LAH tests 'no turn' signs to curb cut-throughs

LAH tests 'no turn' signs to curb cut-throughs

During Los Altos Hills’ ongoing crusade against cu...

WBO's 'Fidelio' finishes run Sunday afternoon in Palo Alto

WBO's 'Fidelio' finishes run Sunday afternoon in Palo Alto


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West Bay Opera’s “Fid...
LA council passes on business district, argues over logo

LA council passes on business district, argues over logo


Despite the fact that the unapproved Los Altos l...
Wait: Rat poison could be hazardous

Wait: Rat poison could be hazardous

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A g...
Mindfulness class at ECH helps those with stress, pain and illness

Mindfulness class at ECH helps those with stress, pain and illness

Grace Hase / Los Altos Town Crier
Participants...
Spartans hope to recapture last season's playoff magic

Spartans hope to recapture last season's playoff magic


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High c...

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LA council passes on business district, argues over logo

LA council passes on business district, argues over logo


Despite the fact that the unapproved Los Altos logo, above, had been rolled out by some city departments, public information coordinator Erica Ray denied a request to share it with the Town Crier. The Town Crier obtained the above logo from public ...

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Schools Briefs: Foothill EMS and More

Foothill EMS program receives recognition

Foothill College’s Emergency Medical Services program received a proclamation at the Feb. 12 Palo Alto City Council meeting in honor of its contributions to the city’s medical services.

Foothill...

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Community

Morning Forum: Doctor offers prescription for treating stress factors

Morning Forum: Doctor offers prescription for treating stress factors


Dr. Lustig

Robert H. Lustig, M.D., a leader of the anti-sugar movement to improve global health, discussed “The Hacking of the American Mind” at the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 6.

Lustig, a neuroendocrinologist, is professor emeritus of ped...

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Sports

Spartans hope to recapture last season's playoff magic

Spartans hope to recapture last season's playoff magic


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High center Will Dominguez lays up a shot.

Last year’s Mountain View High boys basketball team stunned just about everyone by coming out of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino Division to wi...

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Letters to the Editor

Bird exhibition proves a feather in museum’s cap

It’s the year of the bird, and the Los Altos History Museum timed it perfectly with the exhibition “Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway.”

Open now, the display explores the seasonal migration ...

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Mindfulness class at ECH helps those with stress, pain and illness

Grace Hase / Los Altos Town Crier
Participants in Bob Stahl’s mindfulness-based stress reduction class practice mindful meditation.

Bob Stahl helped El Camino Hospital’s Howard Nudelman, M.D., fulfill his dying wish: establish a mindfulness-ba...

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Business

Los Altos startup brings consumer ratings technology to world of scientific discovery

Los Altos startup brings consumer ratings technology to world of scientific discovery

Los Altos resident Karin Lachmi founded Bioz with the goal of helping scientists like herself make faster, smarter decisions about how they plan experimental procedures.

Megan V. Winslow / Town Crier
Daniel Levitt and Karin Lachmi lead the Bioz ...

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People

LORRAINE M. KRISTENSEN

Lorraine M. Kristensen died in her home in Los Altos, CA, on February 8, 2018, following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. She was 84.

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News

LA council passes on business district, argues over logo

LA council passes on business district, argues over logo

Despite the fact that the unapproved Los Altos logo, above, had been rolled out by some city departments, public information coordinator Erica Ray denied a request to share it with the Town Crier. The Town Crier obtained the above logo from public documents.

Last week’s Los Altos City Council m...

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Business

Los Altos startup brings consumer ratings technology to world of scientific discovery

Los Altos startup brings consumer ratings technology to world of scientific discovery

Los Altos resident Karin Lachmi founded Bioz with the goal of helping scientists like herself make faster, smarter decisions about how they plan experimental procedures.

Megan V. Winslow / Town Crier
Daniel Levitt and Karin Lachmi lead the Bioz team based in Los Altos and Israel.

If Bioz’ re...

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Sports

Spartans hope to recapture last season's playoff magic

Spartans hope to recapture last season's playoff magic

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Mountain View High center Will Dominguez lays up a shot.

