How to: Vote using the Presidential Primary’s new options

How to: Vote using the Presidential Primary’s new options


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Booths await early vot...
Cougar that bit girl found and euthanized; Rancho to reopen Friday

Cougar that bit girl found and euthanized; Rancho to reopen Friday

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Six BCS facilities options set for further review

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MVLA approves new calendar following union dispute

MVLA approves new calendar following union dispute

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TheatreWorks takes ‘Oskar’ on tour of local elementary schools

TheatreWorks takes ‘Oskar’ on tour of local elementary schools

5 DAYS AGO  |  Navya Singhai - Town Crier Editorial Intern

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Caitlyn Louchard, left, plays the brave knight and Davied Morales is the damsel in a previous production...

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Spartans finding their groove

Spartans finding their groove

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


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Mountain View High’s Isabella Walker, right, pursues the ball, with Los Altos High’s Raquel Susko close behind her in a ...

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Letters to the Editor, LAH garbage, First Street

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Lip service or customer service?

The Los Altos Hills garbage collection service, GreenWaste Recovery, apparently cannot differentiate between lip ser...

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Coronavirus not spreading in county, public health department reps say

Coronavirus not spreading in county, public health department reps say

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


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Business

SV realtors group administers oath to new leaders, discusses future

SV realtors group administers oath to new leaders, discusses future

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff


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California Association of Realtors 2020 President Jeanne Radsick, at left holding paper, installs the 2020 SILVAR board of directo...

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William J. Duryea

William J. Duryea

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

July 2, 1949 - September 17, 2019 Los Altos On September 17, 2019 William moved from this realm into the pure land of Infinite light. He died from pro...

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How to: Vote using the Presidential Primary’s new options

-1 DAYS AGO
How to: Vote using the Presidential Primary’s new options

Eliza Ridgeway/Town Crier
Booths await early voters in Los Altos Hills.

Early voting started in Los Altos Hills over the weekend and anyone in Santa Clara County eligible to vote can head up to town hall at 26379 W. Fremont Road to acquire and cast a ballot. The rules have changed this year – c...

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Los Altans searching for pet owner after their dog was killed near Lincoln Park Sunday

4 DAYS AGO
 Los Altans searching for pet owner after their dog was killed near Lincoln Park Sunday

Heartbroken dog owners Martin and Shaye Chirotarrab seek help from the Los Altos Police Department and the community to find the owner of a dog that attacked their canine Sunday in Lincoln Park, causing injuries that resulted in the death of their pet the next day.

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Schools

TheatreWorks takes ‘Oskar’ on tour of local elementary schools

5 DAYS AGO
TheatreWorks takes ‘Oskar’ on tour of local elementary schools
Alessandra Mello/Special to the Town Crier
Caitlyn Louchard, left, plays the brave knight and Davied Morales is the damsel in a previous production of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s “Oskar and the Countless Costume Changes.”

Members of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s education program are slated ...

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MVLA approves new calendar following union dispute

6 DAYS AGO
MVLA approves new calendar following union dispute
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High students arrive for class Friday morning at approximately 8 a.m. A new state law will require high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The plastic flamingos are part of a Music Boosters fundraiser.

After approving a calendar for next school yea...

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Community

Cool Block: Reconnecting Mountain View, one block at a time

3 DAYS AGO

The city of Mountain View is looking to help connect neighbors through a new initiative called Cool Block. A meeting introducing the program is scheduled 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 23) at Mountain View Community Center in Rengstorff Park. 

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Swim club joins with nonprofit to fund scholarships

6 DAYS AGO

The Palo Alto-based Alto Swim Club, which has several Los Altos residents as members, recently partnered with Beyond Barriers Athletic Foundation to provide aquatics-program scholarships to underserved youth.

“We want to make swimming accessible to as many interested youths as possible and be able ...

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Sports

Spartans finding their groove

6 DAYS AGO
Spartans finding their groove

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High’s Isabella Walker, right, pursues the ball, with Los Altos High’s Raquel Susko close behind her in a recent league game between the rival schools. Walker, a sophomore, notched four goals and four assists through 17 games this season.

Although the M...

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Sports on the Side

6 DAYS AGO

Foothill’s Thomas bound for Davenport

Foothill College wide receiver Darius Thomas announced via Twitter last week that he has committed to Davenport University, an NCAA Division II school in Grand Rapids, Mich. A St. Francis High graduate, the sophomore led the Owls in touchdowns, receptions...

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Letters to the Editor, LAH garbage, First Street

6 DAYS AGO

Lip service or customer service?

The Los Altos Hills garbage collection service, GreenWaste Recovery, apparently cannot differentiate between lip service and customer service.

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Other Voices: The Census is here – it's time to get counted

13 DAYS AGO

We are less than two months from an important date, Census Day, April 1. Counting everyone is imperative for California and Mountain View to get proper representation and essential funding per the U.S. Constitution. California is a “hard to count” state. In particular, Santa Clara County ranks as th...

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Special Sections

Coronavirus not spreading in county, public health department reps say

6 DAYS AGO
Coronavirus not spreading in county, public health department reps say

Graphic Courtesy of Santa Clara County Public Health Department
Santa Clara County Public Health Department officials urge local residents to be aware of the symptoms of novel coronavirus. The department posted the graphic on its social media sites.

