Mtn. View stops short of immediate RV ban

The Mountain View City Council fell short of impos...

Foothill-De Anza board votes to close Flint Center

Foothill-De Anza board votes to close Flint Center

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DeAnza College stud...
Preliminary quarry plan has local watchdogs fearing the worst

Preliminary quarry plan has local watchdogs fearing the worst


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Officials with Lehigh Sout...

MVLA board approves stadium lights policies

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School Dist...

After overcoming obstacles, MVHS alum faces bright future

After overcoming obstacles, MVHS alum faces bright future


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In foster care since...

After MV parents file claim, city and county officials embrace early resolution

After allegedly experiencing a parent’s nightmare ...

LA-LAH 'State of Cities' takes on 'Rose-y' appeal

LA-LAH 'State of Cities' takes on 'Rose-y' appeal


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Julie Rose, center, 2...
'Laughter' breaks out at Pear Theatre

'Laughter' breaks out at Pear Theatre


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MVLA board approves stadium lights policies

4 DAYS AGO  |  Zoe Morgan

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District unanimously approved stadium lights use policies Monday, paving the way for installation of sta...

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Community

Peninsula Symphony moves free summer concert to Grant Park

Peninsula Symphony moves free summer concert to Grant Park

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff - Special to the Town Crier


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The Los Altos-based Peninsula Symphony has scheduled its annual free summer concert 6:30 p.m. June 22 in Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave. The loca...

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Sports

Sports on the Side

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Homestead graduate excels on & off court

Los Altos native Alisha Parikh, a member of the Emerson College women’s tennis team, was named to ...

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Other Voices: Provide storage space for Friends of Library

5 DAYS AGO  |  Elise Gerich

Have you ever borrowed a best-seller from the library? Taken a child to story hour at the library? Sat in the chairs to browse a magazine at the libra...

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Special Sections

Crawfish, vegan, wines highlight local menus

Crawfish, vegan, wines highlight local menus

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff


Courtesy of HeyO Eats on Instagram
HeyO serves up vegan cafe fare from the founders of a bamboo-leaf tea company, Igzu..

 

If you like to ...

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Business

A 'bugs' life no more: Lice-removal service's quiet exit reveals lack of business license

A 'bugs' life no more: Lice-removal service's quiet exit reveals lack of business license

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


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The shades are drawn and the door is locked during regular business hours at LoveBugs in Los Altos June 5. The inside of...

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William Jackman Schatz

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

WILLIAM JACKMAN SCHATZ II Bill Schatz passed away on June 5th. His memorial Service will be at Los Altos United Methodist Church on Friday, June 14 at...

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Mtn. View stops short of immediate RV ban

14 HOURS AGO

The Mountain View City Council fell short of imposing an immediate parking restriction ban on oversized vehicles such as RVs at the council’s lengthy meeting that began Tuesday night (June 11) and went into early Wednesday morning.

 In a meeting that lasted until 3:23 a.m., council members dir...

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After MV parents file claim, city and county officials embrace early resolution

14 HOURS AGO

After allegedly experiencing a parent’s nightmare in January, Doug and Danielle Lother of Mountain View filed a government tort claim against the city and Santa Clara County for what the family deems inappropriate actions by officers and a social worker, respectively. 

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Schools

MVLA board approves stadium lights policies

17 HOURS AGO

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District unanimously approved stadium lights use policies Monday, paving the way for installation of stadium lights at both Mountain View and Los Altos high schools.

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LASD announces 10th school site deal

17 HOURS AGO
LASD announces 10th school site deal
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos School District is buying an 11.65-acre parcel on the eastern side of San Antonio Shopping Center in Mountain View, where Kohl’s Department store sits, to use as a 10th school site.

The Los Altos School District has publicly unveiled a deal to purchas...

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Community

Peninsula Symphony moves free summer concert to Grant Park

1 DAY AGO
Peninsula Symphony moves free summer concert to Grant Park

Choi

The Los Altos-based Peninsula Symphony has scheduled its annual free summer concert 6:30 p.m. June 22 in Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave. The location is a change from its usual venue of Hillview Park, which is undergoing construction for the new community center.

Conductor and artistic directo...

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Amateur Radio Field Day set for June 22-23

1 DAY AGO

The Foothills Amateur Radio Society will demonstrate the capabilities of amateur radio during the 24-hour Amateur Radio Field Day, scheduled 11 a.m. June 22 to 11 a.m. June 23 in a field owned by Maryknoll Residence, located directly across the street from Rancho San Antonio Park at 23000 Cristo Rey...

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Sports

Falcons flourish at finals

1 DAY AGO
Falcons flourish at finals

Courtesy of Steve Kane
Twenty-nine students from Blach Intermediate School qualified for the county track and field championships by placing in the top five at last month’s league meet. Front row, from left: Nolan Pham, Audrey Zhang, Ashley Smith, Mikayla Kim, Chloe Chan, Natalie Mark an...

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Players persevere after rainy days at Mountain View Open

1 DAY AGO
Players persevere after rainy days at Mountain View Open

The most formidable opponent for those competing in this year’s Mountain View Open tennis tournament might have been the weather. Due to rain, matches were postponed three out of the five scheduled days.

“Overall, this was the most challenging Mountain View Open I’ve ever been i...

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Letters to the Editor - Week of June 12

1 DAY AGO

Students: Mobilize for climate change bill

The Los Altos High students who marched for climate change are heroes and should be given the keys to the city of Mountain View. In all seriousness, today’s youth give me hope for tomorrow’s future, because they are aware, alarmed and taking action to make...

