Los Altos, Mountain View tie in boys & girls soccer

Los Altos, Mountain View tie in boys & girls soccer

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Mountain View High’...
Prophetic healer van Veelen visits local churches

Prophetic healer van Veelen visits local churches


van Veelen

 

Gordon van Veelen, Europea...

He has a way with words: Con-verse-ing with local poet Bob Simon

He has a way with words: Con-verse-ing with local poet Bob Simon

Mary Larsen/Town Crier
Bob Simon relaxes at his ...
Los Altos residents voice concerns at last neighborhood meeting

Los Altos residents voice concerns at last neighborhood meeting


Melissa Hartman/Town Crier
Residents attend Thur...
Stanford doctors discuss impact of Roe v. Wade on women's health

Stanford doctors discuss impact of Roe v. Wade on women's health


Dr. Stanton

The Los Altos-Mountain View branc...

Museum presents photography of J. Gilbert Smith

Museum presents photography of J. Gilbert Smith



Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum
This J. G...
Cupertino Union preschool program plans continued expansion

Cupertino Union preschool program plans continued expansion

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Teacher Lisa Golomeic wor...

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Museum presents photography of J. Gilbert Smith

Museum presents photography of J. Gilbert Smith

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff - Special to the Town Crier



Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum
This J. Gilbert Smith photo from 1915 captures Yosemite Falls. Smith’s photos of nature from various trips ar...

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Eagles eke by Spartans

Eagles eke by Spartans

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


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Jamie Baum shoots over Mountain View’s Fiona Huang in Saturday’s game. Baum scored a ...

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Michael Len Mazor

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

January 13, 1969 Sunnyvale, CA. December 14, 2019 Brooklyn, NY Michael Len Mazor, son of Stan and Maurine Mazor of Los Altos, loving husband to Iwona ...

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Voters to decide on oversized vehicle parking restrictions

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Voters to decide on oversized vehicle parking restrictions
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
In November, Mountain View voters are going to get the chance to weigh in on an ordinance restricting oversized vehicle parking.

The Mountain View City Council Tuesday night (Jan. 14) voted unanimously to place its ordinance restricting oversized vehicle parking on ...

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I'm Just a Bill: 2020 laws intended to regulate employers

2 DAYS AGO

Several California Senate and Assembly bills traveled through the State Legislature and became law Jan. 1. The Town Crier is highlighting new legislation and its ramifications, categorized by topic. Part 1, which ran last week, focused on housing. Part 2 centers on workplace standards.

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Schools

Los Altos High construction faces weather-related delays

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Los Altos High construction faces weather-related delays
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The foundation for a two-story classroom building at Mountain View High School, above, is complete. Progress has been slower at Los Altos High.

Construction of new classroom buildings is underway in the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District, but recent ...

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Cupertino Union preschool program plans continued expansion

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Cupertino Union preschool program plans continued expansion
Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Teacher Lisa Golomeic works with a child in Montclaire Elementary School’s preschool program.

The Cupertino Union School District’s preschool program expanded to Montclaire Elementary School in south Los Altos this school year and is set to grow to two more schools in the...

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Community

Museum presents photography of J. Gilbert Smith

2 DAYS AGO
Museum presents photography of J. Gilbert Smith


Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum
This J. Gilbert Smith photo from 1915 captures Yosemite Falls. Smith’s photos of nature from various trips are the focus of a new Los Altos History Museum exhibition. 
 

Before the dramatic black-and-white photography of Ansel Adams, local orcha...

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Pear takes 'Steps' into new decade

2 DAYS AGO
Pear takes 'Steps' into new decade

Michael Kruse Craig/Special to the Town Crier
Elizabeth (Betsy Kruse Craig, left) and her hard-drinking tycoon husband, Roland (Todd Wright, center), consider buying their rental home with help from their lawyer, Tristram (Max Tachis), in Pear Theatre’s production of “Taking Steps.” The play is sl...

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Sports

Eagles eke by Spartans

2 DAYS AGO
Eagles eke by Spartans

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos High’s Jamie Baum shoots over Mountain View’s Fiona Huang in Saturday’s game. Baum scored a game-high 13 points.

The Los Altos High girls basketball team scored only two points in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game, and that was just ...

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Los Altos, Mountain View tie in boys & girls soccer

2 DAYS AGO
Los Altos, Mountain View tie in boys & girls soccer
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High’s Amit Hod, left, battles Los Altos High’s Amir Issa for the ball in Friday’s league game.

In what Mountain View High boys soccer coach Jim McGuirk described as a “very defensive game,” his Spartans played host Los Altos to a scoreless tie Friday....

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Comment

Editorial: New ownership means bright future for Town Crier

2 DAYS AGO

The age of the internet and social media has not been kind to newspapers. It seems a week doesn’t go by without a newspaper closing or merging into something less than what it was.

For most of its 72-year history, the Los Altos Town Crier has operated in the black. Thanks to its historically strong...

