Local grocers overwhelmed by pandemic

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DeMartini Orchard employees unload groceries.

Across the nation, empty shelves have become the norm as grocery stores struggle to keep up with the unprecedented demand for items such as cleaning supplies, frozen vegetables and canned goods amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dry cleaner rises from the ashes

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Abraham Molina recently opened DryCleanerVia.com on El Camino Real in Los Altos.

Abraham Molina is finding a new start in Los Altos after his last dry-cleaning business went up in flames last fall. While the timing isn’t ideal – he launched his new store on El Camino Real just as the state’s shelter-in-place order went into effect – DryCleanerVia.Com is open for business.

Clarke’s closes after 75 years in Mountain View

After 75 years of serving burgers, fries, milkshakes and more, Clarke’s Charcoal Broiler in Mountain View officially closed for good March 31.

On the Market: Shelter-in-place order impacts real estate market

A hot topic around the virtual water cooler of late is how the shelter-in-place directive has affected the real estate market.

Following are anwers to some frequently asked questions – and opinions are across the board.

Transactions for the week of April 8

Los Altos

10571 Ainsworth Drive, S. Weakley to H. Baik for $2,455,500

267 Alba Court, Wang Family Trust to S. & D. Yu for $3,160,000

Los Altos chiropractor and patient launch line of CBD products

Los Altos chiropractor Gregory Dabb’s passion for his patients and practice at Better Life Chiropractic Center left him believing he had found his true calling.

And then he met Cory Schwaderer.


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