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Los Altos attorney helps Soles4Souls fight poverty


Los Altos attorney Montgomery S. Pisano is collecting shoes for Soles4Souls, a nonprofit global social enterprise that aims to fight poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing.

The mission of Soles4Souls is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2050. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Soles4Souls has collected and distributed more than 26 million pairs of shoes to those in need in 127 countries around the world and in all 50 states in the U.S.

Chiefs converge on Montclaire


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Santa Clara County Fire Chief Ken Kehmna, left, and Los Altos Police Chief Tuck Younis flank neighborhood leader Andy Wong at the ninth annual Highlands neighborhood picnic, held Aug. 2 at Montclaire Elementary School as part of National Night Out festivities. Wong said the Highlands picnic is the best-attended of all local National Night Out gatherings.

Community Briefs

Mtn. View sponsors Technology Showcase

The city of Mountain View has scheduled its second Technology Showcase 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Civic Center Plaza, 500 Castro St.

With extended hours, more companies participating and a variety of food trucks, this year’s event will highlight local technology companies with a presence in Mountain View.

Osteoarthritis is common in dogs and cats, vet says: Pet Pause

Inflammation within the joints – known as osteoarthritis – is common in dogs and cats, with approximately 20 percent of dogs suffering the effects and 64 percent of cats 12 years or older.

Osteoarthritis is a slowly evolving disease with development of joint pain, stiffness and limitation of motion. Body weight, amount of exercise and genetic influences can affect the progression of the disease.

Green returns to downtown this week

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The Third Street Green is scheduled to arrive Thursday and stick around through Aug. 28.

Downtown Los Altos is going green this week – or at least a portion of it.

After a two-year absence, the Third Street Green is scheduled Thursday through Aug. 28 on Third between State Street and Edith Avenue. The pop-up park, open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, will be rolled out on an artificial turf measuring 105 feet long by 25 feet wide. It will feature chairs, tables and umbrellas atop the synthetic turf as well as free activities such as movie nights, live music and classes.

Sunday's 'Party in the Park' launches Rengstorff House Arts Festival in Mtn. View

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Rengstorff House will be the backdrop for Mountain View’s “Party in the Park,” scheduled Sunday at Shoreline Park.

A party to kick off the annual Rengstorff House Arts Festival is scheduled 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Shoreline Park in Mountain View.

“Party in the Park” will take place on the grounds of the Rengstorff House, 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd. Built circa 1867 and restored in 1991, it is considered the oldest historical home in Mountain View.

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