Words of art: Eclectic painter opens Los Altos pop-up gallery

Words of art: Eclectic painter opens Los Altos pop-up gallery


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Oana Singa’s pop-up ...
Two arrested for carjacking, shooting of Mountain View worker

Two arrested for carjacking, shooting of Mountain View worker

Alcalde

Mountain View Police Department offic...

PYT's new production of 'Babe' includes sensory-sensitive show

PYT's new production of 'Babe' includes sensory-sensitive show


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Va...
Spartans PAUSE monthly

Spartans PAUSE monthly


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A Mountain View High...
White dust leads to bust at Los Altos bus stop

White dust leads to bust at Los Altos bus stop

A 48-year-old man who caused the evacuation of a l...

MV's first female wrestler notches first victory

MV's first female wrestler notches first victory


Nhiem Nguyen/Special to the Town Crier
Paris Har...

Schools

Preschool coming soon to Montclaire Elementary

Preschool coming soon to Montclaire Elementary

6 DAYS AGO  |  Adanya Lustig - Staff Writer/adanyal@latc.com


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Cuperdoodle, the Cupertino Union School District’s preschool, is opening a new location at Montclaire Elementary School ...

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Community

Peninsula Food Runners employs LA residents in quest to feed hungry

Peninsula Food Runners employs LA residents in quest to feed hungry

6 DAYS AGO  |  Sarah Feng - Town Crier Editorial Intern

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Liz Adriaenssens of Peninsula Food Runners delivers food to Los Altos United Methodist Church Friday.

Peninsula Foo...

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Sports

LA girls take down Fremont 44-28

LA girls take down Fremont 44-28

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

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Mahika Gupta drives to the basket in Friday’s game against Fremont. The senior scored 12 points in t...

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Letters to the Editor - week of Feb. 13

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Developer loophole kills affordable housing

Regarding Taylor Morrison’s 6Sixty project (“Taylor Morrison’s 6Sixty units exceed $1 million,” Jan. 30):...

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Special Sections

RDX steals the show in the snow

RDX steals the show in the snow

6 DAYS AGO  |  Genie and Gary Anderson


Courtesy of Acura
The 2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD can handle all variations in road surface and traction.

It was approximately 4 p.m. when the snow began f...

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Business

Words of art: Eclectic painter opens Los Altos pop-up gallery

Words of art: Eclectic painter opens Los Altos pop-up gallery

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


Megan V. WInslow/Town Crier
Oana Singa’s pop-up exhibition, “Oana Singa: Art Inspired by the Theatrical and the Absurd,” opened in Los Altos Jan. 18...

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People

Kevin Gibson Riches

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Portola Valley, California - In loving Memory, Kevin Gibson Riches passed away at age 50 on February 2, 2019. He was an adoring Husband, beloved Son, ...

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News

Two arrested for carjacking, shooting of Mountain View worker

1 DAY AGO
Two arrested for carjacking, shooting of Mountain View worker
Alcalde

Mountain View Police Department officers have charged two men in connection with a carjacking at a local tire business that resulted in gunshot injuries to an employee there. 

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Los Altos council still mulling possible changes to Hillview center design plans

2 DAYS AGO
Los Altos council still mulling possible changes to Hillview center design plans
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The city of Los Altos spent nearly two years finalizing the design for a new community center to replace the current one, above. However, at the new council’s retreat, council members debated whether the project’s cost justifies its benefits.

With a new mayor and c...

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Schools

Preschool coming soon to Montclaire Elementary

2 DAYS AGO
Preschool coming soon to Montclaire Elementary

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Cuperdoodle, the Cupertino Union School District’s preschool, is opening a new location at Montclaire Elementary School next year.

Montclaire Elementary School in Los Altos will welcome a new preschool, Cuperdoodle, to its campus in the fall.

Cuperdoodle, run by the...

