Summer blood need runs high at Stanford

Summer blood need runs high at Stanford

A spate of heart operations and an organ transplan...

After nearly quitting pro golf, Kim keeps her dream on course

After nearly quitting pro golf, Kim keeps her dream on course


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Lauren Kim, a Sta...
Despite Supreme Court ruling, local teachers unions undeterred

Despite Supreme Court ruling, local teachers unions undeterred


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After the U.S. Supreme Court’s expec...

Foothill College awards first bachelor's degrees

Foothill College awards first bachelor's degrees


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Program Director Ph...
Momentum Cycling Studio celebrates five years in LA

Momentum Cycling Studio celebrates five years in LA


MEGAN V. WINSLOW/TOWN CRIER
Momentum Cycling Stu...
Clyde Noel: Fun-loving 'man on the street' was avid local volunteer

Clyde Noel: Fun-loving 'man on the street' was avid local volunteer

Clyde Noel loved telling a good story and sharing ...

News

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action

Ishaan Parmar/Special to the Town Crier
Former Los Altos Mayor Frank Verlot, standing, master of ceremonies for the July 4 “Cradle of Liberty” statute anniversary event, speaks to the crowd gathered at Shoup Park in Los Altos.

The solemn stat...

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Schools

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'


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Members of the Children’s Health Council’s Teen Wellness Committee display copies of the book they compiled, “Just a Thought,” which addresses mental health challenges teens face. Pictured are, front, from left...

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Community

Bouquets from Blossom Buddies help patients 'feel so much better'

Bouquets from Blossom Buddies help patients 'feel so much better'


Courtesy of Sheela Veerina
Blossom Buddies participants create and deliver bouquets to patients in hospitals and nursing homes.

Volunteer Robin Bantz will probably never forget the reaction of a woman at Stanford Hospital to whom she delivered f...

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Sports

MVLA Wolves conclude soccer season with winning record, 3rd-place finish

MVLA Wolves conclude soccer season with winning record, 3rd-place finish


Courtesy of Kirsten Hayes
MVLA Wolves coach Albertin Montaya, right, draws up a play for his team during a recent game.

The MVLA Wolves, the local team in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, finished the season with a 5-2-1 record that was good...

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Letters to the Editor: Week of July 11

Palo Alto should preserve joint animal services

I am disappointed that the Palo Alto City Council still has not approved a plan to contract with Pets In Need to provide animal care services.

When the city of Palo Alto conducted an audit of its anim...

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Special Sections

Aging matters: Ways to survive summer heat

Hot weather is a major concern for older adults, especially those living with chronic medical conditions. Factors that directly affect the risks are lack of fluids, lack of air conditioning and physical activity.

To help avoid the risks of heat and ...

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People

Jack Sayre Hollen

Jack Sayre Hollen

FEBRUARY 2, 1930 – JUNE 15, 2018
On June 15, 2018, Jack Sayre Hollen, our loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went to be with our Lord in Heaven. Jack was born on February 2, 1930 in Condon, Oregon. He attended the Co...

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Magazine

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage


Courtesy of Ana and the MRI
Ana and the MRI – featuring Mountain View High School students Isabella Scotti, from left, Melissa Pinkner and Rachel Owstrowski – is scheduled to perform at the festival for the first time.

Local band Ana and the MRI...

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News

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action

'Cradle of Liberty' inspires gratitude, call to action
Ishaan Parmar/Special to the Town Crier
Former Los Altos Mayor Frank Verlot, standing, master of ceremonies for the July 4 “Cradle of Liberty” statute anniversary event, speaks to the crowd gathered at Shoup Park in Los Altos.

The solemn statue of a soldier with a baby, nestled under a canop...

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Sports

MVLA Wolves conclude soccer season with winning record, 3rd-place finish

MVLA Wolves conclude soccer season with winning record, 3rd-place finish

Courtesy of Kirsten Hayes
MVLA Wolves coach Albertin Montaya, right, draws up a play for his team during a recent game.

The MVLA Wolves, the local team in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, finished the season with a 5-2-1 record that was good enough for third place in the Pac North Conferenc...

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Community

Bouquets from Blossom Buddies help patients 'feel so much better'

Bouquets from Blossom Buddies help patients 'feel so much better'

Courtesy of Sheela Veerina
Blossom Buddies participants create and deliver bouquets to patients in hospitals and nursing homes.

Volunteer Robin Bantz will probably never forget the reaction of a woman at Stanford Hospital to whom she delivered flowers. The woman burst into tears at the sight of...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: Week of July 11

Palo Alto should preserve joint animal services

I am disappointed that the Palo Alto City Council still has not approved a plan to contract with Pets In Need to provide animal care services.

When the city of Palo Alto conducted an audit of its animal services in 2015, it found that the shelter was...

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People

Jack Sayre Hollen

Jack Sayre Hollen

FEBRUARY 2, 1930 – JUNE 15, 2018
On June 15, 2018, Jack Sayre Hollen, our loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went to be with our Lord in Heaven. Jack was born on February 2, 1930 in Condon, Oregon. He attended the Condon schools and excelled in sports and enjoyed fi...

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Schools

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

Teens talk mental health in 'Just a Thought'

Courtesy of Children’s Health Council
Members of the Children’s Health Council’s Teen Wellness Committee display copies of the book they compiled, “Just a Thought,” which addresses mental health challenges teens face. Pictured are, front, from left: Emily Snelling, Maya Chawla, Hazel Lam and Hamsa...

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Special Sections

Aging matters: Ways to survive summer heat

Hot weather is a major concern for older adults, especially those living with chronic medical conditions. Factors that directly affect the risks are lack of fluids, lack of air conditioning and physical activity.

To help avoid the risks of heat and humidity, seniors should wear lightweight clothing...

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Stepping Out

TheatreWorks reveals 'Truths' this week in PA

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley launches its 49th season with “Hold These Truths,” a true story about a Japanese-American fighting internment during World War II.

The story follows Gordon Hirabayashi and his experiences going to college in Seattle, facing the U.S. Supreme Court and receiving the Congre...

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Obituaries

Jack Sayre Hollen

Jack Sayre Hollen

FEBRUARY 2, 1930 – JUNE 15, 2018
On June 15, 2018, Jack Sayre Hollen, our loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went to be with our Lord in Heaven. Jack was born on February 2, 1930 in Condon, Oregon. He attended the Condon schools and excelled in sports and enjoyed fi...

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Magazine

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage

Local teen band to perform Sunday: Ana and the MRI set to hit the Community Plaza Stage

Courtesy of Ana and the MRI
Ana and the MRI – featuring Mountain View High School students Isabella Scotti, from left, Melissa Pinkner and Rachel Owstrowski – is scheduled to perform at the festival for the first time.

Local band Ana and the MRI is scheduled to perform at the Los Altos Arts &am...

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