'Alpha Girls' author highlights successful Silicon Valley women

'Alpha Girls' author highlights successful Silicon Valley women


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Julian Guthrie, author of the new boo...

'Archduke' plays on in Mountain View

'Archduke' plays on in Mountain View


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Nedeljko (...

Don't worry, be happy: Five ways to leverage positive psychology

According to the recently released Gallup World Em...

'Mummy tummy': The postpartum problem no one wants to talk about

'Mummy tummy': The postpartum problem no one wants to talk about


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Pickleball picking up steam on new courts at Rengstorff Park

Pickleball picking up steam on new courts at Rengstorff Park


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Police Blotter: residents assist in arrest

1 DAY AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

LAH residents help nab burglary suspect

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office credits Los Altos Hills’ “diligently alert and aware community” with ...

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Schools

FHDA board initiates process for replacing De Anza’s Flint Center

FHDA board initiates process for replacing De Anza’s Flint Center

16 HOURS AGO  |  Bruce Barton


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The Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees voted to permanently close the Flint Center.

While s...

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Community

Morning Forum season ends with ode to George Gershwin

Morning Forum season ends with ode to George Gershwin

1 DAY AGO  |  Nancy Ginsburg Gill - Special to the Town Crier


Kathryn Tomaino/Special to the Town Crier
Dr. Richard Kogan gets a warm reception from the Morning Forum of Los Altos audience following his June 4 ...

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Sports

Sports on the Side

1 DAY AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Inkster wins golf event in Washington state

Los Altos resident Juli Inkster won the Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup June 9 at White Horse Golf Club ...

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Redefining 'The Longest Day': Local hairdresser works to shed light on Alzheimers disease

Redefining 'The Longest Day': Local hairdresser works to shed light on Alzheimers disease

1 DAY AGO  |  Melissa Hartman - Staff Writer/melissah@latc.com


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Eric Ringo, pictured at his salon in downtown Los Altos, has raised approximately $4,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association....

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People

Carolyn M. Mansell

1 DAY AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Report

Died in Palo Alto after a brief illness on April 3, 2018. A Palo Alto resident since 1973, she was for several decades a dynamo of the Silicon Valley ...

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Police Blotter: residents assist in arrest

15 HOURS AGO

LAH residents help nab burglary suspect

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office credits Los Altos Hills’ “diligently alert and aware community” with helping apprehend a potential burglar earlier this month.

Multiple residents called the Sheriff’s Office June 6 to report a man knocking on multiple ...

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Pre-emptive PG&E outages could cut power for up to a week

15 HOURS AGO

Scheduled PG&E power outages that left thousands of customers in the Sierra Foothills and North Bay in the dark earlier this month as part of a wildfire prevention measure could be coming to Los Altos Hills and surrounding towns in the future.

In the aftermath of the devastating 2017 and 2018 C...

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Schools

FHDA board initiates process for replacing De Anza’s Flint Center

-1 DAYS AGO
FHDA board initiates process for replacing De Anza’s Flint Center

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees voted to permanently close the Flint Center.

While supporters lament the loss of the Flint Center, leaders in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District are moving ahead with a plan for replacing t...

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LASD budget strives to boost reserve funds

-1 DAYS AGO

The Los Altos School District’s 2019-2020 budget aims to tighten spending and shore up the district’s reserves to prepare for a possible recession.

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Community

Morning Forum season ends with ode to George Gershwin

15 HOURS AGO
Morning Forum season ends with ode to George Gershwin

Kathryn Tomaino/Special to the Town Crier
Dr. Richard Kogan gets a warm reception from the Morning Forum of Los Altos audience following his June 4 appearance.

The Morning Forum of Los Altos’ 69th year ended on a musical note June 4 with Dr. Richard Kogan’s presentation on “The Mind and Music ...

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Apricot STEM event features family-friendly activities

15 HOURS AGO

The Los Altos History Museum’s Apricot STEM Fair, scheduled 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30, includes activities that highlight the science-fair-meets-state-fair vibe.

Designed for all ages, the free event will feature science-themed games, interactive exhibits, an appearance by a NASA scientist and apri...

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Sports

A Chapman champion

15 HOURS AGO
A Chapman champion

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Mack Cheli proudly hoists the national championship trophy his Chapman University baseball team won this month.

Those championship dogpiles are starting to pile up for Mack Cheli.

Three years ago, the Los Altos native celebrated winning the Central Coast Section Op...

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Pickleball picking up steam on new courts at Rengstorff Park

15 HOURS AGO
Pickleball picking up steam on new courts at Rengstorff Park

Courtesy of Monica Williams
Mountain View Mayor Lisa Matichak, center, cuts the ribbon on the new pickleball courts at Rengstorff Park. Mountain View resident Monica Williams, standing at right of Matichak, played an integral role in the project.

It has been two months since the opening of the...

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Comment

Haugh About That?: In her last Town Crier column, Jackie Madden Haugh offers thanks

15 HOURS AGO

“Hi, Jackie, this is Bruce Barton of the Los Altos Town Crier. I want to talk to you about this piece you just wrote.”

The year was 2010. My first book, “My Life in a Tutu,” had recently been published and for some strange reason, the powers that be at the Relay For Life cancer fundraiser thought I...

