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Making beautiful music together: Foothill Symphonic Winds inspires members of all ages


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Members of the ensemble rehearse at Blach Intermediate School.

Something special happens Wednesday nights at Blach Intermediate School. Seventy or so people ranging in age from 18 to 85, of varied backgrounds, lifestyles and careers, gather to make music.


Anderson goes from interim to permanent senior coordinator


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Cheri Anderson, recreation coordinator for the city of Los Altos, works with George Kronos on a jigsaw puzzle at the Senior Center last year.

A familiar face has been named Los Altos’ recreation coordinator in charge of senior programs. Cheri Anderson, who served as interim coordinator last year, recently returned to the center to take the job permanently.

Alma mater salute: Stanford celebrates 125th anniversary


How can we forget our college years? The more poignant question: How could our college possibly forget us?

No, I’m not talking about that annual appeal for funds. I’m talking about the feeling each of us has during Reunion Weekend – whether we make it back to the campus or not – when we recall making quite an impression on the old alma mater.

LACF highlights volunteer opportunities for seniors

Los Altos Community Foundation officials issued a challenge to local seniors: Make it your New Year’s resolution to volunteer in 2017.

The foundation, whose mission is to strengthen the community by stimulating local philanthropy and civic engagement, offers a number of volunteer opportunities suited for older adults with time on their hands and expertise to spare – and share.

CSA issues call for 'elves'

Calling all elves: Community Services Agency needs your help.

The Mountain View-based social services provider that serves as the community’s safety net plans to provide its senior clients with gifts for the holidays this year.


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