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Community Briefs

LAUMC hosts talk on immigration

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled a dinner and discussion on “Sanctuary and Immigration Today” 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

The featured speaker is the Rev. Deborah Lee, executive director of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity.

Foothills church sponsors affordable housing forum

Foothills Congregational Church has scheduled an affordable housing forum, “Moving Beyond Impasse,” 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 11 in the church’s sanctuary, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

Designed to educate residents on challenges and solutions, the forum will feature local experts sharing strategies and actions regarding affordable housing needs, availability, financing and legislation in Los Altos and Mountain View. They also will explain the November 2016 Measure A parcel tax and how it relates to the community.

Save the Date

Jan. 24

Los Altos Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner, 6 p.m. at Chef Chu’s, 1067 N. El Camino Real. Cost is $70 per person. Information: losaltoschamber.org.


GreenTown screens film on plastic pollution

The documentary “Straws” aims “to get people thinking about how small habits can add up to huge impact.”

GreenTown Los Altos has scheduled a screening of the award-winning documentary “STRAWS,” which chronicles problems associated with straws and other single-use plastic pollution that inundate waterways and oceans, 7 p.m. today at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Tim Giacomini of Mission Trail Waste Systems will participate in a post-screening discussion.

AAUW event recognizes Roe v. Wade, spotlights reproductive health


The Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women is scheduled to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

At the Library

The following free events are scheduled at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. Events are held in the Orchard Room unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 948-7683 or visit sccl.org/losaltos.


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