Unidentified man fatally hit on Highway 101 in MV Sunday

A man in his 20s carrying no identification died a...

Two-vehicle accident flips car in Los Altos

Two-vehicle accident flips car in Los Altos

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Paramedics tend t...
Staff, residents' pleas swing Hillview vote

Staff, residents' pleas swing Hillview vote


Rendering Courtesy of City of Los Altos
A renderi...
Eagles off to sizzling start

Eagles off to sizzling start


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Rya...
Flying high at 100: LA resident, WWII pilot celebrates milestone

Flying high at 100: LA resident, WWII pilot celebrates milestone


Mary Larsen/Town Crier
Chuck Baker, 100, display...
Pear's 'Sojourn' lifts off in MV

Pear's 'Sojourn' lifts off in MV


Michael Craig/Special to the Town Crier
Drew Ben...
Mountain View High grads launch popular Genies avatar app

Mountain View High grads launch popular Genies avatar app


Courtesy of Akash Nigam
Akash Nigam launched an a...

Schools

TheatreWorks brings 'Oskar' to area schools

6 DAYS AGO  |  Sarah Feng - Town Crier Editorial Intern

TheatreWorks brings a pair of plays – both told from the point of view of a 10-year-old named Oskar – to elementary schools in Mountain View and other...

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Community

Community Briefs the week of March 20

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

World Affairs talk centers on China

The Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs has scheduled the presentation “China’s Future and Its Implica...

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Sports

Eagles off to sizzling start

Eagles off to sizzling start

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


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Ryan Baum, above, scores a run in last week’s 9-1 rout of Los Gatos.

The Los Altos High baseball te...

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I'll have what she's having

6 DAYS AGO  |  Jackie Madden Haugh

Slipping into my newest outfit from Lululemon and my matching neon green hiking shoes, hair and makeup ready to go, I prepared for my 6-mile walk from...

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Special Sections

Senior Briefs: the week of March 20

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Senior Expo scheduled Friday

The Los Altos/Los Altos Hills Senior Commission and the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ Partners for Elder Generations have sc...

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Business

Transactions for the week of March 20

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Los Altos

1545 Montebello Oaks Court, J. Becker to Perloff Family Trust for $3,725,000

Los Altos Hills

12830 Deer Creek Lane, Sansome Heights to Ba...

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People

Virginia Lasala

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

May 26, 1928 - March 11, 2019 Resident of Los Altos At rest in Mountain View, CA Monday, March 11, 2019. A long time resident of Los Altos. A medical ...

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News

Unidentified man fatally hit on Highway 101 in MV Sunday

-1 DAYS AGO

A man in his 20s carrying no identification died at a nearby hospital after being hit by car on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View when attempting to cross the freeway on foot, according to CHP officials.

Just after 7 p.m. Sunday evening, the driver, James Field, 22, of Hayward was traveling northbo...

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Former Peru president – a Los Altos resident – arrested after ‘drunk’ spectacle

4 DAYS AGO
Former Peru president – a Los Altos resident – arrested after ‘drunk’ spectacle

A former president of Peru wanted in his home country on corruption charges dodged extradition from the Bay Area this week following his arrest for allegedly becoming drunk and causing a disturbance at a local restaurant.

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Schools

TheatreWorks brings 'Oskar' to area schools

5 DAYS AGO

TheatreWorks brings a pair of plays – both told from the point of view of a 10-year-old named Oskar – to elementary schools in Mountain View and other Bay Area cities through April 5.

“Oskar and the Big Bully Battle” addresses bullying and the importance of choice, while “Oskar and the Last Straw” ...

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MV High choir trip to Iceland proves to be amazing experience

5 DAYS AGO
MV High choir trip to Iceland proves to be amazing experience

Photos Courtesy of Samantha Waldbusser
The Mountain View High School A Capella Choir performed at a church in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month.

My recent trip to Iceland with the Mountain View High School A Cappella Choir was an incredible whirlwind of a trip.

Over six days in February, we perfo...

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Community

Community Briefs the week of March 20

5 DAYS AGO

World Affairs talk centers on China

The Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs has scheduled the presentation “China’s Future and Its Implications for the United States” 7:30-9 p.m. April 3 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Thomas Fingar, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific ...

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Kids organize fundraiser for Pets In Need

5 DAYS AGO

Local children are scheduled to host a fundraiser for Pets In Need, the new operator of Palo Alto Animal Services, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6 at Shoup Park, 400 University Ave., Los Altos.

The event will feature sales of baked goods, clay sculptures and woven items, according to Eden Rose Murray,...

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Sports

Eagles off to sizzling start

5 DAYS AGO
Eagles off to sizzling start

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Ryan Baum, above, scores a run in last week’s 9-1 rout of Los Gatos.

The Los Altos High baseball team is off to its best start in more than a decade, yet coach Gabe Stewart is tempering his excitement about the Eagles’ 9-1 record.

“With our schedul...

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Hills resident Reichert runs away with Napa Valley Marathon

5 DAYS AGO
Hills resident Reichert runs away with Napa Valley Marathon

Courtesy of Mark Winitz/Napa Valley Marathon
Liza Reichert of Los Altos Hills crosses the finish line at the 41st annual Napa Valley Marathon March 3. She won the women’s division with a time of 2 hours, 44 minutes, 6 seconds, which was nearly 8 minutes faster than the runner-up. Reichert...

