Rotary Club marks World AIDS Day with update on projects

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Arthur Ammann, M.D., addresses the Rotary Club of Los Altos at its Dec. 3 meeting, dedicated to reviewing the progress made in AIDS prevention and treatment.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos commemorated World AIDS Day last week with a special program dedicated to emphasizing the continued importance of HIV education and testing.

The Dec. 3 AIDS Day program featured three local trailblazers: Dushan “Dude” Angius, founder of the Los Altos Rotary AIDS Project; Richard Casey, president of Rotary’s AIDS Project; and Arthur Ammann, M.D., the immunologist who diagnosed the first case of pediatric AIDS at UC San Francisco.


CSA receives Google help for feeding seniors at upcoming holiday luncheon

Courtesy of Mountain View Senior Center
Seniors prepare to dine at their holiday luncheon at the Mountain View Senior Center, an annual event coordinated by Community Services Agency. Google Inc. is helping out with this year’s affair.

The high cost of living is not only driving out the area’s low-income residents, it’s also pushing out those who take care of them.

But Google Inc., a company considered one of the chief contributors to the high cost of living, is coming to the rescue of a Mountain View nonprofit group that helps those in need.


This bank helps residents get 'fit' for the holidays

Those looking to dress in something special for the holidays – elf outfit, anyone? – may find just what they’re looking for at the Costume Bank of Los Altos.

Located at 169 State St., the Costume Bank rents costumes for every occasion, with proceeds supporting the Assistance League of Los Altos’ philanthropic programs.


Bike rack competition designs on display at library

Courtesy of Maddy McBirney
Los Altos Public Arts Commissioners Paula Rini, left, and Monica Waldman post design entries for new bike racks Dec. 1 at the Los Altos main library.

The 73 entries submitted for the Los Altos Public Arts Commission-sponsored bike rack design competition are on display through the end of the month at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Commissioners encourage residents to review the entries and vote for their four favorites. Post-It notes and a ballot are provided.


29th Crab Feed tickets on sale at museum: Popular event open to public for first time

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Get those bibs ready: The Los Altos History Museum’s annual Crab Feed fundraiser is around the corner.

The Los Altos History Museum’s annual Crab Feed fundraiser will be open to the public for the first time this year. The 2016 Crab Feed is scheduled 6-10 p.m. Feb. 6 at St. William Catholic Church, 611 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos.

The dinner, previously open to museum members only, includes all-you-can-eat crab, salad, French bread, dessert, coffee and a no-host cash wine and beer bar. The event features both live and silent auctions with theme baskets donated by Los Altos merchants.


LAH celebrates 60 years with Jan. 30 party

The town of Los Altos Hills is scheduled to celebrate its 60th anniversary 6-11 p.m. Jan. 30 at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive.

The gala event, open to adult residents and their guests, will feature dinner, entertainment by magician Jay Alexander and the Cantabile Chorus, dancing to live music by “Musicologist” Carl Mindling and presentations on the town’s history.


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