Los Altos Newswire (Page 7)

Los Altos Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Los Altos, CA. (Page 7)

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  1. Honcho fills a niche in Los Altos with low-proof cocktails and craft beers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Videos are projected on the rear wall of Honcho, a wine and craft beer bar that closed out 2016 by celebrating its first anniversary in Los Altos. Honcho, the bar Rod Newman opened in downtown Los Altos in late 2015, is a great place for people who want a taste of cocktail culture without being overwhelmed by high-proof spirits.


  2. Roadshow: Dumbarton Bridge commuters plead for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q While running reversible lanes on the Dumbarton Bridge is worth considering, you wrote that it may be 10 or more years before that happens. We need help now.


  3. Surf Air resuming flights over Atherton homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    John Orr / Daily News San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley begins a town hall meeting in Atherton on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. The meeting was to discuss the noise made by Surf Air planes flying in and out of San Carlos Airport.


  4. Garden as art: Rose pruningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Too soon for roses? Well, yes, but it's not too early to be preparing your rose bushes for the season ahead. The Santa Clara County Rose Society is offering a free rose pruning demonstration at its regular monthly meeting, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 13, at the O'Connor Hospital Medical Office Building Auditorium, 2101 Forest Ave., San Jose.


  5. Minimum wage: Bay Area cities prepare for increases in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A large group of protesters made up of fast food, home care and child care workers and organizers take over the intersection of 98th Avenue and International Boulevard on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The protest was part of a national day of action to bring the minimum wage up to $15 per hour. Minimum wage rates are increasing for cities around the Bay Area on the first day of the new year, bringing with them the continued debate over whether they're an effective means of addressing the region's housing-affordability crisis, or an undue burden on businesses trying to stay competitive.


  6. Milpitas: Extended library hours go into effect Jan. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Patrons of the Milpitas Public Library enjoy the services the library offers, including using the study rooms and computers, and checking out books and DVDs on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.


  7. Sunnyvale municipal electricity to go 100 percent green energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    The city council voted 6-0 vote on Dec. 13 to upgrade its municipal electricity accounts to "GreenPrime" service offered through the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority. The move means 100 percent of the city's energy will come from renewable, carbon-free energy sources come April.


  8. Cupertino, Sunnyvale: Homesteada s Gregov is leaguea s top goalieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    There weren't a lot of bright spots in Homestead's disappointing 2016 boys water polo season, but one of them was Mustang goaltender Jack Gregov. Gregov, a senior, was named the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League's Most Valuable Goalie at the De Anza Division all-league meeting, despite the fact the Mustangs suffered through a 5-9 record in league and a 9-14 ledger overall.


  9. Culinary team wins by going traditional, watching the temperature.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Four culinary teams melded their best family recipes with creative touches, hoping to take home the grand prize in the Peninsula's annual Hanukkah Latke Cooking Contest on Dec. 19. They substituted sweet potatoes and parsnips, filled latkes with fried onions, added ginger to the sour cream, created a tart-sweet fruit topping, even garnished with sage "flames" to represent the menorah. A Sephardic team called Ruah Maccabim, with members Dina Betser, Ingrid Garzon, Arthur Garzon and Jonathan Benassaya, created what Benassaya called a "very classic" latke.


  10. Saratoga: City Council rejects minimum wage ordinance, growing marijuana outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Saratoga City Council departed from other Bay Area communities by rejecting an ordinance setting a minimum wage in the city following a Dec. 7 public hearing. The city still must comply with Senate Bill 3, which raises the minimum wage to $15 by 2023.


  11. Veterans commemorated in national wreath ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Sandy James, former mayor of Cupertino, with her partner, Michael Lashen, lays a wreath on the grave of her deceased husband and veteran, Charles James, as the American Legion Hall #642 of Cupertino participated in the nationwide Wreaths Across America recognition of deceased veterans with a mass wreath-laying event at Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Los Altos, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Christmas wreaths were laid on graves of deceased service members.


  12. Wish Book: New kitchen would help group to expand servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Steve Gruber, 72, of Mountain View, carries a pan of potatoes to the oven as he and other volunteers prepare food for Hope's Corner at Los Altos United Methodist Church in Los Altos. The next day, food will be delivered to the organization's Mountain View location.


  13. Sci-food guru J. Kenji Lopez-Alt will help judge the entries.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Pacifica Tribune

    Latke lovers can find out the secrets to holiday success Monday, Dec. 19, when the Hanukkah Latke Cooking Contest takes place in Los Altos. The public is invited to attend.


  14. Siemens Competition: area students place secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Almaden Resident

    Four South Bay students placed as runners-up in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology, held in early December. Four area high school students have placed as runners-up in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a national research contest.


  15. Los Altos resident named a Rhodes ScholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Alexis Doyle, a student at the University of Notre Dame and a graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar. Alexis Doyle, 21, who was recently named a Rhodes Scholar and will be traveling to Oxford after she graduates from the University of Notre Dame in May, said she was surprised on "I'd never run an ultra marathon before," she said during a recent phone call from her dorm room in Indiana.


  16. Mountain View: High school nude file-sharing scheme investigated by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police are investigating an alleged scheme in which high school students exchanged nude photos of female students using a shared Dropbox account that apparently spans several high schools in the Bay Area, authorities said. Mountain View High School is the only campus identified as having students tied to the ersatz network of images of underage girls, at least one of whom attends the school.


  17. Los Altos: Still no arrest in mail-theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Los Altos Police Chief Tuck Younis on Friday said that the investigation is continuing into an incident in which his department issued a press release identifying two innocent people as suspects in a mail-theft case. On Nov. 13, Los Altos officers responded to the 400 block of Torwood Lane to investigate a "suspicious person" reported by a resident.


  18. Campbell joins regional effort to get minimum wage to reach $15 by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The city council voted 3-2 at a lengthy Dec. 6 meeting raise the city's minimum hourly wage a few years before the state's minimum wage reaches $15. On July 1, 2017, the hourly minimum wage in Campbell will rise to $12.


  19. Artist Paul Hau, 100, has special show in Los AltosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Los Altos chef Lawrence Chu, left, greets acclaimed painter Paul Hau at a reception held at the Los Altos History Museum on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in honor of Hau's upcoming exhibition at the museum. Paul Hau's 2016 "Moon Lotus" is among the works on display at the Los Altos History Museum through December.


  20. Batteries included a " home charging begins to spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Claudia and Bill Coleman, Los Altos homeowners, added solar and a battery system to their home last year. They're one of growing number of homeowners looking to supplement solar systems with battery storage.


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