Three school districts consider collectively creating staff housing

Three school districts consider collectively creating staff housing

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The board from the Cupert...
Lancers edge Eagles in quarterfinals

Lancers edge Eagles in quarterfinals

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
St. Francis’ Terenc...
Teens arrested for downtown Los Altos carjacking

Teens arrested for downtown Los Altos carjacking

Police officers have arrested two teenage boys acc...

Barack Obama to fundraise in Los Altos Hills next week

Barack Obama to fundraise in Los Altos Hills next week

Courtesy of the DNC
An emailed invitation touts...
Los Altos Hills leaders ponder parks potential

Los Altos Hills leaders ponder parks potential

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Brian McDermott coa...
Fifth-graders compete in entrepreneurial challenge

Fifth-graders compete in entrepreneurial challenge

Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Kaitlyn Lu explains her g...

After ADA complaints, LA council set to vote on meeting place

The Los Altos City Council may not return to its c...

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Community Briefs – Week of Nov. 13

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Museum rings in holidays with ‘Spirit’

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its annual “Catch the Spirit” holiday celebration noon to 4 p.m. No...

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Sports

Lancers edge Eagles in quarterfinals

Lancers edge Eagles in quarterfinals

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

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St. Francis’ Terence O’Donnell, left, shoots over Los Altos’ Kyle Johnson Saturday.

The Los Altos High boys water po...

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Other Voices: Waterworks

6 DAYS AGO  |  Andy Dolich

The first Starbucks opened in Seattle in 1971. Today there are more than 20,000 stores, and business is growing around the globe. Lines form from Broo...

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Business

Stuart’s Apparel owner set to shutter shop in February for new adventures

Stuart’s Apparel owner set to shutter shop in February for new adventures

7 DAYS AGO  |  Melissa Hartman

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Stuart’s Apparel owner Nellie Kumagai plans to close her women’s clothing boutique and retire in February.

Nellie Ku...

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People

Richard Lowell Goode, MD

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

November 12, 1935 – October 30, 2019 Battling declining health over the past two years, with his sharp wit and legendary good humor intact, Dr. Goode ...

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Mountain View Police interrupt car burglary, arrest three suspects

3 DAYS AGO
Mountain View Police interrupt car burglary, arrest three suspects
Courtesy of the Mountain View Police Department
Suspects Joel Castro, from left, Christian Cervantes and Kevin Juarez.

Three Concord men attempting to evade police officers Wednesday (Nov. 13) evening selected the wrong place to crash their getaway vehicle: the cul-de-sac beside the Mountain V...

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After ADA complaints, LA council set to vote on meeting place

4 DAYS AGO

The Los Altos City Council may not return to its chambers for meetings any time soon after a consultant said the space does not meet the standards necessary to fulfill requests for Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations filed by multiple council members. The council is expected to decide Tue...

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Schools

Cupertino school district parcel tax set for March ballot

10 HOURS AGO
Cupertino school district parcel tax set for March ballot
Town Crier File Photo
The board from the Cupertino Union School District, above, voted unanimously to place a parcel tax measure on the March 2020 ballot.

The Cupertino Union School District Board of Education voted unanimously last week to place a parcel tax measure on the March ballot. If pa...

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Fifth-graders compete in entrepreneurial challenge

7 DAYS AGO
Fifth-graders compete in entrepreneurial challenge
Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Kaitlyn Lu explains her group’s plan to improve Bullis Charter School’s garden.

When looking for ways to improve the garden at Bullis Charter School’s north campus, Maya Panchal and a group of three fellow fifth-graders focused on the role bees and bugs play in growing pl...

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Community

Community Briefs – Week of Nov. 13

6 DAYS AGO

Museum rings in holidays with ‘Spirit’

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its annual “Catch the Spirit” holiday celebration noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 20 at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

The event will include live music, refreshments and gift boutiques for shoppers. Visitors may tour the J...

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CSA honors Los Altos volunteer for boosting food drive

6 DAYS AGO
CSA honors Los Altos volunteer for boosting food drive

Fram

Community Services Agency honored Eugene Fram, a CSA board member and Los Altos resident, as a Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser at the annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day luncheon Nov. 8.

Fram was among 23 volunteers recognized for their leadership and service in fundraising for loca...

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Sports

Lancers edge Eagles in quarterfinals

6 DAYS AGO
Lancers edge Eagles in quarterfinals
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
St. Francis’ Terence O’Donnell, left, shoots over Los Altos’ Kyle Johnson Saturday.

The Los Altos High boys water polo team overcame a 3-0 deficit to build a 6-5 lead by halftime and entered the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Central Coast Section Open Division quarte...

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Los Altos' Kim qualifies for state golf championships

6 DAYS AGO
Los Altos' Kim qualifies for state golf championships

Courtesy of the Kim family
Caris Kim, holding the award she received at the Northern California girls golf championships, has qualified for state.

Caris Kim said she will prepare for Monday’s state girls golf championships in Pebble Beach the same way she did for last week’s regional: “Practice...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: Mold, Los Altos Hardware, 5150 ECR

6 DAYS AGO

Mold in city buildings may require ozone use

If I understood the Town Crier’s recent article, mold that was found in samples from inside city of Los Altos buildings was different from the molds found outside (“Los Altos facilities test low in chemicals, high in mold materials,” Oct. 16).

