Do you have a hobby that actually makes you some money? Perhaps you craft and sell jewelry or pottery, blog about travel or help friends breed dogs.

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Los Altos natives Pam and Dave Levens have owned the Round Table Pizza in downtown Los Altos for 40 years, and they’ve never had a year quite like this one. With their business already struggling amid the pandemic, the Levens are now dealing with a lawsuit for failing to comply with the Amer…

As we have seen in the past few years, wildfires have increasingly become a year-round problem. As a consequence, insurance companies have been hit hard, and the rules, norms and costs are all experiencing some dramatic changes.

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The long-awaited food stalls of State Street Market are set to open 11 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 7) for outdoor dining at 170 State St.. The market's own food counters, operated by Bon Appetit Management Company, will open first next week, followed in the weeks and months to come by the chef-drive…

A young tech employee wrote an article in New York Magazine recently about her experience becoming a multimillionaire after her company went public (

Astrology, tarot and other psychic services is a $2 billion industry, and scammers are cashing in on their popularity. The Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker has received reports from people who paid for psychic readings and other services but never received what they were promised.

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When Los Altos resident Pete Michell arrived in Silicon Valley from Germany, he embarked on a 25-year career in tech. Two years ago, he switched career paths – to carpentry. More specifically, handcrafted fences.

The Los Altos Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host its 31st annual golf tournament fundraiser 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive.

Los Altos resident Darcy Fowkes, D’Arcy Couture’s owner/clothes designer, organized a fashion shoot last month featuring the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ fiberglass bears on display throughout downtown Los Altos. Participants also included photographer Ash Ahuja, hair and makeup artist Heather …

With COVID-19 restrictions not what they were last summer, many people are eager to attend outdoor festivals in these warm months. As usual, scammers are finding ways to take advantage of the building excitement. This time, they are cashing in with phony tickets – and even fake events. The B…

Last year, a new 771-page rule – Regulation Best Interest: The Broker-Dealer Standard of Conduct – took effect. Why the need for this regulation? It’s a long story.