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Los Altos History Museum hosts tours for students

The Los Altos History Museum Education Committee has scheduled educational tours for third- and fourth-graders.

Third-grade tours are slated 9-11:45 a.m. weekdays through May 15. Students will learn about history at three stations:

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World Affairs Council schedules press panel

The World Affairs Council Peninsula Chapter and the Los Altos Library have scheduled a panel of international journalists to discuss “Meet the International Press: Adapting to New Tools, Cultures and Business Models” 7:30-9 p.m. today at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

The panelists, from the John S. Knight Fellows Program at Stanford University, will explore the challenges and opportunities in adapting to innovative technologies and changes in their national cultures and business environments in Ukraine, Australia and India.

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Viewpoints features Ruzzo's 'Places I Love'


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“A Day at the Marsh” is among several original pastel paintings by Teresa Ruzzo on display through April at Viewpoints Gallery in downtown Los Altos.

Artist Teresa Ruzzo’s exhibition of pastel landscapes and skyscapes – “Places I Love: Real and Imagined” – runs through April 30 at Viewpoints Gallery. A reception for the artist is scheduled 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the gallery.

The show features Ruzzo’s interpretations of places around the Bay Area and in her imagination.

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Los Altos Community Coalition meets twice a month at library

The Los Altos Community Coalition meets the first and third Fridays of each month to discuss urban planning and how to apply those principles to downtown Los Altos and the civic center.

Meetings are held in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

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Couric a late cancellation; Michael Lewis replaces her in Celebrity Forum lineup

The 48th annual Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speakers Series, which runs through May, features a varied lineup of newsmakers appearing for three consecutive nights at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College.

Best-selling author Michael Lewis is slated to replace Katie Couric as the featured speaker April 20, 21 and 22, series founder and moderator Dick Henning recently announced.

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Los Altos History Museum hosts student tours beginning this week


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Students can view the colorful paintings of Los Altos artist Annie Knapp Fitz during third- and fourth-grade tours of the Los Altos History Museum in April and May.

The Los Altos History Museum Education Committee has scheduled educational tours for third- and fourth-graders.

Tours for third-graders are slated 9-11:45 a.m. weekdays Monday through May 15. Students will participate in three stations.

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