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CHAC board announces resignation of top executive


The Community Health Awareness Council Board of Directors announced Friday that Executive Director Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto resigned. Board Chairwoman Sandy Bergan said Nakano-Matsumoto tendered her resignation at the March 23 board meeting.

Because it is a personnel matter, Bergan declined to offer details on reasons behind the resignation. Development Director Paul Schutz has been named interim executive director.

Garden party at Geschke estate benefits Los Altos History Museum

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its Spring Fundraising Gala at the 1920s estate of Nan and Chuck Geschke 4:30-7:30 p.m. May 7.

Guests will get a rare glimpse of the gardens of the historical Los Altos home. The garden party will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres, a classic-car display, plein-air artists, a garden boutique, chamber music and self-guided tours of the gardens.

Family festivities slated for downtown LA – no foolin'

A “Fun and Foolish First Friday” is scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos.

The Los Altos Community Foundation-sponsored event, designed to promote downtown vibrancy, features extended hours at stores and restaurants, live entertainment and special activities.

Beauty in nature: Los Altos artists open studios to public in early May

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Stephanie Maclean is one of several Los Altos artists slated to participate in this year’s Silicon Valley Open Studios event. Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View artists are scheduled to display their work in May.

The meadows of southern France and the rolling hills of Scotland find their way into the paintings of Los Altos artists Carol Mead and Stephanie Maclean, slated to participate in this year’s Silicon Valley Open Studios event, scheduled over three weekends in May.

Unspoiled nature has inspired both painters, either from their travels or their childhoods.

Deadline is Friday to RSVP for April 16 Schola Cantorum gala

Schola Cantorum has scheduled its annual fundraising gala 6-10 p.m. April 16 at Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club, 3000 Alexis Drive.

With the theme “Flappers & Finery,” this year’s event will feature musical entertainment, food and wine, and 1920s-style dancing.

Community Briefs

Sewing club meets at main library Monday

The Los Altos Bobbin Wranglers Sewing Club is scheduled to meet 7 p.m. Monday in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Los Altos and Community, the club’s monthly meetings are open to those who want to learn sewing techniques and make crafts.

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