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Downtown Vision kickoff solicits input from residents

Downtown Vision kickoff solicits input from residents


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Residents draw their commutes through downtown Los Altos on a posterboard. City staff hope that by getting a sense of how people traverse the city, the Downtown Vision process could identify ways to make their lives easi...

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Schools

Mtn. View voters face parcel-tax decision

Nearly $3 million in funding is on the line for the Mountain View Whisman School District May 2 as district residents vote on whether to continue an expiring parcel tax.

If approved, Measure B would maintain current levels of school funding while ra...

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Community

Rockin’ at the Discovery Shop

Rockin’ at the Discovery Shop

 The Discovery Shop in Los Altos has scheduled its annual “Be a Gem, Buy a Jewel” sale this weekend, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Organizers promise an “outstanding collection” of men’s designer watches, 14-carat earrings, g...

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Sports

Mountain View High girls soccer team to be honored today

The Central Coast Section champion Mountain View High girls soccer team is scheduled to be honored 12:45 p.m. today in the school’s science quad.

As part of the sixth annual MaxPreps Girls Soccer Tour of Champions recognizing the top 10 teams...

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Letters to the Editor

Streamline rules for in-law units

It is good to hear the city of Los Altos is exploring ways to increase affordable housing by encouraging accessory dwelling units (“In-laws incoming?” April 12).

The article detailed some of the discuss...

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Business

Every day is Earth Day at Rancho's Therapy Salon

Every day is Earth Day at Rancho's Therapy Salon


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Sarah Zebb, owner of Therapy Salon, holds a bag of hair she plans to recycle through Green Circle Salons. Hair has been used for oil-spill cleanup in the past.

While Earth Day is an annual reminder for many people to...

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People

ROBERTA MUNRO YOUNG

ROBERTA MUNRO YOUNG

August 5, 1943 – April 18, 2017

Roberta Munro Young, a resident of Los Altos for 46 years, passed away on April 18, 2017 following a brief battle with lung cancer.

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News

Downtown Vision kickoff solicits input from residents

Downtown Vision kickoff solicits input from residents

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Residents draw their commutes through downtown Los Altos on a posterboard. City staff hope that by getting a sense of how people traverse the city, the Downtown Vision process could identify ways to make their lives easier.

Los Altos officials held a kickoff event fo...

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Business

Every day is Earth Day at Rancho's Therapy Salon

Every day is Earth Day at Rancho's Therapy Salon

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Sarah Zebb, owner of Therapy Salon, holds a bag of hair she plans to recycle through Green Circle Salons. Hair has been used for oil-spill cleanup in the past.

While Earth Day is an annual reminder for many people to tend to the environment, Therapy Salon owner Sara...

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Sports

Mountain View High girls soccer team to be honored today

The Central Coast Section champion Mountain View High girls soccer team is scheduled to be honored 12:45 p.m. today in the school’s science quad.

As part of the sixth annual MaxPreps Girls Soccer Tour of Champions recognizing the top 10 teams in the nation, the Spartans will receive a Nation...

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Community

Rockin’ at the Discovery Shop

Rockin’ at the Discovery Shop
 The Discovery Shop in Los Altos has scheduled its annual “Be a Gem, Buy a Jewel” sale this weekend, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Organizers promise an “outstanding collection” of men’s designer watches, 14-carat earrings, gemstone rings and jade necklaces. The sale is slat...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor

Streamline rules for in-law units

It is good to hear the city of Los Altos is exploring ways to increase affordable housing by encouraging accessory dwelling units (“In-laws incoming?” April 12).

The article detailed some of the discussion at a recent Planning and Transportation Commis...

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Spiritual Life

Spiritual Brief

LAUMC offers caregiver support group

Los Altos United Methodist Church offers a caregiver support group for adult children of aging parents and other caregivers. The group meets 7-8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month in the chapel, 655 Magdalena Ave.

According to organizers, ...

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People

ROBERTA MUNRO YOUNG

ROBERTA MUNRO YOUNG

August 5, 1943 – April 18, 2017

Roberta Munro Young, a resident of Los Altos for 46 years, passed away on April 18, 2017 following a brief battle with lung cancer.

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Schools

Mtn. View voters face parcel-tax decision

Nearly $3 million in funding is on the line for the Mountain View Whisman School District May 2 as district residents vote on whether to continue an expiring parcel tax.

If approved, Measure B would maintain current levels of school funding while raising the average homeowner’s tax by $64 .

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Stepping Out

'Cuckoo' clocks in at Bus Barn

'Cuckoo' clocks in at Bus Barn

Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” stars Robert Sean Campbell, front right, as Randle P. McMurphy and Heather Skelley as Nurse Ratched.

Los Altos Stage Company recently launched its production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” slated to run through Ma...

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Obituaries

ROBERTA MUNRO YOUNG

ROBERTA MUNRO YOUNG

August 5, 1943 – April 18, 2017

Roberta Munro Young, a resident of Los Altos for 46 years, passed away on April 18, 2017 following a brief battle with lung cancer.

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Magazine

Conserving water, drought or not: Tips for saving water – and money – in the garden

Conserving water, drought or not: Tips for saving water – and money – in the garden

Tanya Kucak/Special to the Town Crier
Creating a permeable path enables stormwater to recharge the water table rather than running down sidewalks and streets into the bay. Above, several inches of mulch, though packed down, allow water to infiltrate. The mulched path flows nicely into planted are...

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The Town Crier welcomes letters to the editor on current events pertinent to Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. Write to us at 138 Main St., Los Altos 94022, Attn: Editor, or email editor Bruce Barton at bruceb@latc.com. Because editorial space is limited, please confine letters to no more than 200 words. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Anonymous letters will not be printed.

You can also have your say right here at losaltosonline.com – scroll to the bottom of any story to add a comment. 

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