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Local League of Women Voters releases election forum schedule


The Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the League of Women Voters has scheduled a series of forums on the Nov. 4 election. All events are free and open to the public.

• Meet and Greet the Candidates: 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road. Candidates include those running for the El Camino Healthcare District, the Santa Clara Valley Water District and Superior Court Judge No. 24. The event is co-sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the American Association of University Women and the Los Altos Library.

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CERT offers fall training to Los Altos residents

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

The sessions are slated 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday 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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Save the Date

Save the Date is an ongoing feature that lists notices of special events planned by local nonprofit groups. To add an event to the list, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Oct. 31

Halloween Spooktacular, noon to 4 p.m. in downtown Los Altos. The Los Altos Village Association-sponsored event features trick-or-treating for children, face painting and games. Information: downtownlosaltos.org.

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'Lure & Legends' exhibition opens Oct. 18 at History Museum

The Los Altos History Museum’s next exhibition, “Silicon Valley: The Lure & the Legends,” is scheduled to open Oct. 18 and run through April 19.

According to organizers, the exhibition will explore the transition of the Valley of Heart’s Delight from orchards to oscillators and reveal the visionaries and risk-takers behind the evolution.

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Community Briefs

Quota International welcomes visitors

Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos is scheduled to meet noon Thursday at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

The service organization invites local residents to attend the luncheon and learn firsthand about the group’s projects.

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State Street parking becomes temporary park space Friday

Passerelle Investment Co. has scheduled its third annual downtown Los Altos PARK(ing) Day 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday along 265-271 State St., outside Linden Tree Books and Earth Beauty Apothecary.

PARK(ing) Day is part of a worldwide one-day event in which people transform urban parking spaces into temporary public parks to raise awareness of the need for more pedestrian-friendly green spaces.

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