Los Altos High boys water polo team dominates De Anza Division

Los Altos High boys water polo team dominates De Anza Division


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Facebook puts $25 million into teacher housing project

Facebook puts $25 million into teacher housing project

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Facebook has contributed ...
All is not lost for Lancers

All is not lost for Lancers


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St. Francis HighR...
Pumpkin packs surprising nutritional benefits

Pumpkin packs surprising nutritional benefits


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According to Passion F...
LGBTQ+ Listening Forum reaches few Los Altos Hills ears last week

LGBTQ+ Listening Forum reaches few Los Altos Hills ears last week

Like the sessions before it, the Los Altos Hills e...

'Sunday in the Street' fundraiser replaces Follies

'Sunday in the Street' fundraiser replaces Follies


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Vocalis...

Los Altos History Museum offers two orchard-related activities Saturday

The Los Altos History Museum expands its programmi...

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LASD delays purchase of 10th school site three weeks

LASD delays purchase of 10th school site three weeks

-1 DAYS AGO  |  Zoe Morgan

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The Los Altos School District is set to purchase a 10th school site where Kohl’s currently sits in Mountain View.

The Los ...

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Community

Los Altos 7-year-old wins award after award

Los Altos 7-year-old wins award after award

9 HOURS AGO  |  Kaitlyn Huang - Town Crier Editorial Intern


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Second-grader Ellary Day Szyndlar has won awards at regional and national dance competitions.

For many students, ...

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Sports

All is not lost for Lancers

All is not lost for Lancers

9 HOURS AGO  |  Pete Borello - Staff Writer/peteb@latc.com


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St. Francis High’s Camilo Arquette slips a tackle on a run Friday night against Serra. He led the Lancers in rushi...

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Letters to the Editor – Week of Oct. 23

9 HOURS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Kudos from former council members

As former Los Altos City Council members who had a role in enhancing the civic center during our tenures dating fro...

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Business

A new kind of social community platform

A new kind of social community platform

-1 DAYS AGO  |  Jenny Huang

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R Community co-founders Kevin Arnold, left, and Scott Plautz developed a social media platform that aims to build community...

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People

Jackson Eaves

15 HOURS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

Jackson Eaves, Born in July 1925 in San Francisco, died at 94 years of age on 12 October 2019. His parents were Dr James Eaves and Marion Small Eaves ...

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News

Los Altos Planning Commission votes to recommend Loyola Corners development

9 HOURS AGO

The Los Altos Planning Commission voted Oct. 17 to endorse developer Gregg Bunker’s mixed-use project in Loyola Corners and approved all but one of city staff’s proposed design review code amendments.

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Los Altos Hills officials consider infrastructure updates

9 HOURS AGO

Across agenda items, from the undergrounding of utilities to fiber-optic internet, “bringing Los Altos Hills into the 21st century” emerged as the reoccurring theme of Thursday’s city council meeting.

Stanley Mok had the honor of introducing the topic during his delivery of the Finance and Investme...

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Schools

LASD delays purchase of 10th school site three weeks

-1 DAYS AGO
LASD delays purchase of 10th school site three weeks
Town Crier File Photo
The Los Altos School District is set to purchase a 10th school site where Kohl’s currently sits in Mountain View.

The Los Altos School District delayed its purchase of a 10th school site in Mountain View by three weeks, citing an upcoming decision by the Mountain View Cit...

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LASD adds multilingual BCS facilities meeting

12 HOURS AGO
LASD adds multilingual BCS facilities meeting
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More than 250 people turned out to an Oct. 5 meeting on finding long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School. The Los Altos School District is now scheduling a multilingual meeting to encourage more participation from non-English-speaking families.

The Los Altos School ...

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Community

Los Altos 7-year-old wins award after award

9 HOURS AGO
Los Altos 7-year-old wins award after award

Courtesy of the Szyndlar family
Second-grader Ellary Day Szyndlar has won awards at regional and national dance competitions.

For many students, summer is a relaxing, rejuvenating period after a hard year’s work – but not for 7-year-old Ellary Day Szyndlar.

Throughout the summer, the Los Altos...

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'Sunday in the Street' fundraiser replaces Follies

9 HOURS AGO
'Sunday in the Street' fundraiser replaces Follies

David Burckhard/Special to the Town Crier
Vocalists Jocelyn Pickett, left, and Charles Morgan are slated to perform at this weekend’s “Sunday in the Street,” a fundraiser for the Los Altos Stage Company that replaces the annual Follies. 

A fundraiser for Los Altos Stage Company, “Sunday in ...

