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Breathe Holistic Health aims to bring breath of fresh air to Los Altos

courtesy of Liat Hod
The staff of Breathe Holistic Health strives to offer an oasis for Silicon Valley residents in search of relaxation and restoration.

Amid the frantic pace of Silicon Valley, an oasis of calm recently cropped up in Los Altos. Or at least that’s what Breathe Holistic Health hopes to bring to the area, according to owner Liat Hod.

“Los Altos is a very health-conscious as well as self-motivated community,” said Hod, a licensed acupuncturist. “At the same time, it’s a hub for the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley. We wanted a place to allow for people to come together for restoration and relaxation.”

400 Main St. seeks exemption for potential tenants

Owners of 400 Main St. could see new tenants if city officials approve an interpretation of Los Altos municipal code.

As 400 Main St. continues to stand partially empty, a proposal has been put forward that looks to bring more life to the three-year-old building.

Ice cream expands in Mountain View

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Pushcart Creamery awaits permits before it can open at 292 Castro St. in Mountain View. A nearby ice cream venture, Icicles, is set to debut in the fall. Here

Gelato Classico’s long dessert monopoly over Castro Street may soon end as two ice cream shops – nearly next door to each other – prepare to open.

Pushcart Creamery, the latest venture from the family behind Srasa Kitchen, currently awaits city permits at 292 Castro. Creator Brandon Poon said much remained in limbo about the small-batch ice cream shop, depending on what equipment requirements the city dictates to allow an expedited approval.

Speaker: Silicon Valley must address housing, traffic problems

Courtesy of Silicon Valley Association of Realtors
Carl Guardino, CEO and president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, told local realtors that if Silicon Valley’s traffic and housing problems are not resolved, the region could lose its innovation edge.

Carl Guardino, CEO and president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, claims that while Silicon Valley’s innovative industries have grown faster than any other, traffic and housing problems are impacting businesses and further growth in the region.

Guardino addressed the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors last month in Los Altos, noting that if ignored, Silicon Valley could fall behind its top-tier competitors.

A Runner's Mind continues specialized running tradition downtown

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Monte Keleher purchased On Your Mark in June and reopened it as A Runner’s Mind.

The new running store on Main Street in Los Altos inherits the personalized, service-oriented spirit of its predecessor, On Your Mark.

But when A Runner’s Mind opened downtown at the beginning of the summer, it expanded the selection of “athleisure” clothing aimed at all sporty types, not just runners, and started new traditions for local running culture

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