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News

Obama's coming to town

Obama's coming to town

The president is scheduled to make a stop about noon today at a private residence in Los Altos Hills. He and his entourage are expected to travel south from San Francisco to the event, then head back north for San Francisco International Airport and ...

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Schools

MVLA rolls out laptop integration this fall

MVLA rolls out laptop integration this fall


Town Crier File Photo
Starting in the fall, daily use of laptops in the classroom will be standard operating procedure for students at Los Altos and Mountain View high schools as the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District launches a pil...

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Community

Generations blend behind the scenes at 'Wizard of Oz'

Generations blend behind the scenes at 'Wizard of Oz'


Altos Youth Theatre and Los Altos Stage Company rehearse a scene from “The Wizard of Oz.” ELIZA RIDGEWAY/ TOWN CRIER

A massive troupe of young people and grownups gathered in Los Altos this summer to stage the latest iteration of a childhood sta...

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Sports

Football in July

Football in July


Town Crier file photo
Mountain View High’s Anthony Avery is among the nine local players slated to play in tonight’s Silicon Valley Youth Classic.

Tonight’s 40th annual Silicon Valley Youth Classic – also known as the Charlie...

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Comment

Pools should be included: Editorial

Los Altos residents should be receiving calls this week from city representatives conducting a survey to determine priorities for a revamped Hillview Community Center.

Notice that we did not say “civic center” – chastened by a lack of public support...

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Special Sections

Looking for life without lows, local diabetic tests artificial pancreas

Looking for life without lows, local diabetic tests artificial pancreas


ft, reviews blood sugar readings on a smartphone with Los Altos resident Tia Geri, right, and fellow participant Noa Simon during a closed-loop artificial pancreas study for Type 1 diabetics.

Tia Geri can’t wait to bring her new golden retriev...

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Business

Palo Alto law firm coming to 400 Main

Palo Alto law firm coming to 400 Main


Ellie Van Houtte/ Town Crier
Longtime Palo Alto law firm Thoits, Love, Hershberger & McClean plans to open an office at 400 Main St. in Los Altos after construction is complete in November.

A longtime Palo Alto law firm plans to expand into L...

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Books

"Frozen in Time" chronicles harrowing WWII rescue attempts


Many readers can’t resist a true-life adventure story, especially those that shine a spotlight on people who exhibit supreme courage in the face of adversity and end up surviving – or not – against the odds.

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People

RICHARD PATRICK BRENNAN

RICHARD PATRICK BRENNAN

Resident of Palo Alto

Richard Patrick Brennan, journalist, editor, author, adventurer, died at his Palo Alto home on July 4, 2014 at age 92. He led a full life, professionally and personally. He was born and raised in San Francisco, joined the Arm...

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Travel

Travel Tidbit: Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers spa getaway

Travel Tidbit: Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers spa getaway


Courtesy of Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe offers fall getaway packages that include spa treatments and yoga classes.

Fall in North Lake Tahoe boasts crisp mornings and opportunities to spend quality time in the mountains. Specially ...

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Stepping Out

PYT stages 'Shrek'

PYT stages 'Shrek'


Lyn Healy/Spotlight Moments Photography
Dana Cullinane plays Fiona in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “Shrek The Musical.”

Peninsula Youth Theatre presents “Shrek The Musical” Saturday through Aug. 3 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts...

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Spiritual Life

Foothills Congregational: 100 years and counting

Foothills Congregational: 100 years and counting


Courtesy of Carolyn Barnes
The newly built Los Altos church in 1914 featured a bell tower and an arched front window. Both continue as elements of the building as it stands today.

Foothills Congregational Church – the oldest church building ...

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Magazine

Festival features fun for everyone

Festival features fun for everyone


TOWN CRIER FILE PHOTO
The Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival boasts more than 375 craft and arts booths.

This weekend’s 35th annual Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival promises to be jam-packed with fun activities for just about everyone. The eve...

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Transactions

Los Altos

1449 Arbor Avenue, Kuhr Trust to J. Lynam for $1,750,000

456 Gabilan Street #4, Kaushal Trust to M. Ammen for $1,150,000

170 Los Altos Avenue, S. Hamel to Lagerling Trust for $2,605,000

58 Los Altos Square, Marx Trust to B. Fong for $1,120,000

1613 Newcastle Drive, DeMartini Trust to L. Srinivasan for $1,602,000

42 San Juan Court, P. & J. Nelson to Z. Zhang for $2,120,000

Mountain View

712 Astor Court, P. Lin to K. Wang for $927,000

1032 Blackfield Way, D. Dediachvili to R. Zhu for $1,550,000

356 Church Street #6, Johannsen Trust to Wilson Trust for $1,087,500

2346 Craig Court, K. Landers to G. Ostebo for $1,090,000

556 Farley Street, Snarr Trust to F. & I. Zavala for $400,000

1642 Nilda Avenue, Cheney Trust to L. Day for $1,100,000

937 Rincon Street, M. Fontoura to Q. Zhong for $1,560,000

Cupertino

7806 Bollinger Road, Bollinger Venture to K. & K. Wang for $2,200,000

10010 Bret Avenue, A. Pillow to L. Shih for $1,170,000

10654 North Blaney Avenue, N. & V. Gokhale to V. Vellamcheti for $1,025,000

7670 Orange Blossom Drive, Firl Trust to J. & A. Liang for $1,221,000

16201 Stevens Canyon Road, Kain Trust to J. Hansen for $870,000

Overall

Los Altos

Total sales: 6

Highest sale: $2,605,000

Lowest sale: $1,120,000

Average sale: $1,724,500

Mountain View

Total sales: 7

Highest sale: $1,560,000

Lowest sale: $400,000

Average sale: $1,102,071

Cupertino

Total sales: 5

Highest sale: $2,200,000

Lowest sale: $870,000

Average sale: $1,297,200

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