Accessible playground gains international attention

Accessible playground gains international attention


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Mountain View faces losses, gains in affordable housing

Mountain View faces losses, gains in affordable housing


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The Shorebreeze Apar...
Cupertino Union School District welcomes new trustee

Cupertino Union School District welcomes new trustee


Courtesy of Sylvia Leong
Sylvia Leong recently j...
Local basketball & soccer teams enter CCS as league champions

Local basketball & soccer teams enter CCS as league champions


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Will Dominguez, shooting, ...
Alta Vista named model continuation school

Alta Vista named model continuation school


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History museum schedules orchard walks

History museum schedules orchard walks


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News

Los Altos preparing to ask land owners to pay $1.1 million annually for storm drain work

Los Altos preparing to ask land owners to pay $1.1 million annually for storm drain work

1 DAY AGO  |  Bruce Barton - Staff Writer/bruceb@latc.com



Foothill Expressway at Loyola Bridge is closed after flooding from a winter storm in this 2014 photo. The area still poses a pooling-water problem....

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Schools

Cupertino Union School District welcomes new trustee

Cupertino Union School District welcomes new trustee

1 DAY AGO  |  Adanya Lustig - Staff Writer/adanyal@latc.com


Courtesy of Sylvia Leong
Sylvia Leong recently joined the Cupertino Union School District Board of Trustees.

The Cupertino Union School District...

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Community

Morning Forum speaker explores Victorian styles

Morning Forum speaker explores Victorian styles

1 DAY AGO  |  Charline Barbano - Special to the Town Crier


Dixon

Architect James Dixon gave an illustrated presentation on “Victorian/Edwardian Residential Architectural Styles in San Francisco” at the Mo...

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Local basketball & soccer teams enter CCS as league champions

Local basketball & soccer teams enter CCS as league champions

1 DAY AGO  |  Pete Borello - Staff Writer/peteb@latc.com


Town Crier File Photo
Will Dominguez, shooting, led Mountain View High with 12 points in last week’s league finale.

The Mountain View High boys b...

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Haugh About That?: The secret? I'd just love to tell you about it

1 DAY AGO  |  Jackie Madden Haugh

As I motioned to my class to gather around me in our room at the El Camino YMCA, 15 tiny dancers in fluffy pink tutus huddled into a tight circle.

“O...

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New moms are smiling after duct treatment

1 DAY AGO  |  Kim Gladfelter

As I’ve reported previously, more than 200,000 cases of blocked milk ducts occur in nursing mothers in the U.S. every year. In this column, I’d like t...

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People

William Davis Ramsey

1 DAY AGO  |  Los Altos Town Crier Staff

April 11, 1953-December 29, 2018 William Davis Ramsey passed away December 29, 2018, after falling ill with the flu this winter and consequently fight...

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Los Altos preparing to ask land owners to pay $1.1 million annually for storm drain work

1 DAY AGO
Los Altos preparing to ask land owners to pay $1.1 million annually for storm drain work


Foothill Expressway at Loyola Bridge is closed after flooding from a winter storm in this 2014 photo. The area still poses a pooling-water problem. Town Crier File Photo

The rains that pummeled Los Altos last week serve as a reminder that it may take only a few storms back-to-back to take the ...

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Mountain View residents on alert as mail goes missing

1 DAY AGO

Villa Street. Cypress Point Drive. Avellino Way. Mount Vernon Court.

Despite last month’s arrest of six Santa Clara County residents suspected of filching countless pieces of mail from Mountain View apartment complexes, residents of multifamily units along or near Central Expressway are continuing ...

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Schools

Cupertino Union School District welcomes new trustee

1 DAY AGO
Cupertino Union School District welcomes new trustee

Courtesy of Sylvia Leong
Sylvia Leong recently joined the Cupertino Union School District Board of Trustees.

The Cupertino Union School District welcomed a new trustee to its board last month, following one trustee’s resignation to join the Cupertino City Council.

Sylvia Leong, a longtime par...

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Time to ratify the ERA

1 DAY AGO

“I would like my granddaughters, when they pick up the Constitution, to see that notion – that women and men are persons of equal stature – I’d like them to see that is a basic principle of our society.”

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Community

Morning Forum speaker explores Victorian styles

1 DAY AGO
Morning Forum speaker explores Victorian styles

Dixon

Architect James Dixon gave an illustrated presentation on “Victorian/Edwardian Residential Architectural Styles in San Francisco” at the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 5.

Dixon established his architectural firm JDA in 1996. Previously he was project architect for the late Aaron Green, ...

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Community Briefs - week of Feb. 20

1 DAY AGO

World Affairs talk spotlights immigration

The Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs has scheduled a presentation on “International Migration and U.S. Policy” 7:30-9 p.m. March 6 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Lucas Guttentag, professor of the practice of law at Stanford Law Sch...

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Sports

Local basketball & soccer teams enter CCS as league champions

1 DAY AGO
Local basketball & soccer teams enter CCS as league champions

Town Crier File Photo
Will Dominguez, shooting, led Mountain View High with 12 points in last week’s league finale.

The Mountain View High boys basketball team needed to win last week’s regular-season finale to clinch the league title outright, and the Spartans didn’t have their leading scorer ...

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Gunn girls soccer just misses CCS

1 DAY AGO
Gunn girls soccer just misses CCS

Photos Courtesy of Patricia Smith
The Gunn team features five Los Altos Hills residents, including goalie Nicole Smith, right.

