Community Briefs


Kopp talks high-speed rail at SPARC meeting

Judge Quentin L. Kopp is scheduled to discuss high-speed rail in a presentation titled “Crazy Train or the Big Engine That Could?” at the South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition meeting 6 p.m. today at Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills.

Kopp, 86, one of the original champions of high-speed rail in California, is now speaking out against the plan.


No 'Love' for Facebook

COurtesy of TRU Love
Tru Love sent multiple messages to Facebook – and made calls to the media – before the company unlocked her account.

Tru Love’s name may be unusual, but she comes by it naturally.

If only Facebook saw it that way.


Los Altos libraries closed June 3

Los Altos main and Woodland libraries are among Santa Clara County branch libraries scheduled for closure June 3 due to systems software upgrades.

The upgrades are scheduled to be implemented at all Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) locations from Sunday evening, May 31to Thursday morning, June 4


Kiwanis Pet Parade marches on Main & State streets Saturday

Town Crier File Photo
The annual Kiwanis Pet Parade proves a fun frolic for pets and pirates alike.

The Kiwanis Club of Los Altos is scheduled to host the 68th annual Kiwanis Pet Parade 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Los Altos.

The event showcases a variety of pets marching or being toted down Main and State streets, accompanied by their owners.


Rotary Club's Fine Art in the Park hosts mix of artists

Courtesy of Rotary Club of Los Altos
The works of Steve Toll will be on display this weekend in Lincoln Park.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos selected more than 160 artists to display and sell their works at the annual Fine Art in the Park show, scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Lincoln Park.

A number of local artists are among this year’s participants, joining art show mainstays such as Terenia Offenbacker and Anne Klocko.


Yes, art in the park, but there's music, too

Courtesy of Georgi and the Rough Week
Georgi and the Rough Week is scheduled to play the blues at the Rotary Club’s Fine Art in the Park show Sunday.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos’ 40th annual Fine Art in the Park show – scheduled Saturday and Sunday in Lincoln Park – features a varied lineup of local talent.

Six live bands are slated to perform 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days at the bandstand.


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