Downtown Los Altos businesses burglarized early Wednesday morning

Downtown Los Altos businesses burglarized early Wednesday morning

Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Village Pantry, pictured,...
CHP seeks highway sewage spill accident tips

CHP seeks highway sewage spill accident tips

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
A sanitation truck ...
Dedicated Los Altos resident crowned Miss Junior Dance of America

Dedicated Los Altos resident crowned Miss Junior Dance of America

Courtesy of the Ben-David family
Los Altos resi...

House fire displaces two Los Altos Hills residents

A Los Altos Hills family that placed a grill too c...

Los Altos council passes 5G regulations, weighs in on housing bills

Los Altos council passes 5G regulations, weighs in on housing bills


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Residents opposed to...
Ristorante reversal: From Bella Vita to La Scala

Ristorante reversal: From Bella Vita to La Scala


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Ristorante Bella Vit...
Homestead High construction to cause traffic troubles

Homestead High construction to cause traffic troubles


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The horseshoe in front of ...

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Downtown Los Altos businesses burglarized early Wednesday morning

Downtown Los Altos businesses burglarized early Wednesday morning

5 DAYS AGO  |  Melissa Hartman

Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Village Pantry, pictured, and Baskin Robbins in downtown Los Altos were broken into early Wednesday morning (Aug. 14), the Lo...

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Schools

Homestead High construction to cause traffic troubles

Homestead High construction to cause traffic troubles

5 DAYS AGO  |  Noa Bronicki - Town Crier Editorial Intern


Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
The horseshoe in front of Homestead High School is one location where parents can drop off their students. However, the staff ...

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Community

Community Briefs – Week of Aug. 14

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Panel discussion centers on food choices

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled the panel discussion “Eating Your Values” 7 p.m. Thursday in the ...

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Sports

A peak performance

A peak performance

5 DAYS AGO  |  Pete Borello - Staff Writer/peteb@latc.com


Courtesy of Jacob Tanz
Jacob Tanz takes a break outside Jackson Hole, Wyo., during his bike tour of the Rocky Mountains.

A top-10 finisher in his age...

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Comment

From the Mayor's Desk: Plan Bay Area 2040 fails; let's not make the same mistake

5 DAYS AGO  |  Lynette Lee Eng

For many residents, traffic starts before 3 p.m., while our teachers and service workers struggle with prolonged and extensive commutes. People can’t ...

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Special Sections

New MVLA superintendent prioritizes 'student voice'

New MVLA superintendent prioritizes 'student voice'

5 DAYS AGO  |  Zoe Morgan - Staff Writer/zoem@latc.com


Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Nellie Meyer took over as superintendent of the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District last month. She replaces Je...

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Business

Ristorante reversal: From Bella Vita to La Scala

Ristorante reversal: From Bella Vita to La Scala

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


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Ristorante Bella Vita closed July 10 after Jan Unlu had a falling out with his business partner. However, Unlu said he p...

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People

Ena Patricia (Paddy) Saper

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

Jan. 8, 1934 – Aug. 12, 2013 Dear Paddy, Six years today and missing you more then ever. - Helen

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Magazine

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

1 MONTHS AGO  |  Angie Wang - Town Crier Editorial Intern


Courtesy of Dale Nesbitt
Dale Nesbitt leads the Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion.

Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion is set to perform at the Los Altos...

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News

Downtown Los Altos businesses burglarized early Wednesday morning

4 DAYS AGO
Downtown Los Altos businesses burglarized early Wednesday morning
Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Village Pantry, pictured, and Baskin Robbins in downtown Los Altos were broken into early Wednesday morning (Aug. 14), the Los Altos Police Department said.

Downtown Los Altos businesses Village Pantry, located at 184 Second St., and Baskin Robbins, located at 264 State S...

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CHP seeks highway sewage spill accident tips

4 DAYS AGO
CHP seeks highway sewage spill accident tips
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
A sanitation truck overturned on Highway 101 in Mountain View Wednesday, spilling sewage on the freeway.

Updated, Thursday, 11:24 a.m.:

The California Highway Patrol seeks the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a black sedan who may have caused a mass...

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Schools

Homestead High construction to cause traffic troubles

5 DAYS AGO
Homestead High construction to cause traffic troubles

Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
The horseshoe in front of Homestead High School is one location where parents can drop off their students. However, the staff parking lot is now closed to the public due to construction.

Monday marks the start of a new school year at Homestead High School, and with it, a sharp...

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Student wins national essay contest

5 DAYS AGO
Student wins national essay contest
Courtesy of Donna Santistevan
Ishana Wokhlu reads her award-winning essay to more than 3,000 people in Washington, D.C., earlier this summer.

After reading her award-winning essay in front of 3,000 people early this summer in Washington, D.C., Ishana Wokhlu said she has “grown more confident.”...

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Community

Community Briefs – Week of Aug. 14

5 DAYS AGO

Panel discussion centers on food choices

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled the panel discussion “Eating Your Values” 7 p.m. Thursday in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The event will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 51 S. San Anton...

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Rotary volunteers celebrate work at home, overseas

5 DAYS AGO
Rotary volunteers celebrate work at home, overseas

Steve Yarbrough/Rotary Club of Los Altos
Rotarians Mark Rogge, from left, and Mona Armistead chat with guest David Moy at the July 27 club party.

 

More than 150 Rotarians and their guests attended an evening of dance music, appetizers, wines and desserts July 27 at the home of Bart Nels...

