MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter

MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter

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Students wouldn't return to l...
Elementary schools seek waivers to allow fall reopening

Elementary schools seek waivers to allow fall reopening

Courtesy of Canterbury Christian School
Students wo...
Residents rally in wake of post office hate incident

Residents rally in wake of post office hate incident

Bruce Barton/Town Crier
An incident at the Los Alto...
El Camino Healthcare District board launches investigation into one of its own

El Camino Healthcare District board launches investigation into one of its own

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The El Camino Healthcare Dist...
COVID-19 Live Blog: Cody says county is 'back to feeling blind'

COVID-19 Live Blog: Cody says county is 'back to feeling blind'

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact Santa...

Los Altos Hills leaders scrutinize policing

Los Altos Hills leaders scrutinize policing

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office data requested...

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MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter

MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter

3 DAYS AGO  |  Zoe Morgan

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Students wouldn't return to local high school campuses until at least mid-October, under a recommendation district administrators...

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Community

Young siblings ‘spawn’ nonprofit to help with pandemic

Young siblings ‘spawn’ nonprofit to help with pandemic

4 DAYS AGO  |  Maeve Hopkins - Town Crier Editorial Intern

Courtesy of the Kirnos family
Alec and Stella Kirnos display products produced through their nonprofit, Spawn Toys. Proceeds benefit the CDC Foundation...

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Editorial: Policing forum a good start

4 DAYS AGO  |  Bruce Barton

We commend the Los Altos City Council for organizing last week’s town hall on policing. The forum offered an opportunity for dozens of speakers to sou...

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Special Sections

Los Altos chef’s catering business turns personal

Los Altos chef’s catering business turns personal

4 DAYS AGO  |  Eliza Ridgeway

Photos by Anat Vronsky/Special to the Town Crier
Chef Anat Vronsky, above center, creates dishes including bourekas, left, and dolmas, right.

Anat Vrons...

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Business

Transactions for the week of August 5

5 DAYS AGO  |  Town Crier Staff Report

Los Altos
240 Alta Vista Avenue, Ornstein Family Trust to Faris Family Trust for $5,500,000
1410 Bright Oaks Court, M. Callaghan to S. & D. Kim for ...

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People

Dan Connelly

Dan Connelly

5 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

Dan Connelly was born in 1951; the son of Frank and Millie. He started school at Montclaire when it was a brand new building. He got a service award f...

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Magazine

Tips for outfitting a backyard cooking space

Tips for outfitting a backyard cooking space

19 DAYS AGO  |  Carolyn Snyder - Special to the Town Crier

Courtesy of Johnna Brooks
A winding garden path bordered by drought-tolerant plants leads to a fire bowl and seating circle of basalt columns in this L...

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Candidates locked in for LA, MV council races; Hills extends deadline

2 DAYS AGO
Candidates locked in for LA, MV council races; Hills extends deadline
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Seven candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Los Altos City Council.

Local city council races are set to be hotly contested this November, with the deadline passing today for candidates to declare their intent to run in the Nov. 3 election.

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County to provide recurring COVID-19 testing

4 DAYS AGO
County to provide recurring COVID-19 testing
Andrew Yee/Town Crier File Photo
Workers pass out required paperwork to county resident awaiting COVID-19 testing at Mountain View’s Rengstorff Park in May.

Santa Clara County provides appointment-based COVID-19 testing on a rotating basis, including at test sites in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mou...

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Schools

MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter

3 DAYS AGO
MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter
Town Crier File Photo
Students wouldn't return to local high school campuses until at least mid-October, under a recommendation district administrators are bringing to the board.

Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District administrators are recommending that schools don’t reopen for in-person ...

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Stadium lights at high schools get final approval

3 DAYS AGO
Stadium lights at high schools get final approval
Town Crier File Photo
The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees last week approved the installation of stadium lights.

Two years in the making, last week the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees approved the installation of stadium lights ...

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Community

Young siblings ‘spawn’ nonprofit to help with pandemic

4 DAYS AGO
Young siblings ‘spawn’ nonprofit to help with pandemic
Courtesy of the Kirnos family
Alec and Stella Kirnos display products produced through their nonprofit, Spawn Toys. Proceeds benefit the CDC Foundation and the NAACP.

Two young siblings from Los Altos aren’t just waiting out the pandemic – they are taking action to help others get through it.

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Local arts roundup: Galleries continue to show through pandemic

4 DAYS AGO
Local arts roundup: Galleries continue to show through pandemic
Courtesy of Gallery 9
Ayelet Gal-On’s mixed-media work, “Daily Walk,” is on display at Gallery 9.

Gallery 9

Gallery 9 continues to display the work of its artists in its downtown Los Altos storefront window as members discuss the prospect of reopening.

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Sports

A sprinter and so much more

5 DAYS AGO
A sprinter and so much more

While sprinting has become a big part of Michelle Louie’s life – the Menlo School graduate plans to run for Middlebury College next season – it doesn’t define her.

