Get spooky: Local Halloween-related events start Thursday

Get spooky: Local Halloween-related events start Thursday

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Participants of t...
Teachers lament housing market

Teachers lament housing market

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John Payne, who t...
One small step for a corporation, one giant leap for Mountain View

One small step for a corporation, one giant leap for Mountain View

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Showplac...
Los Altos native promoted to commander of U.S. Second Fleet

Los Altos native promoted to commander of U.S. Second Fleet


Mass Communication Specialist First Class Gary P...
Headed down the pipeline: Water district hikes LAH rates

Headed down the pipeline: Water district hikes LAH rates

Los Altos Hills customers served by the Purissima ...

FPPC rejects complaint against Measure C after campaign amends report

The state’s Fair Political Practices Commission ha...

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Road closure expected as Los Altos High homecoming parades into town

Road closure expected as Los Altos High homecoming parades into town

Gina Kermode/Special to the Town Crier
The Los Altos High cheerleading squad marches down Main Street in Los Altos during the 2016 homecoming parade. The 2017 homecoming parade was cancelled due to poor air quality caused by the North Bay fires....

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Teachers lament housing market

Teachers lament housing market

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
John Payne, who teaches at Mountain View High School, commutes from Gilroy every day because that’s where he could afford to buy a home.

Local teachers, administrators and government officials came together at Moun...

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Get spooky: Local Halloween-related events start Thursday

Get spooky: Local Halloween-related events start Thursday

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Participants of the 2017 Los Altos Halloween Spooktacular stroll down Main Street in search of treats. This year’s event is slated noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31.

Halloween is still weeks away, but local events related to ...

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Sports

Lancers embrace challenge that awaits in CCS; Eagles stun Paly to remain in title contention

Lancers embrace challenge that awaits in CCS; Eagles stun Paly to remain in title contention

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
St. Francis High’s Kelly Hamer (No. 10) and Kirra Kellerman (15) put up a block in a recent home match against Presentation. Hamer is a senior and Kellerman a sophomore.

With a 22-11 record and a third-place standi...

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IPAs headline Fieldwork's laid-back San Mateo tasting room

IPAs headline Fieldwork's laid-back San Mateo tasting room


Derek Wolfgram/Special to the Town Crier
A tasting flight at Fieldwork’s San Mateo taproom showcases hop-heavy local beers.

Founded in 2015, Berkeley’s Fieldwork Brewing Co. has grown quite rapidly, with a presence in craft beer establishments ...

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Transactions for the week of Oct. 24

Los Altos

201 Del Monte Avenue, Slade Trust to C. Nachenberg for $2,710,000

189 E. Edith Avenue, Howze Trust to C. Fry for $3,850,000

4388 El Camino Real No. 228, Jade Trust to M. Ranjbar for $1,465,000

1431 Topar Avenue, Kulick Trust to E. Tarop...

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People

 Wedding: Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen

Wedding: Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen


Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen

Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen were married May 26 in San Francisco. They held their wedding and reception at The Pearl in San Francisco.

The bride is the daughter of Bob and Karen Blasing of Los Altos. She graduated fr...

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That festival feeling: Young and old dance for the joy of it, with an assist from the band

That festival feeling: Young and old dance for the joy of it, with an assist from the band


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Marillie Rodriguez, at right in hat, dances with other festival regulars to lead singer Cynthia Larson, on stage, and Tsunami Band in Mountain View.

There’s a magnetic feeling to that moment when you let a song and an...

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News

Road closure expected as Los Altos High homecoming parades into town

Road closure expected as Los Altos High homecoming parades into town
Gina Kermode/Special to the Town Crier
The Los Altos High cheerleading squad marches down Main Street in Los Altos during the 2016 homecoming parade. The 2017 homecoming parade was cancelled due to poor air quality caused by the North Bay fires.

Los Altos officials are scheduled to temporari...

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Business

Transactions for the week of Oct. 24

Los Altos

201 Del Monte Avenue, Slade Trust to C. Nachenberg for $2,710,000

189 E. Edith Avenue, Howze Trust to C. Fry for $3,850,000

4388 El Camino Real No. 228, Jade Trust to M. Ranjbar for $1,465,000

1431 Topar Avenue, Kulick Trust to E. Taropa for $5,000,000

Mountain View

16 Dorchester Dri...

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Sports

Lancers embrace challenge that awaits in CCS; Eagles stun Paly to remain in title contention

Lancers embrace challenge that awaits in CCS; Eagles stun Paly to remain in title contention
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
St. Francis High’s Kelly Hamer (No. 10) and Kirra Kellerman (15) put up a block in a recent home match against Presentation. Hamer is a senior and Kellerman a sophomore.

With a 22-11 record and a third-place standing in the West Catholic Athletic League, the St. F...

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Community

Get spooky: Local Halloween-related events start Thursday

Get spooky: Local Halloween-related events start Thursday
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Participants of the 2017 Los Altos Halloween Spooktacular stroll down Main Street in search of treats. This year’s event is slated noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31.

Halloween is still weeks away, but local events related to the holiday are set to begin as early as Thursday....

Readmore

People

Wedding: Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen

 Wedding: Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen

Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen

Ali Blasing and Aaron Allen were married May 26 in San Francisco. They held their wedding and reception at The Pearl in San Francisco.

The bride is the daughter of Bob and Karen Blasing of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s d...

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Schools

Teachers lament housing market

Teachers lament housing market
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
John Payne, who teaches at Mountain View High School, commutes from Gilroy every day because that’s where he could afford to buy a home.

Local teachers, administrators and government officials came together at Mountain View High last week to hear the stories of te...

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Special Sections

IPAs headline Fieldwork's laid-back San Mateo tasting room

IPAs headline Fieldwork's laid-back San Mateo tasting room

Derek Wolfgram/Special to the Town Crier
A tasting flight at Fieldwork’s San Mateo taproom showcases hop-heavy local beers.

Founded in 2015, Berkeley’s Fieldwork Brewing Co. has grown quite rapidly, with a presence in craft beer establishments throughout the Bay Area and beyond, and its own ta...

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Stepping Out

Jazz vocalist Austin performs free concert Saturday at CSMA

Jazz vocalist Austin performs free concert Saturday at CSMA

Courtesy of CSMA
Jazz vocalist Tiffany Austin is set to perform a free concert Saturday at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View.

The Community School of Music and Arts is slated to host a free concert featuring jazz vocalist Tiffany Austin 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Tateuchi Hall at...

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Obituaries

Basil Peter Fthenakis

October 1, 1955 – September 27, 2018 Basil passed away at the age of 62 following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his wife, Debbie and children, Alex and Christy at his home in Nipomo, California. Basil was born in Long Beach, New York to Polyxeni Fthenakis and Emanuel Jo...

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Magazine

That festival feeling: Young and old dance for the joy of it, with an assist from the band

That festival feeling: Young and old dance for the joy of it, with an assist from the band

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Marillie Rodriguez, at right in hat, dances with other festival regulars to lead singer Cynthia Larson, on stage, and Tsunami Band in Mountain View.

There’s a magnetic feeling to that moment when you let a song and an open stretch of grass or pavement pull you into t...

Readmore

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