6 min ago
It's 'Operation Safe Passage' Week in Santa Clara County
Throughout the week of September 15 - 19, all Santa Clara County police agencies will be participating in Operation Safe Passage, which emphasizes enforcement of traffic laws around school zones. The goal of Operation Safe Passage is to protect children as they travel to and from school by educating drivers and pedestrians on traffic safety and encouraging safe driving.
8 hrs ago
Mountain View Voice
School districts decry new state reserves law
Local school boards have come out against a last-minute trailer bill, passed with the state budget, that would force school districts to make big cuts to their reserves. Teacher unions on the other hand, like the California Teachers Association , are in favor of the bill, which they say will free up more district funds for teacher salaries.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Surbhi Babysitter / Nanny Nanny Who Can Drive Kids To Activities in Los Altos, CA.
Looking for a nanny who can take kids to swim lessons and other after school activities. Also some light housework.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The 2014 Follies, a Benefit for Los Altos Stage Company, Saluting the ...
The Los Altos Follies, celebrating the 21st anniversary of fun and fundraising for Los Altos Stage Company, will take the stage in a salute to the "Overrated, Underhanded & Outrageous!", October 2, 3, and 4. Curtain time for each show is 7:30 p.m. at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. This enduring satirical musical revue of modern life and politics features original lyrics to well-known tunes.
Palo Alto University still accepting applications
Most colleges have closed their doors to new students for the fall 2014 term. However, if a student is looking for a college to attend this fall, there is still an option.
Behind the seams: tracking down San Francisco's top-secret denim factory
Deconstructing denim: NSF shirt in Glacier Denim, $275, and straight-leg boyfriend jeans in Dark Harlan, both Crimson Mim, 322 Main St., Los Altos; Freda Salvador fringe boot in Espresso, $625, www.fredasalvador.com; Svelte Metals Macon cuff, $185, Howell cuff, $195, Tifton cuff, $155, and sterling silver Findley ring, $135; all www.sveltemetals.com; and Tribe of Jewels temporary tattoos, $20, www.tribeofjewels.com. Photography & retouching: Russell Yip / The Chronicle; styling: Caroline Rooney; model: Hanna / Scout Photo: Russell Yip, Staff / The Chronicle Seamaid Manufacturing employs 60 to 80 workers in S.F. making 20 to 30 brands.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Sempervirens, conservation groups back water vote
LOS ALTOS >> Thursday, Los Altos-based Sempervirens Fund decided to rally its organizational forces behind Proposition 1, California's $7.5 billion water bond. A significant player in local and regional conservation efforts, Sempervirens' decision can be seen as a signal to environmentally minded Central Coast voters to support the bond.
Mountain View Voice
Teachers endorse school board candidates
In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board made their pitches to district teachers Tuesday. Teachers made their way over to the Los Altos High School library, just hours after the school let out for the day, for a candidate forum hosted by the District Teachers Association.
One dead, one injured in Los Altos Hils crash
The California Highway Patrol was investigating a Thursday morning fatal crash on southbound Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Hills. One person died in the crash and another suffered life-threatening injuries after a vehicle traveling the wrong way on the highway crashed into another vehicle, according to the CHP.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Los Altos: Council votes to move bust of 'Mr. Los Altos'
For two decades, "Mr. Los Altos" has kept vigil over downtown's Community Plaza. But that's about to change.
Seeking mid-day driver
This would be an ideal position for a college student or an after-school nanny to pick up some extra bucks. Our 13 year old needs to be driven from the Palo Alto/Los Altos area to Woodside between noon and 2pm depending on the day.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Palo Alto University's Two-Year Bachelor Degree Completion Programs...
Palo Alto University , a private, not-for-profit educational institution in Silicon Valley, is accepting applications until September 22, 2014 for its two-year bachelor degree completion programs in psychology and business. Two majors are offered: Psychology and Social Action , and Business Psychology , which are specifically designed for students that have completed two years of college, or are transferring from a California community college.
Mountain View Voice
Candidate wants to speed up the school district
A wind of change is blowing for schools in Mountain View, as school districts prepare for the new Common Core curriculum and embrace new classroom technology. But to school board candidate Hafsa Mirza, district staff are sluggish in making those changes a reality, and need to hurry up or risk lagging behind.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Girls volleyball: Gunn upsets St. Francis in Spikefest
The Titans stunned girls volleyball power St. Francis-Mountain View 25-18, 25-22 in a pool play match at Milpitas High, prompting the Gunn players to storm the court with glee. The Titans, who advanced to the Silver Division, finished the day 2-3.
New Market Report: AbGenomics International, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals & ...
The company discovers and develops antibodies for immune-related inflammatory diseases and cancer. Its product pipeline includes AbGn-168H, AbGn-7, AbGn-107, AbGn-108, AbGn-109, AbGn-110 and AbGn-122.
Los Altos, Be Ready! National Preparedness Month Is Here
September 2014 marks the 11th Annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the US Department of Homeland Security. Throughout September, more than 3,000 organizations - national, regional, and local public and private organizations - are supporting emergency preparedness efforts and encouraging all Americans to take action.
Mountain View houses reach healthy price finally
Ft. $1,120 / Sq. Ft. Built: 1954 Lot Size: 5,160 Sq. Ft. On Redfin: 4 days Status: Active Charming!! Hardwood floors new interior paint newer roof double pane windows! Light and bright w/ sunny southern exposure big lot, lots of grass to play Opportunity to update to your style! Prime location-quiet street-Top Los Altos schls, walk to coffee pharmacy bagels Castro St shops restaurants nightly entertainment library parks pool & Caltrain! Easy to downtown Los Altos and all of its events! Finally, Mountain View homes have reached the healthy price that they were destined to.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Sunnyvale: Man killed in scooter accident identified as Los Altos resident
A 50-year-old scooter rider who was killed by two cars was identified Sunday as Los Altos resident Brian David Lazara, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner's Office. According to Sunnyvale police, Lazara was riding a motorized scooter when he was hit around shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Mary Avenue and Central Expressway.
Glass Pumpkin Patch in Los Altos
Come enjoy this one of a kind event, to be held at Lincoln Park on University Avenue, September 13 -14, 10am-5pm. San Jose glass artists, Walker & Bowes, have handcrafted hundreds of beautiful glass works for sale.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Mountain View Voice
MVLA shows strides in closing achievement gap
Test scores and grades are improving across the board for minority students, according to a report from the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District. District administrators tout that they've made concerted efforts to bring up academic achievement among Latino students -- and now they have the numbers to prove it.