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Comment

I'll have what she's having

5 DAYS AGO

Slipping into my newest outfit from Lululemon and my matching neon green hiking shoes, hair and makeup ready to go, I prepared for my 6-mile walk from my daughter’s apartment to the Golden Gate Bridge and back again. As I made my way through Fort Mason, then onto Crissy Field, I soaked in the beauty...

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Letters to the Editor: Bike paths and ... a bobcat?

5 DAYS AGO

Former commissioner offers path background

Regarding Jerry Clements’ column (“Miramonte bike path: No change,” March 6):

I’m a former member of the Los Altos Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission (now the Complete Streets Commission) who reviewed the current Los Altos Bicycle Transportation Plan.

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Special Sections

Senior Briefs: the week of March 20

5 DAYS AGO

Senior Expo scheduled Friday

The Los Altos/Los Altos Hills Senior Commission and the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ Partners for Elder Generations have scheduled a free senior expo, “Let’s Get Engaged,” 2-5 p.m. Friday at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

The program will feature a var...

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Los Altos Senior Program: the week of March 20

5 DAYS AGO

The Los Altos Senior Program is located at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays.

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Business

Transactions for the week of March 20

5 DAYS AGO

Los Altos

1545 Montebello Oaks Court, J. Becker to Perloff Family Trust for $3,725,000

Los Altos Hills

12830 Deer Creek Lane, Sansome Heights to Badhwar-Rishi Trust for $9,100,000

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What should investors do about the record-high trade deficit?

5 DAYS AGO

The U.S. Commerce Department reported this month that the trade deficit for 2018 reached a record $891.3 billion and grew by nearly 13 percent over 2017. As investors, what should we be taking away from this metric?

The first question might be: How did we get to this point? President Donald Trump a...

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People

Virginia Lasala

5 DAYS AGO

May 26, 1928 - March 11, 2019 Resident of Los Altos At rest in Mountain View, CA Monday, March 11, 2019. A long time resident of Los Altos. A medical assistant for many years. Survived by her husband, Sal Lasala of Los Altos and her nephew, William Mongillo Jr. of Wisconsin. She will be missed by he...

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John Savides

12 DAYS AGO
John Savides

January 8, 1929 - March 1, 2019 Resident of Los Altos Hills John Savides passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 1, 2019 in Palo Alto at the age of 90. His spirit held strong until his final breath. John was born in New York City on January 8, 1929. His parents Michael and Susanna Savides immig...

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Obituaries

Virginia Lasala

5 DAYS AGO

May 26, 1928 - March 11, 2019 Resident of Los Altos At rest in Mountain View, CA Monday, March 11, 2019. A long time resident of Los Altos. A medical assistant for many years. Survived by her husband, Sal Lasala of Los Altos and her nephew, William Mongillo Jr. of Wisconsin. She will be missed by he...

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John Savides

12 DAYS AGO
John Savides

January 8, 1929 - March 1, 2019 Resident of Los Altos Hills John Savides passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 1, 2019 in Palo Alto at the age of 90. His spirit held strong until his final breath. John was born in New York City on January 8, 1929. His parents Michael and Susanna Savides immig...

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Stepping Out

Pear's 'Sojourn' lifts off in MV

5 DAYS AGO
Pear's 'Sojourn' lifts off in MV

Michael Craig/Special to the Town Crier
Drew Benjamin Jones and Laura Domingo star as two astronauts in Pear Theatre’s production of the futuristic play “Sojourn.”

Pear Theatre’s world premiere of Evan Kokkila-Schumacher’s futuristic play “Sojourn” opened last week and is scheduled to run thro...

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LAYT conjures 'The Witches' for another week at Bus Barn

5 DAYS AGO

Los Altos Youth Theatre presents the West Coast premiere of Roald Dahl’s “The Witches,” with performances slated through Sunday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

The scary tale is the story of a brave young boy and his Norwegian grandmother as they battle against England’s child-hating witches,...

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Spiritual Life

Decision shocks Methodists committed to inclusion

5 DAYS AGO

National surveys tell us regularly that a growing percentage of people – now more than 25 percent in California – identify themselves with no religious group. There’s even a name for this new denomination: “Nones.”

Most Nones think of themselves as spiritual in some way. It’s not that they believe ...

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Pastor's Perspective: Today marks start of Lent

19 DAYS AGO

Today is an important day in the Christian liturgical calendar, Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is the official start of Lent, which is 40 days (not counting Sundays) before Resurrection Sunday, better known as Easter.

Lent is a time of preparation, a time of introspection, a time of repentance. One o...

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Magazine

Plays, music and more in store for March

26 DAYS AGO

Local family-friendly events abound in March. A list of what’s happening when and where follows.

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Labor of love: Cherishing mother’s homemade sushi

26 DAYS AGO
Labor of love: Cherishing mother’s homemade sushi

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Grace Acosta said helping her mom make sushi has been a cherished family tradition.

New Year’s Day 2019 may have been the last time I celebrate the occasion eating my mother’s sushi. Unless we pare down the guest list considerably, or subtract four or five other fo...

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