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Loyola Corners economics, traffic rise to top of planning concerns

Loyola Corners economics, traffic rise to top of planning concerns

Alicia Castro/Town Crier
Loyola Bridge construction parallel to the Fremont Avenue frontage may lead officials to alter circulation plans for the area.

Loyola Corners stakeholders last week mulled the issues that will likely shape the area&rsquo...

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Schools

LAHS Green Team commemorates Earth Week

LAHS Green Team commemorates Earth Week


Traci Newell/Town Crier
Los Altos High School Green Team members, above, quiz their classmates about water conservation. The club distributed plants as prizes during the club’s Earth Week activities.

Members of the Los Altos High School Green...

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Community

Local pianist, 11, slated to perform Saturday at statewide competition

Local pianist, 11, slated to perform Saturday at statewide competition


Courtesy of the Cha family
Spencer Cha plays piano at a Santa Clara University recital. The sixth-grader also enjoys soccer, tennis, golf and skiing.

Spencer Cha has come a long way since he first sat down at the piano at age 2.

“I remem...

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Sports

Spartans net second place, eye top prize next season

Spartans net second place, eye top prize next season


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Jeremy Hsu, Mountain View High’s top singles player, competes against Pinewood Thursday. The Spartans won the match 7-0.

With freshmen playing the top three spots in singles, the future of the Mountain View High boy...

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Los Altos at a leadership crossroads: Editorial

Don’t look now, but there could be some major changes ahead regarding how the Los Altos city government is run.

The current city council has the opportunity to hire a new city manager in the wake of Marcia Somers’ recent resignation. Fur...

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Special Sections

How to personalize the wedding bar

How to personalize the wedding bar


Christine Moore/Special to the Town Crier
A seasonal signature cocktail adds interest beyond the standard wedding bar’s spirits and mixers. Focus on one set of fresh ingredients, such as blueberries, blackberries and mint for a dose of budget...

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Business

Farmers prepare to market season's bounty

Farmers prepare to market season's bounty


Alicia Castro/Town Crier
Journeyman farmer Jen Friedlander waters Hidden Villa’s greenhouse plants, which will grow stronger in the controlled indoor environment before being transferred to the field outdoors.

Around Hidden Villa, the gree...

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People

BUOL JOANNE DOUGHERTY

BUOL JOANNE DOUGHERTY

1930-2016

Heaven gained a beautiful angel today. Our beloved mother’s blessed life ended in her Los Altos home surrounded by her loving family on April 18, 2016.

Buol Joanne Dougherty was born Sept. 28, 1930 in Chicago. At the age of two, M...

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Stepping Out

'Catch' comes to conclusion LA Stage Co. comedy  ends run this weekend

'Catch' comes to conclusion LA Stage Co. comedy ends run this weekend


Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
Bryan Moriarty, left, stars as Yossarian and John Stephen King plays the Psychiatrist in Los Altos Stage Company’s “Catch-22.”

Los Altos Stage Company’s presentation of “Catch...

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Spiritual Life

Transactions

Los Altos

704 Covington Road, J. & S. Butler to J. & A. Wood for $2,725,000

275 Los Altos Court, W. Kirsch to R. & D. Shah for $2,740,000

645 Los Ninos Way, J. Costello to Mihalic Trust for $2,240,000

265 Mt. Hamilton Avenue, Dutton Trust to B. Kashani for $2,100,000

539 Panchita Way, Gallaher Trust to G. Katsav for $1,850,000

Mountain View

1176 Bonita Avenue, K. McGrath to Y. Zhong for $1,350,000

3573 Grant Road, D. & L. Boyce to Chari-Krishna Trust for $1,750,000

1575 Mercy Street, H. Rice to N. Smith for $1,400,000

264 North Whisman Road #8, R. Friedman to W. Metevia for $480,000

212 Palmita Place, V. & C. Sollitto to Y. Ma for $1,250,000

255 South Rengstorff Avenue #57, J. Lopez to G. & Z. Mount for $310,000

100 West El Camino Real #53, Ko Trust to J. & K. Barraza for $630,000

2112 Wyandotte Street #H, L. & E. Erman to H. Lu for $660,000

Cupertino

22763 San Juan Road, Barry & Butler Trust to D. Mody for $2,005,000

21074 Tamarind Court, Hicks Trust to B. Qian for $1,550,000

10761 West Estates Drive, G. Young to S. Gutlapalli for $1,271,000

Overall

Los Altos

Total sales: 5

Highest sale: $2,740,000

Lowest sale: $1,850,000

Average sale: $2,331,000

Mountain View

Total sales: 8

Highest sale: $1,750,000

Lowest sale: $310,000

Average sale: $978,750

Cupertino

Total sales: 3

Highest sale: $2,005,000

Lowest sale: $1,271,000

Average sale: $1,608,667

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