Panthers looking to repeat feat

Panthers looking to repeat feat


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St. Francis hires alumna as principal

St. Francis hires alumna as principal


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A teen's-eye view: Drone photographer's work on display at library

A teen's-eye view: Drone photographer's work on display at library


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Brayden Snedigar, p...
Local artist infuses humor in his offbeat paintings

Local artist infuses humor in his offbeat paintings


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“Don’t Take That Call” is ...
Tips for battling allergy season

Tips for battling allergy season

Achoo! It’s the all-too-familiar sound that arrive...

Startup's co-housing concept adds Los Altos Hills luster

Startup's co-housing concept adds Los Altos Hills luster


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HubHaus residents Mat...

News

Loyola students ask Parks and Rec for inclusive playground on campus

Loyola students ask Parks and Rec for inclusive playground on campus


Courtesy of Olenka Villarreal
Loyola School third-graders are advocating for an inclusive playground like Magical Bridge in Palo Alto, left. The students attended a Parks and Recreation Commission meeting April 11 to lobby for one, even though the...

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Schools

Blach musicians place first at National Festival of Gold

Blach musicians place first at National Festival of Gold


Courtesy of Brittany Gray
Katherine Healzer, center, plays Handel’s Harp Concerto along with other members of the Blach Intermediate School Orchesta over spring break at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco for the National Festival of Gold.

Th...

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A teen's-eye view: Drone photographer's work on display at library

A teen's-eye view: Drone photographer's work on display at library


Renee Wang/Town Crier intern
Brayden Snedigar, pictured here with his drone, took aerial photos that are on display at the Los Altos main library.

Like many people in Silicon Valley, 13-year-old Brayden Snedigar loves technology. The Blach Inter...

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Sports

Eagles get even with Chargers, rout them 12-6

Runs were hard to come by when the Los Altos High baseball team faced Wilcox earlier in the week, but the Eagles scored early and often in Friday’s rematch.

Two days after dropping a 2-1 decision at Wilcox, the host Eagles prevailed 12-6 in wh...

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Letters to the Editor

Judge Persky should be recalled

Judge Aaron Persky should be recalled not because he gave Brock Turner a light sentence, but because that sentence is the latest manifestation of a pattern.

He has been consistently sympathetic and lenient toward pri...

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Tips for battling allergy season

Tips for battling allergy season

Achoo! It’s the all-too-familiar sound that arrives at spring’s first bloom. With it comes the dreaded stuffy and runny nose and itchy eyes – allergy season has sprung.

“Things seem to really crescendo in March, April, May, and that’s the worst time...

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Startup's co-housing concept adds Los Altos Hills luster

Startup's co-housing concept adds Los Altos Hills luster


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
HubHaus residents Matic Ferk, above, from left, Adam Lugowski and Kerry Jones gather in their Los Altos Hills kitchen at dinnertime. Their home’s communal living room provides a shared space to gather. It gazes out on Sil...

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DOROTHY V. PAULSEN

DOROTHY V. PAULSEN

Dorothy V. Paulsen, 94, passed away peacefully in Los Altos on Tuesday, April 3, just a month shy of her 95th birthday. She had lived and died just the way she wanted to, in her home and cared for by friends and family.

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Local activities offer a bounty of outdoor fun

Local activities offer a bounty of outdoor fun


S.M. Lieu/Special to the Town Crier
A youngster searches for treasure during the 2017 Los Altos Spring Egg Hunt. This year’s hunt is scheduled 9:30 a.m. March 31.

Spring has sprung, and with it comes a long list of family-friendly events in the...

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Loyola students ask Parks and Rec for inclusive playground on campus

Loyola students ask Parks and Rec for inclusive playground on campus

Courtesy of Olenka Villarreal
Loyola School third-graders are advocating for an inclusive playground like Magical Bridge in Palo Alto, left. The students attended a Parks and Recreation Commission meeting April 11 to lobby for one, even though they were on spring break.

Although it was spring...

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Business

Startup's co-housing concept adds Los Altos Hills luster

Startup's co-housing concept adds Los Altos Hills luster

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
HubHaus residents Matic Ferk, above, from left, Adam Lugowski and Kerry Jones gather in their Los Altos Hills kitchen at dinnertime. Their home’s communal living room provides a shared space to gather. It gazes out on Silicon Valley,

You’ve got a job – maybe even one ...

