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Abuser systematically isolates victim from supporters: Confronting Domestic Violence

This is the fourth in a six-part series on domestic violence and technological abuse. Names, professions, history and other personal identifying features have been changed to create a composite character to protect confidentiality.

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Tea parties support Packard Children’s Hospital

The Palo Alto Auxiliary, which includes many Los Altos residents, has scheduled two “Fancy Nancy Tea Party” events 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos.

The events will feature a presentation by “Fancy Nancy” illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser, face painting and a photo booth. Each child will receive a “Fancy Nancy” book and goodie bag.

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'Rock Back the Clock': End of an era, beginning of new one


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Time has run out for “Rock Back the Clock,” the 1950s-themed dance party at Rancho Shopping Center.

After 25 successful years, the “Rock Back the Clock” Committee has decided to end the annual 1950s-themed event held at Rancho Shopping Center in Los Altos.

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Save the Date

Save the Date is an ongoing feature that lists notices of special events planned by local nonprofit groups. To add an event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Community Briefs

Tea parties support children’s hospital

The Palo Alto Auxiliary, which includes many Los Altos residents, has scheduled two “Fancy Nancy Tea Party” events 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos.

The events will feature a presentation by “Fancy Nancy” illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser, face painting and a photo booth. Each child will receive a “Fancy Nancy” book and goodie bag.

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Book drive benefits homeless children


Courtesy of Project Night Night
A child receives a Project Night Night care package that contains a blanket, a book and a stuffed animal.

Members of Los Altos Mothers Uniting Mothers are asking for the community’s help in reaching their goal of collecting 1,000 books for homeless children.

The group of approximately 40 moms – more commonly known as MUMs – initiated the book drive for Project Night Night, a nonprofit agency that supports children in need.

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