We have a longtime customer with a 2006 Acura TL 3.2 liter who said he was seeing and smelling what seemed to be smoke, along with some oil leaking from the top front of the engine.

Former Los Altos Hills resident Jeanette Puorro celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 2 and 3 at the San Jose home of her son, Mark. Thirty-one members of her family attended the party, including children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jean had an estate valued at approximately $2 million. The trust indicated that half would go to Rob, her nephew, and half to her favorite charity. She chose her nephew as her successor trustee. She trusted Rob to properly administer her estate after her death.

An informal group of retired Silicon Valley professionals who reside at BridgePoint at Los Altos senior living community have been meeting since 2015 to discuss ways to increase access to renewable energy in the face of global warming.

PhysioFit Physical Therapy & Wellness recently hosted “Ask a PT – Q&A Friday,” a live Zoom session led by our physical therapy team. Our goal was to provide a convenient opportunity for local residents to learn from board-certified PTs about a variety of health-related topics. Our la…

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously recommended the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 years old Nov. 2, and shipments of the new, lower-dose formulation have already begun to arrive and be administered in…

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A Medicare scam is back. According to the Better Business Bureau, con artists are claiming to offer free genetic testing kits that allegedly screen for heart conditions or cancer. It’s really a ruse to steal your Medicare information for fraudulent billing and/or identity theft.

Perhaps we call it Friendsgiving because saying “I’ve got too much gratitude in my heart for a single day to encompass” isn’t very catchy. Or maybe the blending of the words “friends” and “Thanksgiving” has taken on increasing popularity since its introduction circa 2012, because Thanksgivin…

My dad, the late Jack Hagerty, had a hard-and-fast rule about buying a car: Never buy one that costs more than half your yearly salary. I’ve lived by that rule and it has served me well.

If there is a people that can turn day-old bread into a truly sumptuous feast, it would be the people of the Middle East. Resourcefulness is practically in their genes, as they turn lowly lentils into regal mujaddarah, chickpeas into silky hummus and stale bread into fatteh.