Eagles bound for Saturday's state volleyball finals

Eagles bound for Saturday's state volleyball finals

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos Hig...

How local residents can help wildfire victims

The Los Altos Community Foundation is offering opt...

Hold the phone: Showalter pulling ahead in MV council race

Update: Results released at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday (N...

Tankha, Tyson to join Los Altos Hills council

Tankha, Tyson to join Los Altos Hills council


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Kavita Tankha, seate...

MV voters throw out incumbent council members

Editor's update (Wednesday, Nov. 14): The Town Cri...

LAH home destroyed in early-morning fire

LAH home destroyed in early-morning fire

An early-morning fire Monday destroyed a Los Alt...

News

LAH home destroyed in early-morning fire

LAH home destroyed in early-morning fire

An early-morning fire Monday destroyed a Los Altos Hills home, but the occupants escaped unharmed.

Firefighters received an initial call apprxoimately 2:30 a.m. to a multi-story home in the 27000 block of Via Ventana. Crews found the house fully e...

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Schools

LASD supports teachers with team of instructional coaches

LASD supports teachers with team of instructional coaches


Adanya Lustig/Town Crier
Alison Gentile (left), a STEM instructional support teacher in the Los Altos School District, talks with a second-grade teacher from Santa Rita School about understanding the math standards.

Jill Croft started teaching i...

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Community

East Palo Alto Kids Foundation: Serving disadvantaged students

East Palo Alto Kids Foundation: Serving disadvantaged students


Courtesy of East Palo Alto Kids Foundation
Children enjoy a field trip to the California Academy of Sciences, funded through the East Palo Alto Kids Foundation. The foundation serves approximately 4,000 underserved students in pre-kindergarten thro...

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Sports

Eagles bound for Saturday's state volleyball finals

Eagles bound for Saturday's state volleyball finals

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos High girls volleyball team celebrates its four-set win over Cosumnes Oaks in Tuesday night’s Northern Calfornia Division II final.

The Los Altos High girls volleyball team beat visiting Cosumnes Oaks ...

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The Villaj Idiut: Greatest of all time?

Maybe Donald Trump is, after all, the greatest president of all time.

For a variety of reasons, he did encourage a record number of voters to engage in the mid-term elections to make sure their voices were heard. To me, that is his biggest accomplis...

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Special Sections

Doctors claim remaining seats on El Camino Healthcare District board

Doctors claim remaining seats on El Camino Healthcare District board


As of the Town Crier’s publishing deadline, two doctors had secured the two open seats on the El Camino Healthcare District Board of Directors: Peter C. Fung and George O. Ting.

With 74 percent of the votes counted, Fung led with 25,337 votes,...

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Business

Old-fashioned automotive shop revs into 36th year

Old-fashioned automotive shop revs into 36th year


Courtesy of Jason Davis
Jim Davis Automotive last week marked 36 years of operations under owner Jim Davis. Davis, center, is flanked by BJ Correia, left, and Brian Nakai, mechanics at the shop.

A well-loved auto shop that services cars for cust...

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People

Mary Jane (Herby) Beck

June 17, 1921 – October 14, 2018. Long time Los Altos resident Mary Jane (Herby) Beck, has passed away after a long battle with dementia, and a short skirmish with pneumonia. She was 97. Mary Jane was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was ...

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Magazine

Out and about: Activities for fall and winter fun

Out and about: Activities for fall and winter fun

Courtesy of MVCPA
“The Elves and the Shoemaker” plays at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts SecondStage.

Opportunities abound to catch the spirit of the season in the local area. The following roundup includes family-friendly ev...

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News

LAH home destroyed in early-morning fire

LAH home destroyed in early-morning fire

An early-morning fire Monday destroyed a Los Altos Hills home, but the occupants escaped unharmed.

Firefighters received an initial call apprxoimately 2:30 am. to a multi-story home in the 27000 block of Via Ventana. Crews found the house fully engulfed in flames with surrounding vegetation and t...

Readmore

Business

Old-fashioned automotive shop revs into 36th year

Old-fashioned automotive shop revs into 36th year

Courtesy of Jason Davis
Jim Davis Automotive last week marked 36 years of operations under owner Jim Davis. Davis, center, is flanked by BJ Correia, left, and Brian Nakai, mechanics at the shop.

A well-loved auto shop that services cars for customers all over the South Bay, including residents ...

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Sports

Eagles bound for Saturday's state volleyball finals

Eagles bound for Saturday's state volleyball finals
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos High girls volleyball team celebrates its four-set win over Cosumnes Oaks in Tuesday night’s Northern Calfornia Division II final.

The Los Altos High girls volleyball team beat visiting Cosumnes Oaks in four sets Tuesday night (Nov. 13) to advance to...

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Community

East Palo Alto Kids Foundation: Serving disadvantaged students

East Palo Alto Kids Foundation: Serving disadvantaged students

Courtesy of East Palo Alto Kids Foundation
Children enjoy a field trip to the California Academy of Sciences, funded through the East Palo Alto Kids Foundation. The foundation serves approximately 4,000 underserved students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo...

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Comment

The Villaj Idiut: Greatest of all time?

Maybe Donald Trump is, after all, the greatest president of all time.

For a variety of reasons, he did encourage a record number of voters to engage in the mid-term elections to make sure their voices were heard. To me, that is his biggest accomplishment so far.

Readmore

Spiritual Life

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

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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People

Mary Jane (Herby) Beck

June 17, 1921 – October 14, 2018. Long time Los Altos resident Mary Jane (Herby) Beck, has passed away after a long battle with dementia, and a short skirmish with pneumonia. She was 97. Mary Jane was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was also a writer, a poet, a musician, an animal lover...

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Schools

LASD supports teachers with team of instructional coaches

LASD supports teachers with team of instructional coaches

Adanya Lustig/Town Crier
Alison Gentile (left), a STEM instructional support teacher in the Los Altos School District, talks with a second-grade teacher from Santa Rita School about understanding the math standards.

Jill Croft started teaching in the Los Altos School District 18 years ago, and ...

Readmore

Special Sections

Doctors claim remaining seats on El Camino Healthcare District board

Doctors claim remaining seats on El Camino Healthcare District board

As of the Town Crier’s publishing deadline, two doctors had secured the two open seats on the El Camino Healthcare District Board of Directors: Peter C. Fung and George O. Ting.

With 74 percent of the votes counted, Fung led with 25,337 votes, or 38.06 percent. Ting followed with 24,630 votes...

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Stepping Out

Broken Box opens comedy Thursday at Eagle Theater at Los Altos High

Los Altos High School’s Broken Box Theatre Company is set to perform its first show of the school year, “Don’t Try to Wake Him, Hand Me the Shovel,” Thursday through Saturday at the school’s Eagle Theater.

In the comedy by Pat Cook, Billingsgate Mansion is rumored to b...

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Obituaries

Mary Jane (Herby) Beck

June 17, 1921 – October 14, 2018. Long time Los Altos resident Mary Jane (Herby) Beck, has passed away after a long battle with dementia, and a short skirmish with pneumonia. She was 97. Mary Jane was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was also a writer, a poet, a musician, an animal lover...

Readmore

Magazine

Out and about: Activities for fall and winter fun

Out and about: Activities for fall and winter fun
Courtesy of MVCPA
“The Elves and the Shoemaker” plays at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts SecondStage.

Opportunities abound to catch the spirit of the season in the local area. The following roundup includes family-friendly events ranging from annual tree-lighting ceremonies ...

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