Sandwich shop opens, showing Mountain View some 'Love'

Sandwich shop opens, showing Mountain View some 'Love'


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Ike’s Love & San...
A magical family: Chans showcase talents at Los Altos Farmers' Market

A magical family: Chans showcase talents at Los Altos Farmers' Market


Courtesy of The Chan Family
The Chan family perf...
Benefit supports spinal muscular atrophy research

Benefit supports spinal muscular atrophy research


Courtesy of Marge Shively
Volunteers stuff envel...
Subsidized teacher housing project moves forward

Subsidized teacher housing project moves forward


Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
A subsidized housing devel...
Los Altos High student works on developing celiac disease treatment

Los Altos High student works on developing celiac disease treatment


Brian Siesel/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos...
In its 13th summer, KLD Soccer Camp draws 300 youngsters to Cooper Park

In its 13th summer, KLD Soccer Camp draws 300 youngsters to Cooper Park


Angela Tamada/Special to the Town Crier
This sum...

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Mtn. View names new parks and rec director

2 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff - Special to the Town Crier

The city of Mountain View recently appointed John Marchant its new community services director.

Marchant, a 20-year city employee, replaces for the r...

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Schools

Bullis Charter names interim superintendent

2 DAYS AGO  |  Zoe Morgan - Staff Writer/zoem@latc.com

Bullis Charter School has a new interim superintendent, and its founding superintendent Wanny Hersey is moving into a new “strategic” role...

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Community

Community Briefs – Week of Aug. 21

2 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Carbon Bootcamp open to local residents

The GreenTown Los Altos-sponsored Carbon Bootcamp aims to make it easy and compelling for people to make choi...

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Sports

Cal-bound Carter caps busy summer of swimming

Cal-bound Carter caps busy summer of swimming

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


Abbey Liao/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos resident Danielle Carter swims the 100-meter butterfly at the Speedo Junior National Championships ea...

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Letters to the Editor – Week of Aug. 21

2 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Allow homeless students to sleep on campuses

We have read that nearly 20% of Foothill and De Anza students do not have housing. They couch surf or sl...

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Business

Sandwich shop opens, showing Mountain View some 'Love'

Sandwich shop opens, showing Mountain View some 'Love'

2 DAYS AGO  |  Megan V. Winslow - Staff Writer/meganw@latc.com


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Ike’s Love & Sandwiches founder Ike Shehadeh welcomes customers at the grand opening of his new location in Mountain...

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People

 Anniversaries: Pat and Pete McSweeney, 57 years

Anniversaries: Pat and Pete McSweeney, 57 years

2 DAYS AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff


Pamela, Pat, Pete and Dennis McSweeney

Longtime Los Altos residents Pete and Patricia McSweeney recently celebrated their 57th anniversary at the...

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Magazine

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

1 MONTHS AGO  |  Angie Wang - Town Crier Editorial Intern


Courtesy of Dale Nesbitt
Dale Nesbitt leads the Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion.

Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion is set to perform at the Los Altos...

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News

Mtn. View names new parks and rec director

1 DAY AGO

The city of Mountain View recently appointed John Marchant its new community services director.

Marchant, a 20-year city employee, replaces for the retiring J.P. de la Montaigne in overseeing the city’s parks and recreation services. He will supervise a department of 89 employees with an annu...

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County supervisors back Simitian's resolution to ban assault weapons

1 DAY AGO

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Aug. 13 unanimously approved a resolution proposed by supervisors Joe Simitian and Susan Ellenberg asking Congress to pass a federal ban on assault weapons.

Simitian, who represents District 5, which includes Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View, ...

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Schools

Bullis Charter names interim superintendent

1 DAY AGO

Bullis Charter School has a new interim superintendent, and its founding superintendent Wanny Hersey is moving into a new “strategic” role.

The changes weren’t announced publicly, beyond an email sent to charter school families and staff July 25. The shift was first reported by th...

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Cupertino school district retracts parcel tax measure

1 DAY AGO
Cupertino school district retracts parcel tax measure
Zoe Morgan/Town Crier
Less than two weeks after deciding to put a parcel tax before voters in November, the Cupertino Union School District board voted Aug. 12 to retract the measure.

Voters won’t be deciding on a parcel tax measure from the Cupertino Union School District in November after ...

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Community

Community Briefs – Week of Aug. 21

1 DAY AGO

Carbon Bootcamp open to local residents

The GreenTown Los Altos-sponsored Carbon Bootcamp aims to make it easy and compelling for people to make choices that have a positive impact on the climate.

Participants in the six-week bootcamp will receive boxes full of gear and challenges conducted via a ...

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YMCA's inaugural Tour de Hope deemed a success

1 DAY AGO
YMCA's inaugural Tour de Hope deemed a success

Abe-Koga

The El Camino YMCA’s inaugural Tour de Hope cycling fundraiser Aug. 1 generated $4,800 for the nonprofit Hope’s Corner in Mountain View.

Six teams participated in the event, which involved a stationary bike competition among two- and three-person teams trying to pedal the most miles o...

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Sports

Sports on the Side August 21 2019

1 DAY AGO

Trio of Lancers earn All-American status

Three water polo players from St. Francis High were named National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association All-Americans last month. Rising senior Elise Walker made the girls fifth team; graduated senior Frank Lozinski and rising senior Berk Aksoy were ...

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In its 13th summer, KLD Soccer Camp draws 300 youngsters to Cooper Park

1 DAY AGO
In its 13th summer, KLD Soccer Camp draws 300 youngsters to Cooper Park

Angela Tamada/Special to the Town Crier
This summer’s Kick, Lead and Dream Soccer Camp hosted 300 kids at Cooper Park in Mountain View.

