LA council candidates address prospects for community center

The sponsors of the Los Altos Council Candidates Forum on Los Altos’ Vibrancy and Sustainability solicited questions for the five candidates running for two seats on Los Altos City Council in Tuesday’s election.

The candidates were asked to answer the following question in 50 words or less.


Community Briefs

A ‘Spooktacular’ event scheduled Friday

The Los Altos Village Association has scheduled its annual Halloween Spooktacular noon to 4 p.m. Friday.

Dowtown merchants will open their doors for young trick-or-treaters. The event includes face painting, games and balloon art 2-4 p.m. at State and Second streets.


'Science Guy' touches on wide range of topics during Celebrity Forum visit

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Bill Nye addressed controversial topics such as the Ebola outbreak and climate change in his recent Celebrity Forum appearance.

Bill Nye the Science Guy launched the 47th year of the Foothill College Celebrity Forum Speakers Series last week.

The science educator and comedian is best known for his Emmy Award-winning PBS children’s show.


Ahoy, matey: Pirate Manor ramps up Halloween display

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Pirate Manor is once again scheduled to arrive in the front yard of Dane and Jill Glasgow’s home on Manor Way in Los Altos, just in time for Halloween.

Although not the Walking Dead, pirate skeletons have been brought to life behind closed doors in a 4,000-square-foot workshop in Mountain View. They don’t walk, but they can talk, brandish swords and not spill a drop of grog.

The pirates are scheduled to return once again to the beachhead they established on Halloween four years ago – Pirate Manor on Manor Way in Los Altos – occupying the entire front yard of Dane Glasgow and his wife Jill’s Mediterranean-style house.


Pathway named for longtime LAH volunteer

Courtesy of Ann Duwe
Los Altos Hills named a pathway in honor of longtime town volunteer Bob Stutz.

The town of Los Altos Hills named its newest pathway in honor of Bob Stutz, a 52-year resident of the town and longtime volunteer.

The town has scheduled a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the path 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at the trailhead on Dawson Drive between numbers 11635 and 11639. From there, the path follows a series of switchbacks down to the main trail route.


Museum's 'Now and Then' events celebrate Silicon Valley: Activities include holiday shopping

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled two “Now and Then” events that invite visitors to step into two worlds – the “now” of Silicon Valley and the “then” of the Valley of Heart’s Delight – 1-3 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14 at the museum.

The “Now” refers to the museum’s current exhibition, “Silicon Valley: The Lure & the Legends,” open through April 19. The display spotlights visionaries with Los Altos and Los Altos Hills connections who helped create the area’s high-tech sector.


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