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Business Briefs

The Los Altos Chamber of Commerce's 13th annual Business EXPO 2001 is scheduled 4-7 p.m., April 26, at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

The event will feature Los Altos retailers, restaurants, professionals and services coming together to exhibit under one roof.

Attendees will have an opportunity to win raffle prizes donated by local merchants and individual businesses will also offer prize drawing opportunities at their displays.

Admission is $5. For more information, call 948-1455.

PC users group meets

The SPAUG (Stanford Palo Alto Users Group for the PC) regular monthly meeting will be at 7:15 tonight, at the Elks Lodge (Lodge Room), 4249 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.

Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month. Guests are welcome, and the meeting is free to first-time guests.

Tonight's speaker will be Neil Scott, chief engineer for the Archimedes Project at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language. He will discuss aspects of "Computer Innovations for the Handicapped."

For more information, visit the group's Web site, www.pa-spaug.org or contact Jim Dinkey, president, at 493-9307 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

American Business Women's Association

The Changing Times chapter of The American Business Women's Association holds its monthly dinner meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 2885 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara. Coming monthly programs include precision selling the Business Associate Event (April 18), the educational awards presentation (May 16) and the Woman of the Year Celebration (June 20).

Cost is $25. For reservations, contact Robin James at (408) 938-2216. Reservations must be made by the Friday prior to each meeting.

The Technology and Society Committee

The Technology and Society Committee meets for lunch and a speaker at 11:45 a.m. on alternate Tuesdays at the Golden Wok, 895 Villa St., Mountain View.

Ellen Harrington, director of the Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto, is scheduled to talk about the history of the museum at Tuesday's meeting. The luncheon is $7.50 for members, $8.50 for non-members. Call Bob Kirby at 969-7215 for more information.

Career Action Center intro

What is the Career Action Center all about? Residents are welcome to a free introductory meeting, 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, to find out. Visitors will hear about the center's myriad programs and services, and receive a tour of the Career Knowledge Management Center, deemed the Bay Area's largest and most extensive career resource library.

Free introductions are held monthly 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays and Saturdays of the month and 6 p.m., the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. The center is located at 10420 Bubb Road, Suite 100, Cupertino (inside the UCSC Extension building).

Realtor noteworthy

Ethen Green working for the Fine Homes and Estates Seville-Contempo Properties in Los Altos was recently ranked No. 5 out of over 100,000 realtors worldwide for the year 2000. Green has received numerous company and real estate board awards during her career. Last year was her 22nd year selling Peninsula residential real estate.

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