Los Altos facilities test low in chemical levels, high in mold materials

While none of the chemical levels tested in either...

Myth busting the flu vaccine

Myth busting the flu vaccine

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
A Walgreens pharmac...
BCS extends suspension of enrollment preference

BCS extends suspension of enrollment preference

Town Crier File Photo
Bullis Charter School's B...
Flint Center replacement plan begins to take shape

Flint Center replacement plan begins to take shape

Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Shelly Michael, De Anza C...
Woman arrested after admitting to vandalism of downtown Los Altos post office

Woman arrested after admitting to vandalism of downtown Los Altos post office

An Orange County resident was taken into custody i...

Los Altos Hills protests quarry plan

Los Altos Hills protests quarry plan


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A view of the Perman...

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RIP LAHS pumpkin patch

RIP LAHS pumpkin patch

2 DAYS AGO  |  Eliza Ridgeway - Staff Writer/elizar@latc.com


Town Crier File Photo
Pumpkin, with cop

Los Altos High School’s pumpkin patch, a traditional must-see for many local school groups and families,...

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Local families get a kick out of class

Local families get a kick out of class

2 DAYS AGO  |  Melody Chen - Town Crier Editorial Intern


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Ivan (last name withheld) trains at Kuk Sool Won of Los Altos last week. His sister takes classes there as well.

Six days...

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Other Voices: Los Altos can do better

2 DAYS AGO  |  Pat Marriott

The Town Crier recently published an article, an editorial and a guest opinion column defending Los Altos City Manager Chris Jordan. Council members a...

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Local AeroPress inventor takes coffee to 'Go'

Local AeroPress inventor takes coffee to 'Go'

9 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff


 

Los Altos inventor Alan Adler’s AeroPress is a staple of high-end coffeehouses at points around the globe, and he’s releasing a travel ver...

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Los Altos church targeted in ongoing award scam

Los Altos church targeted in ongoing award scam

2 DAYS AGO  |  Melissa Hartman - Staff Writer/melissah@latc.com


Melissa Hartman/Town Crier
St. Nicholas & St. William Catholic Parish’s teen ministry program “won” the 2019 Best of Los Altos “Church” category,...

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People

Wedding: Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock

Wedding: Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock

2 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff


Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock

Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock were married June 29 in San Luis Obispo.

The bride is the daughter of Sue a...

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SUV snaps Los Altos utility pole, cutting power and halting traffic

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SUV snaps Los Altos utility pole, cutting power and halting traffic
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
A PG&E employee surveys the scene where an Acura SUV struck a utility pole in South Los Altos Thursday afternoon.

Update: As of 10:30 a.m. Friday (Oct. 18), Foothill Expressway near the Arboretum Drive intersection in south Los Altos had reopened to traffic, but...

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Los Altos facilities test low in chemical levels, high in mold materials

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While none of the chemical levels tested in either the Los Altos City Hall council chambers or the Los Altos Youth Center were “of any concern,” according to the company contracted to test the air quality testing in both facilities, it did advise city staff in a 98-page report to improve screening f...

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Schools

BCS extends suspension of enrollment preference

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BCS extends suspension of enrollment preference
Town Crier File Photo
Bullis Charter School's Board of Directors has decided to continue to suspend the enrollment preference for students who live in what was the Bullis-Purissima attendance area.

Bullis Charter School’s enrollment lottery for the 2020-2021 school year is no longer set to inc...

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Flint Center replacement plan begins to take shape

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Flint Center replacement plan begins to take shape
Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Shelly Michael, De Anza College student body president, addresses Foothill-De Anza Community College District trustees at last week’s board meeting. Michael was part of a group of students urging the board to create affordable student housing, whether at the Flint Center or ...

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Community

RIP LAHS pumpkin patch

2 DAYS AGO
RIP LAHS pumpkin patch

Town Crier File Photo
Pumpkin, with cop

Los Altos High School’s pumpkin patch, a traditional must-see for many local school groups and families, has been canceled this year to make way for on-campus construction. But other seasonal activities are in full swing – follow the Town Crier on ...

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30 years after Loma Prieta earthquake, LA History Museum exhibition looks back, ahead

2 DAYS AGO
30 years after Loma Prieta earthquake, LA History Museum exhibition looks back, ahead

Town Crier Archives
One person died when a five-story tower at St. Joseph Seminary collapsed in the October 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. The seminary closed in 1991. The Los Altos History Museum’s latest exhibition, “Our Community Prepares,” focuses on local residents’ response to natural disaster...

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Sports

Local families get a kick out of class

2 DAYS AGO
Local families get a kick out of class

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Ivan (last name withheld) trains at Kuk Sool Won of Los Altos last week. His sister takes classes there as well.

Six days a week, 8-year-old Ajay Sawant trains at Kuk Sool Won of Los Altos martial arts school, joined by his dad Danny Sawant and grandfather some days. Hav...

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Terson's victory tilts tennis match in Spartans' favor

2 DAYS AGO

The Mountain View High girls tennis team edged visiting Los Gatos 4-3 Thursday in a match decided by Dasha Terson’s marathon win at No. 1 singles.

Terson, a junior, won the third set on a 10-point tiebreaker, 10-6.

