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Children's Corner sponsors clothing drive

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

Donations 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 Dec. 12, except Thanksgiving Day.

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Conservative Forum hosts provocative journalist


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James O’Keefe III addresses the Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley Nov. 11.

The provocative journalist James O’Keefe III appeared Nov. 11 before a packed house of more than 400 Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley members and guests, where he showed undercover videos he took for the nonprofit organization he founded, Project Veritas.

O’Keefe’s brand of investigative fact-finding involves citizen journalists infiltrating and videotaping the lies and malfeasance of some of the country’s most protected public and private organizations and movements – for example, ACORN, National Public Radio, Planned Parenthood and voter fraud. O’Keefe even had himself videotaped crossing the U.S.-Mexico border dressed as Osama bin Laden.

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Course trains local leaders

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 foundation developed the course in 1996 to provide information on how the community operates and to encourage involvement.

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Deadline looms for MV Kiwanis Club grant requests

Monday is the deadline to submit a grant request to the Kiwanis Club of Mountain View Foundation.

Last year, the club presented grant awards to 31 local nonprofit organizations. The club has disbursed more than $1 million in grant requests over the past decade.

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Madrigals sing for Federated Woman's Club

The Federated Woman’s Club of Los Altos has scheduled the Mountain View High School Madrigals to perform a medley of Christmas carols at its Dec. 3 meeting at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

A business meeting is slated to begin at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and the Madrigals’ performance at 1 p.m.

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Community Briefs

Downtown treelighting set for Dec. 5

The annual downtown Los Altos treelighting ceremony is scheduled 6 p.m. Dec. 5 in Community Plaza, corner of Main and State streets.

The Los Altos Village Association, First Friday organizers and the downtown group Los Altos Forward co-sponsor the event.

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