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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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Comment

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

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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