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Sports

A peak performance

5 DAYS AGO
A peak performance

Courtesy of Jacob Tanz
Jacob Tanz takes a break outside Jackson Hole, Wyo., during his bike tour of the Rocky Mountains.

A top-10 finisher in his age group at the arduous Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon a year ago, Jacob Tanz is a man known for rising to a challenge. Last month the Los Altos residen...

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Sports on the Side

5 DAYS AGO

Local residents face off in softball Saturday

Residents of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills are encouraged to register for the second community softball game between the two cities, slated 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The coed game – meant as a friendly, cross-town rivalry competition – will take pl...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor – Week of Aug. 14

5 DAYS AGO

Reforms offered to increase vibrancy

Thank you for the great Aug. 7 editorial, “Downtown needs to get over parking fixation.” As members of the Los Altos Citywide Parking Committee, we published an executive summary that found that:

• “Since 2006, the city of Los Altos has approved eight deve...

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From the Mayor's Desk: Plan Bay Area 2040 fails; let's not make the same mistake

5 DAYS AGO

For many residents, traffic starts before 3 p.m., while our teachers and service workers struggle with prolonged and extensive commutes. People can’t get around anymore –forget about public transit. The cost of living is through the roof, state/regional legislatures favor the interests of developers...

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Special Sections

New MVLA superintendent prioritizes 'student voice'

5 DAYS AGO
New MVLA superintendent prioritizes 'student voice'

Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Nellie Meyer took over as superintendent of the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District last month. She replaces Jeff Harding, who led the district for four years.

Listening to students and understanding their perspectives on their education has long been important ...

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Foothill students receive support from CA College Promise program

5 DAYS AGO
Foothill students receive support from CA College Promise program

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Foothill students in the California College Promise program may have their book fees waived at the campus bookstore.

Oliver Craven is among the tens of thousands of students throughout the state who find themselves in a tight financial bind after graduation.

The 2019 L...

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Business

Ristorante reversal: From Bella Vita to La Scala

5 DAYS AGO
Ristorante reversal: From Bella Vita to La Scala

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Ristorante Bella Vita closed July 10 after Jan Unlu had a falling out with his business partner. However, Unlu said he plans to reopen under a new name: Ristorante La Scala.

Jan Unlu said things “didn’t work out” between him and his business partner, le...

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MV Chamber of Commerce head resigns

5 DAYS AGO
MV Chamber of Commerce head resigns

The president and CEO of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has resigned after a year on the job.

Bruce Humphrey submitted his resignation to the board of directors executive committee July 31 and plans to leave his position in the second half of September.

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People

Ena Patricia (Paddy) Saper

5 DAYS AGO

Jan. 8, 1934 – Aug. 12, 2013 Dear Paddy, Six years today and missing you more then ever. - Helen

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Mr. Roger Rolland Grimes

5 DAYS AGO

Honoring My Father Which Art In Heaven. Oct.12,35-Aug.11,15. Miss U Every Day Dad! Absent From The Body Present With Our Lord Jesus Christ. One Day Together Forever Love Kim Grimes Item

 

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Obituaries

Ena Patricia (Paddy) Saper

5 DAYS AGO

Jan. 8, 1934 – Aug. 12, 2013 Dear Paddy, Six years today and missing you more then ever. - Helen

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Mr. Roger Rolland Grimes

5 DAYS AGO

Honoring My Father Which Art In Heaven. Oct.12,35-Aug.11,15. Miss U Every Day Dad! Absent From The Body Present With Our Lord Jesus Christ. One Day Together Forever Love Kim Grimes Item

 

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Stepping Out

LA Stage Company's new season includes West Coast, South Bay premieres

5 DAYS AGO

Los Altos Stage Company recently unveiled its 25th anniversary season, scheduled to run September through June at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave. The 2019-2020 season features five productions.

The season begins with the West Coast premiere of Joshua Harmon’s “Admissions,” a new satire that expl...

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'Princess Wanted' closes PYT's summer series Friday night

5 DAYS AGO

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s annual Theatre in the Park series comes to a close with “Princess Wanted,” scheduled 6:30 p.m. Friday in downtown Mountain View.

The 45-minute-long play will be staged at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts’ outdoor ParkStage, adjacent to Pioneer Park. Admissi...

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Spiritual Life

Pastor's Perspective: Exploring the core principles of ancestral faith

5 DAYS AGO

The ancient kingdoms of Judah and Israel were attacked by the prophets for their betrayal of Israel’s ancient vision of a people governed by faithfulness and mercy. The founding story of these two nations linked by a common faith and shared story told of an oppressed people delivered from bondage. T...

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To combat climate change, prayers must rise from sincere hearts

1 MONTHS AGO

As I write this, Tropical Storm Barry is barreling down on New Orleans and southeast Louisiana, triggering collective and painful memories of the destruction and death wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A week doesn’t go by without breaking news of new peer-reviewed scientific research outl...

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Magazine

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

1 MONTHS AGO
Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

Courtesy of Dale Nesbitt
Dale Nesbitt leads the Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion.

Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion is set to perform at the Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival for the first time, taking over the Community Plaza Stage 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The group was established 19 years ago, a...

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Array of musical acts perform at festival

1 MONTHS AGO
Array of musical acts perform at festival

Courtesy of Take 2
Take 2 takes the festival’s Main Stage at 6 p.m. Saturday. The band performs regularly throughout the Bay Area, covering songs from a wide array of genres and artists.

Town Crier Staff Report

Performing classic rock to dance music, a range of Bay Area artists and bands are s...

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