Dozens of countries’ flags rippled through the air at Cooper Park in Mountain View earlier this summer, with each flag representing a team of local kid...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor – Week of Aug. 21

1 DAY AGO

Allow homeless students to sleep on campuses

We have read that nearly 20% of Foothill and De Anza students do not have housing. They couch surf or sleep in their cars.

We think it is a great idea to allow the homeless Foothill and De Anza students to park on campus in the designated parking lot(s)...

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Letters to the Editor – Week of Aug. 14

8 DAYS AGO

Reforms offered to increase vibrancy

Thank you for the great Aug. 7 editorial, “Downtown needs to get over parking fixation.” As members of the Los Altos Citywide Parking Committee, we published an executive summary that found that:

• “Since 2006, the city of Los Altos has approved eight deve...

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Special Sections

Reasons to change up your workouts and try new fitness activities

1 DAY AGO
Reasons to change up your workouts and try new fitness activities

 

According to the American Council on Exercise, research shows that people who vary their exercise routines can increase their chances of sticking to their regimens and avoid reaching a plateau in training. Following are four additional reasons to change up your workouts and try new fitne...

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Pilates: A physical therapy alternative

1 DAY AGO
Pilates: A physical therapy alternative

Courtesy of Kim Gladfelter
Pilates, an exercise program that serves people of all health backgrounds and ages, is an option for those seeking rehabilitation from injuries but who are wary of causing more damage.

A woman named Sandra asked me a great question recently. I get this question so ofte...

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Business

Sandwich shop opens, showing Mountain View some 'Love'

1 DAY AGO
Sandwich shop opens, showing Mountain View some 'Love'

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Ike’s Love & Sandwiches founder Ike Shehadeh welcomes customers at the grand opening of his new location in Mountain View last week.
 

The line was 15 people deep when Ike’s Love & Sandwiches opened at 10 a.m. By lunchtime, it nearly stretched out the d...

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Accounting firm moves from Los Altos office after 25 years

1 DAY AGO

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The accounting firm Knight & Co. recently moved to 419 S. San Antonio Road after 25 years at 425 First St.
 

Knight & Co. Certified Public Accounts has made a move, but it didn’t go far. The firm remains in downtown Los Altos, recently relocating just a...

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People

Wedding: Anne Robinson and Gary Waldeck

1 DAY AGO
 Wedding: Anne Robinson and Gary Waldeck

Anne Robinson and Gary Waldeck

Anne Robinson and Gary Waldeck were married June 29 at their home, in a ceremony officiated by Lorrie Lester.

The couple met online exactly three years before their wedding day.

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Anniversaries: Myra and Carl Orta, 65 years

1 DAY AGO
 Anniversaries: Myra and Carl Orta, 65 years

Carl and Myra Orta

Myra and Carl Orta of Los Altos celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary earlier this year.

The longtime residents were married April 24, 1954, in Palos Verdes.

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Obituaries

Wallace Jon Erichsen

1 DAY AGO

September 28, 1919 - July 14, 2019 Wallace was called July 14, 2019 to a place where sorrow and pain cannot follow. Now he is reunited forever with the love of his life, Ruth Job Erichsen. They were high school sweethearts, married soon after graduating from Mountain View High School and enjoyed 78 ...

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Ena Patricia (Paddy) Saper

8 DAYS AGO

Jan. 8, 1934 – Aug. 12, 2013 Dear Paddy, Six years today and missing you more then ever. - Helen

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Stepping Out

PA Festival of the Arts begins Saturday morn

1 DAY AGO

The 38th annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is scheduled 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on University Avenue, between High and Webster streets.

The event will showcase the work of 300 artists, including paintings, photographs, jewelry, and sculptures, on University Avenue, alongside 60 st...

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Pear shows off 'Wilde' side in season-opening comedy

1 DAY AGO

Pear Theatre’s 2019-2020 season opens with Oscar Wilde’s “An Ideal Husband,” a comedy of virtue and moral inflexibility scheduled to run Thursday through Sept. 15 in Mountain View.

“Anyone coming to see this show can expect an entertaining evening full of gorgeous period costumes and customs and th...

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Spiritual Life

Pastor's Perspective: Exploring the core principles of ancestral faith

8 DAYS AGO

The ancient kingdoms of Judah and Israel were attacked by the prophets for their betrayal of Israel’s ancient vision of a people governed by faithfulness and mercy. The founding story of these two nations linked by a common faith and shared story told of an oppressed people delivered from bondage. T...

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To combat climate change, prayers must rise from sincere hearts

1 MONTHS AGO

As I write this, Tropical Storm Barry is barreling down on New Orleans and southeast Louisiana, triggering collective and painful memories of the destruction and death wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A week doesn’t go by without breaking news of new peer-reviewed scientific research outl...

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Magazine

Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

1 MONTHS AGO
Jazz ConneXion brings its groove to the festival

Courtesy of Dale Nesbitt
Dale Nesbitt leads the Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion.

Los Altos-based Jazz ConneXion is set to perform at the Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival for the first time, taking over the Community Plaza Stage 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The group was established 19 years ago, a...

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Array of musical acts perform at festival

1 MONTHS AGO
Array of musical acts perform at festival

Courtesy of Take 2
Take 2 takes the festival’s Main Stage at 6 p.m. Saturday. The band performs regularly throughout the Bay Area, covering songs from a wide array of genres and artists.

Town Crier Staff Report

Performing classic rock to dance music, a range of Bay Area artists and bands are s...

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