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Sports

All is not lost for Lancers

9 HOURS AGO
All is not lost for Lancers

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
St. Francis High’s Camilo Arquette slips a tackle on a run Friday night against Serra. He led the Lancers in rushing (126 yards).

With a long string of success that includes making the NorCal finals last season and winning a state title in 2017, the St. Francis Hig...

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Los Altos High boys water polo team dominates De Anza Division

9 HOURS AGO
Los Altos High boys water polo team dominates De Anza Division

Ira Feldman Peterson/Special to the Town Crier
Alex Brett takes a shot for Los Altos High in a recent game. He scored seven goals in Thursday’s win over Mountain View.

For the second time in three years, the Los Altos High boys water polo team is blowing the rest of the league out of the wate...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor – Week of Oct. 23

9 HOURS AGO

Kudos from former council members

As former Los Altos City Council members who had a role in enhancing the civic center during our tenures dating from 1976, when the old Hillview School site was purchased, we are perhaps more delighted than most to witness the groundbreaking of the new community ce...

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Letter to the Editor: Keep Egan in place

7 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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Special Sections

After decades of preparation, El Camino Hospital's state-of-the-art Scrivner Center for Mental Health and Addiction Services premieres

9 HOURS AGO
After decades of preparation, El Camino Hospital's state-of-the-art Scrivner Center for Mental Health and Addiction Services premieres

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Landscaping begins at El Camino Hospital’s new Taube Pavilion Oct. 17. The 56,000-square-foot facility, which will house the hospital’s Scrivner Center for Mental Health and Addiction Services, will be open to the public Saturday afternoon.

Michael Fitzgerald’s patien...

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Is it normal for knees to hurt during squats?

9 HOURS AGO
Is it normal for knees to hurt during squats?

Courtesy of Kim Gladfelter
People experiencing knee pain when they squat can work with a specialist to identify what’s going wrong, whether it’s an existing injury, an insufficient warm-up or improper form.

 

The short answer to the question of whether it’s normal for the knees to hurt whi...

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Business

A new kind of social community platform

-1 DAYS AGO
A new kind of social community platform
Courtesy of Jenny Huang
R Community co-founders Kevin Arnold, left, and Scott Plautz developed a social media platform that aims to build community via curated content delivered to smartphones.

Some of us grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” That was the good old times, when we knew...

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United Way seeks tax prep volunteers

-1 DAYS AGO

United Way Bay Area’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! program seeks volunteer tax preparers, interpreters and greeters to help staff Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites throughout the Bay Area during the 2020 tax season.

No prior experience with tax preparation is required, and all training is provide...

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People

Jackson Eaves

14 HOURS AGO

Jackson Eaves, Born in July 1925 in San Francisco, died at 94 years of age on 12 October 2019. His parents were Dr James Eaves and Marion Small Eaves of Piedmont, Calif. Preceding him in death were his parents and his sisters, Marion Hinman and Sally Lewis, and his son, Bradley. Jackson graduated fr...

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Raymond Johns Davis Egan

14 HOURS AGO

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Raymond Johns Davis Egan, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away at age 88. Ray was born on August 22, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Florence Carter and Raymond Davis. As a boy in Hawaii, he observed the bombing of Pearl Harbor from a hi...

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Obituaries

Jackson Eaves

14 HOURS AGO

Jackson Eaves, Born in July 1925 in San Francisco, died at 94 years of age on 12 October 2019. His parents were Dr James Eaves and Marion Small Eaves of Piedmont, Calif. Preceding him in death were his parents and his sisters, Marion Hinman and Sally Lewis, and his son, Bradley. Jackson graduated fr...

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Raymond Johns Davis Egan

14 HOURS AGO

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Raymond Johns Davis Egan, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away at age 88. Ray was born on August 22, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Florence Carter and Raymond Davis. As a boy in Hawaii, he observed the bombing of Pearl Harbor from a hi...

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Stepping Out

'Spamalot' opens Friday in Woodside

9 HOURS AGO

Woodside Community Theatre stages Monty Python’s “Spamalot,” with performances slated Friday through Nov. 3 in the Performing Arts Center at Woodside High School, 199 Churchill Ave.

Adapted from the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Spamalot” is a parody of the Arthurian legend but also...

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Pascual Trio plays at CSMA Saturday night

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Pascual Trio plays at CSMA Saturday night

Courtesy of CSMA
Juanito Pascual leads a trio set to perform a free concert Saturday in Mountain View.

The Community School of Music and Arts presents the flamenco music of the Juanito Pascual Trio in a free concert slated 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Tateuchi Hall at CSMA, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountai...

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Spiritual Life

Crèche display features 250 nativities

7 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

7 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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Magazine

Fall events

28 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

28 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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