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CERT offers fall training

Los Altos PREPARE has scheduled a series of fall Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainings to prepare local residents for emergencies.

The sessions are slated 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25 and Oct. 2, 9 and 16 at Intero Real Estate Services, 496 First St., No. 200, Los Altos. Graduation and field exercises are set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25 at Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

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Hidden Villa event celebrates spunky heroines

A storytelling program for children, “Let the Princess Rescue Herself: Spunky Heroines in the World’s Folk Tales,” is scheduled 1-2 p.m. Sunday in the Dana Building at Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.

Enid Davis – children’s librarian, storyteller, author and folklorist – will lead the free program, which will focus on folktales from around the world featuring spunky heroines. Davis has worked as a librarian for the Santa Clara County Library District and as library director for The Harker School in San Jose.

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Save the Date

Sept. 5

“Rock Back the Clock,” dinner-dance benefiting the Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade, 6-10 p.m. at Rancho Shopping Center, Springer Road and Foothill Expressway. Information: losaltos- parade.com.

Sept. 19

“Hometown Heroes,” fundraising breakfast for the Community Services Agency, 7:15-9 a.m. at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Information: csacares.org.

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Packard family daughters to headline history presentation in Los Altos Hills

In its continuing program of public events recognizing the heritage of Los Altos Hills, the Los Altos Hills History Committee has scheduled a presentation by Susan Packard Orr and Julie Packard, daughters of Lucile and David Packard, 1:30-4 p.m. Sept. 21 at Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

The siblings, who grew up in Los Altos Hills before it became the Silicon Valley of today, will share their memories of their town, schools, friends and family life and how their family values and legacy influenced and helped shape the region and the world. They will discuss their current work, local projects, research and care of the environment and its worldwide effect.

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Community Briefs

LAVA sponsors outdoor movie nights

The Los Altos Village Association has scheduled Friday outdoor movie nights on Main Street in downtown Los Altos throughout the month of August.

The events, which begin at 6 p.m., will also feature bounce houses, a face painter and a balloon artist. Movies begin at approximately 8:30 p.m.

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Be "CERT-ain" about preparedness


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Los Altos residents learn first aid during a CERT training session last year.

The Los Altos Block Action Team has scheduled a series of fall Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainings to prepare local residents for emergencies.

The sessions are slated 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25 and Oct. 2, 9 and 16 at Intero Real Estate Services, 496 First St., No. 200, Los Altos.

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