Community Briefs

Forum focuses on recycling, composting

The Los Altos Environmental Commission has scheduled an inaugural community outreach forum on recycling, composting and reducing garbage 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave.

Teresa Montgomery of Mission Trail Waste Systems is scheduled to discuss composting, and local residents will share how they are reducing waste.


Rotary's cioppino event benefits local veterans

The Rotary Club of Los Altos has scheduled a Cioppino Dinner and Auction 6-10 p.m. March 7 in the Shoup Park Garden House, 400 University Ave.

Proceeds support the Capt. Matthew Manoukian Memorial Scholarship Fund for student-veterans at the Foothill College Veterans Resource Center. A $70 donation includes dinner from Alotta’s Delicatessen, wine and a donation to the Veterans Resource Center.


Architecture series promotes 'Sustainable Design Focus'

The 2014 Los Altos Neutra House Architecture + Design Speaker Series has scheduled the presentation “Sustainable Design Focus in Architecture,” featuring Kevin Muni and colleagues from WRNS Studio, 6-7 p.m. Feb. 19. at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave. A catered reception follows at the Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave.

WRNS Studio specializes in new modernism, with an emphasis on sustainability.


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Linden Tree Books hosts author reading

Author Tracy Clark is scheduled to read from “Scintillate,” the first book in the Light Key Trilogy from Entangled Teen, 7 p.m. Thursday at Linden Tree Books, 265 State St., Los Altos.

“Scintillate” chronicles the journey of a young girl with supernatural powers who travels to Ireland to solve the mystery of her mother’s disappearance.


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