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Rotary Club's Cioppino Feed raises funds to help veterans

The Rotary Club of Los Altos has scheduled its annual Cioppino Feed 6 p.m. Friday in the Garden House at Shoup Park, 400 University Ave.

The Cioppino Feed benefits student veterans at the Veterans Resource Center at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.

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Beyoncé "Crazy in Love" with Los Altos Hills home


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Beyoncé booked a Los Altos Hills estate for $10,000 per night through Airbnb for her appearance at Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The home features an infinity pool and fire pit seating area with a view of Silicon Valley.

Want to live like “Queen Bey”? That’ll set you back $10,000 – wait, now $30,000 a night.

The Internet is abuzz about Beyoncé Knowles’ $10,000-a-night Super Bowl weekend stay – so much so that the owners of the Los Altos Hills mansion that hosted the pop star have since tripled their nightly fee.

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Los Altos native leads Blue Angels' flight over Super Bowl 50

 

With Los Altos native Ryan Bernacchi leading the way, the Blue Angels helped kick off Super Bowl 50 by performing a flyover at Levi’s Stadium Feb. 7 in Santa Clara.

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What would you do with a box of cookies? Local Girls Scouts help Tanzanian orphanage


Courtesy of Alicia Madden
Sales of local Girl Scout cookies support service projects, such as funding an orphanage in the village of Mto wa Mbu in Tanzania.

Girl Scout cookies – whether you think of them as a treat, a tradition or a diet complication – fund many activities in which Girl Scouts are involved.

An important part of Scouting is gaining organizational and leadership skills, and increasing civic awareness through community service. One way to achieve this is through the Gold Award Project, a long-term, sustainable service project aimed at making a lasting impact. The award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouts.

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Cub Scouts serve community


COurtesy of Pack 17
Cub Scout Pack 78 members showcase the kits they compiled for Community Services Agency at their December Pack meeting.

Cub Scouts Pack 78 raised more than $1,700 for Community Services Agency in December.

The Scouts purchased items for 72 homebound senior kits that contained pillboxes, calendars, file organizers, stress balls, calculators and shoe horns. They also assembled 48 health kits for low-income and homeless adults and children that included toothbrushes, first aid kits, antibacterial wipes, nail kits and other items.

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LACF's grant application deadline nears

The Los Altos Community Foundation is accepting community grant applications through Tuesday.

The foundation’s Community Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations and activities that serve the communities of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and surrounding areas.

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