Generally...

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Other Voices: Waterworks

6 DAYS AGO

The first Starbucks opened in Seattle in 1971. Today there are more than 20,000 stores, and business is growing around the globe. Lines form from Brooklyn to Botswana waiting on their orders of demi, grande, venti or trenta of mocha, espresso, dolce, flat, skinny, salted, blonde or latte with triple...

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Special Sections

Sense of belonging: An effective antidote to bullying

6 DAYS AGO
Sense of belonging: An effective antidote to bullying

Town Crier File Photo
With statistics revealing that 25% of U.S. schoolchildren experience bullying at some point, creating a sense of belonging can mitigate the negative impacts by promoting a feeling of connection with school, peers, community and family.

School districts have multiple resour...

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El Camino awards $50K to county's drug redistribution pharmacy

6 DAYS AGO
El Camino awards $50K to county's drug redistribution pharmacy

Courtesy of the Mountain View Police Department
A Mountain View Police Department employee collects unused and expired drugs from a local resident and properly disposes of the pills at the agency’s drug takeback event Oct. 26. The county’s Better Health Pharmacy received a grant that enables it to ...

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Business

Stuart’s Apparel owner set to shutter shop in February for new adventures

7 DAYS AGO
Stuart’s Apparel owner set to shutter shop in February for new adventures
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Stuart’s Apparel owner Nellie Kumagai plans to close her women’s clothing boutique and retire in February.

Nellie Kumagai decided some time ago that when she turned 70 years old, she would close her women’s clothing boutique, Stuart’s Apparel by Nellie K in Los Alto...

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Reviewing the ins and outs of your property tax bill

7 DAYS AGO

Like clockwork, your property tax bill shows up in October. Like clockwork, you either pay half or all of the bill and bemoan how high it is or appreciate the savings of Proposition 13.

Following are a few frequently asked questions about property taxes.

Q: When does my property tax bill arrive, a...

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People

Richard Lowell Goode, MD

6 DAYS AGO

November 12, 1935 – October 30, 2019 Battling declining health over the past two years, with his sharp wit and legendary good humor intact, Dr. Goode died at home surrounded by his loving family. >>Dick loved to laugh and was a master storyteller. Although serious in his work, he loved Goofy, ...

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Margaret Schwarze

6 DAYS AGO

Margaret Sybil Morison Schwarze died on September 21, 2019, after a long and fulfilling life. She was born in Salt Lake City on August 23, 1925, to Emma (Condie) and Robert Morison and grew up in Riverside, California, with her three sisters, Marion, Patricia, and Suzanne. From an early age, Margare...

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Obituaries

Richard Lowell Goode, MD

6 DAYS AGO

November 12, 1935 – October 30, 2019 Battling declining health over the past two years, with his sharp wit and legendary good humor intact, Dr. Goode died at home surrounded by his loving family. >>Dick loved to laugh and was a master storyteller. Although serious in his work, he loved Goofy, ...

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Margaret Schwarze

6 DAYS AGO

Margaret Sybil Morison Schwarze died on September 21, 2019, after a long and fulfilling life. She was born in Salt Lake City on August 23, 1925, to Emma (Condie) and Robert Morison and grew up in Riverside, California, with her three sisters, Marion, Patricia, and Suzanne. From an early age, Margare...

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Stepping Out

PYT production of 'Peter Pan' flies away after Sunday's matinee in Mountain View

6 DAYS AGO

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “Peter Pan” is set to close Sunday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Wendy, Michael and John take a magical trip to Neverland to face scoundrel Captain Hook in the classic fairy tale about the boy who won’t grow up. The produ...

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New musical features pair of local young actors

6 DAYS AGO

Two Los Altos residents have been cast in a new musical slated to debut this weekend in Mountain View.

Teens Adam Fallick and Ellie Lucas are featured in the Young Actors’ Theatre Camp production of “Hell on Earth: A New Musical,” slated to open Friday and run through Sunday at th...

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Spiritual Life

Pastor's Perspective: Experiencing the joy and love of deep generosity

13 DAYS AGO

The haunting line that continues to echo in my mind from teen climate activist Greta Thunberg’s provocative speech to the United Nations is, “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”

I can’t help but...

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Crèche display features 250 nativities

1 MONTHS AGO
Crèche display features 250 nativities

Palo Alto Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
A crèche exhibition is scheduled at the Palo Alto LDS church.

The Palo Alto Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 32nd annual Christmas crèche exhibition is scheduled for display noon to 9 p.m. Dec. 7-11 at 3865 Middlefield Road.

...

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Magazine

Fall events

1 MONTHS AGO
Fall events
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Children race toward a bowl of treats during a past Halloween Spooktacular in downtown Los Altos. This year’s event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31.

Fall is full of local events – from plays to concerts. A rundown of what’s happening when and where follows.&...

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Fitness with friends: Finding community at the local gym

1 MONTHS AGO
Fitness with friends: Finding community at the local gym
Courtesy of YMCA of Silicon Valley
Members of the El Camino YMCA on Grant Road in Mountain View take part in a spin class.

When Spa of Los Altos (formerly Lydia Young’s Health Spa) closed nearly a decade ago to make way for the Packard Foundation’s new digs, members scattered. Many had belonge...

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