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Packard joins KMVT 15 board

KMVT 15 Silicon Valley Community Media recently elected former Los Altos Mayor Ron Packard to its board of directors.

Packard, a practicing attorney for more than 40 years, is president of Packard, Packard & Johnson, P.C., in downtown Los Altos. He also co-founded and is chairman of the board of directors for Marich Confectionery.

Prior to moving to Los Altos 30 years ago, Packard served as mayor of Mountain View. Over the years, he has sat on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including the Los Altos Village Association and Peninsula Symphony.

He earned a master’s degree in public administration from UC Riverside, a master’s in business administration from UC Berkeley and a juris doctorate from Hastings School of Law.

“I’m looking forward to working with Ron Packard to achieve KMVT 15’s goal of becoming a fully digital facility as well as one of the most accessible public media forums of our time, tailored to our community’s needs,” said Shelley Wolfe, executive director of KMVT 15. “His perspective will be invaluable as we continue to focus on growth, collaboration and fundraising in this era of rapidly evolving communications.”


 KMVT 15 is accessible via Comcast Channel 15, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 and youtube.com/kmvt.
For more information, visit kmvt15.org.


Veggie Grill opens in Mtn. View

Mountain View Mayor Chris Clark and Councilwoman Margaret Abe-Koga are scheduled to attend the grand opening of Veggie Grill at 565 San Antonio Road 11 a.m. April 30.

Veggie Grill offers a menu of dishes prepared with plant-based proteins and all-natural ingredients.

The first 50 guests will receive gift cards that may be redeemed for a free entrée. The opening festivities will continue May 3 and 4, with the first 25 patrons receiving gift cards.

For more information, visit veggiegrill.com.


Simitian holds sidewalk office hours in MV

Fifth District Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is scheduled to host sidewalk office hours 10-11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Mountain View Farmers’ Market, located in the Caltrain parking lot at Castro Street and Central Expressway.

“Sidewalk office hours offer a convenient opportunity for personal conversation in an informal setting,” Simitian said.

For more information, visit joesimitian.com.

Style 2014 event slated this weekend

More than 40 jewelry and textile designers are scheduled to attend STYLE 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Mountain View Center, 701 E. El Camino Real.

STYLE 2014 will present exhibiting artists evaluated and selected by STYLE’s founder and curator, Diane Master.

Attendees can find one-of-a-kind fashion, jewelry and other accessories.

Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the PAMF Women’s Cancer Survivorship Program. For a list of designers and to purchase tickets, visit style2014.lucentestudio.com.

Learn bridge in a day

American Contract Bridge League, Unit 503, invites visitors to learn to play bridge in a day at a seminar scheduled 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14 at the IFES Hall, 432 Stierlin Road, Mountain View.

Cost is $25, which includes instruction, a handbook and a light snack.

To register and for more information, visit paloaltobridge.com.

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