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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 to the list, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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New coalition supports downtown, civic center development


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A new collaboration of more than 20 civic organizations convenes twice a month to discuss the development of a land-use and integrated-financing plan for downtown Los Altos and the civic center.

Initiated by a group of civic leaders, the Los Altos Community Coalition calls for the city to move quickly to develop a plan and vision for the city core.

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Woodland Branch Library expands operating hours

The Santa Clara County Library District’s Woodland Branch Library, located at 1975 Grant Road in Los Altos, now opens at 11 a.m. six days per week.

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Essay contest winners celebrate with ice cream

essaychampsThe Los Altos Historical Commission named the winners of its 2015 Margaret Thompson Historical Essay Contest.

The commission selected first-, second- and third-place award winners in grades 3-6. The winners:

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U.S.-China relations subject of forum talk


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Former Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry discussed the “The Future of Sino-American Relations” in a Morning Forum of Los Altos presentation April 21.

Eikenberry, retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and current Distinguished Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, is fluent in Mandarin. He previously served as the defense attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and as senior country director for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mongolia in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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Author explains how to train brain to become positive influence


Chuck Lindauer/ Special to the Town Crier
“Worrying is simply nothing but negative goal setting,” author Steven Campbell cautioned Los Altos Rotarians.

Author and motivational speaker Steven Campbell offered Los Altos Rotarians simple steps toward creating a more positive lifestyle during the April 23 Rotary Club meeting.

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