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LA artist's work on display in 2 shows


Courtesy of Joseph Fuchs
This Joseph Fuchs oil is titled “Eventide.” Fuchs has 40 works on display through early January.

Los Altos artist Joseph Fuchs is slated to show 40 of his oil paintings and drawings in two concurrent shows at Cafe Zoe locations in Redwood City and Menlo Park.

The Redwood City show at 2047 Broadway St. runs through Jan. 6. The Menlo Park display at 1929 Menalto Ave. is scheduled through Jan. 5. A reception for the artist is set for 1-3 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Menlo Park location.

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Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards Luncheon is Dec. 5 – Who will receive honors this year?


Clyde Noel/Special to the Town Crier
Joint Community Volunteer Service Award honorees for 2013 included, front row, from left: Lenelle Smith, Pat Ley, Nomi Trapnell, Suzanne Epstein and Bobbie Huston. Back: David Struthers, Kristen Fuller, David Casas, Rochelle Bochner and Steve Lohr. Not pictured is honoree Allan Epstein.

The Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards Committee has scheduled its 32nd annual awards luncheon noon Dec. 5 at Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills.

Committee members will honor individuals and organizations whose volunteer service benefited the communities of Los Altos and/or Los Altos Hills.

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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


From YouTube
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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