Community Briefs

Photographer speaks at Federated Woman’s Club

The Federated Woman’s Club of Los Altos has scheduled photographer/reporter Jacqueline Ramseyer to speak at its Nov. 4 meeting at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

A business meeting is slated at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and Ramseyer’s presentation at 1 p.m.


George Shultz honored at Los Altos fundraiser for service to veterans


The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation (PenFed Foundation) is scheduled to honor former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz with the American Hero Award at its second Night of Heroes Dinner 6 p.m. Tuesday at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive.

“Secretary Shultz worked for three presidents on everything from improving the economy to winding down the Cold War, but he never forgot his time in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II,” said James Schenck, president and CEO of the PenFed Foundation. “We are proud to present him with this award honoring his work on veterans’ issues, including efforts to help end homelessness among our military community.”


Save the Date

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Oct. 30

Halloween Spooktacular, noon to 4 p.m. in downtown Los Altos. The event includes trick-or-treating and, from 2-4 p.m., games, face painting, balloon art and crafts. Information:


LA Women's Caucus hosts panel discussion on young women leaders

The Los Altos Women’s Caucus has scheduled a panel discussion, “Making a Difference in Your Community: Developing Young Women Leaders,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Covington School Multipurpose Room, 201 Covington Road, Los Altos.

The discussion is aimed at encouraging young women to become engaged in their schools and communities.


Schola performs 'Heartland' concerts

The 85-member vocal ensemble Schola Cantorum opens its 52nd season with two concerts featuring familiar tunes from childhood.

“Home, Harvest and Heartland” performances are scheduled 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.


'OneBeat' performers from around the world to gather at Montalvo

Here’s one possible way to resolve decades-old conflicts among countries: Put their leaders in a rehearsal room and have them make music together.


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