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Ring options on Main Street range from traditional to unorthodox


 

With nine fine-jewelry retailers concentrated along the Main Street corridor, downtown Los Altos offers a wealth of options for engagement and wedding ring shoppers. From one end of Main to the other, the choices range from the traditional to the unorthodox.

Planning for the happy day: Local pros offer tips on choosing wedding venues


Above Photo Courtesy of Hawthorne photography; Below courtesy of Milou + Olin; bottom courtesy of 1985Luke Photography
Mountain View’s Rengstorff House, above, adds Victorian-era glamour to local events and hosts outdoor-oriented weddings. Lee and Winny Opelinia, below, explored the extensive garden around the Los Altos History Museum’s J. Gilbert Smith House, bottom, for their wedding photos. The house, built in 1905, bottom, and grounds provide a historical backdrop for Los Altos weddings.

 

Whether your idea of the perfect wedding is dancing in an elegant ballroom, cozying up in a mountain lodge or stepping back into local history, the list of possible wedding venues is nearly endless.

When 'wurst' is best: Local couple spring surprise wedding


Courtesy of Michele Bubert
Michele Ramos – now Bubert – joined Los Altos’ sausage-making dynasty after a German-inflected courtship.

 

A couple with local ties have a love story that starts out well but has the “wurst” ending. Mountain View residents Mark Bubert and Michele Ramos, both members of the Germania Club that draws Bay Area lovers of all things Deutsch, started their bridal plans with German theatricals and now continue married life at ... well, Marlene Cowan has the story:

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