Los Altos Hills resident Brougher succeeds on land and in the sky

Los Altos Hills resident Brougher succeeds on land and in the sky


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Leo Brougher competes i...
Freestyle Academy teacher wins STEM Teaching Award

Freestyle Academy teacher wins STEM Teaching Award


Leo Florendo of Freestyle Academy of Communi...

Investigation underway after shoplifting at Kids Only

Investigation underway after shoplifting at Kids Only

A woman known to roam stores in downtown Los Altos...

LASD now targeting larger Kohl's site for 10th school

LASD now targeting larger Kohl's site for 10th school

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The Los Altos Scho...
LAH council set to choose new Planning Commissioners

LAH council set to choose new Planning Commissioners

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Los Altos Hills City Council members at...

Before 'Cradle,' 'Freedom Tree' stood as tribute to POWs, MIAs

Before 'Cradle,' 'Freedom Tree' stood as tribute to POWs, MIAs


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Cecile (Boggs) Breuch, abo...

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Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon

Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Abigail Ahrens, center, beams as she accepts proclamations from Los Altos Hills Mayor John Radford, from left, State Sen. Jerry Hill, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and State Assemblyman Marc Berman.

Los...

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Schools

MVLA lays out Measure E plans

MVLA lays out Measure E plans


Crystal Tai/Town Crier
Mountain View Los Altos Union High School trustees Fiona Walter, left, and Debbie Torok received flowers for helping Measure E pass.

After Measure E passed in the June 5 election, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High Sch...

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Community

Veterans event commemorates 20th anniversary of Cradle of Liberty statue dedication

Veterans event commemorates 20th anniversary of Cradle of Liberty statue dedication


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“The Cradle of Liberty,” a bronze statue standing approximately 8 feet tall, is the creation of Los Altos artist R.J. Truman. It is installed in a quiet area of Shoup Park near Adobe Creek. A 20th anniversary celebration of th...

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Flyin' Falcons

Flyin' Falcons


Courtesy of Eric Mark
Blach Intermediate School’s seventh-grade girls 4x400 relay team – Natalie Mark, from left, Audrey Zhang, Grace Strode and Maya Narang – set a new county meet record last month.

Blach Intermediate School’s Natalie Mark made...

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Letters to the Editor: Week of June 20

LA city code regulates height, not stories

The Town Crier article about the Sorensens’ building plan contains several inaccuracies (“Sorensens’ 3-story building plan returns to Planning Commission,” June 6).

For one, the file photo shown does not r...

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Special Sections

Exercise can help achieve work goals

Exercise can help achieve work goals


If you’re looking for new ways to up the ante on your work performance, exercise can do more than increase your energy and relieve stress.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular exercise can ensure that your think...

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Local founders back in court

A federal grand jury charged Los Altos Hills resident Elizabeth Holmes with wire fraud last week in the continuing investigation of her company, the Palo Alto-based Theranos Inc.

Holmes, 34, founded Theranos in 2003 as a life sciences startup focuse...

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People

Richard Jones M.D.

Former Los Altos Hills resident and physician, Richard (Dick) Jones, passed away a year ago on June 16th, 2017.Former Los Altos Hills resident and physician, Richard (Dick) Jones, passed away a year ago on June 16th, 2017.

He was born and grew up in...

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Senior Program Briefs

Senior Program Briefs


Courtesy Los Altos Senior Program
ArtVentures participants display their work at the Senior Program’s “Art on the Patio.”

The following events are scheduled at the Los Altos Senior Program’s Hillview Community Center location at 97 Hillview Ave....

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News

Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon

Ahrens honored at State of Cities annual luncheon
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Abigail Ahrens, center, beams as she accepts proclamations from Los Altos Hills Mayor John Radford, from left, State Sen. Jerry Hill, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and State Assemblyman Marc Berman.

Los Altos and Los Altos Hills leaders gathered Friday...

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Business

Local founders back in court

A federal grand jury charged Los Altos Hills resident Elizabeth Holmes with wire fraud last week in the continuing investigation of her company, the Palo Alto-based Theranos Inc.

Holmes, 34, founded Theranos in 2003 as a life sciences startup focused on closely guarded medical innovation related to...

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Sports

Flyin' Falcons

Flyin' Falcons

Courtesy of Eric Mark
Blach Intermediate School’s seventh-grade girls 4x400 relay team – Natalie Mark, from left, Audrey Zhang, Grace Strode and Maya Narang – set a new county meet record last month.