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Los Altos family corrects misconceptions about Hindu-Americans

2 DAYS AGO
Los Altos family corrects misconceptions about Hindu-Americans

Courtesy of the Shah Family
Los Altos residents Dr. Neha Shah, left, and her daughter, Devi, helped change the way Hinduism and ancient India are portrayed in California textbooks.

When the Shah family of Los Altos spotted misrepresentations of their Hindu faith in their son Keshav’s sixth-grade...

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Community

Peninsula Food Runners employs LA residents in quest to feed hungry

2 DAYS AGO
Peninsula Food Runners employs LA residents in quest to feed hungry
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Liz Adriaenssens of Peninsula Food Runners delivers food to Los Altos United Methodist Church Friday.

Peninsula Food Runners, an organization that delivers surplus food to nonprofit groups that feed the hungry, has planted roots in Los Altos and hopes to aid Santa ...

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Community Briefs - week of Feb. 13

2 DAYS AGO

Senior tech event scheduled Feb. 23

Tech-savvy “digital ambassadors” will offer seniors free help with their electronic devices during Senior Tech Event IV, scheduled 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at The Highway Community, 2050 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.

Local seniors can bring their devices to...

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Sports

LA girls take down Fremont 44-28

2 DAYS AGO
LA girls take down Fremont 44-28
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Mahika Gupta drives to the basket in Friday’s game against Fremont. The senior scored 12 points in the win.

The Los Altos High girls basketball team’s Senior Night might as well have been called Mahika Gupta Night, because she’s the sole senior on...

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LA boys toppled by Paly 56-46

2 DAYS AGO
LA boys toppled by Paly 56-46

Friday’s 56-46 home loss to Palo Alto concluded a 2-10 league season for the Los Altos High boys basketball team, but – thanks to a 9-3 record outside the SCVAL De Anza Division – the Eagles are bound for the playoffs.

The Central Coast Section tournament is a fresh start for Los Altos, given a wee...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor - week of Feb. 13

2 DAYS AGO

Developer loophole kills affordable housing

Regarding Taylor Morrison’s 6Sixty project (“Taylor Morrison’s 6Sixty units exceed $1 million,” Jan. 30):

Every day the alarm is sounded for more affordable housing and then this happens. The developer bulldozes 52 units (and eight heritage trees) to bui...

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Other Voices: Time for BCS to have a single school site

2 DAYS AGO

We live in Silicon Valley, a place that fosters and respects competition. Our public school system should not be a monopoly and should focus on the best interests of children – not adults. The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees’ decisions show that it is not using the public funds wisely. A...

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Special Sections

RDX steals the show in the snow

2 DAYS AGO
RDX steals the show in the snow

Courtesy of Acura
The 2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD can handle all variations in road surface and traction.

It was approximately 4 p.m. when the snow began falling in earnest as we drove on Interstate 5 north of Redding, climbing toward Mount Shasta City (elevation 3,600 feet). Within 20 minutes, we were r...

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The good and bad aspects of special-purpose bikeways

2 DAYS AGO
The good and bad aspects of special-purpose bikeways

Chris Hoeber/Special to the Town Crier
The protected bike lane on Castro Street in Mountain View has its positives and negatives.

Last November I reviewed the concept of protected bikeways that embody a different philosophy from the guiding principle that the best way to achieve cycling safety is f...

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Business

Words of art: Eclectic painter opens Los Altos pop-up gallery

2 DAYS AGO
Words of art: Eclectic painter opens Los Altos pop-up gallery

Megan V. WInslow/Town Crier
Oana Singa’s pop-up exhibition, “Oana Singa: Art Inspired by the Theatrical and the Absurd,” opened in Los Altos Jan. 18 and runs through April 30.

When artist Oana Singa moved from Romania to the United States with her husband and a baby on the way nearly 15 years a...

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MV Chamber of Commerce celebrates leaders

2 DAYS AGO

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its 24th annual Celebration of Leaders Awards 6-9:30 p.m. March 1 at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

This year’s awards will recognize Young, Craig & Co. LLP as Outstanding Business, the Community School of...

