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High-schoolers sought to serve with youth philanthropy group

E-Cubed (E3) Youth Philanthropy, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, is accepting applications from students entering ninth, 10th or 11th grade in the fall.

Students who reside in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills or Mountain View – or who attend school in Los Altos or Mountain View – are eligible to apply.

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Rotary Club announces 'Young at Art' winners


Courtesy of Frank Verlot/ Rotary Club of Los Altos
Isabela Martynenko of Los Altos High took first place in the “Young at Art” contest for “Miki Takaami, Little Wolf,” created in pastel chalk. It also was selected “Best Overall.”

The Rotary Club of Los Altos recently selected winners of its 2015 “Young at Art” contest.

The contest invites local high schools to submit students’ artwork. The top two works from each school will be on display in the Lincoln Park gazebo during the Rotary Club’s 40th annual Fine Art in the Park event, scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 16 and 17.

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ECH receives another $1 million donation for mental health services


Liz Nyberg/Town Crier
Los Altos Hills residents Mary and Doug Scrivner donated $1 million to launch an endowment for El Camino Hospital’s adolescent mental health program.

Los Altos Hills residents Mary and Doug Scrivner donated $1 million to start an endowment for El Camino Hospital’s adolescent mental health program.

The Scrivners are challenging the community to help fully fund the After-School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) initiative.

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Horsemen's Association hosts PlayDay Sunday in LAH

The Los Altos Hills Horsemen’s Association has scheduled its annual Equestrian PlayDay 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Los Altos Hills Town Arena on Purissima Road.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Participants and guests can order a box lunch for $12.

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Local artist's formula: Paint + meditation = inspiration


Courtesy of Apala Egan
Los Altos resident Denise Natanson-Marcus, standing in front of one of her landscapes, is scheduled to show her work the second week in May as part of Silicon Valley Open Studios.

Art is a lifelong passion for Los Altos resident Denise Natanson-Marcus.

“I have been drawing ever since I was little,” she said. “My parents gave me tablets to draw on and I did a lot of black-and-white sketches.”

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Save the Children partners with Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project


Jerry Tomanek/Special to the Town Crier
Carlos Carrazana, COO of Save the Children, and Megan McLain, Save the Children’s associate director of strategic foundation partnerships, meet with Los Altos Rotarians.

A representative of Save the Children discussed with the Rotary Club of Los Altos a matter close to members’ hearts – AIDS prevention in developing countries.

Carlos Carrazana, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Save the Children – an international nongovernmental agency that promotes children’s rights, provides relief and supports children in developing countries – addressed the Rotary Club April 16. The club recently forged a partnership with Save the Children to collaborate on AIDS prevention.

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