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Morning Forum speaker reviews history of TV


Kathryn Tomaino/ Special to the Town Crier
Adrienne Faillace, Archive of American Television producer, addresses the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 17.

Los Altos native Adrienne Faillace shared her mission to document the impact of television in a Feb. 17 Morning Forum presentation, “Capturing Television History One Voice at a Time.”

Faillace, producer for the Television Academy Foundation’s Archive of American Television, conducts oral history interviews with television pioneers and manages the cataloging and research for a collection of more than 800 interviews.

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Local mediation program changes name to better reflect services

The Los Altos Mediation Program, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, recently changed its name to Los Altos Dispute Resolution Services (LADRS).

LADRS offers free mediation services to Los Altos and Los Altos Hills residents and businesses. The program’s name change coincides with its 20th anniversary in March.

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State GOP chairman headlines SPARC event

The South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition (SPARC) has scheduled California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte to discuss “Building a Better Bench for the California GOP” today at its meeting at Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills.

Cost, including dinner, is $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers in advance – $5 more at the door.

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French Fair benefits Mentor Tutor Connection


Courtesy of French Fair organizers
The annual French Fair includes a gourmet food court, above, a fashion show, a car exhibition and French storytelling.

The 10th annual French Fair is set for March 20 and 21 at the Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The largest event of its kind in the Bay Area, the French Fair annually celebrates French culture, food and fashion. The consul general of France in San Francisco, Pauline Carmona, will attend the event.

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Schola Cantorum performs MLK tribute concerts this weekend

The Mountain View-based Schola Cantorum has scheduled two performances of “Lift Every Voice: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” this weekend.

Concerts are slated 7:30 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave., and 3 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

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'Los Altos Live!' talent show auditions scheduled March 28, 29

Shelly Bowers/Special to the Town Crier
Dancers and musicians abound at the annual “Los Altos Live!” talent show. This year’s event is scheduled April 25.

Auditions for the seventh annual Los Altos Live! talent show are scheduled noon to 4 p.m. March 28 and 29 in the band room at Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Ave.

Entrants of all ages who reside in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills or Mountain View are invited to audition. Sponsored by the Los Altos Cultural Association and the Town Crier, the showcase highlights a variety of acts, from singers to instrumentalists and dance teams.

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