Los Altos Newswire (Page 9)

Los Altos Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Los Altos, CA. (Page 9)

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  1. Los Gatos: Bright yellow flags are making crosswalks safer in downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Photograph by George Sakkestad The pedestrian flags that were installed downtown early last week are getting good reviews from the public. Chamber executive director Zack Marks said he s received numerous comments ranging from terrific to great idea.

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  2. Los Altos: Boil-water alert issued for 40 Cal Water customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cal Water and the State Water Resources Control Board's Division of Drinking Water issued the advisory for customers on Fallen Leaf Lane , Penny Way, Lantis Lane, and at 1691 and 1701 Holt Ave. These customers are advised to use boiled tap water or bottled water for drinking and cooking until further notice. According to the utility, a third-party contractor hit a water main and adjacent wastewater line on Monday afternoon, and the water line may have been exposed to fecal coliform and E. coli bacteria.

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  3. San Mateo: Stabbing victim was trusting, saw best in peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Colleen Straw, 34, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, after reporting to police that she had been stabbed and was found at her San Mateo, Calif., home. Her friends and family now are mourning the sudden loss of a young woman, possibly at the hands of someone who took advantage of her trusting nature.

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  4. Officials to review study that shows ways to fill gaps in Stevens Creek trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Cupertino Courier

    City officials in four cities soon will get to look at a study showing possible ways to fill gaps in the Stevens Creek trail between Cupertino and Mountain View. Commissions in Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Altos and Mountain View are to review a feasibility study in coming weeks and months and either support, modify or reject its recommendations.

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  5. San Jose: Chargers fall to Cats in CCS girls polo finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Almaden Resident

    For the first time in the 21-season history of the Central Coast Section girls water polo championships, there was a tournament with no defending champion. St. Francis, the winner of the previous three Division I tourneys and a finalist in each of the past seven, dropped to Division II this year, ensuring that a new champion would emerge.

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  6. Saratoga karate instructor earns induction into martial arts Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Saratoga Recreation Department's veteran karate instructor, Kancho John Chang, was recently inducted into a Hall of Fame for martial arts leaders. Chang, who holds a fourth-degree black belt in Shotokan Karate, was honored at the "Masters Hall of Fame" awards ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in June.

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  7. Los Altos: Police cite two teens in 12 burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    An apparent crime spree may have come to an end, after authorities cited two juveniles in connection with a dozen burglaries. On Nov. 15, in the space of less than an hour, two juveniles kicked in the doors at Spot Pizza, Redberry Coffee and Italian Deli in downtown.

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  8. Los Altos: Police seek help finding suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The police department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying two men who allegedly burglarized three downtown businesses on Nov. 15. One of the men, captured on surveillance video, appears to be a man in his 20s, with a mustache, goatee and thick sideburns. His hair was pulled back into a small pony tail.

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  9. Can Cal Bears clean it up in time for Arizona State?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Having lost to rival Stanford for a sixth straight season, Cal must now refocus on a Pac-12 Conference opponent it does not know nearly so well. "We've just got to clean up the little things and we'll be able to go out next week and put on a show," sophomore running back Tre Watson said.

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  10. Los Gatos: Cats top Cats, so Gatos girls advance in CCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    How good was girls water polo in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League this fall? Well, seven of the 14 schools in the league's two divisions earned berths in the 12-team Central Coast Section Division I playoffs this month. And after last weekend's quarter-final round trimmed the field to just four survivors, three are from the SCVAL--Los Gatos, Los Altos and Palo Alto.

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  11. Diana Miller and James Ramoni: Santa Clara County needs to be 'age friendly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    For the first time ever, older people outnumber the young in the United States. By 2030, one in four Santa Clara County residents will be over 60. The fastest-growing segment of this population is the oldest of the old, those 85 or older.

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  12. Redwood City: Library branch closed for repairs following power surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Schaberg Branch Library is expected to remain closed until Nov. 30 for repairs related to a power surge early Wednesday morning. A fire at a nearby home caused the power surge, which damaged technology and communication lines at the library at 2140 Euclid Ave., according to city officials.

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  13. San Mateo County: Quik Stop market robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The strong-arm robbery at 3401 Middlefield Road in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near Redwood City was reported around 5:03 a.m., according to the sheriff's office. Authorities said a Hispanic or white man in his mid-20s walked into the convenience store, brandished a semiautomatic firearm at the clerk and demanded cash from the register.

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  14. Pao Alto: Community weighs in on police station proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A proposal to build a new police station in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was met with less resistance than in the past at a community meeting Wednesday. About 20 residents and business owners expressed a variety of concerns, including impacts on parking and traffic circulation; bicycle and pedestrian safety; and business and residential life.

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  15. Menlo Park: Panel eyes bike route upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Bicycle Commission at its Nov. 9 meeting forwarded a recommendation to the City Council that buffered bike lanes and up to three pedestrian-activated signals be added along a stretch of Middle Avenue. The plan would also involve removing parking along Middle -- at least during school hours -- and reorienting parking at Nealon Park.

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  16. Atherton: Council approves new rates for waste pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A popular dining destination in Half Moon Bay for more than a decade, Mediterranean-influenced Cetrella now has a new executive chef and a Silicon Valley location.

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  17. Critter Corner: How to introduce an old cat to a dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    PHS/SPCA photo PJ is an 8-year-old, 77 pound, spayed female pit bull with a brown brindle-and-white coat. She is a very sweet and gentle girl who enjoys going on long walks with her favorite person.

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  18. Menlo Park: Council backs revisions to downtown planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    During the second part of a biennial review of the El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan that began at their Oct. 6 meeting, council members backed a series of possible changes recommended by the Planning Commission and city staff. They include modifications to the parking requirements for new developments near the Caltrain station, hotels and personal improvement services such as nail salons; creating a public amenity fund to make sure payments linked to oversized projects are earmarked for downtown development; and allowing signs larger than the current maximum of 100 square feet for projects "with lot frontages of multiple hundreds of feet," which the council considered an oversight from an earlier review.

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  19. Argobots Finish FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Saratoga News

    The Saratoga Lego Robotics Club held its first ever scrimmage session on Nov. 1 at the Joan Pisani Community Center. Ten teams, including eight from Saratoga, competed in the scrimmage in preparation for the actual competition later this month.

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  20. Saratoga: What should Village look like? Officials gather to discuss planRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Saratoga News

    Could downtown Saratoga benefit from a new teen hangout spot? What about a new retail or grocery store? Is the Village a suitable hub for the next promising startup? Or is a new ice cream parlor the answer to revitalizing the city's fledgling downtown scene? These are some of the questions that floated around the Joan Pisani Community Center at a joint meeting of Saratoga's planning and heritage preservation commissions on Nov. 17. The objective of the gathering was to kick off discussions about the update process for the Village Plan, a city report that regulates and guides development and land use within the Village. City officials say it is overdue for an update as it hasn't been touched since its adoption in 1988.

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