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After completing 1 mission, Fuchs returns to SVU to finish another

5 DAYS AGO
After completing 1 mission, Fuchs returns to SVU to finish another
Courtesy of Elizabeth Fuchs
Elizabeth Fuchs, who graduated from Southern Virginia University in May, will attend Boston University in the fall to work toward earning her master’s degree.

Elizabeth Fuchs had an atypical experience as a student-athlete at Southern Virginia University. The Los Altos nati...

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Comment

Editorial: Policing forum a good start

4 DAYS AGO

We commend the Los Altos City Council for organizing last week’s town hall on policing. The forum offered an opportunity for dozens of speakers to sound off on the troubling issue of racial profiling – a problem arguably reinforced by the recent release of police data indicating that a disproportion...

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A Piece of My Mind: Navigating the minefield of words describing races

4 DAYS AGO

When I was a child, my parents moved us from Palo Alto to a small city of about the same size in the segregated South. (It was a bad move, but that’s another story.) My parents were from a part of the country where you were more likely to see an antelope walking down the street than a person of Afri...

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Special Sections

Los Altos chef’s catering business turns personal

4 DAYS AGO
Los Altos chef’s catering business turns personal
Photos by Anat Vronsky/Special to the Town Crier
Chef Anat Vronsky, above center, creates dishes including bourekas, left, and dolmas, right.

Anat Vronsky caters gatherings – weddings, meetings, work lunches. In a time defined by the need to not gather, her cooking has taken a turn toward the home.

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This car is a star

5 DAYS AGO
This car is a star
Courtesy of Mike Hagerty
The Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge’s Starlight Headliner interior lights the inside of the vehicle with shooting stars.

The plan seemed foolproof. I had a 2020 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge for a weekend, a car that – at extra cost – features a headliner with shooting stars (...

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Business

Transactions for the week of August 5

5 DAYS AGO

Los Altos
240 Alta Vista Avenue, Ornstein Family Trust to Faris Family Trust for $5,500,000
1410 Bright Oaks Court, M. Callaghan to S. & D. Kim for $2,437,500
601 Castle Lane, Sangster Family Trust to E. & T. Choi for $3,180,000
1094 Highlands Circle, Sharon Trust to Shah Family Trust for $2,700...

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On the Market: Who should you call to work on your home?

5 DAYS AGO

The No. 1 question I get asked is probably: “I need to find someone to help with a project at my house. Whom should I call?”

There are two categories of answers: (1) Is this repair something that would require a permit? or (2) Is it a repair that can be handled by a licensed contractor/repair person?...

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People

Dan Connelly

5 DAYS AGO
Dan Connelly

Dan Connelly was born in 1951; the son of Frank and Millie. He started school at Montclaire when it was a brand new building. He got a service award for helping teachers: the first of many. He rode his bicycle on a dirt path along the railroad tracks to Loyola corners. He was an altar boy at St. Sim...

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Mary F. Gershuny

5 DAYS AGO
Mary F. Gershuny

January 2, 1924 -July 22, 2020 Beloved wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and great grandmother, Mary Francis (Pritchard) Gershuny passed away in Mountain View, CA on July 22, 2020. She is survived by her son Darryl Gershuny of Redondo Beach, CA; her daughter Dianne Gershuny of Mountain View, CA; gran...

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Stepping Out

Ragazzi Boys Chorus remains strong through COVID-19

12 DAYS AGO
Ragazzi Boys Chorus remains strong through COVID-19

The Ragazzi Boys Chorus has sustained itself during the pandemic by altering its teaching methods and expanding into the world of virtual choirs while planning for the future.

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Last chance for virtual dance with Smuin

12 DAYS AGO

Smuin Contemporary Ballet’s virtual dance classes are scheduled to run through Sunday.

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Spiritual Life

Spiritual Perspective: The welfare of the part means the welfare of the whole

25 DAYS AGO

"Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul.

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St. Simon pastor retires after 40th anniversary of ordination

1 MONTHS AGO
St. Simon pastor retires after 40th anniversary of ordination
 
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Father V. Warwick James, pastor of St. Simon Parish, is set to retire today after 14 years of service at the Los Altos Catholic church.
“I am the most blessed pastor in the world,” James said. “It has given me great joy to serve this community.”
Under his leadership, the pastoral plan was b...

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Magazine

Tips for outfitting a backyard cooking space

19 DAYS AGO
Tips for outfitting a backyard cooking space
Courtesy of Johnna Brooks
A winding garden path bordered by drought-tolerant plants leads to a fire bowl and seating circle of basalt columns in this Los Altos Hills project by landscape designer Johnna Brooks.

What do the Big Green Egg, the American Muscle Grill and Bull products have in common?

They’...

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Oak students’ efforts lift spirits of seniors in local health center

19 DAYS AGO
Oak students’ efforts lift spirits of seniors in local health center
Courtesy of Dr. Aifra Ahmed

Naiel Chaudry shows off a room filled with Joy Boxes, collections of customized cards and games sent to local seniors from community members.

The coronavirus and its social-distancing implications have left many people lonely and isolated from their loved ones. That includes...

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