Los Altos CEO joins No Kid Hungry’s leadership council

Rajat Mishra
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Los Altos CEO Rajat Mishra, center, serves on the leadership council of the nonprofit No Kid Hungry.

Rajat Mishra, co-founder and CEO of Los Altos-based Prezentium, recently joined the leadership council of No Kid Hungry, a nonprofit combating child hunger in the United States.

Flying cars? New Los Altos business looking to make it a reality

Courtesy of ASKA
Guy and Maki Kaplinsky, co-founders of ASKA, recently opened a showroom in downtown Los Altos.

In the near future, Los Altos residents may be able travel from their hometown to Half Moon Bay in 20 minutes, or reach Lake Tahoe in an hour.

A shell of a job: LA native drives Planters’ NUTmobile

Danny Holton
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Mountain View High School graduate Danny Holton, riding atop the Planters NUTmobile, travels the country in the vehicle to promote the Planter Peanuts brand.

When Danny Holton stumbled across the Wienermobile three years ago at a fair in Phoenix, the Los Altos native never imagined that a few years later he’d be traveling the United States in its sister vehicle, the 26-foot-long NUTmobile representing the Planters Peanuts brand.

A Bryte idea: Local company creates high-tech beds to improve sleep

Bryte Restorative Bed
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The Bryte Restorative Bed, shown at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills, is controlled by advanced technology that learns the patterns of a person’s sleep, according to the company’s founders.

Studies show that Americans do not get enough sleep, and it’s a problem the nation has struggled with for decades. A company founded and based in Los Altos is trying to help fix that.
Bryte builds beds using modern technology and the latest scientific understanding of sleep.

Los Altos Hills resident turns childhood dream into reality

Kip’s Cards
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Longtime sports card collector Cisco Palao-Ricketts, with son William, opened Kip’s Hobby Shop Jan. 22 at Rancho Shopping Center.

Since he was young, Cisco Palao-Ricketts has been an avid sports fan and sports card collector. Now he is turning that passion into a business venture.

Eviction protection for small businesses continues

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously March 23 to extend the temporary moratorium on commercial evictions of small-business tenants resulting from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The extended eviction moratorium is now in effect through Aug. 18, or sooner if the governor’s executive order authorizing such moratoria expires.

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