LA installs cigarette receptacles in parking plazas after smoking ban

LA installs cigarette receptacles in parking plazas after smoking ban


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After the Los Altos ...
Town Crier Pets of the Week: Where are they now?

Town Crier Pets of the Week: Where are they now?


Elly Mae

From dogs and cats to guinea pigs an...

Eagles end CCS title drought in gymnastics

Eagles end CCS title drought in gymnastics


Courtesy of Sarah Wallace
The Los Altos High gym...
History comes to life at St. Simon Parish School

History comes to life at St. Simon Parish School


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St. Si...
Join the club: Local groups meet for activities and conversation

Join the club: Local groups meet for activities and conversation


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Peninsula Outdoor Pa...

Eagles advance to baseball final

The Los Altos High baseball team routed Piedmont H...

News

Parks & Rec nixes dog park, pursues off-leash hours

Parks & Rec nixes dog park, pursues off-leash hours


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos Parks and Recreation Commission rejected a proposal for a dog park in the city, opting instead to explore establishing off-leash hours when dogs can roam free at certain parks, like this pup, playing at Ros...

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Schools

Foothill official invites LASD to 'Join the Conversation'

Foothill College recently ranked No. 3 among the best community colleges in the United States based on completion rates, transfer rates and cost of attendance, according to Foothill College Vice President of Instruction Kristy Lisle.

As part of the ...

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Community

Celebrity Forum founder honored as celebrated speaker series turns 50

Celebrity Forum founder honored as celebrated speaker series turns 50


Lindsay West/Foothill-De Anza Foundation
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, top center, presents a flag to Henning as Judy Miner, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, looks on. 

Approximately 400 guests from near and far descen...

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Sports

Eagles advance to baseball final

The Los Altos High baseball team routed Piedmont Hills 10-0 Tuesday to advance to the Central Coast Section Division I final against top seed Bellarmine. The game is scheduled 4 p.m. Friday at San Jose Municipal Stadium. The No. 11 Eagles beat three ...

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Letters to the Editor: Art submissions, parks and Persky

Artists urged to submit work for display

The city of Los Altos, through the Public Arts Commission, runs a Sculpture Loan Program that places artwork throughout the city, adding vibrancy and creativity to downtown and parks.

Currently, there are se...

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Special Sections

Foothill Boot Camp  celebrates 20th year of early-morning workouts

Foothill Boot Camp celebrates 20th year of early-morning workouts


Courtesy of Steve Smith
Participants in the Foothill Boot Camp work out pool-side on the Foothill College campus. Class members, who range in age from 40 to 70, work out five days a week at 6 a.m.

Waking up before dawn to attend a rigorous exerc...

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Business

LA council hashes out next steps for retail sales of cannabis

Retail and delivery cannabis shops could soon be budding in Los Altos after the city council directed staff to conduct outreach and prepare an ordinance on taxing marijuana businesses.

After Proposition 64 legalized recreational cannabis in November...

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People

 Engagement: Marian Strong and Eric Riddoch

Engagement: Marian Strong and Eric Riddoch


Marian Strong and Eric Riddoch

Marian Elaine Strong and Eric Damian Riddoch announced their engagement to be married in Sacramento June 9.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steve and Connie Strong of Mountain View. She graduated from Mountain ...

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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

Parks & Rec nixes dog park, pursues off-leash hours

Parks & Rec nixes dog park, pursues off-leash hours

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The Los Altos Parks and Recreation Commission rejected a proposal for a dog park in the city, opting instead to explore establishing off-leash hours when dogs can roam free at certain parks, like this pup, playing at Rosita Park Thursday.

Despite a survey showing int...

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Business

LA council hashes out next steps for retail sales of cannabis

Retail and delivery cannabis shops could soon be budding in Los Altos after the city council directed staff to conduct outreach and prepare an ordinance on taxing marijuana businesses.

After Proposition 64 legalized recreational cannabis in November 2016, the city adopted an urgency ordinance to te...

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Sports

Eagles advance to baseball final

The Los Altos High baseball team routed Piedmont Hills 10-0 Tuesday to advance to the Central Coast Section Division I final against top seed Bellarmine. The game is scheduled 4 p.m. Friday at San Jose Municipal Stadium. The No. 11 Eagles beat three higher-seeded teams to reach the title game.

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Community

Celebrity Forum founder honored as celebrated speaker series turns 50

Celebrity Forum founder honored as celebrated speaker series turns 50

Lindsay West/Foothill-De Anza Foundation
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, top center, presents a flag to Henning as Judy Miner, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, looks on. 

Approximately 400 guests from near and far descended May 12 on the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto ...

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Comment

Letters to the Editor

Artists urged to submit work for display

The city of Los Altos, through the Public Arts Commission, runs a Sculpture Loan Program that places artwork throughout the city, adding vibrancy and creativity to downtown and parks.

Currently, there are several vacant spots, with a 2- or 3-foot-square bas...

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People

Engagement: Marian Strong and Eric Riddoch

 Engagement: Marian Strong and Eric Riddoch

Marian Strong and Eric Riddoch

Marian Elaine Strong and Eric Damian Riddoch announced their engagement to be married in Sacramento June 9.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steve and Connie Strong of Mountain View. She graduated from Mountain View High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in...

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Schools

Foothill official invites LASD to 'Join the Conversation'

Foothill College recently ranked No. 3 among the best community colleges in the United States based on completion rates, transfer rates and cost of attendance, according to Foothill College Vice President of Instruction Kristy Lisle.

As part of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s comm...

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Special Sections

Foothill Boot Camp celebrates 20th year of early-morning workouts

Foothill Boot Camp  celebrates 20th year of early-morning workouts

Courtesy of Steve Smith
Participants in the Foothill Boot Camp work out pool-side on the Foothill College campus. Class members, who range in age from 40 to 70, work out five days a week at 6 a.m.

Waking up before dawn to attend a rigorous exercise class five days a week isn’t for everyone, but...

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Stepping Out

CSMA offers free screening of 'Paper Lanterns'

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View has scheduled a free screening of the documentary film “Paper Lanterns” 7 p.m. Friday in Tateuchi Hall at CSMA, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

The atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima, Japan, Aug. 6, 1945. Among the estimated 140,000 ca...

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Obituaries

MUN J. MAR

MUN J. MAR

Mun J. Mar of Los Altos Hills, California, passed away peacefully surrounded by love on May 6, 2018. He was 86 years old.

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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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Ragazzi Continuo performs Saturday at Palo Alto church


David Allen/Special to the Town Crier
Ragazzi Continuo’s holiday concert is scheduled 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Palo Alto.

Ragazzi Continuo – the a cappella men’s choir composed of alumni of the Ragazzi Boys Chorus – is scheduled to perform a holiday concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.

The concert, “Mary Had a Baby: A Christmas Celebration,” features music dedicated to Mary. The program includes the classic spiritual “Mary Had a Baby,” arranged by Robert Shaw; a modern setting of the Gregorian chant “Salve Regina” by Kaj-Erik Gustafsson; and Morten Lauridsen’s “O Magnum Mysterium,” considered among the most popular works of modern American classical music.

Tickets are $15-$20.

For tickets and more information, call 342-8785 or visit ragazzicontinuo.org.

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