Los Altos Sub-acute to offer regular virus updates

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Altos Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Center plans to provide weekly updates that include the number of residents or staff that have tested positive for the coronavirus and steps the facility is taking to mitigate risks and improve safety. 

Los Altos nonprofit aims to bridge grocery gap for people in need

Rebecca Mathenia
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Rebecca Mathenia, a paraeducator for Vargas Elementary School in Sunnyvale, hands out groceries provided by the Assistance League of Los Altos Friday.

As a regular supporter of the Sunnyvale School District, the Assistance League of Los Altos planned to fund science camp scholarships for district students this year. The coronavirus rendered the camp impossible, but students and their families are now reaping the nonprofit’s help in even more meaningful manifestations: carrots, rice, pasta sauce and lentils. 

Los Altos merchants count their losses, seek help

Kristy Gobright
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Kristy Gobright’s business, Salon 121 in downtown Los Altos, is among those that have had to temporarily close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Some are wondering what a city like Los Altos, driven by small business, will look like after the coronavirus pandemic has moved through. 

Stanford doctor launches survey to predict COVID-19 spread

Dr. Lawrence “Rusty” Hofmann saw the relatively sparse number of Americans tested for COVID-19 and concluded, as many have, “What we’re doing right now just isn’t working.”  

In Los Altos, bad guys keeping their distance, too

Los Altos residents are not only doing better with their social distancing – the crooks are apparently staying home, too. 

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