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In what’s seen as a win for the state’s new streamlined permitting process, the city of Los Altos has decided to allow a controversial new mixed-use building to move forward. 

A hostel with history in Los Altos

Aug 7, 2012

In 1924, Frank and Josephine Duveneck, a wealthy Palo Alto couple, saw a valley they liked in Los Altos Hills. So they bought it. Then they built and ran what would become the oldest operating hostel in the country. They preserved the local watershed by buying up the hills around it.