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Pet of Week: Kitten Bonanza


Ziggy, Female

Miramonte Veterinary Hospital has 7 kittens on its hands, all looking for new local homes.

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Workshop explores energy rebates

The County of Santa Clara Office of Sustainability has scheduled a homeowner workshop for Los Altos residents July 22. The workshop is intended to inform homeowners of an opportunity to receive rebates for making energy saving improvements to their home. Homeowners can be eligible for incentives up to $4,500. For more information, click here.

Workshop to address downtown safety for bikes, pedestrians

Passerelle Investment Co. in Los Altos is hosting a July 29 public feedback workshop on a "Safe Routes to Downtown" study it is conducting to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety across Foothill Expressway via Main Street and Edith Avenue.

The workshop is scheduled 6-8 p.m. at 242 State St. in downtown Los Altos. For more information, visit saferoutestodowntown.com.

The purpose of the public workshop is to review proposed changes to Edith/Foothill and Main/Foothill, and collect community feedback for inclusion into the final report

Passerelle and Nelson Nygaard traffic engineering consultants will lead the workshop, and the study has full collaboration and support from the city and Santa Clara County.

Ye Olde Towne Band keeps up its 'chops'


Eliza Ridgeway/Town Crier
Ye Olde Towne Band conductor John DeLoach, above left, leads the band through several numbers during the recent “Glorious Fourth” event at Shoup Park.

Like fireworks, watermelon and iced tea, no summer would be complete without musical entertainment from Ye Olde Towne Band.

Since the band’s start in Los Altos in 1972, members have dedicated themselves to performing in Shoup Park every summer – and this summer is no exception. The group’s free concerts are scheduled 1:30-3:30 p.m. the final Sunday of each month through September.

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An afternoon of art, fashion and music slated at Gitane Los Altos: Local Arts Roundup


Courtesy of Audrey Lund
Los Altos artist Audrey Lund’s “Sunset Drive, San Francisco” is among her works on display at Gitane Freedom of Style boutique through the end of August.

Gitane Freedom of Style boutique in downtown Los Altos has scheduled an afternoon of art, fashion and music noon to 4 p.m. July 27 at 334 State St.

The event will feature a collection of paintings by Los Altos artist Audrey Lund, a live art demonstration by Oleg Tumasov, jewelry art courtesy of Alicia Van Fleteren and live music from pianist Oliver Michael Robertson.

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Disability Pride Parade & Festival slated Saturday

The fifth annual West Coast Disability Pride Parade & Festival is scheduled noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Mountain View.

Parade check-in will begin at 11 a.m. in Centennial Plaza, 701 W. Evelyn Ave. The parade route will travel from the plaza four blocks down Castro Street to Pioneer Park, 590 Castro St., near Mountain View City Hall, where the festival is located.

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