LAH council candidates talk town preservation, citizen engagement

LAH council candidates talk town preservation, citizen engagement

Three candidates are vying for the two Los Altos H...

'Paint the Town II' winners selected

'Paint the Town II' winners selected


Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum
Will Maller...
Welcome-to-school books calm preschool jitters

Welcome-to-school books calm preschool jitters


An entire genre of books explores the start ...

Mountain View High graduate Walker rewarded after busy week of swimming

Mountain View High graduate Walker rewarded after busy week of swimming


Courtesy of Luciane Marques
Swimmer Lucas Walker...
Local siblings create pet tracker app inspired by their own dog

Local siblings create pet tracker app inspired by their own dog

Courtesy of Gideon Marks
Los Altos natives Lyn...
Y Full STEAM Ahead inspires teens

Y Full STEAM Ahead inspires teens


Courtesy of Rachel Basso
Mountain View High seni...

Schools

When less is more in college apps

During the next few months, high school seniors all over the country will be finalizing their college lists and preparing applications. They’ve worked hard over the past year to research and select colleges that reflect their goals for the future, ...

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Community

LAHS student selected for Indian dance program

LAHS student selected for Indian dance program


Sreoshi Sarkar

Sreoshi Sarkar has been practicing Kathak, a form of classical Indian dance, for nearly 11 years. Those hundreds of hours of training paid off when the Los Altos High School junior was accepted into the Alliance for California Tra...

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Sports

Junior golfer Chou works on her game wherever she goes

Junior golfer Chou works on her game wherever she goes


Courtesy of AJGA
Megan Chou watches her drive at last week’s Alison Lee Championship. She tied for 16th place.

When Megan Chou goes on vacation, she almost always brings something that won’t fit in the overhead compartment – her go...

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Letters to the Editor: Week of Aug. 15

‘Watershed’ LA election should dictate direction

The Aug. 1 Town Crier article on the Downtown Vision project highlights what “could” be done to extensively develop downtown Los Altos, should the residents want that for their community. The same can...

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Special Sections

Organization collects scientific equipment to donate to local teachers

Organization collects scientific equipment to donate to local teachers


Courtesy of Abizar Lakdawalla
A teacher picks up free Erlenmeyer flasks at Bio-Link Depot.

Bio-Link Depot collects, cleans and stows scientific equipment for teachers to repurpose in the classroom. The nonprofit organization stores equipment at ...

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People

Franklin Dean Kramer

November 9, 1932 - August 3, 2018 Resident of Mountain View Frank passed away, August 3rd, 2018, age 85 years. Beloved husband of Arlene Kramer for 61 years. Loving father to his four children and their spouses, Linda Alexander, of Portland, OR, Dean...

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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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Sports

Junior golfer Chou works on her game wherever she goes

Junior golfer Chou works on her game wherever she goes

Courtesy of AJGA
Megan Chou watches her drive at last week’s Alison Lee Championship. She tied for 16th place.

When Megan Chou goes on vacation, she almost always brings something that won’t fit in the overhead compartment – her golf bag. The Los Altos resident said she took her c...

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Community

LAHS student selected for Indian dance program

LAHS student selected for Indian dance program

Sreoshi Sarkar

Sreoshi Sarkar has been practicing Kathak, a form of classical Indian dance, for nearly 11 years. Those hundreds of hours of training paid off when the Los Altos High School junior was accepted into the Alliance for California Traditional Arts last spring.

“When I found out that...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: Week of Aug. 15

‘Watershed’ LA election should dictate direction

The Aug. 1 Town Crier article on the Downtown Vision project highlights what “could” be done to extensively develop downtown Los Altos, should the residents want that for their community. The same can be said about the development on El Camino Real, ...

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People

Franklin Dean Kramer

November 9, 1932 - August 3, 2018 Resident of Mountain View Frank passed away, August 3rd, 2018, age 85 years. Beloved husband of Arlene Kramer for 61 years. Loving father to his four children and their spouses, Linda Alexander, of Portland, OR, Dean & Jennifer Kramer, of Sunnyvale, CA, Nancy Kr...

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Schools

When less is more in college apps

During the next few months, high school seniors all over the country will be finalizing their college lists and preparing applications. They’ve worked hard over the past year to research and select colleges that reflect their goals for the future, or they have assembled lists based on the recommen...

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Special Sections

Organization collects scientific equipment to donate to local teachers

Organization collects scientific equipment to donate to local teachers

Courtesy of Abizar Lakdawalla
A teacher picks up free Erlenmeyer flasks at Bio-Link Depot.

Bio-Link Depot collects, cleans and stows scientific equipment for teachers to repurpose in the classroom. The nonprofit organization stores equipment at Foothill College and at another warehouse in Oakla...

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Stepping Out

'Pete the Cat' runs out of lives Sunday afternoon in Sunnyvale

'Pete the Cat' runs out of lives Sunday afternoon in Sunnyvale

Bay Area Children’s Theatre’s production of “Pete the Cat” opened last week and is scheduled to run through Sunday at the Sunnyvale Community Center.

Inspired by the popular “Pete the Cat” books by James and Kimberly Dean, the musical follows Pete, a groovy, guitar-slinging cat, who runs into...

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Obituaries

Franklin Dean Kramer

November 9, 1932 - August 3, 2018 Resident of Mountain View Frank passed away, August 3rd, 2018, age 85 years. Beloved husband of Arlene Kramer for 61 years. Loving father to his four children and their spouses, Linda Alexander, of Portland, OR, Dean & Jennifer Kramer, of Sunnyvale, CA, Nancy Kr...

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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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