Downtown Green debuts Friday

Downtown Green debuts Friday


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The Downtown Green, the...

Hills resident plays key role in Foothill's 'Sound of Music'

Hills resident plays key role in Foothill's 'Sound of Music'


Alicia Telfer/Special to the Town Crier
Rachel M...
LAH officials remain vigilant a year after Byrne Preserve fire

LAH officials remain vigilant a year after Byrne Preserve fire

Sarah Robustelli/Special to the Town Crier
Smo...
Mtn. View police  try out drones  at Shoreline

Mtn. View police try out drones at Shoreline

Courtesy of Katie Nelson
Mountain View Police...
LA's Inkster comes in second at U.S. Senior Women's Open

LA's Inkster comes in second at U.S. Senior Women's Open


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Juli Inkster hits a shot on the...
Flock of friendships: Geese Revolution flies toward a healthier future

Flock of friendships: Geese Revolution flies toward a healthier future


Courtesy of Angela Alvarado
The fitness group Ge...
Massive mixed-use MV development begins to take shape

Massive mixed-use MV development begins to take shape


Rendering Courtesy of Greystar
A four- and five-...
Los Altos resident named Veteran of the Year

Los Altos resident named Veteran of the Year


Courtesy of Marc Berman’s office
Ron Labetich, c...

News

LA council accepts Hillview center update, but expresses skepticism on project spending

LA council accepts Hillview center update, but expresses skepticism on project spending


Rendering Courtesy of Susanna Chan
Janet Tam of Noll & Tam Architects, the city-contracted firm responsible for the Hillview Community Center overhaul, offered this aerial view of the planned design to give greater perspective to city council me...

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Schools

Teens win Youth Tech Day

Teens win Youth Tech Day


Courtesy of Swati Sinha
Team Latch and Patch demonstrates how to detect a puncture in a wheel and patch it.

The Los Altos Entrepreneurship Boot Camp provides students with the opportunity to feel like they are working on an MBA before even fin...

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Community

Winner shares recipe from museum's apricot-tasting competition

Winner shares recipe from museum's apricot-tasting competition


Courtesy of Diane Holcomb/Los Altos History Museum
Nomi Trapnell displays her certificates for winning the Appetizer category for her Apricot Brie Tartlets recipe.

Local residents and businesses entered recipes in a taste-testing competition sp...

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Sports

Stars come out tonight

Stars come out tonight

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Vincent Colodny, catching the ball, is slated to play for the North in tonight’s all-star football game.

Although tonight’s 44th annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All-Star Football Game will be p...

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Letters to the Editor: Week of July 18

Why can’t MV open city lots to homeless?

In response to the Town Crier article “Lots of Love drives MV’s efforts to curb homelessness” (July 4):

The Lots of Love program claims, “All applicants will be screened to determine whether they are a fit f...

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Special Sections

"Tech neck": iPads can pose physical problems for users


Courtesy of Michelle Reynolds
While both men and women can experience “tech neck,” or pain resulting from peering over devices for long stretches of time, women seem to be more likely to use their tablets in positions that don’t offer back support....

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Business

One simple way to deal with financial fraud

One simple way to deal with financial fraud


Green

 

There seems to be no letup to the reports about fraudsters attempting to fleece unsuspecting investors out of their savings. I find it especially egregious when they target seniors who have a limited ability to recover. Below I off...

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People

Norman A. Proffitt, Jr.

Norman A. Proffitt, Jr. (81) of Los Altos, CA passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018. Norm was born and raised in Oakland, California. As a Boy Scout, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout, like his father before him. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 19...

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Magazine

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage


Courtesy of Ana and the MRI
Ana and the MRI – featuring Mountain View High School students Isabella Scotti, from left, Melissa Pinkner and Rachel Owstrowski – is scheduled to perform at the festival for the first time.

Local band Ana and the MRI...

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News

LA council accepts Hillview center update, but expresses skepticism on project spending

LA council accepts Hillview center update, but expresses skepticism on project spending

Rendering Courtesy of Susanna Chan
Janet Tam of Noll & Tam Architects, the city-contracted firm responsible for the Hillview Community Center overhaul, offered this aerial view of the planned design to give greater perspective to city council members on the placement of each facility.

While ...

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Business

One simple way to deal with financial fraud

One simple way to deal with financial fraud

Green

 

There seems to be no letup to the reports about fraudsters attempting to fleece unsuspecting investors out of their savings. I find it especially egregious when they target seniors who have a limited ability to recover. Below I offer the one piece of advice I believe is easy to fo...

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Sports

Stars come out tonight

Stars come out tonight
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Vincent Colodny, catching the ball, is slated to play for the North in tonight’s all-star football game.

Although tonight’s 44th annual Charlie Wedemeyer High School All-Star Football Game will be played at Los Gatos High instead of Levi’s Stadium,...

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Community

Winner shares recipe from museum's apricot-tasting competition

Winner shares recipe from museum's apricot-tasting competition

Courtesy of Diane Holcomb/Los Altos History Museum
Nomi Trapnell displays her certificates for winning the Appetizer category for her Apricot Brie Tartlets recipe.

Local residents and businesses entered recipes in a taste-testing competition sponsored by the Los Altos History Museum in conjunc...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: Week of July 18

Why can’t MV open city lots to homeless?

In response to the Town Crier article “Lots of Love drives MV’s efforts to curb homelessness” (July 4):

The Lots of Love program claims, “All applicants will be screened to determine whether they are a fit for the program.”

Readmore

People

Norman A. Proffitt, Jr.

Norman A. Proffitt, Jr. (81) of Los Altos, CA passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018. Norm was born and raised in Oakland, California. As a Boy Scout, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout, like his father before him. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 1958 and received his commission as an ensign in the...

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Schools

Teens win Youth Tech Day

Teens win Youth Tech Day

Courtesy of Swati Sinha
Team Latch and Patch demonstrates how to detect a puncture in a wheel and patch it.

The Los Altos Entrepreneurship Boot Camp provides students with the opportunity to feel like they are working on an MBA before even finishing high school.

Readmore

Special Sections

"Tech neck": iPads can pose physical problems for users


Courtesy of Michelle Reynolds
While both men and women can experience “tech neck,” or pain resulting from peering over devices for long stretches of time, women seem to be more likely to use their tablets in positions that don’t offer back support. The woman at right is sitting in a position that ...

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Stepping Out

PYT performs 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Thursday through Sunday in Mountain View

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s limited-run production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” is scheduled to open Thursday and continue through Sunday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Rick Elice’s Tony Award-winning play includes music by Wayne Barker and is based on the best-...

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Obituaries

Norman A. Proffitt, Jr.

Norman A. Proffitt, Jr. (81) of Los Altos, CA passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018. Norm was born and raised in Oakland, California. As a Boy Scout, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout, like his father before him. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 1958 and received his commission as an ensign in the...

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Magazine

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage

Courtesy of Ana and the MRI
Ana and the MRI – featuring Mountain View High School students Isabella Scotti, from left, Melissa Pinkner and Rachel Owstrowski – is scheduled to perform at the festival for the first time.

Local band Ana and the MRI is scheduled to perform at the Los Altos Arts &am...

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