Modern recipes meet old-world traditions in new Italian eatery


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Tre Monti, an Italian restaurant, is scheduled to officially open at 270 Main St. in early January. Mattia Galiano, Mario Nucci and Giovanni Messina partnered on the eatery to bring traditional Italian cooking to Los Altos.

Just after Christmas, three business partners who hail from the same coastal region in Southern Italy will open the doors to their new Los Altos restaurant, Tre Monti, with a grand event featuring a full buffet.

A small group including the owners, a server, family friends and a Town Crier reporter gathered Nov. 27 to share a pre-opening meal at Tre Monti, located at 270 Main. St., former home to Miyo Yogurt.

Google pays $1 billion for remaining buildings in MV business park

A Google Inc. representative last week confirmed that the company paid approximately $1 billion for the remaining buildings Google did not yet occupy in the Britannia Shoreline Technology Park in Mountain View, former home to LinkedIn Corp.

The business park, directly across the street from the Googleplex headquarters, comprises 12 buildings. According to Google’s Maps system, which has not yet been updated to reflect the purchase, Google already owned 2011, 2015, 2017 and 2081 Stierlin Court. The only building the company doesn’t own in the complex houses Alexza Pharmaceuticals.

Kid-oriented hair salon moves into Los Altos

Pigtails & Crewcuts, a hair salon designed especially for kids, is set to open in Los Altos in early December.

Reyna Patel and Sneha Bhavan – sisters-in-law, close friends and now business partners – aim to bring something new to the Peninsula. Both moms of young boys, they saw a need for a salon tailored to children.

SILVAR earns award for global achievement


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The Silicon Valley Association of Realtors received the Diamond Global Achievement Program Award for 2018 from the National Association of Realtors earlier this month.

The Silicon Valley Association of Realtors Global Business Council received the Diamond Global Achievement Program Award for 2018 from the National Association of Realtors at the Realtors Conference & Expo earlier this month in Boston.

SILVAR President Bill Moody and Executive Officer Paul Cardus accepted the award on behalf of the council.

SVCF selects president after board search

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation Board of Directors recently named Nicole Taylor the organization’s new president and chief executive officer.

Officials on the Board Search Committee said Taylor is a leader who brings together a background in Bay Area philanthropy, nonprofit administration and fundraising with experience in both the private and public sectors. Foundation officials noted that Taylor embodies their values of “courage, collaboration, accountability and more.” Taylor will meet with all SVCF staff in the coming weeks.

Netskope sacrifices Los Altos address for more space


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Local software startup Netskope Inc. has moved its headquarters from downtown Los Altos to Santa Clara after outgrowing its Third Street space, above.

Local software startup Net- skope Inc. has moved its headquarters from downtown Los Altos to Santa Clara after outgrowing its Third Street space.

According to Netskope’s website, the growing company has three locations outside the U.S., in India, London and Melbourne. Employees at the now-vacant 270 Third St. office have relocated their main hub to 2445 Augustine Dr. in Santa Clara, said Netskope’s marketing director Fitz Barth.


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