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Sports

Eagles get even with Chargers, rout them 12-6

Runs were hard to come by when the Los Altos High baseball team faced Wilcox earlier in the week, but the Eagles scored early and often in Friday’s rematch.

Two days after dropping a 2-1 decision at Wilcox, the host Eagles prevailed 12-6 in what coach Gabe Stewart described as “a rollic...

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Community

A teen's-eye view: Drone photographer's work on display at library

A teen's-eye view: Drone photographer's work on display at library

Renee Wang/Town Crier intern
Brayden Snedigar, pictured here with his drone, took aerial photos that are on display at the Los Altos main library.

Like many people in Silicon Valley, 13-year-old Brayden Snedigar loves technology. The Blach Intermediate School seventh-grader has turned his passi...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor

Judge Persky should be recalled

Judge Aaron Persky should be recalled not because he gave Brock Turner a light sentence, but because that sentence is the latest manifestation of a pattern.

He has been consistently sympathetic and lenient toward privileged, white offenders. He has been particularly...

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Spiritual Life

Speakers reflect on faith and impact on lives at prayer breakfast

Speakers reflect on faith and impact on lives at prayer breakfast

Dillon

The 24th annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, held March 16, featured two speakers – Justin Dillon and Promod Haque – who found strength in faith to address both global injustice and personal tragedy.

Dillon commits much of his time and resources to disrupting the $150 billion busine...

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People

DOROTHY V. PAULSEN

DOROTHY V. PAULSEN

Dorothy V. Paulsen, 94, passed away peacefully in Los Altos on Tuesday, April 3, just a month shy of her 95th birthday. She had lived and died just the way she wanted to, in her home and cared for by friends and family.

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Schools

Blach musicians place first at National Festival of Gold

Blach musicians place first at National Festival of Gold

Courtesy of Brittany Gray
Katherine Healzer, center, plays Handel’s Harp Concerto along with other members of the Blach Intermediate School Orchesta over spring break at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco for the National Festival of Gold.

The Blach Intermediate School Orchestra won first pl...

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Special Sections

Tips for battling allergy season

Tips for battling allergy season

Achoo! It’s the all-too-familiar sound that arrives at spring’s first bloom. With it comes the dreaded stuffy and runny nose and itchy eyes – allergy season has sprung.

“Things seem to really crescendo in March, April, May, and that’s the worst time of year for most people who live in Northern Cali...

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Stepping Out

Boston Pops performs Friday night at Stanford

Stanford Live presents the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra in a concert slated 8 p.m. Friday in Stanford University’s Bing Concert Hall.

Conducted by Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops will perform the music of U.S. film composer John Williams, including tracks from the movies “E.T.,”...

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Obituaries

DOROTHY V. PAULSEN

DOROTHY V. PAULSEN

Dorothy V. Paulsen, 94, passed away peacefully in Los Altos on Tuesday, April 3, just a month shy of her 95th birthday. She had lived and died just the way she wanted to, in her home and cared for by friends and family.

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California Pops kicks off 25th season with Broadway, Hollywood and Big Band hits


Sam Huie/California Pops Orchestra
Blowing their own horns in the California Pops Orchestra’s trumpet section are, from left, Dean Boysen, Bob Runnels and Noel Weidkamp.

The 65-piece California Pops Orchestra kicks off its 25th Silver Jubilee Season 3 p.m. Sunday at Smithwick Theatre on the Foothill College campus.

The opening performance of the six-show season, “Variety Show!,” will feature music from “How the West Was Won,” “Camelot,” “The High and the Mighty” and “Dick Tracy,” among others.

The orchestra will perform tributes to Big Band leader Harry James, featuring Bob Runnells on trumpet, and animated icon Bugs Bunny.

Pianist Chin Beckmann will join the orchestra for the original “Variations on ‘I Got Rhythm’” as performed by George Gershwin.”

Known by fans as the Boston Pops of the West Coast, the California Pops Orchestra is the nation’s only all-request symphony orchestra, playing hits from 80 years of Big Band, Hollywood, Broadway, jazz and comedy music.

Tickets for the series are $83-$235. Tickets for individual shows are $42 premium center, $37 regular and Americans with Disabilities Act access, $15 youth. All seating is reserved.

Foothill College is located at 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Free parking is available in lots 5 and 6.

To avoid long ticket lines on show day, advance tickets are advised.

For tickets and more information, visit calpops.org or call 856-8432.

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