UPDATED: Linda Brinsfield IDs "Los Altos Rancho" in Look For This, Los Altos!

The weathered sign on the northwest corner of Covington Road at S. Springer Road was our mystery spot in Los Altos.

We've got a winner in the latest Look For This, Los Altos!

Linda Brinsfield correctly guessed it is one of the "Los Altos Rancho" signs at the corner of Covington and Springer roads, just a short distance from the Rancho Shopping Center. She wins a canvas Patch bag and some bragging rights. Not everyone can identified weathered wood and faded yellow paint.

Here's a few photos, showing wider and wider view of the sign and the street corner, above.


Los Altos Patch apologizes for failing to provide any more hints or clues to our weekly mystery location. We were a little distracted. There was an election, the launch of our blog platform and our big immigration package. The extra time didn't help anyone think of a possible answer, though, did it?

So here's another clue. What is it? Remember to identify the location. You will have to be very specific for this one!

Good luck!


Did you miss Look For This, Los Altos?

We had a brief hiatus, but are back with a new location. Our hint is that it's been around for a long time.

We also have some updates.

Jennifer Lopez and Penny Lave have claimed their bags, but we still have Patch canvas bags to give away to Lauren Poulos and Dennis Segers who have won previous Look For This contests. Please, ping me at the email below so I can get your bags to you!

We encourage submissions and suggestions, always, as we see how much you get around Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. There's a free canvas Patch bag in it for you, too!

Email me, L.A. Chung: lachung@patch.com

Courtenay C. Corrigan May 09, 2011 at 04:04 AM
in the yard behind the Los Altos HIstory Museum...
L.A. Chung May 09, 2011 at 05:54 PM
Not a bad guess ... everything back there in the historical apricot drying shed set-up at the Los Altos History Museum has that kind of worn and utilitarian look! But, nope! This is a fixture located on a fairly busy Los Altos intersection (there, another clue: It's NOT in Los Altos Hills!)
Linda Brinsfield May 10, 2011 at 05:25 AM
Is this the Rancho sign at the corner of Covington and Springer?
Linda Brinsfield May 10, 2011 at 05:28 AM
Actually, I think the sign has Los Altos Rancho written on it.
L.A. Chung May 10, 2011 at 04:15 PM
@Linda Brinsfield, you are indeed, correct! This is one of two signs at the corner of Covington and Springer roads. Contact me at LAChung@patch.com for your free canvas Patch bag!


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