Revelation in Fit celebrates anniversary, takes its "fit" mission on the road

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Matching bodies to bras inspired the creation of Revelation in Fit, a shape-friendly downtown Los Altos lingerie store with 117 sizes. Owner Robynne Winchester opened her first location five years ago.

Revelation in Fit, the lingerie shop at 286 State St. in Los Altos, has planned a sale and giveaways Friday through Sunday to mark its fifth anniversary as an organization.

Owner Robynne Winchester opened the first of her three Bay Area locations five years ago and opened in Los Altos in 2017. She spoke with the Town Crier last week from San Jose, where she and other staff were conducting bra fittings for underserved and homeless women during a day of service.

Los Altos Youth Commission honors three local businesses

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The Los Altos Youth Commission singles out T4, Baskin-Robbins and AJ Tutoring, pictured, for being teen-friendly businesses.

Since the Los Altos Youth Commission launched its Teen Friendly Business Award program three years ago, members have annually honored a single business for creating a welcoming environment for local teens. This year, the commission selected three.

In past years, commissioners considered businesses across the city’s seven districts and recognized the one that best catered to teens.

Lost treasure: Long-standing Los Altos jewelry repair shop set to close

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House of Treasures has been a downtown mainstay since 1975, moving to its current Second Street address in 1996. Owner Brad Davis plans to retire and close up shop in June.

Multiple factors play into Brad Davis’ approaching retirement and the closure of his Los Altos mainstay House of Treasures in June, but he called recent, serious issues with his eyesight the final “wake-up call.”

“I made the decision a couple of months ago,” Davis said in a phone call with the Town Crier, initiated during one of his slower periods of the day. “I had some vision problems and it scared me. … Things went blurry, I had double vision. … Everything’s OK now.”

Salon holds anniversary celebration and fundraiser

Hair at Eric Ringo’s has scheduled a 20-year anniversary celebration and fundraiser 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the salon, 349 Plaza South, Los Altos.

Proceeds from the event will support the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California. Ringo said he organized the event in honor of his mother, Alice, who died of Alzheimer’s disease four years ago.

Should you invest in an IPO?

Since the beginning of this year, we’ve seen a number of spectacular first-day gains among initial public offerings (IPOs).

Lyft rose 21% before closing with a gain of 9%. Pinterest soared 25% but was overshadowed by Levi Strauss’s 31% advance. And even those impressive returns pale in comparison to Zoom, which – true to its name – zoomed up an astounding 72% by the end of its first day of trading. It’s no surprise that so many IPOs are oversubscribed. But are they really good investments?

Transactions for the week of May 29

Los Altos

1315 Garthwick Drive, W. & W. Grossman to B. & C. Oyang for $2,910,000

1805 Granger Avenue, V. Khatkhate to E. & B. Kim for $2,778,000


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