01212017Sat
Last updateTue, 17 Jan 2017 4pm

Running from tragedy: LAHS senior receives Rotary's Angius Scholarship


Courtesy of Steve Pomeroy
Bailey Thayer and his family founded the nonprofit Have Faith Be Strong.
 

Los Altos High School graduate Bailey Thayer, who took action after losing his sister and brother to cancer, received the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ 2016 Dude and Barbara Angius Scholarship.

Thayer – a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo studying biology and biotechnology – hopes to pursue a career researching pediatric brain cancer.

Rotary Club of Los Altos speaker shares stories of wrongfully incarcerated


Aguas-Rao
 

Although incarceration can result in great injustice, lawyers at the Northern California Innocence Project have succeeded in uncovering proof of innocence and restoring freedom to many inmates.

Aaron Aguas-Rao, case manager for the Northern California Innocence Project, spoke at the Rotary Club of Los Altos Sept. 15. She said proving the innocence of worthy, wrongfully incarcerated individuals has been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of her career.

Forum organizers seek candidate questions

Organizers of the Oct. 6 Los Altos City Council Candidates Forum invite local residents to submit questions for candidates.

Questions may be submitted anonymously and will be reviewed by the moderator before they are posted.

Community Briefs

LA-LAH seek nominees for volunteer awards

The Joint Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Volunteer Service Awards Committee is accepting nominations of outstanding local volunteers for the 34th annual Volunteer Service Awards.

The cities have given the awards since 1983 to honor individuals who have volunteered their time to serve in the communities.

Los Altos council candidates address affordable, senior housing

A forum for Los Altos City Council candidates is scheduled 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6 in Los Altos High School’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

Six candidates are running for three seats in the Nov. 8 election. In advance of the forum, organizers have prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. Following is the fourth in the series, with candidates answering one question in each issue of the Town Crier leading up to the election.

Council candidates address community center issue

A forum for Los Altos City Council candidates is scheduled 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6 in Los Altos High School’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

Six candidates are running for three seats in the Nov. 8 election. In advance of the forum, organizers have prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. Following is the third in the series, with candidates answering one question in each issue of the Town Crier leading up to the election.


Schools »

Schools
Read More

Sports »

sports
Read More

People »

people
Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

photoshelter
Browse and buy photos