Transactions for the week of September 2

Los Altos

10573 Creston Drive, H. Fakhrai-Rad to C. & Y. Li for $3,260,000
286 Cuesta Drive, J. & L. Slusser to A. & E. Sun for $3,285,000
754 Edge Lane, Eckardt Family Trust to S. & P. Russell-Gilford for $4,250,000
1 W. Edith Avenue Unit B107, Hochman Family Trust to Ryan Trust for $1,875,000
1640 Elmhurst Drive, Gambini Family Trust to A. & C. Cheng for $3,136,000
165 Giffin Road, Douthit Family Trust to Zhu-Zhang Family Trust for $3,096,000
2049 Kent Drive, A. & A. Oliver to G. & S. Badeer for $2,775,000
460 Lassen Street No. 9, W. Zhang to W. & T. Nguyen for $780,000
420 Paco Drive, O’Brien Trust to Barclay Trust for $3,360,000

Local school districts, nonprofits among El Camino Healthcare District grantees

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The El Camino Healthcare District is giving grants to 57 recipients, including school districts, nonprofit groups, safety-net clinics and community service agencies.

The El Camino Healthcare District approved nearly $7.7 million in funding toward its community benefit program for the 2021 fiscal year, the district reported in a press release in August.

On the Market: How water damage impacts property values

It seems a bit odd to be talking about water in the middle of summer, when we rarely see a drop of rain. But water damage is an important factor when selling a house. Following are frequently asked questions about how water and related issues may affect your home’s value.

Downtown businesses provide meals, clothing to wildfire evacuees

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The back dining room at The Post in downtown Los Altos has been converted into a hub for evacuees from area wildfires to come and collect donations that include clothing, sleeping bags and toys.

A local teacher. A family of eight, ranging from less than a year old to 80 years old. A retired elderly woman living by herself. These were a few examples of evacuees from wildfires that have raged across the Bay Area the past couple of weeks who stopped by The Post in Los Altos Sunday to pick up necessities donated by local downtown businesses.

Local real estate agent rebrands amid pandemic uncertainty

Alex Wang, a local real estate agent who recently launched a new brand, wondered whether he should continue with moving into an office space in downtown Los Altos.

He had signed a lease prior to COVID-19. He wound up moving, using a door from Home Depot propped up by two file cabinets as a makeshift desk.

Longtime downtown Los Altos florist set to close up shop next month

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Brian Davino, owner of Davino Florist in downtown Los Altos, is preparing to shutter his Main Street shop Sept. 19 after 29 years in business.

Los Altos-based florist Brian Davino is closing his downtown shop and retiring after 29 years in the business, a decision propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on the retail industry.

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