Since the novel coronavirus surfaced in Sili...

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Ideas for making behavioral changes stick in the new year

6 DAYS AGO
Ideas for making behavioral changes stick in the new year

Courtesy of Reena Vokoun
Establishing attainable goals – like eating more fruit in the morning – taking action every day, using positive reinforcement and sticking with a plan are key to maintaining New Year’s resolutions.

The start of a new year and a new decade means many of us are focused on ...

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Business

SV realtors group administers oath to new leaders, discusses future

6 DAYS AGO
SV realtors group administers oath to new leaders, discusses future

Courtesy of SILVAR
California Association of Realtors 2020 President Jeanne Radsick, at left holding paper, installs the 2020 SILVAR board of directors and officers.

Special to the Town Crier

 

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Worried about Social Security going broke?

6 DAYS AGO

Concerns about Social Security running out of money pop up from time to time in the financial media. Beyond the headlines are a number of misconceptions regarding what that really means. Below I’ll explain what could happen and what the consequences might be. The situation is a lot less dire than th...

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People

William J. Duryea

6 DAYS AGO
William J. Duryea

July 2, 1949 - September 17, 2019 Los Altos On September 17, 2019 William moved from this realm into the pure land of Infinite light. He died from prostate cancer. He was many things; a horse whisperer, a monk, thoughtful caregiver, a surfer, a lover of plants who shared his compost tea with all his...

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Bryan Grether

6 DAYS AGO
Bryan Grether

Bryan Grether passed away on January 29, 2020. Many in the Los Altos community knew and admired him as a member of the band Fully Funded that played at the First Friday event for over 5 years. His singing brought great joy to his numerous loyal fans who turned out to see him perform every month. We ...

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Obituaries

William J. Duryea

6 DAYS AGO
William J. Duryea

July 2, 1949 - September 17, 2019 Los Altos On September 17, 2019 William moved from this realm into the pure land of Infinite light. He died from prostate cancer. He was many things; a horse whisperer, a monk, thoughtful caregiver, a surfer, a lover of plants who shared his compost tea with all his...

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Bryan Grether

6 DAYS AGO
Bryan Grether

Bryan Grether passed away on January 29, 2020. Many in the Los Altos community knew and admired him as a member of the band Fully Funded that played at the First Friday event for over 5 years. His singing brought great joy to his numerous loyal fans who turned out to see him perform every month. We ...

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Stepping Out

Bay Area's Black Cedar Trio performs free concert Feb. 26 at Los Altos Library

6 DAYS AGO
Bay Area's Black Cedar Trio performs free concert Feb. 26 at Los Altos Library

Courtesy of Mariana Walker
The Black Cedar Trio features Isaac Pastor-Chermak, from left, Steve Lin and Kris Palmer.

Billed as the only flute, guitar and cello group in the area, Black Cedar Trio is scheduled to perform 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Orchard Room at the Los Altos main library. Admiss...

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Foothill lets audience choose how its mystery musical ends

6 DAYS AGO
Foothill lets audience choose how its mystery musical ends

David Allen/Special to the Town Crier
The cast of Foothill Music Theatre’s “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” includes Chloë Angst, clockwise from left, John Mannion, Brenna Sammon and Linda Piccone.

When the audience sits down to watch Foothill Music Theatre’s production of “The Mystery of Edwin Dro...

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Spiritual Life

Educator returns to native Ethiopia on mission of 'Hope'

6 DAYS AGO
Educator returns to native Ethiopia on mission of 'Hope'

Courtesy of Cathy Platt
Speaker Dr. Minas Hiruy, center, is pictured with Dr. Doug Holland, a former professor at HOPE Enterprises’ University College in Ethiopia, and Deb Kilner, a Menlo Church member who volunteers with HOPE. Kilner oversees a Roggie Village Child Sponsorship Program, which she s...

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Local InSpirit Healing Room hosts healer

6 DAYS AGO

The InSpirit Healing Room in Los Altos is scheduled to host an appearance by prophetic healer Gordon van Veelen 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos, 858 University Ave.

Van Veelen, the European Healing Rooms Ambassador for the International Association of Healing Ro...

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Magazine

Throwback world creation: Summer campers find high drama in rolls of the dice

27 DAYS AGO
Throwback world creation: Summer campers find high drama in rolls of the dice
Eliza Ridgeway/town Crier
Foothill College student Ryan Crowley, center, serves as Dungeon Master in a game co-led by Gaming Together founder Anna Doherty, right. They use spreadsheets, whiteboarding and a host of physical objects to guide the game.

Huddled in the sub-level conference room of a...

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Nature immersion: Summer campers head to the Farm at Rancho San Antonio

27 DAYS AGO
Nature immersion: Summer campers head to the Farm at Rancho San Antonio
Megan V. Winslow/town Crier
Deer Hollow Farm Wilderness Camp counselor Afsheen “Llama” Khosraviani, center, introduces campers to a fuzzy farm resident in August. Counselors, campers and interns of the camp often adopt nature-themed nicknames.

Milking cows, feeding sheep and sleeping under the ...

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