Blach Intermediate School’s Natalie Mark made her mark at this year’s Santa Clara County track ...

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Community

Veterans event commemorates 20th anniversary of Cradle of Liberty statue dedication

Veterans event commemorates 20th anniversary of Cradle of Liberty statue dedication

Town Crier File Photo
“The Cradle of Liberty,” a bronze statue standing approximately 8 feet tall, is the creation of Los Altos artist R.J. Truman. It is installed in a quiet area of Shoup Park near Adobe Creek. A 20th anniversary celebration of the statue is scheduled on the Fourth of July.

It...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: Week of June 20

LA city code regulates height, not stories

The Town Crier article about the Sorensens’ building plan contains several inaccuracies (“Sorensens’ 3-story building plan returns to Planning Commission,” June 6).

For one, the file photo shown does not represent the revised proposal that went to the Pla...

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People

Richard Jones M.D.

Former Los Altos Hills resident and physician, Richard (Dick) Jones, passed away a year ago on June 16th, 2017.Former Los Altos Hills resident and physician, Richard (Dick) Jones, passed away a year ago on June 16th, 2017.

He was born and grew up in West Frankfort, IL, attended Northwestern Univers...

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Schools

MVLA lays out Measure E plans

MVLA lays out Measure E plans

Crystal Tai/Town Crier
Mountain View Los Altos Union High School trustees Fiona Walter, left, and Debbie Torok received flowers for helping Measure E pass.

After Measure E passed in the June 5 election, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees forged ahead with p...

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Special Sections

Exercise can help achieve work goals

Exercise can help achieve work goals

If you’re looking for new ways to up the ante on your work performance, exercise can do more than increase your energy and relieve stress.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular exercise can ensure that your thinking, learning and judgment skills remain sharp. ...

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Stepping Out

LA Stage Co.'s 'Pippin' closes Sunday

Los Altos Stage Company’s production of the Broadway hit “Pippin” is scheduled to close Sunday.

Young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power. In the ...

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Obituaries

Richard Jones M.D.

Former Los Altos Hills resident and physician, Richard (Dick) Jones, passed away a year ago on June 16th, 2017.Former Los Altos Hills resident and physician, Richard (Dick) Jones, passed away a year ago on June 16th, 2017.

He was born and grew up in West Frankfort, IL, attended Northwestern Univers...

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Magazine

Senior Program Briefs

Senior Program Briefs

Courtesy Los Altos Senior Program
ArtVentures participants display their work at the Senior Program’s “Art on the Patio.”

The following events are scheduled at the Los Altos Senior Program’s Hillview Community Center location at 97 Hillview Ave., unless otherwise noted. To register for events a...

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‘Damn Yankees’ at Foothill through Aug. 18


David Allen/Special to the Town Crier
“Damn Yankees,” Foothill Music Theatre’s production of the classic tale of baseball and love, runs through Aug. 18 at Smithwick Theatre.

Foothill Music Theatre is scheduled to present “Damn Yankees” through Aug. 18 in Los Altos Hills.

The Tony Award-winning musical, which debuted on Broadway nearly 60 years ago, is a classic tale of baseball and love – and the high stakes a player risks to help his team get a shot in the big leagues. The play is based on Douglass Wallop’s novel “The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant.”

When baseball fanatic Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil, he has only one request – the opportunity to lead his favorite team, the flailing Washington Senators, to victory against the New York Yankees. Joe transforms from middle-aged zero to baseball hero Joe Hardy, reinvigorating his hapless team members into champions. But deals with the devil come with a price – in exchange for new glory, Joe overlooks the value of his old life until it is almost too late.

Los Altos native Tom Gough directs the production, supported by Catherine Snider (music direction) and Katie O’Bryon (choreography). The musical stars Jeff Clarke (as Mr. Applegate), Jen Wheatonfox (Lola) and Dan Mitchell (Joe Hardy). Featured cast members include Richard Lewis (Van Buren), Caitlyn Lawrence-Papp (Gloria), Ryan Henry (Commissioner Lynch), Matt Tipton (Joe Boyd) and Mary Melnick (Meg Boyd).

The production is staged at the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road.

Performances are slated 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets are $10-$28; parking is $3.

For tickets and more information, call 949-7360 or visit foothillmusicals.com.

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