Fire alarm tests planned Friday, Monday at Community Center

Contractors with the city of Los Altos are scheduled to install new fire alarms at the Los Altos Community Center on Hillview Avenue Friday (May 14) and run tests Monday (May 17).

Residents can expect to hear some fire-alarm noises during the day Friday and at 9 a.m. Monday.

“This will be loud to those neighbors next to the community center,” said city spokesperson Trever Marsden. “These are just tests, so don't be worried.”

For more information, email Marsden at [email protected]

Simitian telephone town hall fields COVID-19 questions

With vaccination rates on the rise and questions remaining, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian – whose District 5 includes Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View – has scheduled a telephone town hall devoted to answering residents’ questions about COVID-19.

Pets featured Saturday in Los Altos drive-by parade

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The Kiwanis Pet Parade is scheduled 10 a.m. this Saturday.

The annual Los Altos Kiwanis Club Pet Parade is scheduled 10 a.m. Saturday in the downtown area.

AAUW speaker set to discuss sustainability

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The Los Altos/Mountain View American Association of University Women has scheduled Jasneet Sharma, director of the Office of Sustainability for Santa Clara County, to serve as keynote speaker for its Zoom meeting 2-3 p.m. May 27.

Input needed for Los Altos’ Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

Los Altos kicks off virtual opportunities this week for residents to offer their input on potential actions the city can implement to fight climate change.

Museum offers educational resources online

As part of their third- and fourth-grade curriculum, every spring local public and private schools and home-schooled students take field trips to the Los Altos History Museum to experience California history. Due to the pandemic, last year the museum was forced to halt in-person tours, and many students missed the educational opportunity. To make the lessons available while tours remain on hold, the museum’s Education Committee developed three online versions of some of the key information offered in person.

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