Los Altos police drive home ‘lock up’ advice after series of thefts

According to incident reports provided by the Los ...

St. Francis' Pompei, Rubin named CCS Honor Coaches

St. Francis' Pompei, Rubin named CCS Honor Coaches


Pompei

The Central Coast Section recently rev...

Teens arrested for downtown Los Altos carjacking

Teens arrested for downtown Los Altos carjacking

Police officers have arrested two teenage boys acc...

Experienced jeweler opens new shop on Second Street

Experienced jeweler opens new shop on Second Street

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Judy’s Collection o...
Local agencies assist in fight against Kincade Fire

Local agencies assist in fight against Kincade Fire

Courtesy of the Santa Clara County Fire Departme...
LASD receives $4M from developer for 10th-site purchase

LASD receives $4M from developer for 10th-site purchase

Town Crier File Photo
24 Hour Fitness currently...
MVPD investigation yields trove of stolen items within U-Haul

MVPD investigation yields trove of stolen items within U-Haul

Atkins

A Mountain View Police Department offi...

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Community Briefs – Week of Nov. 6

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Veterans Day event scheduled Monday

Local veterans groups plan to commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony set for 11 a.m. Monday at the Mountain Vie...

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Sports

Local golfers shine at CCS championships

Local golfers shine at CCS championships

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


Courtesy of Megan Chou
Individual qualifiers for this week’s Northern California girls golf championships include, from left, Mountain View Hi...

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From the Mayor's Desk: Los Altos council working to return to chambers

5 DAYS AGO  |  Lynette Lee Eng

I have heard from many of you who are concerned about whether the Los Altos City Council will ever be returning to our official chambers at city hall,...

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Special Sections

Medal-winning California brews enliven your Thanksgiving feast

Medal-winning California brews enliven your Thanksgiving feast

5 DAYS AGO  |  Derek Wolfgram


Derek Wolfgram/Special to the Town Crier
Santa Clara Valley Brewing Co.’s Dry Creek Blonde Ale netted a bronze metal at the 2019 Great American Beer...

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People

Richard John (Dick) Quinlan

6 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

Richard John (Dick) Quinlan passed away peacefully at home on October 17, 2019 at the age of 86. He was born on April 18, 1933 and resided in Menlo Pa...

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Los Altos police drive home ‘lock up’ advice after series of thefts

2 DAYS AGO

According to incident reports provided by the Los Altos Police Department, three of four recent thefts involved property that was not secured.

A suspect stole a bicycle left out in the open that was not locked up Nov. 4 between 5:30 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. on the 900 block of North San Antonio Road.

A ...

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Teens arrested for downtown Los Altos carjacking

2 DAYS AGO
Teens arrested for downtown Los Altos carjacking

Police officers have arrested two teenage boys accused of assaulting a pair of Los Altos residents and stealing their car from a downtown parking garage.

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Schools

Three school districts consider collectively creating staff housing

-1 DAYS AGO
Three school districts consider collectively creating staff housing
Town Crier File Photo
The board from the Cupertino Union School District, above, Fremont Union High School District and Sunnyvale School District held a joint meeting Nov. 7 to discuss the possibility of collectively providing employee housing.

Three local school districts are looking to band ...

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LASD meeting on BCS facilities draws overflow crowd, extra workshop is scheduled

4 DAYS AGO
LASD meeting on BCS facilities draws overflow crowd, extra workshop is scheduled
Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Blach Intermediate School's multipurpose room was filled at Monday's (Nov. 4) workshop on Bullis Charter School facilities. Organizers brought in extra chairs and benches to accomodate the crowd, and some attendees stood around the edges of the room.

Correction: In a...

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Community

Community Briefs – Week of Nov. 6

5 DAYS AGO

Veterans Day event scheduled Monday

Local veterans groups plan to commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony set for 11 a.m. Monday at the Mountain View Veterans Memorial at Eagle Park, 655 Franklin St.

Event organizers will mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with remarks from Mountain View...

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Forum speaker says U.S. must get to know China better

5 DAYS AGO
Forum speaker says U.S. must get to know China better

Fingar

China expert Thomas Fingar explained to the Morning Forum of Los Altos audience Oct. 15 why the United States must understand China’s challenges if it is to create a smart China policy.

In his presentation “Getting U.S. China Policy Right,” Fingar said he has been a China observer and a...

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Sports

Local golfers shine at CCS championships

5 DAYS AGO
Local golfers shine at CCS championships

Courtesy of Megan Chou
Individual qualifiers for this week’s Northern California girls golf championships include, from left, Mountain View High’s Reeya Vasishta, Pinewood School’s Megan Chou, Los Gatos High’s Elizabeth Lu and Los Altos High’s Caris Kim.

