Cancer survivor series comes to El Camino Hospital next week

One cancer survivor quit her job to spend more tim...

Miramonte path project sparks residential debate

Miramonte path project sparks residential debate


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Rosalie and Virgil D...
MVHS Wellness Week program focuses on year-round health

MVHS Wellness Week program focuses on year-round health


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Mountain View Hi...
MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike


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Mounta...

Persky recalled, despite 'no' from local voters

Persky recalled, despite 'no' from local voters


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Acing Alcatraz

Acing Alcatraz


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Mountain View’s Doug Kylander...
LAH leaders, residents surprised by 'richest' ranking

LAH leaders, residents surprised by 'richest' ranking

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Los Altos Hills’ cur...

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Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon

Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Abigail Ahrens, center, beams as she accepts proclamations from Los Altos Hills Mayor John Radford, from left, State Sen. Jerry Hill, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and State Assemblyman Marc Berman.

Los...

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Schools

MVLA lays out Measure E plans

MVLA lays out Measure E plans


Crystal Tai/Town Crier
Mountain View Los Altos Union High School trustees Fiona Walter, left, and Debbie Torok received flowers for helping Measure E pass.

After Measure E passed in the June 5 election, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High Sch...

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Community

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience


Bob Simon/Special to the Town Crier
Veronica and Keith Wharton participate in the 1998 “Cradle of Liberty” dedication. An event commemorating the statue’s 20th anniversary is scheduled for the Fourth of July.

It may not reach the iconic status ...

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Sports

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates


Michael Oberhart/Special to the Town Crier
The Cardinals are the AAA Minors champions. Pictured, from left: Coaches Wilfred Lam, Ishaan and Tushar Chandra, head coach Bill Halpin, Logan Chatwin, Amar Chandra, Alex Halpin, Theo Barbou-des-Places, Tre...

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Letters to the Editor: gorillas, rat invasion, post office weed patch

Gorilla contact proves conservation danger

I was very interested in the Town Crier’s May 23 article “The great esc-‘ape’” about the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, because I too was lucky enough to visit the gorillas (Kwitond...

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Special Sections

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!


Courtesy of Derek Wolfgram
Claudia Derp, left, and Tracy Smith co-founded a ciderhouse unique in the Bay Area, with 26 taps devoted to local craft ciders, including a kiwi-derived brew.

Cider Junction opened in Willow Glen in October 2017 and wa...

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Business

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike


Data courtesy of City of Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members spent hours last week wrestling with a business-license fee increase meant to boost city revenues while being fair to businesses of all sizes.

When the dust settled, the ...

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People

James Thurber: Former Los Altos mayor was celebrated diplomat, volunteer

James Thurber: Former Los Altos mayor was celebrated diplomat, volunteer


Mr. Thurber

James Thurber, a distinguished diplomat and community volunteer who served as Los Altos mayor, died June 16 after a brief illness. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday.

The longtime Los Altos resident was in the Foreign Service ...

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Senior Program Briefs

Senior Program Briefs


Courtesy Los Altos Senior Program
ArtVentures participants display their work at the Senior Program’s “Art on the Patio.”

The following events are scheduled at the Los Altos Senior Program’s Hillview Community Center location at 97 Hillview Ave....

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News

Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon

Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Abigail Ahrens, center, beams as she accepts proclamations from Los Altos Hills Mayor John Radford, from left, State Sen. Jerry Hill, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and State Assemblyman Marc Berman.

Los Altos and Los Altos Hills leaders gathered Friday...

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Business

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

Data courtesy of City of Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members spent hours last week wrestling with a business-license fee increase meant to boost city revenues while being fair to businesses of all sizes.

When the dust settled, the council opted for a model that would generate appo...

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Sports

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates

Michael Oberhart/Special to the Town Crier
The Cardinals are the AAA Minors champions. Pictured, from left: Coaches Wilfred Lam, Ishaan and Tushar Chandra, head coach Bill Halpin, Logan Chatwin, Amar Chandra, Alex Halpin, Theo Barbou-des-Places, Tre Viguerie, Michael Manche, William Fligor, Warren ...

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Community

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience

Bob Simon/Special to the Town Crier
Veronica and Keith Wharton participate in the 1998 “Cradle of Liberty” dedication. An event commemorating the statue’s 20th anniversary is scheduled for the Fourth of July.

It may not reach the iconic status of the photo of the sailor kissing the dental assi...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: gorillas, rat invasion, post office weed patch

Gorilla contact proves conservation danger

I was very interested in the Town Crier’s May 23 article “The great esc-‘ape’” about the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, because I too was lucky enough to visit the gorillas (Kwitonda group) in 2016 with my daughter, Jena, who works...

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People

James Thurber: Former Los Altos mayor was celebrated diplomat, volunteer

James Thurber: Former Los Altos mayor was celebrated diplomat, volunteer

Mr. Thurber

James Thurber, a distinguished diplomat and community volunteer who served as Los Altos mayor, died June 16 after a brief illness. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday.

The longtime Los Altos resident was in the Foreign Service for 23 years. From 1967 to 1973, he served in vari...

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Schools

MVLA lays out Measure E plans

MVLA lays out Measure E plans

Crystal Tai/Town Crier
Mountain View Los Altos Union High School trustees Fiona Walter, left, and Debbie Torok received flowers for helping Measure E pass.

After Measure E passed in the June 5 election, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees forged ahead with p...

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Special Sections

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!

Courtesy of Derek Wolfgram
Claudia Derp, left, and Tracy Smith co-founded a ciderhouse unique in the Bay Area, with 26 taps devoted to local craft ciders, including a kiwi-derived brew.

Cider Junction opened in Willow Glen in October 2017 and was an immediate hit with both the neighborhood and ...

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Stepping Out

Seeing 'red' at TheatreWorks

Seeing 'red' at TheatreWorks

Kevin Bern/Special to the Town Crier
Bobby (Leo Ash Evens) and Natalie (Donna Vivino) sing at a benefit performance of “Finks,” presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s California premiere of “Finks,” a comic dra...

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Obituaries

James Thurber: Former Los Altos mayor was celebrated diplomat, volunteer

James Thurber: Former Los Altos mayor was celebrated diplomat, volunteer

Mr. Thurber

James Thurber, a distinguished diplomat and community volunteer who served as Los Altos mayor, died June 16 after a brief illness. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday.

The longtime Los Altos resident was in the Foreign Service for 23 years. From 1967 to 1973, he served in vari...

Readmore

Magazine

Senior Program Briefs

Senior Program Briefs

Courtesy Los Altos Senior Program
ArtVentures participants display their work at the Senior Program’s “Art on the Patio.”

The following events are scheduled at the Los Altos Senior Program’s Hillview Community Center location at 97 Hillview Ave., unless otherwise noted. To register for events a...

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