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Children's Corner collects baby clothes for nonprofit

Children’s Corner Preschool in Los Altos has scheduled a holiday clothing drive to support the nonprofit Loved Twice.

Donations of gently used baby clothing and accessories may be dropped off at the Children’s Corner office at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays through Monday.

Community Briefs

CSA issues call for gifts for seniors

Community Services Agency, the Mountain View-based social services provider that serves as the community’s safety net, plans to provide its senior clients with gifts for the holidays this year.

Suggested donation items include gift cards and newly purchased blankets, stockings stuffed with goodies, toiletries, games and puzzles, magnifying glasses and prepackaged snacks and candies.

El Camino Hospital official describes expansion project for Rotarians


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A new two-story, 56,000-square-foot behavioral health building, rendering above, is part of El Camino Hospital’s expansion plans, the hospital’s facilities chief, Ken King, told Los Altos Rotarians.

 

El Camino Hospital’s Mountain View campus is expanding, but Ken King, chief administrative services officer, has managed any growing pains.

Los Altos Rhodes Scholar sees health within a community's greater context


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From guide dogs to culinary architecture, Los Altos native Alexis Doyle has worked across fields as a young scholar, but she had to learn to knit it all together – not only as a pre-medical student, but as a candidate proving her bona fides for a Rhodes Scholarship. She joined the incoming class of Rhodes Scholars last month, earning one of the nation’s most prestigious scholastic honors.

Doyle frames the notoriously rigorous Rhodes interview as a “fun and challenging experience.” The conversation ranged from the character-building failures of learning to train a guide dog to her research into parasitic infection in Guatemala.

Schola presents family-friendly concert


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Harpist Dan Levitan will lend his talents to Schola Cantorum’s Dec. 18 holiday concert.

Schola Cantorum has scheduled its holiday concert, “Christmas Angels,” 3 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The program will feature the 70-member choir singing seasonal favorites, harp interludes by virtuoso soloist Dan Levitan and a performance of Conrad Susa’s “Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest.” The festivities will culminate in a traditional audience sing-along.

Community Foundation course helps residents become 'LEAD'-ers

The Los Altos Community Foundation sponsors the Leadership Education Advancement (LEAD) program, which provides an in-depth introduction to Los Altos and Los Altos Hills.

The 2017 LEAD program is scheduled to open with a half-day workshop 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 21, followed by 10 classes slated 7-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings every other week February through May.


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