Community Briefs

POPs go the easels during ‘Paintout’

Artists from the Peninsula Outdoor Painters (POPs) have scheduled a “Paintout” 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the historical apricot orchard that surrounds the Los Altos Civic Center.

The painters are creating works for an upcoming exhibition, “POPs in the Orchard,” scheduled for display during the month of July at the Los Altos main library.


Community Briefs

E3 Youth Philanthropy accepts grant requests

E3 Youth Philanthropy, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications through May 9 for its 2014 grant-making season. Grants range in amount from $200 to $2,000.

This year’s grants will focus on teen health, the environment and education. The group will prioritize projects that strengthen Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and surrounding areas; benefit many youth rather than a few; inspire youth action; raise awareness; and/or provide a new way to address a real community need.


Run for Zimbabwe Orphans celebrates 15th event March 23

The 15th annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair is scheduled noon to 4 p.m. March 23 at St. Joseph Catholic School, 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.

“I’m very excited about this year’s race,” said Los Altos resident Ellen Clark, the event’s chief organizer and founder of the nonprofit Sustainable Living Foundation.


Morning Forum of Los Altos continues 2014 series

The Morning Forum of Los Altos Winter/Spring lecture season is underway. Presentations are scheduled 10:15-11:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Upcoming speakers and topics:


Historical Essay Contest still accepting submissions

The deadline for the 30th annual Margaret Thompson Historical Essay Contest is March 7.

Co-sponsored by the Los Altos Historical Commission and the Los Altos History Museum, the contest is open to third- through sixth-graders who live in the area and/or attend local schools.


Save the Date

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March 3

Meeting of the Citizens Climate Lobby, Mountain View Chapter, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave. CCL’s mission is to enact federal legislation for a price on carbon and a revenue-neutral dividend returned to all U.S. households. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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