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People

Kevin Gibson Riches

2 DAYS AGO

Portola Valley, California - In loving Memory, Kevin Gibson Riches passed away at age 50 on February 2, 2019. He was an adoring Husband, beloved Son, dedicated and passionate Father, Uncle, Cousin, & had so many many dear friends. He can best be described as “a man with no guile who made the wor...

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Patricia Ann Melarkey Sykes

9 DAYS AGO
Patricia Ann Melarkey Sykes

Patricia Ann Melarkey Sykes, 87, passed away peacefully with her family at her side in Southern California on January 24, 2019. A proud graduate of the class of 1949, she often spoke of her time at Punahou as a cherished time in her life. Known as Patsy to her classmates, she was an enthusiastic, sp...

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Obituaries

Kevin Gibson Riches

2 DAYS AGO

Portola Valley, California - In loving Memory, Kevin Gibson Riches passed away at age 50 on February 2, 2019. He was an adoring Husband, beloved Son, dedicated and passionate Father, Uncle, Cousin, & had so many many dear friends. He can best be described as “a man with no guile who made the wor...

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Patricia Ann Melarkey Sykes

9 DAYS AGO
Patricia Ann Melarkey Sykes

Patricia Ann Melarkey Sykes, 87, passed away peacefully with her family at her side in Southern California on January 24, 2019. A proud graduate of the class of 1949, she often spoke of her time at Punahou as a cherished time in her life. Known as Patsy to her classmates, she was an enthusiastic, sp...

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Stepping Out

PYT's new production of 'Babe' includes sensory-sensitive show

2 DAYS AGO
PYT's new production of 'Babe' includes sensory-sensitive show

Lyn Flaim Healy/Spotlight Moments Photography
Val Zvinyatskovsky plays the title role in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s “Babe the Sheep Pig.”

In an effort to perform its plays for all audiences, Peninsula Youth Theatre now offers sensory-sensitive shows twice a year in Mountain View. The next one, “...

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LA Stage Co.'s 'Night' nears end; play closes Sunday at Bus Barn

2 DAYS AGO

Los Altos Stage Company’s production of “American Night: The Ballad of Juan José” is scheduled to close Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Richard Montoya’s fast-paced satire centers on the glories and pratfalls of the American dream. Mexican immigrant Juan José has a feverish dream while...

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Spiritual Life

Pastor's Perspective: A moment and a message in the aftermath of the synagogue tragedy

3 MONTHS AGO

Oct. 28 was supposed to be a festival day in our congregation. The sanctuary had been decorated for the day. Two trumpet players were scheduled to play. Our talented organist, who had been on leave, was back. The bells would play and the choir sing. But as I put on my robes that morning, they felt...

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Spiritual Life Briefs - Week of Nov. 7

3 MONTHS AGO
 Spiritual Life Briefs - Week of Nov. 7

Renard

Event celebrates arrival of French pastor

The French Catholic community has scheduled a “Beaujolais Nouveau” wine and cheese event 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Nicholas Hall, 473 Lincoln Ave., Los Altos.

Proceeds from the event will contribute to establishing the newly hired French-sp...

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Magazine

Learning a language: Immersion camp promotes connection to Hebrew and Israeli culture

16 DAYS AGO
Learning a language: Immersion camp promotes connection to Hebrew and Israeli culture

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The experimental new Tayasim Hebrew camp in Palo Alto may be the first on the West Coast to offer immersion-based learning.

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center’s Tayasim camp may be the first Hebrew-immersion camp on the West Coast, according to the center’s ...

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Running the show: Camps and after-school programs provide hands-on learning in video production

16 DAYS AGO
Running the show: Camps and after-school programs provide hands-on learning in video production

Photos by Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Kyle Novero, above, pointing, and Alex Mousa, foreground, edit footage from “In the Mix with the Trio,” a KMVT show on which they review songs. Novero and Mousa collaborate with Cole Carter, below left, and Kirsten Andrews.

For the past 12 years, KMVT 15,...

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