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League of Women Voters schedules forums on candidates, propositions

The League of Women Voters of Mountain View-Los Altos has scheduled a series of candidate and ballot-measure forums related to the Nov. 8 ballot.

• Candidate Forum for Los Altos Hills City Council: 7-8:30 p.m. today in the Los Altos Hills Town Council Chambers, 26379 W. Fremont Road

Cancer walk slated Saturday at Shoreline

The inaugural Silicon Valley Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk is scheduled Saturday in Mountain View.

Event-day registration is set to begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K walk is slated to start at 9 a.m. at Shoreline Park, 2600 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Paul Simon to perform Saturday at LAH fundraiser

From TheLifeYouCanSave.org
Paul Simon is walking away from show business, but not before performing a benefit Saturday in Los Altos Hills.

A private Los Altos Hills residence may be one of the last – and least likely – concert venues for singer-songwriter Paul Simon. He’s scheduled to perform 7 p.m. Saturday at a benefit for a nonprofit organization committed to addressing global poverty.

Simon, who announced recently that he is retiring from the music scene after his last tour, is performing in support of The Life You Can Save, an advocacy and educational outreach agency that works to help poverty-stricken people in developing countries. Among its goals, The Life You Can Save connects potential donors with a host of vetted charities to ensure that money is put to he best use.

Forum organizers seek candidate questions

Organizers of the Oct. 6 Los Altos City Council Candidates Forum invite local residents to submit questions for candidates.

Questions may be submitted anonymously and will be reviewed by the moderator before they are posted.

Community Briefs

LA-LAH seek nominees for volunteer awards

The Joint Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Volunteer Service Awards Committee is accepting nominations of outstanding local volunteers for the 34th annual Volunteer Service Awards.

The cities have given the awards since 1983 to honor individuals who have volunteered their time to serve in the communities.

Council candidates address community center issue

A forum for Los Altos City Council candidates is scheduled 7-9 p.m. Oct. 6 in Los Altos High School’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

Six candidates are running for three seats in the Nov. 8 election. In advance of the forum, organizers have prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. Following is the third in the series, with candidates answering one question in each issue of the Town Crier leading up to the election.

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