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Food & Wine

Manresa Bread rising: Tribute to grist & groat

Manresa Bread rising: Tribute to grist & groat

Above Photo by Rhonda Mak/Town Crier; Below Photo by Joyce Oudkerk Pool/Special to the Town Crier; Right Photo courtesy of Manresa Bread
Nabeela Aijaz, above left, retail manager at Manresa Bread’s Los Altos location, teams up with baker Avery R...

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Your Health

ECH's ASPIRE expands to empower struggling youth

ECH's ASPIRE expands to empower struggling youth


Photos by Alicia Castro/Town crier
El Camino Hospital’s mental health and addiction services leaders Michael Fitzgerald and Lauren Olaiz, above, review artwork, right, by participants in the After School Program Intervention and Resiliency Educa...

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Your Home

Filoli offers free admission to military personnel

Filoli offers free admission to military personnel


Town Crier File Photo
Filoli invites military personnel to tour the estate and grounds at no charge as part of the Blue Star Museums program.

Filoli estate in Woodside is one of more than 2,000 museums and cultural institutions in the U.S. that will of...

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On The Road

Driving England's rural countryside from the left side of the road

Driving England's rural countryside from the left side of the road


We have always enjoyed our visits to England, but this year we did something different. Rather than visit the standard tourist destinations – London, the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon and so forth – we decided to explore new areas by car...

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Senior Lifestyles

Q&A: Director of senior programs looks to future with expanded facilities, activities

Q&A: Director of senior programs looks to future with expanded facilities, activities


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Recreation & Community Services Department Director Manny Hernandez praises Los Altos seniors.

 

Manny Hernandez joined the city of Los Altos staff last March as director of the Recreation & Community Services De...

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Wedding To Remember

The Veils of Time

The Veils of Time


Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum

For a new spin on the Town Crier’s “Peek into the Past,” the Los Altos History Museum has been gathering historical local wedding photos and the stories behind them.

Frances Elizabeth Shoup, second...

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Your Kids

Back to School

Is Early Decision the right choice for your student?

Is Early Decision the right choice for your student?


Courtesy of Hollis Bischoff
This chart compares the rate of Early Decision acceptances with the overall acceptance rate at various colleges.

As students apply to an ever-increasing list of schools, colleges are challenged to predict accurately whether ...

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Weddings

Jodie Brown and Jason Signes

The bride is the daughter of Edward and Jacqueline Brown of Los Altos. She graduated from Mountain View High School and attended Foothill College. She is employed at Los Altos Union Presbyterian Church as the office associate. The groom is the son of Armand Signes of Hollister and Diane Signes of Rocklin. He graduated from Mountain View High School and attended De Anza and Sierra colleges. He is employed at the California Department of Forestry, Butte County, as a firefighter. The couple honeymooned on a cruise in Mexico.

Jinny Chang and Michael Joseph Rutkowski Jr.

Jinny Chang and Michael Joseph Rutkowski Jr. have announced their engagement to be married Sept. 14. The ceremony and reception will be held at the Thomas Fogarty Winery. The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Ok-kyung Chang of Sunnyvale. She graduated from Homestead High School, then earned a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley in molecular and cell biology and a doctorate in medicine from Washington University School of medicine. She is a physician. The groom-to-be is the son of Michael and Janet Rutkowski of Los Altos. He graduated from Homestead High School, then earned a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley in psychology and integrative biology and a juris doctorate from Washington University School of Law. He is employed as an attorney. The couple plan to live in St. Louis, Mo.

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