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Cybercriminals target transactions

Small real estate businesses, agents and their clients are increasingly becoming targets of cyber scammers.

Darity Wesley, founder of the Lotus Law Center, said hackers are seeking personal identifiable information, such as credit card or bank account information, login credentials, employment details, a physical address, an email address, a phone number or a Social Security number.

Sugarbaby returns to the sweet ol' days

Photos by Alicia Castro/Town Crier
The newly opened Sugarbaby Sweetshoppe stocks traditional offerings like jellybeans and lollipops, as well as more exotic fare such as vegan tarts, locally produced truffles and imported chocolates.

Darren Howze’s credo, posted above the entrance to his family’s new store, sums up his overarching message: “It’s a beautiful day to be sweet.”

The affable Los Altos resident and his wife, Colleen, opened Sugarbaby Sweetshoppe at 325 State St. during downtown’s First Friday festivities in February.

March brings a caution flag

Beware the Ides of March, for the madness is about to begin.


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554 Glen Alto Drive, Cutts Trust to J. Lee for $3,901,000

484 Panchita Way, Knapp Trust to Panchita Investments for $3,478,000

'WE' stands united

Alicia Castro/Town Crier
Organizers of WE Los Altos invite women entrepreneurs like Alkalign barre studio owner Erin Paruszewski, center, to participate in festivities throughout March.

WE Los Altos is now in business.

To commemorate Women’s History Month in March, a handful of local women formed a new group to honor female business owners in the community. Women Entrepreneurs of Los Altos – or simply WE Los Altos – will host events throughout the coming month.

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