Local resident releases investing guide with millennial daughters in mind


When Gene F. Lee began brainstorming titles for his 282-page, self-published book, he wanted to title it “The Investing Handbook for Millennials” because it was written with his two millennial-aged daughters in mind. However, one of his daughters quickly shot down the idea.

“When I told my daughter that, she said, ‘No. We millennials don’t like to be called out as millennials,’” the Los Altos resident said. “So I changed it.”

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Transactions for the week of June 12

Los Altos

1105 Briarwood Court, Los Altos Briar Capital LLC to A. & D. Chow for $4,150,000

1 W. Edith Avenue Unit D129, Kieiner Family Trust to Edith Trust for $1,299,000

Transactions for the week of June 5

Los Altos

980 Covington Road, 980 Covington LLC to L. & A. Babu for $3,750,000

241 Delphi Court, Bloom Trust to Ng Family LLC for $4,370,000

Realtors present scholarships to 18 local high school seniors


Courtesy of Silicon Valley Association of Realtors
Silicon Valley Association of Realtors board director Joanne Fraser, right, presents one of 18 scholarship awards to Aashna Desai, graduating senior from Los Altos High School, at the school’s senior awards ceremony last week.

The Silicon Valley Realtors Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, recently awarded scholarships to 18 graduating seniors from public high schools in Silicon Valley. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship.

The program recognizes students who have exemplified outstanding achievements in academics, extracurricular/employment activities and community involvement. The selection committee includes representatives from the local business community, area high schools, area colleges and SILVAR.

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


Town Crier File Photo
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.


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