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Other Voices: Provide storage space for Friends of Library

1 DAY AGO

Have you ever borrowed a best-seller from the library? Taken a child to story hour at the library? Sat in the chairs to browse a magazine at the library? The services you enjoy have been given to the Los Altos Library by the volunteer group Friends of the Library of Los Altos, and this support may b...

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Special Sections

Crawfish, vegan, wines highlight local menus

1 DAY AGO
Crawfish, vegan, wines highlight local menus

Courtesy of HeyO Eats on Instagram
HeyO serves up vegan cafe fare from the founders of a bamboo-leaf tea company, Igzu..

 

If you like to see your seafood menu list options in (high denomination) pounds, the new Cajun restaurant in downtown Mountain View will whet your appetite.

Crawfis...

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A conversion-worthy recipe for dreaded brussels sprouts

1 DAY AGO
A conversion-worthy recipe for dreaded brussels sprouts

Ryan Molinari/Special to the Town Crier
When brussels sprouts are roasted with garlic, olive oil and balsamic vinegar, they can win over even picky eaters.

When the Town Crier put out a call for reader recipes, Los Altos Hills resident Karen Druker wrote in with a tribute to formerly detested v...

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Business

A 'bugs' life no more: Lice-removal service's quiet exit reveals lack of business license

1 DAY AGO
A 'bugs' life no more: Lice-removal service's quiet exit reveals lack of business license

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The shades are drawn and the door is locked during regular business hours at LoveBugs in Los Altos June 5. The inside of the building appears to be empty. The owner could not be reached for details.

LoveBugs, a lice-removal salon in Los Altos’ Rancho Shopping Center,...

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Local resident releases investing guide with millennial daughters in mind

1 DAY AGO
Local resident releases investing guide with millennial daughters in mind

When Gene F. Lee began brainstorming titles for his 282-page, self-published book, he wanted to title it “The Investing Handbook for Millennials” because it was written with his two millennial-aged daughters in mind. However, one of his daughters quickly shot down the idea.

“When I told my da...

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People

William Jackman Schatz

1 DAY AGO

WILLIAM JACKMAN SCHATZ II Bill Schatz passed away on June 5th. His memorial Service will be at Los Altos United Methodist Church on Friday, June 14 at 11 AM. Full obituary to follow next week.

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Bonagene Minor

1 DAY AGO

May 19, 1923 – April 12, 2019 Bonnie Minor a sixty-six year resident of Los Altos passed away peacefully at home on April 12, accompanied by loved ones. Born May 19, 1923 to Clyde and Ruth Hubbard of Aztec, New Mexico, Bonnie attended the Colorado College of Women in Denver, CO. with a scholarship i...

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Obituaries

William Jackman Schatz

1 DAY AGO

WILLIAM JACKMAN SCHATZ II Bill Schatz passed away on June 5th. His memorial Service will be at Los Altos United Methodist Church on Friday, June 14 at 11 AM. Full obituary to follow next week.

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Bonagene Minor

1 DAY AGO

May 19, 1923 – April 12, 2019 Bonnie Minor a sixty-six year resident of Los Altos passed away peacefully at home on April 12, accompanied by loved ones. Born May 19, 1923 to Clyde and Ruth Hubbard of Aztec, New Mexico, Bonnie attended the Colorado College of Women in Denver, CO. with a scholarship i...

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Stepping Out

'Laughter' breaks out at Pear Theatre

1 DAY AGO
'Laughter' breaks out at Pear Theatre

Michael Kruse Craig/Special to the Town Crier
Charles Woodson Parker and Damaris Divito star in Pear Theatre’s production of “Present Laughter.”

Pear Theatre’s 2018-2019 season concludes with Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter,” a comedy about show business that is slated to run through June 30 in...

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Los Altos Stage Co.'s 'Normal' concludes June 23 at Bus Barn

1 DAY AGO

The Los Altos Stage Company production of the musical “Next to Normal” is scheduled to run through June 23 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

With book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, “Normal” explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. The musical...

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Spiritual Life

Foothills Congregational hosts Zen presentation, book signing Saturday

1 MONTHS AGO

Foothills Congregational Church is scheduled to host a presentation and book signing with authors Les Kaye and Teresa Bouza 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday in the church’s Parish Hall, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

Kaye and Bouza are authors of “A Sense of Something Greater: Zen and the Search for Balance in Si...

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Exploitation of Asian women topic of May 10 discussion at Union Presbyterian Church

1 MONTHS AGO
Exploitation of Asian women topic of May 10 discussion at Union Presbyterian Church

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Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos has scheduled a luncheon featuring a presentation by Bernadette Ashby on the exploitation of women in Asia noon May 10 in the church’s Fellowship Hall, 858 University Ave.

Ashby, who travels each year to Bangkok and Pattaya in Thailand to oversee vo...

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Magazine

Let’s get busy: Caregiver workshop and trip to Gamble Garden

22 DAYS AGO

The following events are scheduled through the Los Altos Senior Program and Avenidas.

 

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Chuck Baker!: Local senior takes to the skies

22 DAYS AGO
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Chuck Baker!: Local senior takes to the skies

Paul Hollingworth/Special to the Town Crier
Chuck Baker prepares for his skydiving adventure last month. The World War II pilot never had to deploy his parachute during the war.

To celebrate his 100th birthday earlier this year, World War II B-17 pilot Charles "Chuck" Baker took flight above Hol...

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