Strong perfor...

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Sports on the Side: Inkster, Trot and more

5 DAYS AGO

Golfer Inkster enters San Jose HOF

Pro golfer Juli Inkster of Los Altos is part of the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. She and three other athletes will be inducted Nov. 14 in a ceremony at the SAP Center in San Jose. All inductees are recognized with a bronze plaque on the conc...

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Comment

Letter to the Editor, story poles, Loyola Corners

5 DAYS AGO

Story poles reveal dangers at intersection

What a shock it was to see the story poles go up at 999 Fremont Ave. here in Loyola Corners! But wow, they really do their job – highlighting the probability of blocked visibility from multiple angles, the prospect of a structure that would loom over its s...

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From the Mayor's Desk: Los Altos council working to return to chambers

5 DAYS AGO

I have heard from many of you who are concerned about whether the Los Altos City Council will ever be returning to our official chambers at city hall, where for many decades the council has conducted its work.

These chambers were paid for with your tax dollars, and you would like to see the busines...

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Special Sections

Medal-winning California brews enliven your Thanksgiving feast

5 DAYS AGO
Medal-winning California brews enliven your Thanksgiving feast

Derek Wolfgram/Special to the Town Crier
Santa Clara Valley Brewing Co.’s Dry Creek Blonde Ale netted a bronze metal at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival.

Autumn brings two wonderful events that provide a showcase for beer – Denver’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in September and Tha...

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Creating a simple and sentimental Thanksgiving

5 DAYS AGO
Creating a simple and sentimental Thanksgiving

Christine Moore/Special to the Town Crier
Affordable, versatile wines such as a Zinfandel or dry Rosé mirror the varied flavors of a Thanksgiving meal.

Some years we may feel we are facing the holiday season rather than embracing it. Difficulties of all shapes and sizes can make Thanksgiving a ...

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Business

Transactions for the week of Nov. 6

6 DAYS AGO

Los Altos

308 Blue Oak Lane, Bugg Trust to S. & C. Lu for $3,195,000

300 Cuesta Drive, Plots & Digs LLC to L. & D. Qin for $3,490,000

533 San Luis Avenue, Mitchell Trust to Rey-Herme Trust for $3,050,000

991 S. Springer Road, MHJ Survivors Trust to H. & M. Jeong for $2,200,000

7...

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Experienced jeweler opens new shop on Second Street

6 DAYS AGO
Experienced jeweler opens new shop on Second Street
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Judy’s Collection owner Judy Wang opened her jewelry store at 188 Second St. last month in the space House of Treasures previously occupied.

Since Judy’s Collection opened in downtown Los Altos at the beginning of October, owner Judy Wang said hundreds of people hav...

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People

Richard John (Dick) Quinlan

5 DAYS AGO

Richard John (Dick) Quinlan passed away peacefully at home on October 17, 2019 at the age of 86. He was born on April 18, 1933 and resided in Menlo Park since 1963 with Jeanne, his beloved wife of 59 years. Dick, a 4th generation San Franciscan, will be remembered as a family man with a generous spi...

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Ann Barsi

5 DAYS AGO

Ann Marie Barsi passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 28, 2019, at the age of 91. Ann was born in San Francisco on October 9, 1928, to Giovanni and Mary Denevi. She grew up in the City, and together with her brother Willie and her cousins, had many exciting adventures includi...

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Obituaries

Richard John (Dick) Quinlan

5 DAYS AGO

Richard John (Dick) Quinlan passed away peacefully at home on October 17, 2019 at the age of 86. He was born on April 18, 1933 and resided in Menlo Park since 1963 with Jeanne, his beloved wife of 59 years. Dick, a 4th generation San Franciscan, will be remembered as a family man with a generous spi...

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Ann Barsi

5 DAYS AGO

Ann Marie Barsi passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 28, 2019, at the age of 91. Ann was born in San Francisco on October 9, 1928, to Giovanni and Mary Denevi. She grew up in the City, and together with her brother Willie and her cousins, had many exciting adventures includi...

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Stepping Out

PYT's 'Peter Pan' takes flight Saturday in downtown MV

5 DAYS AGO

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “Peter Pan” is scheduled to open Saturday and run through Nov. 17 on the MainStage 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 this classic fair...

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Albany Consort performs Saturday in Los Altos

5 DAYS AGO

The Albany Consort presents “From Chaos to the Sublime,” a concert scheduled 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Los Altos Lutheran Church, 460 S El Monte Ave.

The program includes works by Bach, Jean-Fery Rebel, Henry Purcell and Georg Muffat.

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Spiritual Life

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

5 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

26 DAYS 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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