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Letters to the Editor - Week of June 19

15 HOURS AGO

Student pinpoints dangerous intersection

My name is Alex and I am 14 years old. I am writing to you to tell you my feelings about the Fallen Leaf Lane/Homestead Road intersection.

I live on Fallen Leaf Lane and I use this intersection every day. It is not safe whatsoever. There aren’t lights. Ther...

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Special Sections

Redefining 'The Longest Day': Local hairdresser works to shed light on Alzheimers disease

15 HOURS AGO
Redefining 'The Longest Day': Local hairdresser works to shed light on Alzheimers disease

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Eric Ringo, pictured at his salon in downtown Los Altos, has raised approximately $4,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Los Altos hairstylist Eric Ringo remembers a day in 2012 when things took a turn for the brighter for his family. It was the day his parents, whom...

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Don't worry, be happy: Five ways to leverage positive psychology

15 HOURS AGO

According to the recently released Gallup World Emotions Report, Americans are among the most stressed and worried people in the world at 55% and 45%, respectively. Causes for these negative emotions include workplace pressures, especially for women and working moms; increased competition within com...

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Business

Committing to 'gift with meaning': local moms kick-start venture featuring work of stay-at-home artists

15 HOURS AGO
Committing to 'gift with meaning': local moms kick-start venture featuring work of stay-at-home artists

Melissa Hartman/Town Crier
An assembled BIZIBOT, designed for kids by Virginie Manichon of San Francisco, is among The White Mulberry’s selections featured in their customized gift boxes.

Los Altos resident and The White Mulberry co-founder Mansi Bhatia hands me a plastic bookmark to decorate, b...

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Why try to beat the market?

15 HOURS AGO

I attended a large foundation’s investment committee meeting the other day to learn about its investment strategy.

One of the active fund managers the foundation uses for large-cap U.S. stock investments attended to discuss their methodology for achieving better returns than the Standard & Poor...

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People

Carolyn M. Mansell

22 HOURS AGO

Died in Palo Alto after a brief illness on April 3, 2018. A Palo Alto resident since 1973, she was for several decades a dynamo of the Silicon Valley residential real estate industry. The daughter of Frank R. Mayo and Eleanor P. Mayo, Carolyn was born in Chicago in 1937 when her father, having earne...

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Christine Ellis Mack

22 HOURS AGO

Christine Ellis Mack, aged 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Mountain View surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday, May 19, 2019. She was born on November 11,1932 in San Jose to Calliope and Nicholas Ellis the youngest of five children. She graduated from Lincoln High School in San Jose and a...

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Obituaries

Carolyn M. Mansell

22 HOURS AGO

Died in Palo Alto after a brief illness on April 3, 2018. A Palo Alto resident since 1973, she was for several decades a dynamo of the Silicon Valley residential real estate industry. The daughter of Frank R. Mayo and Eleanor P. Mayo, Carolyn was born in Chicago in 1937 when her father, having earne...

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Christine Ellis Mack

22 HOURS AGO

Christine Ellis Mack, aged 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Mountain View surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday, May 19, 2019. She was born on November 11,1932 in San Jose to Calliope and Nicholas Ellis the youngest of five children. She graduated from Lincoln High School in San Jose and a...

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Stepping Out

'One Man' takes the stage at Lucie Stern

15 HOURS AGO
'One Man' takes the stage at Lucie Stern

Joyce Goldschmid/Special to the Town Crier
Palo Alto Players’ “One Man, Two Guvnors” stars, from left, Brad Satterwhite (as Stanley Stubbers), Doug Santana (Francis Henshall) and Katie O’Bryon Champlin (Rachel Crabbe).

Palo Alto Players closes its 2018-2019 season with the British farce “One M...

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'Archduke' plays on in Mountain View

15 HOURS AGO
'Archduke' plays on in Mountain View

Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Nedeljko (Adam Shonkwiler) and Trifko (Jeremy Kahn) are insurgents in “Archduke.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is slated to present “Archduke” through June 30 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Written by Pulitzer Prize fina...

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Spiritual Life

Foothills Congregational hosts Zen presentation, book signing Saturday

1 MONTHS AGO

Foothills Congregational Church is scheduled to host a presentation and book signing with authors Les Kaye and Teresa Bouza 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday in the church’s Parish Hall, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

Kaye and Bouza are authors of “A Sense of Something Greater: Zen and the Search for Balance in Si...

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Exploitation of Asian women topic of May 10 discussion at Union Presbyterian Church

1 MONTHS AGO
Exploitation of Asian women topic of May 10 discussion at Union Presbyterian Church

Ashby

Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos has scheduled a luncheon featuring a presentation by Bernadette Ashby on the exploitation of women in Asia noon May 10 in the church’s Fellowship Hall, 858 University Ave.

Ashby, who travels each year to Bangkok and Pattaya in Thailand to oversee vo...

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Magazine

Let’s get busy: Caregiver workshop and trip to Gamble Garden

28 DAYS AGO

The following events are scheduled through the Los Altos Senior Program and Avenidas.

 

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Chuck Baker!: Local senior takes to the skies

28 DAYS AGO
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Chuck Baker!: Local senior takes to the skies

Paul Hollingworth/Special to the Town Crier
Chuck Baker prepares for his skydiving adventure last month. The World War II pilot never had to deploy his parachute during the war.

To celebrate his 100th birthday earlier this year, World War II B-17 pilot Charles "Chuck" Baker took flight above Hol...

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