Last year’s Mountain View High boys basketball team stunned just about everyone by coming out of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League El Camino Division to win the school’s first Central Coast Section title i...

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Community

Morning Forum: Doctor offers prescription for treating stress factors

Morning Forum: Doctor offers prescription for treating stress factors

Dr. Lustig

Robert H. Lustig, M.D., a leader of the anti-sugar movement to improve global health, discussed “The Hacking of the American Mind” at the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 6.

Lustig, a neuroendocrinologist, is professor emeritus of pediatrics, a member of the Institute for Health Poli...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor

Bird exhibition proves a feather in museum’s cap

It’s the year of the bird, and the Los Altos History Museum timed it perfectly with the exhibition “Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway.”

Open now, the display explores the seasonal migration of millions of birds navigating by instinct. Sadly...

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Spiritual Life

Spiritual Perspective: When unexpected health problems lead to saving grace

Life is not fair; it sometimes takes unexpected and tragic turns.

When Becky Pomerleau embarked on a ski vacation in 2014 to Breckenridge, Colo., with her husband, Jeremiah, and her parents, life was good. She liked her job as senior manager at PayPal in Silicon Valley, had a great marriage and won...

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People

LORRAINE M. KRISTENSEN

Lorraine M. Kristensen died in her home in Los Altos, CA, on February 8, 2018, following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. She was 84.

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Schools

Schools Briefs: Foothill EMS and More

Foothill EMS program receives recognition

Foothill College’s Emergency Medical Services program received a proclamation at the Feb. 12 Palo Alto City Council meeting in honor of its contributions to the city’s medical services.

Foothill Board of Trustees President Bruce Swensen accepte...

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Special Sections

Mindfulness class at ECH helps those with stress, pain and illness

Grace Hase / Los Altos Town Crier
Participants in Bob Stahl’s mindfulness-based stress reduction class practice mindful meditation.

Bob Stahl helped El Camino Hospital’s Howard Nudelman, M.D., fulfill his dying wish: establish a mindfulness-based stress reduction class at the hospital.

That ...

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Stepping Out

Lamplighters' 'Gondoliers' opens Saturday in MV

The Lamplighters Music Theatre is slated to perform “The Gondoliers” 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical is the story of two gondoliers who suddenly become kings.

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Obituaries

LORRAINE M. KRISTENSEN

Lorraine M. Kristensen died in her home in Los Altos, CA, on February 8, 2018, following a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. She was 84.

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Magazine

Rattle, tap, stomp and sing: Toddler programs craft music for the very young

Rattle, tap, stomp and sing: Toddler programs craft music for the very young
Megan V. Winslow / Los Altos Town Crier
The Music Together toddler classes in Los Altos load kids up with bells to jingle and tunes to try, while encouraging parents to play along. Teacher Drew Wanderman, center in blue, teaches families to bring singing into everyday life.

 Life is like...

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"Little Women" continues at PA's Lucie Stern Theatre


Tracy Martin/Special to the Town Crier
TheatreWorks’ “Little Women” stars Justin Buchs (as John Brooke) and Sharon Rietkerk (Meg). The musical closes Jan. 4.

The TheatreWorks production of “Little Women” opened last week and is slated to run through Jan. 4 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book, the musical debuted on Broadway in 2005.

Set in mid-1800s New England, the story centers on the four precocious March sisters – feisty aspiring writer Jo, traditional Meg, soft-spoken Beth and vivacious Amy – on their exuberant journey of personal discovery, romance, heartbreak and enduring sisterhood.

The TheatreWorks cast includes Elizabeth Ward (as mother Marmee), Emily Koch (Jo), Sharon Rietkerk (Meg), Julia Belanoff (Beth) and Palo Alto native Arielle Fishman (Amy).

Robert Kelley, founding artistic director of TheatreWorks, directs the play.

Performances are scheduled 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays (except Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1), 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Additional shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23 and 30, and 2 p.m. Dec. 26, 31 and Jan. 3.

Tickets are $19-$79.

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

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