Cancer survivor series comes to El Camino Hospital next week

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Miramonte path project sparks residential debate

Miramonte path project sparks residential debate


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Rosalie and Virgil D...
A feast for our fathers

A feast for our fathers


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Thanking fathers thi...
MVHS Wellness Week program focuses on year-round health

MVHS Wellness Week program focuses on year-round health


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Mountain View Hi...
MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike


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Mounta...

Persky recalled, despite 'no' from local voters

Persky recalled, despite 'no' from local voters


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Acing Alcatraz

Acing Alcatraz


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LAH leaders, residents surprised by 'richest' ranking

LAH leaders, residents surprised by 'richest' ranking

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LASD targets Kohls site instead of Old Mill site for 10th school

LASD targets Kohls site instead of Old Mill site for 10th school

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos School District plans to acquire land on the eastern side of San Antonio Shopping Center in Mountain View, where Kohl’s Department store sits, to use as a 10th school site.

A letter Los Altos School Di...

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Schools

Egan students shine at Viking Showcase

Egan students shine at Viking Showcase


Crystal Tai/Town Crier
Egan Junior High School eighth-graders – from left, Tanish Chettiar, Shelli Lewis, Bryn Kenehan and Jack Hitching – take turns highlighting their achievements during the Viking Showcase May 31.

Egan Junior High School stud...

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Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience


Bob Simon/Special to the Town Crier
Veronica and Keith Wharton participate in the 1998 “Cradle of Liberty” dedication. An event commemorating the statue’s 20th anniversary is scheduled for the Fourth of July.

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Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates


Michael Oberhart/Special to the Town Crier
The Cardinals are the AAA Minors champions. Pictured, from left: Coaches Wilfred Lam, Ishaan and Tushar Chandra, head coach Bill Halpin, Logan Chatwin, Amar Chandra, Alex Halpin, Theo Barbou-des-Places, Tre...

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Letters to the Editor: gorillas, rat invasion, post office weed patch

Gorilla contact proves conservation danger

I was very interested in the Town Crier’s May 23 article “The great esc-‘ape’” about the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, because I too was lucky enough to visit the gorillas (Kwitond...

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Cider from a kiwi? Yes!

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!


Courtesy of Derek Wolfgram
Claudia Derp, left, and Tracy Smith co-founded a ciderhouse unique in the Bay Area, with 26 taps devoted to local craft ciders, including a kiwi-derived brew.

Cider Junction opened in Willow Glen in October 2017 and wa...

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Business

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike


Data courtesy of City of Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members spent hours last week wrestling with a business-license fee increase meant to boost city revenues while being fair to businesses of all sizes.

When the dust settled, the ...

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People

 Wedding: Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters

Wedding: Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters


Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters

Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters were married May 19 at Ponte Winery in Temecula.

The bride is the daughter of David and Betsy Mease of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s degre...

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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

LASD targets Kohls site instead of Old Mill site for 10th school

LASD targets Kohls site instead of Old Mill site for 10th school
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos School District plans to acquire land on the eastern side of San Antonio Shopping Center in Mountain View, where Kohl’s Department store sits, to use as a 10th school site.

A letter Los Altos School District Superintendent Jeff Baier sent to Mountain ...

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Business

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

MV council advances controversial business-license tax hike

Data courtesy of City of Mountain View

Mountain View City Council members spent hours last week wrestling with a business-license fee increase meant to boost city revenues while being fair to businesses of all sizes.

When the dust settled, the council opted for a model that would generate appo...

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Sports

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates

Cardinals rally to defeat Pirates

Michael Oberhart/Special to the Town Crier
The Cardinals are the AAA Minors champions. Pictured, from left: Coaches Wilfred Lam, Ishaan and Tushar Chandra, head coach Bill Halpin, Logan Chatwin, Amar Chandra, Alex Halpin, Theo Barbou-des-Places, Tre Viguerie, Michael Manche, William Fligor, Warren ...

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Community

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience

Subjects of TC's iconic 'Cradle of Liberty' photo reflect on experience

Bob Simon/Special to the Town Crier
Veronica and Keith Wharton participate in the 1998 “Cradle of Liberty” dedication. An event commemorating the statue’s 20th anniversary is scheduled for the Fourth of July.

It may not reach the iconic status of the photo of the sailor kissing the dental assi...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor: gorillas, rat invasion, post office weed patch

Gorilla contact proves conservation danger

I was very interested in the Town Crier’s May 23 article “The great esc-‘ape’” about the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, because I too was lucky enough to visit the gorillas (Kwitonda group) in 2016 with my daughter, Jena, who works...

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People

Wedding: Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters

 Wedding: Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters

Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters

Lauren Mease and Dirk Watters were married May 19 at Ponte Winery in Temecula.

The bride is the daughter of David and Betsy Mease of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in multimedia/graphic design from San Diego Stat...

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Schools

Egan students shine at Viking Showcase

Egan students shine at Viking Showcase

Crystal Tai/Town Crier
Egan Junior High School eighth-graders – from left, Tanish Chettiar, Shelli Lewis, Bryn Kenehan and Jack Hitching – take turns highlighting their achievements during the Viking Showcase May 31.

Egan Junior High School student Tanish Chettiar compared the school to a tree ...

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Special Sections

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!

Cider from a kiwi? Yes!

Courtesy of Derek Wolfgram
Claudia Derp, left, and Tracy Smith co-founded a ciderhouse unique in the Bay Area, with 26 taps devoted to local craft ciders, including a kiwi-derived brew.

Cider Junction opened in Willow Glen in October 2017 and was an immediate hit with both the neighborhood and ...

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Stepping Out

Seeing 'red' at TheatreWorks

Seeing 'red' at TheatreWorks

Kevin Bern/Special to the Town Crier
Bobby (Leo Ash Evens) and Natalie (Donna Vivino) sing at a benefit performance of “Finks,” presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s California premiere of “Finks,” a comic dra...

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Obituaries

Earl 'Buzz' Ellison: Longtime Los Altos resident towed a quick wit, valued enthusiasm

Earl 'Buzz' Ellison: Longtime Los Altos resident towed a quick wit, valued enthusiasm

Mr. Ellison

Chances are that if you own a vehicle and live on the Peninsula, you knew Earl “Buzz” Ellison. He was the owner of Ellison’s Body Shop (1929-1998), located on the corner of Alma Street and Forest Avenue in Palo Alto, and founder of Ellison’s Towing (1965-present).

Mr. Ellison died ...

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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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"Class" comes to a close in MV


Mark Kitaoka/Special to the Town Crier
Political strategist Nathan Berkshire (Robert Sicular, left) banters with candidate Julius Lee (Pun Bandhu) in “Warrior Class.”

TheatreWorks’ California premiere of “Warrior Class” is slated to close Sunday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The drama comes from Kenneth Lin, a writer for the Netflix series “House of Cards.”

“Warrior Class” centers on Julius Lee, a congressional candidate dubbed “The Republican Obama.” The son of Chinese immigrants, Julius is a decorated veteran and charismatic speaker. But when word of a youthful indiscretion threatens scandal, he discovers the dangerous intersection of politics and idealism.

Directed by Leslie Martinson, “Warrior Class” stars Pun Bandhu (as Julius), Robert Sicular (seasoned political adviser Nathan Berkshire) and Delia MacDougall (Julius’ former girlfriend, Holly Eames). Sicular makes his TheatreWorks debut.

The play runs approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes – including a 15-minute intermission – and contains adult language.

Performances are scheduled 7:30 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $19-$65.

For tickets and more information, call 463-1960 or visit theatreworks.org.

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