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Library district offers pair of financial-planning seminars

The Santa Clara County Library District has scheduled a pair of financial-planning seminars at the Los Altos main library.

Both seminars are slated at 2 p.m. in the Program Room of the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. Admission is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

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Block Action Team offers training sessions for residents

Block Action Team sessions to train Los Altos residents in emergency preparedness protocol are scheduled 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 27 and May 27 at Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Since the program’s inception last year, 40 Block Action Teams have been mapped, with 87 local residents committed to serving as Block Action Team leaders or co-leaders. Organizers estimate that 1,094 households are covered by emergency preparedness leaders – approximately 10 percent of Los Altos homes.

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Live from the living room: LA resident brings house concerts to Peninsula


Courtesy of Tami Mulcahy
Pioneering an innovative concert-going experience, Los Altos resident Tami Mulcahy promotes house concerts through her Meetup.com group, South Bay House Concerts.

Los Altos resident Tami Mulcahy aims to change the way local residents listen to live music by bringing house concerts – a network of private homes in which owners host up-and-coming musicians and their fans – to the South Bay.

Mulcahy’s Meetup.com group, South Bay House Concerts, has grown to more than 270 members and hosted 77 events since its inception in early 2014. Members make up the bulk of the audience at local house shows in addition to providing the in-home stages for local musical talent.

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Morning Forum series offers varied lineup of upcoming speakers

The Morning Forum of Los Altos continues its 65th season with a spring lineup of speakers on national, international and cultural topics.

Upcoming speakers and topics:

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Stanford University's architect outlines future growth, goals


Lenox

David Lenox, architect for Stanford University, described how he is creating a framework for physical growth on the campus in the presentation “Stanford University: Making Connections to the Past and the Future” at The Morning Forum of Los Altos March 3.

Lenox, a member of the American Institute of Architects, has served as Stanford’s architect and director of campus planning for 10 years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from Miami University and a Master of Architecture from Ohio State University.

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Community Briefs

LAVA sponsors annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Los Altos Village Association has scheduled its 52nd annual Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday on Main and State streets in downtown Los Altos.

Children can search for candy-filled eggs, with a limit of five per child. Participants should bring their own baskets.

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