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News

Paws-itively  ready for  disaster

Paws-itively ready for disaster


Dozens of local residents participated in the Pet Ready! program, which included first-aid tips for animals from Adobe Animal Hospital veterinarian Dr. Cristi Blackwolf, above right. Girl Scouts Rachel Torgunrud, above left, in purple of Sunnyv...

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Schools

Local students earn honors at Tech Challenge

Local students earn honors at Tech Challenge


Courtesy of Ann Hepenstal
Gardner Bullis School’s Tech Challenge Team “Fantastic V,” above, recently showed their project at the school’s STEM Expo. Teammates, from left, Brandon Son, Will Hooper, George Weale, Tripp Crissma...

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Community

Merchants, maypoles, music: Farmers' Market season launches May 1

Merchants, maypoles, music: Farmers' Market season launches May 1


Town Crier File Photo
Visitors examine the fresh produce on display at last year’s Downtown Los Altos Farmers’ Market.

It wouldn’t be spring without the return of the Downtown Los Altos Farmers’ Market May 1. The Los Altos Village Association sp...

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Sports

LA tops MV behind Beutter's big day

LA tops MV behind Beutter's big day


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Los Altos High pitcher Lizzie Beutter went the distance to earn the win against Mountain View.

The number of Los Altos High hits and Mountain View High errors may be in dispute, but there’s no debating which softball ...

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Comment

Enlightened California: No Shoes, Please

I recently read a newspaper article about the newly adopted sex-education curriculum in the state of Mississippi. In the city of Oxford, the following exercise is included: Students pass around a Peppermint Patty chocolate and observe how spoiled it ...

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Business

Cobblery makes short move next door: Longtime business relocating to State Street in May

Cobblery makes short move next door: Longtime business relocating to State Street in May


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
European Cobblery owner Paul Roth is relocating his business from 201 First St., above, to 385 State St. in May.

The European Cobblery, a family-owned and -operated shoe store, is relocating to a new home just a f...

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Books

Local Author Spotlight

In an effort to support authors from Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View, many self-published, Book Buzz periodically spotlights their books and offers information on where to purchase them. Local authors are encouraged to submit brief summa...

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People

'Champions for Youth' announced

Challenge Team will honor Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer as “Champion for Youth” at the nonprofit organization’s annual fundraising breakfast, scheduled 7 a.m. May 7 at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

Lauren ...

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Stepping Out

Last go-round for 'Hound'

Last go-round for 'Hound'


Tracy Martin/Special to the Town Crier
The actors in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” – from left, Darren Bridgett, Ron Campbell and Michael Gene Sullivan – take on dozens of roles.

TheatreWorks is slated to present “The Hound of the Baskervilles...

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Spiritual Life

Magazine

A yoga class a day keeps the stress away

A yoga class a day keeps the stress away


Van Houtte/Town Crier Yoga of Los Altos hosts a variety of classes, including Strong Flow Vinyasa, above, taught by Doron Hanoch. Yin Yoga instructor Janya Wongsopa guides a student in the practice, below.

It’s nearly 9 a.m. on a Monday mornin...

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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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