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Rotary Club of Los Altos speaker shares stories of wrongfully incarcerated


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Although incarceration can result in great injustice, lawyers at the Northern California Innocence Project have succeeded in uncovering proof of innocence and restoring freedom to many inmates.

Aaron Aguas-Rao, case manager for the Northern California Innocence Project, spoke at the Rotary Club of Los Altos Sept. 15. She said proving the innocence of worthy, wrongfully incarcerated individuals has been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of her career.

Forum organizers seek candidate questions

Organizers of the Oct. 6 Los Altos City Council Candidates Forum invite local residents to submit questions for candidates.

Questions may be submitted anonymously and will be reviewed by the moderator before they are posted.

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LA-LAH seek nominees for volunteer awards

The Joint Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Volunteer Service Awards Committee is accepting nominations of outstanding local volunteers for the 34th annual Volunteer Service Awards.

The cities have given the awards since 1983 to honor individuals who have volunteered their time to serve in the communities.

Los Altos council candidates address affordable, senior housing

A forum for Los Altos City Council candidates is scheduled 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6 in Los Altos High School’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

Six candidates are running for three seats in the Nov. 8 election. In advance of the forum, organizers have prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. Following is the fourth in the series, with candidates answering one question in each issue of the Town Crier leading up to the election.

Council candidates address community center issue

A forum for Los Altos City Council candidates is scheduled 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6 in Los Altos High School’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

Six candidates are running for three seats in the Nov. 8 election. In advance of the forum, organizers have prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. Following is the third in the series, with candidates answering one question in each issue of the Town Crier leading up to the election.

Officers catch up to runaway tortoise in LAH


Cody Macartney/Palo Alto Animal Services
Big Bertha is back home now, thanks to rescue efforts by Palo Alto Animal Services and local firefighters.
 

Local animal control officials are still talking about the unusual service call they received Sept. 10 – a runaway tortoise.

A caller spotted the 134-pound Aldabra African tortoise late that Saturday evening at Arastradero Road and Thendara Way in Los Altos Hills.


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