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Letters to the Editor, Friends of the Library

2 DAYS AGO

Friends of Library makes clarifications

I very much appreciate Friends of the Library of Los Altos receiving such extensive coverage in the Town Crier (“Friends of the Library asks to stay at civic center after committee fails to agree on long-term plan,” Jan. 1). However, I need to correct some er...

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Special Sections

Senior Briefs: Library access, bocce ball and more

2 DAYS AGO

LA Senior Program

The Los Altos Senior Center is located at Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave. For more information, call 947-2797 or visit losaltosca.gov/recreation/page/senior-program.

• Los Altos Library’s Go Go Biblio. The bookmobile visits the senior center 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Bring yo...

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Reviewing Medicare costs for 2020

2 DAYS AGO

 

As we head into the new year, let’s review how much your Medicare premiums, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs will total in 2020.

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Business

Baking the world a better place: Local resident opens gluten-free Sweet Diplomacy after long wait

1 DAY AGO
Baking the world a better place: Local resident opens gluten-free Sweet Diplomacy after long wait
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Sweet Diplomacy owner Melody Hu arranges some of her gluten-free confections on a tray Friday afternoon. Hu’s shop recently opened at 209 First St. in Los Altos.

Six months after Mountain View resident Melody Hu planned to open the doors of her gluten-free patisseri...

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Nest Egg Briefs: Understanding the new SECURE Act’s impact

1 DAY AGO

The U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump recently passed the bipartisan Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act as part of another spending bill needed to keep the federal government operating for a few more months. The SECURE Act represents one of the biggest changes ...

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People

Michael Len Mazor

2 DAYS AGO

January 13, 1969 Sunnyvale, CA. December 14, 2019 Brooklyn, NY Michael Len Mazor, son of Stan and Maurine Mazor of Los Altos, loving husband to Iwona Mazor and father extraordinaire to Willow Mazor succumbed to brain cancer December 14, 2019. Michael attended Montclaire Elementary School. He went on...

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David Clark Loudy

2 DAYS AGO

David Clark Loudy passed peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 10, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. David was born on January 19, 1946 in Oakland, CA to Marjorie Wise Loudy and Francis Howard Loudy. He was raised in San Leandro, CA and attended San Lorenz...

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Obituaries

Michael Len Mazor

2 DAYS AGO

January 13, 1969 Sunnyvale, CA. December 14, 2019 Brooklyn, NY Michael Len Mazor, son of Stan and Maurine Mazor of Los Altos, loving husband to Iwona Mazor and father extraordinaire to Willow Mazor succumbed to brain cancer December 14, 2019. Michael attended Montclaire Elementary School. He went on...

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David Clark Loudy

2 DAYS AGO

David Clark Loudy passed peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 10, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. David was born on January 19, 1946 in Oakland, CA to Marjorie Wise Loudy and Francis Howard Loudy. He was raised in San Leandro, CA and attended San Lorenz...

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Stepping Out

PYT serves 'Tacos' this weekend in Mtn. View

2 DAYS AGO

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “Dragons Love Tacos” is set to run Friday and Saturday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The play is based on Adam Rubin’s best-selling children’s book about a taco-loving dragon who isn’t the ideal party guest after being se...

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'Pianist' honors star Golabek's mother

2 DAYS AGO

In the music-filled narrative “The Pianist from Willesden Lane,” opening this week in Mountain View, Mona Golabek tells the story of her mother, Lisa Jura, a young Jewish musician enduring the plights of World War II and the Holocaust.

Golabek traces her mother’s escape from Vienna to a children’s ...

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Spiritual Life

Prophetic healer van Veelen visits local churches

2 DAYS AGO
Prophetic healer van Veelen visits local churches

van Veelen

 

Gordon van Veelen, European Healing Rooms Ambassador for the International Association of Healing Rooms, is scheduled to visit InSpirit Healing Rooms in Los Altos and Saratoga.

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Spiritual Life Brief - LAUMC support group

2 DAYS AGO

LAUMC launches grief support group

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled a six-week Good Grief Support Group 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Sunday and continuing Sundays through March 2 in the church’s Redwood Room, 655 Magdalena Ave.

In a culture that often avoids talking about loss, the Good Gr...

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Magazine

Seasonal splendor: Cauliflower crowns a holiday meal

1 MONTHS AGO
Seasonal splendor: Cauliflower crowns a holiday meal

Courtesy of Blanche Shaheen
Cauliflower “steaks” make a colorful and healthful seasonal dish.

As the low-carb lifestyle continues to grow in popularity, cauliflower has become the superstar vegetable of the culinary movement, morphing into cauliflower rice, pureed as a replacement for mashed pot...

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Up with the roosters: Pre-dawn Masses celebrate Advent

1 MONTHS AGO
Up with the roosters: Pre-dawn Masses celebrate Advent

Mary Larsen/Town Crier
Early arrivals at Mountain View’s St. Joseph Parish await the start of a pre-dawn Mass last Dec. 24.

It’s 5:30 a.m. Most people are home asleep or brewing coffee or perhaps starting their commute. Others are in church.

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