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Comment

Letter to the Editor: Keep Egan in place

2 DAYS AGO

Keep Egan Jr. High where it is

I appreciate the Town Crier’s analysis of the Los Altos School District’s latest public outreach charrette at Egan Junior High School to find long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School (“Second BCS facilities meeting again draws large, engaged cr...

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Other Voices: Los Altos can do better

2 DAYS AGO

The Town Crier recently published an article, an editorial and a guest opinion column defending Los Altos City Manager Chris Jordan. Council members and residents are accused of “vitriol” and “unfounded accusations” against him.

Los Altos Partners in Progress asks, “Wh...

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Special Sections

Local AeroPress inventor takes coffee to 'Go'

9 DAYS AGO
Local AeroPress inventor takes coffee to 'Go'

 

Los Altos inventor Alan Adler’s AeroPress is a staple of high-end coffeehouses at points around the globe, and he’s releasing a travel version of the coffee-brewing apparatus this month.

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Breweries bring local tastes to LA Beer Stroll

9 DAYS AGO
Breweries bring local tastes to LA Beer Stroll

Derek Wolfgram/Special to the Town Crier
Central Rail Brewing Co. founder Bob Crum serves his brewery’s Hefeweizen at Cranberry Scoop during the Beer Stroll.

The Los Altos Village Association held its third Downtown Los Altos Beer Stroll last month, an event at which Bay Area breweries and cide...

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Business

Los Altos church targeted in ongoing award scam

2 DAYS AGO
Los Altos church targeted in ongoing award scam

Melissa Hartman/Town Crier
St. Nicholas & St. William Catholic Parish’s teen ministry program “won” the 2019 Best of Los Altos “Church” category, according to an email from the Los Altos Award Program. However, the program is not associated with the city, and little information about it is avai...

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Will no-cost trading improve your investment returns?

2 DAYS AGO

Charles Schwab & Co. revealed recently that it plans to eliminate online transaction fees for exchange-traded funds, stocks and options. Two days, later TD Ameritrade followed suit, causing brokerage stocks to suffer their worst weekly drop in well over a decade as investors digested the earning...

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People

Wedding: Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock

2 DAYS AGO
Wedding: Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock

Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock

Emma Cummings and Cooper Hitchcock were married June 29 in San Luis Obispo.

The bride is the daughter of Sue and Clyde Cummings of Mountain View, and the granddaughter of the late Bob and Marion Grimm of Los Altos.

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Dean Lewis Johnson

2 DAYS AGO
Dean Lewis Johnson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dean Lewis Johnson of Los Altos on October 4, 2019. Dean was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota on June 8, 1929. He was the firstborn child of George Lawrence Johnson and Lillian Alice Lewis Johnson. His family moved to Robbinsdale, Minnesota when...

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Obituaries

Dean Lewis Johnson

2 DAYS AGO
Dean Lewis Johnson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dean Lewis Johnson of Los Altos on October 4, 2019. Dean was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota on June 8, 1929. He was the firstborn child of George Lawrence Johnson and Lillian Alice Lewis Johnson. His family moved to Robbinsdale, Minnesota when...

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Lori M. Clarke

2 DAYS AGO
Lori M. Clarke

1955 - 2019 Lori Marie Clarke, 64, of Santa Maria, CA passed away on August 20th, 2019. Lori was born in Oakland, CA on July 29th, 1955. She attended grade school in Mountain View, CA and junior and senior high schools in Los Altos, CA. Lori married Michael Clarke and lived in Sunnyvale, CA. She wor...

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Stepping Out

TheatreWorks SV's 'River' runs through Oct. 27 in MV

2 DAYS AGO

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s production of “Mark Twain’s River of Song” is slated to run through Oct. 27 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Charting a journey down the Mississippi River, the new musical shares the stories of the mighty river by one of its most famo...

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Upstage Theater's 'Radium Girls' lights up MVCPA's SecondStage this weekend

2 DAYS AGO

Upstage Theater’s production of “Radium Girls” is set to run this weekend in downtown Mountain View.

Inspired by a true story, D.W. Gregory’s play is set in 1926, when radium was seen as a miracle cure, Madame Curie was an international celebrity and luminous watches were the latest rage. Two girls...

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Spiritual Life

Crèche display features 250 nativities

2 DAYS AGO
Crèche display features 250 nativities

Palo Alto Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
A crèche exhibition is scheduled at the Palo Alto LDS church.

The Palo Alto Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 32nd annual Christmas crèche exhibition is scheduled for display noon to 9 p.m. Dec. 7-11 at 3865 Middlefield Road.

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My spiritual healing journey

2 DAYS AGO

This month, I celebrate my “Jesus Birthday,” 35 years of being born again.

I was raised by my parents in the Catholic Church, where I received my spiritual foundation, believing in the Trinity – God the Father, Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit.

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Fall events

23 DAYS AGO
Fall events
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Children race toward a bowl of treats during a past Halloween Spooktacular in downtown Los Altos. This year’s event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31.

Fall is full of local events – from plays to concerts. A rundown of what’s happening when and where follows.&...

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Fitness with friends: Finding community at the local gym

23 DAYS AGO
Fitness with friends: Finding community at the local gym
Courtesy of YMCA of Silicon Valley
Members of the El Camino YMCA on Grant Road in Mountain View take part in a spin class.

When Spa of Los Altos (formerly Lydia Young’s Health Spa) closed nearly a decade ago to make way for the Packard Foundation’s new digs, members scattered. Many had belonge...

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