans run wild(cat) on Eagles

Spartans run wild(cat) on Eagles


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Mountain View High running back Austin Johnson goes for a big gain after evading Los Altos High defensive tackle Phil Alameda in Friday’s game. Johnson scored two touchdowns for the Spartans.

After unveiling its wildc...

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Comment

Logan, McClatchie, Peruri for LASD board: Editorial

This is a crucial time for the Los Altos School District. Its leadership faces the challenge of balancing enrollment growth versus maintaining the small, neighborhood schools that make it a very popular district to attend. The district must also adap...

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Special Sections

City's minimum-wage hike earns mixed reviews: Raise to $10.30 an hour meets with approval – and concern

City's minimum-wage hike earns mixed reviews: Raise to $10.30 an hour meets with approval – and concern


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Tandava Waldon, left, manager of East West Bookstore on Castro Street in Mountain View, works with a customer. Waldon said the recently approved minimum-wage hike will have little impact on his business. “It’s not such a...

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Business

Delay Social Security? An easy way to decide

One of the most heatedly debated questions regarding Social Security is when to start.

You have the option of initiating benefits as early as age 62 or as late as age 70. The longer you wait, the larger the monthly payment you will receive over your...

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Books

Helping kids catch a few Zs: Local dental hygienist pens meditative bedtime book

Helping kids catch a few Zs: Local dental hygienist pens meditative bedtime book


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Mimi Sommers, who works at a Los Altos dentist’s office, recently wrote a children’s book.

A local dental hygienist recently published a book that aims to ease parents and children during a sometimes anxious e...

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People

SUZANNE MONICA DIMM SPECHT

SUZANNE MONICA DIMM SPECHT

Suzanne Monica Dimm Specht passed Tuesday, Sept. 9th at the age of 84. Sue was born on April 21, 1930 in Portland, Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon in with a degree in Music, Sue taught in a little town called Clatskanie, Oreg...

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Travel

Los Altos resident's visit to North Korea proves enlightening

Los Altos resident's visit to North Korea proves enlightening


Courtesy of Sally Brew
North Korea is home to many monuments honoring its “Dear Leaders,” left.

In August, I traveled for 11 days with MIR Corp. to North Korea, a fascinating country that is almost completely cut off from the rest of the world. ...

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Stepping Out

'Trovatore' takes the stage in Palo Alto

'Trovatore' takes the stage in Palo Alto


Courtesy of José Luis Moscovich
West Bay Opera’s production of “Il Trovatore” is slated to open Friday night in Palo Alto and run through Oct. 26.

West Bay Opera’s production of “Il Trovatore” (“The Troubadour”) is scheduled to open this weekend...

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Spiritual Life

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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