If finishing a half-point shy of a Central Coast Section playoff berth last year wasn’t hard enough for the Gunn High girls soccer team to swallow, just imagine how th...

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Comment

Haugh About That?: The secret? I'd just love to tell you about it

1 DAY AGO

As I motioned to my class to gather around me in our room at the El Camino YMCA, 15 tiny dancers in fluffy pink tutus huddled into a tight circle.

“OK, girls,” I said happily. “I have a secret to tell you!”

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Letters to the Editor - week of Feb. 20

1 DAY AGO

Potential candidates: What about competency?

The media and their audiences are all excited because of the increased number of young people, women, African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians, gays and transgenders who are entering politics. Clearly missing are short people, tall people, fat people, skinny...

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Special Sections

New moms are smiling after duct treatment

1 DAY AGO

As I’ve reported previously, more than 200,000 cases of blocked milk ducts occur in nursing mothers in the U.S. every year. In this column, I’d like to share my own personal experience as one of those mothers.

While it was challenging for many reasons, I’m deeply grateful for this experience becaus...

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Healthy Relationship Checklist: 10 benefits of loving well

1 DAY AGO

The new year brings an opportunity for all couples at any stage of an attached relationship – engaged, celebrating silver or gold anniversaries, bringing two families together, newly retired or empty-nesting – to reassess how satisfied they are with this thing called love.

Couple behavior makes sen...

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Business

The importance of inspections

1 DAY AGO

When you buy or sell a house, inspections are often involved. Following are some commonly asked questions.

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Honcho shutters after three-year run

1 DAY AGO

Representatives of Honcho, the wine and beer lounge at 235 First St., thanked customers on their website for a “fun three years” as the establishment closed for good on Valentine’s Day.

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People

William Davis Ramsey

1 DAY AGO

April 11, 1953-December 29, 2018 William Davis Ramsey passed away December 29, 2018, after falling ill with the flu this winter and consequently fighting a short battle with ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) at Renown Hospital in Reno. He led a full life sharing his love, laughter, gift of ...

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Norma Morris McBride

1 DAY AGO

Age 98 passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at The Terraces Los Altos, a loving and active retirement community where she had thrived happily for eighteen years. She was born in Burlingame, California on March 20, 1920 to Zela Harrell Morris and Don Morris. They moved to San Francisco for a year,...

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Obituaries

William Davis Ramsey

1 DAY AGO

April 11, 1953-December 29, 2018 William Davis Ramsey passed away December 29, 2018, after falling ill with the flu this winter and consequently fighting a short battle with ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) at Renown Hospital in Reno. He led a full life sharing his love, laughter, gift of ...

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Norma Morris McBride

1 DAY AGO

Age 98 passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at The Terraces Los Altos, a loving and active retirement community where she had thrived happily for eighteen years. She was born in Burlingame, California on March 20, 1920 to Zela Harrell Morris and Don Morris. They moved to San Francisco for a year,...

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Stepping Out

Smuin sets up in Mtn. View this week

1 DAY AGO
Smuin sets up in Mtn. View this week

Keith Sutter/Special to the Town Crier
Robert Kretz and Terez Dean Orr perform Nicole Haskins’ “Merely Players,” part of Smuin’s “Dance Series 01.”

Smuin continues its 25th anniversary season with “Dance Series 01,” which comes to Mountain View this week.

A program of contemporary ballet, perf...

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WBO's 'Foscari' finishes run Sunday in PA

1 DAY AGO
WBO's 'Foscari' finishes run Sunday in PA

Otak Jump/Special to the Town Crier
Jason Duika plays Francesco Foscari in West Bay Opera’s “I due Foscari.” The production’s two-week run comes to a close with a matinee Sunday.

The West Bay Opera production of Verdi’s “I due Foscari” is scheduled to close Sunday in Palo Alto.

A retelling of ...

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Spiritual Life

Spiritual Perspective: Baha'i faith prioritizes oneness of humanity

1 DAY AGO

Jan. 18 marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Paris Peace Conference held at the end of World War I. The conference resulted in the establishment of the League of Nations, an organization intended by its founders to secure peace at the international level. This was the first of three hi...

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Pastor's Perspective: A moment and a message in the aftermath of the synagogue tragedy

3 MONTHS AGO

Oct. 28 was supposed to be a festival day in our congregation. The sanctuary had been decorated for the day. Two trumpet players were scheduled to play. Our talented organist, who had been on leave, was back. The bells would play and the choir sing. But as I put on my robes that morning, they felt...

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Magazine

Learning a language: Immersion camp promotes connection to Hebrew and Israeli culture

22 DAYS AGO
Learning a language: Immersion camp promotes connection to Hebrew and Israeli culture

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The experimental new Tayasim Hebrew camp in Palo Alto may be the first on the West Coast to offer immersion-based learning.

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center’s Tayasim camp may be the first Hebrew-immersion camp on the West Coast, according to the center’s ...

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Running the show: Camps and after-school programs provide hands-on learning in video production

22 DAYS AGO
Running the show: Camps and after-school programs provide hands-on learning in video production

Photos by Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Kyle Novero, above, pointing, and Alex Mousa, foreground, edit footage from “In the Mix with the Trio,” a KMVT show on which they review songs. Novero and Mousa collaborate with Cole Carter, below left, and Kirsten Andrews.

For the past 12 years, KMVT 15,...

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