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SV African Film Festival premieres Friday at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View is scheduled to host the seventh annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival Friday through Sunday.

The event will showcase more than 50 African films produced by emerging and seasoned filmmakers from nearly 30 African countries, including Madagascar, Ethiopia, Egypt, Tanzania and Nigeria.

We Players, Montalvo join forces for 'Romeo & Juliet'

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Maria Leigh plays Juliet in the We Players production of “Romeo & Juliet,” scheduled through Sunday at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga.

We Players and the Montalvo Arts Center have collaborated on an interactive performance of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” that enables audience members to follow the cast around the 104-year-old Mediterranean villa in Saratoga.

The production opened last week; remaining performances are scheduled 5 p.m. Thursday and noon and 5 p.m. Sunday.

LA City Council forum airs on KMVT Channel 15

KMVT public access channel 15 is slated to re-air its Sept. 28 Los Altos City Council candidates forum 1 p.m. Sundays, 10 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Fridays and 10 p.m. Saturdays through Election Day, Nov. 8.

To watch the forum online, visit youtube.com/watch?v= 4hXn37hGJrI.

Car show organizers distribute awards

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Visitors and owners mingle at this year’s classic car show.

Organizers of this year’s classic car show Oct. 1-2 at the Los Altos Fall Festival distributed several awards of recognition.

Kent Emigh won the Los Altos Mayors Award for his 1956 Mercedes-Benz. Harry Hambly accepted the Los Altos Police Chief Award from current chief Tuck Younis for his 1956 Chevy Nomad. Al and Faith Hastings received the Los Altos High School Award from automotive instructor Greg Ely for their 1957 XK140 Jaguar.

Los Altos City Council candidates outline potential accomplishments

The six candidates running for three open seats on the five-member Los Altos City Council participated in a forum Oct. 6 at Los Altos High School. In advance of the forum, organizers prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. The Town Crier published candidates’ answers in previous issues. Below is a follow-up question.

Scientist headlines LALE's Science and Tech Week


Silicon Valley scientist Robert Booth is scheduled to discuss his leading-edge research on the use of immunotherapy in the battle against cancer 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Booth’s presentation will highlight the Los Altos Library Endowment’s Science and Technology Week, scheduled Monday through Oct. 23.

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