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Los Altos attorney helps Soles4Souls fight poverty


Los Altos attorney Montgomery S. Pisano is collecting shoes for Soles4Souls, a nonprofit global social enterprise that aims to fight poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing.

The mission of Soles4Souls is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2050. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Soles4Souls has collected and distributed more than 26 million pairs of shoes to those in need in 127 countries around the world and in all 50 states in the U.S.

Osteoarthritis is common in dogs and cats, vet says: Pet Pause

Inflammation within the joints – known as osteoarthritis – is common in dogs and cats, with approximately 20 percent of dogs suffering the effects and 64 percent of cats 12 years or older.

Osteoarthritis is a slowly evolving disease with development of joint pain, stiffness and limitation of motion. Body weight, amount of exercise and genetic influences can affect the progression of the disease.

Los Altos muralist brings life to wall, playground at local schools

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Los Altos muralist Morgan Bricca unveils her mural for the Almond School community. Bricca has painted several murals at local schools.

Muralist Morgan Bricca has left her mark throughout the country, from an Olympic swim center in North Carolina to a hotel in San Diego.

Super Scouts: Suppiah brothers rapidly rise in the ranks

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Brothers, from left, Nico and Alex Suppiah have earned high ranks in the Scouting world in an impressively short time frame.


Just a few years short of being able to drive, the Suppiah brothers of Los Altos have already achieved more than most Boy Scouts.

Aside from sports and school, Alex and Nico have devoted much of their time to earning merit badges, traveling for community service and preparing final reports in pursuit of becoming Eagle Scouts.

Third Street Green returns to showcase the downtown scene

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Visitors enjoy the Third Street Green in this scene from August 2014. This year’s Green opens Aug. 4.

Los Altos is rolling out the green again.

After a two-year absence, the Third Street Green is scheduled Aug. 4-28 in downtown Los Altos. A slew of free events are planned at the pop-up park.

Costume Bank sponsors summer sale

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Proceeds from the Costume Bank’s annual summer sale support projects and services that benefit the community.

The Costume Bank in downtown Los Altos is scheduled to kick off its third annual summer sale Aug. 10.

The nonprofit organization, run by Assistance League of Los Altos, will sell old costumes and new accessories to raise funds for its philanthropic programs.

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