Shelter-in-place order would be another blow to Los Altos’ struggling businesses

Oliva Treynor/Town Crier File Photo
A shelter-in-place order would mean local restaurants can no longer have outdoor dining. Many downtown Los Altos restaurants have constructed parklets to facilitate outdoor dining.

If the Bay Area is placed under another shelter-in-place order – projections show it will be by mid- to late-December – then many nonessential businesses including retail and restaurants either will have to close or operate under strict guidelines.

LA council sends letter opposing housing allocation figures

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Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier File Photo
The proposed Altos One development, pictured above in December 2019, is set to offer 10 affordable housing units, boosting Los Altos’ supply as the state calls for numbers the city is struggling to meet.

The Los Altos City Council submitted a letter to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) last week voicing its disapproval of proposed housing allocation figures from the state.

Nest Egg Briefs: Is trying to time the market worth it?

Imagine you are the unluckiest investor on the planet. You tried to do all the right things. You used a highly diversified stock market index fund for your investments rather than trying to pick individual stocks.

Transactions for the week of Dec. 2

Los Altos

1057 Covington Road, Citraro Trust to S. Mukherjee for $4,475,000
226 W. Edith Avenue No. 23, D. Eaton to L. & C. Fling for $1,150,000

Los Altos council to send letter disapproving of housing allocation figures

The Los Altos City Council plans to submit a letter to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) this week to voice its disapproval over proposed housing allocation figures from the state.

Mountain View's Red Rock Coffee gets saved by anonymous investor

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Marie Godderis/Town Crier
An anonymous investor has purchased Red Rock Coffee, saving the downtown Mountain View coffee shop from likely closure.

When Jean Boulanger, the general manager of Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View, first read the description of the GoFundMe page posted in July to save the shop, reality started sinking in.

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