MV seeks ideas on feral cats, wildlife protection

The city of Mountain View is accepting applications for volunteers for an ad hoc Feral Cats and Wildlife Stakeholders Working Group.

Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday and applicants must be residents of Mountain View.


Closing reception caps Foothill photo show on rural China

Jacque Kae’s “Mischievous” is one of the many photographs on display at Foothill College this month.

Photographs of the land and culture of Huangshan and Zhangjiajie, China, are on exhibit through Sept. 26 at the Krause Center for Innovation gallery, Building 4000 on the Foothill College campus, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.


Introduction to 3-D printing at the Los Altos main library

Ellie Lawson, a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math) educator who specializes in 3-D printing and modeling, will present a two-hour overview of 3-D printing options, 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Lawson will demonstrate the 3-D printing workflow from file to printed object using the library’s MakerBot 3-D printer. Lawson will also discuss the science of fused deposition modeling (FDM) and other 3-D printing technologies, and how 3-D printing is currently used in industry, medicine and in the classroom.


Affluent women also falling prey to abusive husbands – even in Los Altos: Confronting Domestic Violence

Ruth Patrick is executive director of Women/SV.

Los Altos is a wonderful place to raise a family. We generally are acquainted with our next-door neighbors and can’t help but run into someone we know when we go shopping or out to eat. And how many towns are like ours – where you can walk your dog at night and not be looking over your shoulder?


Girl Scout signups open Monday at Los Altos United Methodist

An information session for prospective Girl Scouts and family members is scheduled 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday (Sept. 15) in the Creekside Room at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Membership in Girl Scouts is open to girls 5-17. Women and men over 17 may join as adult members. Girl Scout annual membership is $15 a year and families can apply for financial aid.


Community Briefs

Art swap, picnic set for Sunday

An art swap and potluck picnic is scheduled 3 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Oaks Park in Los Altos.

The event, sponsored by Silicon Valley Open Studios, encourages visitors to bring arts and crafts supplies to sell, buy, trade or donate. Do not bring finished artwork. Guests also should bring a potluck dish to share and a blanket or table.


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