Call out for 'diverse' blood donors

In honor of Black History Month in February, the American Red Cross seeks local blood donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations to ensure a sufficient blood supply.

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile offers two local opportunities to donate:


Mayor recognizes volunteer commissioners at reception

The city of Los Altos has scheduled a Commission Recognition Reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Mayor Jan Pepper initiated the reception, resurrecting an event former Mayor Jane Reed held when she served on the city council.


Community Briefs

CSA’s Myers speaks at Federated Woman’s Club

The Federated Woman’s Club of Los Altos has scheduled Tom Myers, executive director of the Community Services Agency, to speak at its meeting Feb. 4 at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

A business meeting will begin at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and Myers’ presentation at 1 p.m.


Save the Date

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Feb. 6

First Friday festivities, 6-8 p.m. in downtown Los Altos. The Los Altos Forward-hosted event will feature evening shopping, live entertainment, refreshments, contests and more. Information:


World Harmony Chorus sings globally, appears locally

The World Harmony Chorus is scheduled to perform 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Community School of Music and Arts’ Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

The World Harmony Chorus is a community chorus open to teens and adults of all experience levels – from beginners to seasoned choral singers. Participation in the chorus requires no audition. Members learn a repertoire of songs from a variety of ethnicities, nationalities and folk traditions around the world, including selections from Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.


CNN's Anderson Cooper appears tonight at Celebrity Forum


Journalist, author and CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is scheduled to appear tonight at the 47th annual Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speakers Series at Flint Center in Cupertino.

The annual series features a varied lineup of newsmakers who appear for three consecutive nights to discuss their areas of interest and answer questions submitted by the audience.


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