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Rotary Club of Los Altos' Young at Art contest recognizes student talent

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Cami Haber of Pinewood School created “Super Nova,” a digital collage. Haber’s piece will be among this year’s group of Young at Art winners on display at the Rotary Club’s Fine Art in the Park, May 20 and 21 at Lincoln Park in Los Altos.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos’ Young at Art contest recognizes budding student artists from seven local high schools as part of the annual Fine Art in the Park event.

A jury of Rotarians selected 15 winning works, including first- and second-place submissions from students at each school. Rotary Club officials will present the winning artists with awards and stipends for college expenses – $150 to first-place winners and $100 to second-place winners – at Fine Art in the Park, scheduled 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 20 and 21 at Lincoln Park in Los Altos.

Scout organizes screening of documentary featuring youth with autism as sports stars

Courtesy of Eric Mow
Los Altos resident Eric Mow’s Eagle Scout project aims to raise autism awareness through a screening of the film “Swim Team.”

As part of his Eagle Scout project, Eric Mow of Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 30 has organized a screening of the documentary “Swim Team” – a story about autism, athletic success and family tenacity – this weekend.

The event is scheduled 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sobrato Center in San Jose, to coincide with April’s Autism Awareness Month.

Mike Bruno: Los Altos resident a devoted family man, volunteer

Mr. Bruno

Los Altos resident Michael Bruno was the ultimate provider. Whether he was caring for his family or filling a need in the community, Mr. Bruno always came through.

Mr. Bruno died March 31 of pancreatic cancer at his Los Altos home. He was 83.

Rep. Eshoo issues call to action at local conference

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo discussed what Silicon Valley women can do to promote the positions they share for government action at a conference sponsored by three local women’s groups March 18.

The meeting was organized by the Los Altos Women’s Caucus and co-sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View American Association of University Women and the Los Altos-Mountain View League of Women Voters.

Los Altos gathers to say ‘Shlama’

Gary Hedden/Special to the Town Crier

PG&E official discusses utility hazards at BAT meeting


Block Action Team leaders learned about gas and electric utility hazards from PG&E’s Jim Wickham at their March 21 meeting.

The presentation was part of a quarterly training session for BAT leaders, who connect and assist Los Altos neighborhoods in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.

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