Save the Date - Week of Jan. 15

Tuesday

Los Altos Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet, 5:45-8 p.m. at Chef Chu’s restaurant, 1067 N. San Antonio Road. Information: losaltoschamber.org.

Jan. 28

Morning Forum of Los Altos, 10 a.m. at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave. Information: morningforum.org.

Stanford doctors discuss impact of Roe v. Wade on women's health


Dr. Stanton

The Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women is scheduled to mark the 47th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion 2-3:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

At the Library - week of Jan. 15

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.

 

Community Briefs, World Affairs, SIR meeting

World Affairs tackles election interference

The Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs has scheduled the presentation “Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections” 7:30 p.m. today at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Cyber-security expert Alex Stamos, adjunct professor at Stanford University’s Freeman-Spogli Institute and former chief security officer at Facebook, will discuss how Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues its interference campaign in U.S. elections. His presentation will address how Russia was able to do so and if there is anything that can be done to prevent or minimize interference in 2020. Stamos also will describe some of the vulnerabilities in the U.S. election infrastructure and steps the U.S. might use to confront such efforts.

Residents do Broadway for a good cause: Concert benefits LightHouse camp scholarships


Anne and Steve Gilll

Los Altos father and daughter Steve and Anne Gill are scheduled to present “Magic To Do: Broadway in the 1970s,” their 18th annual benefit concert for LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 and 19 in Menlo School’s Spieker Ballroom, 50 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton.

Accompanying the Gills will be pianist and former Los Altos resident Linda Jordan, Menlo School alumni traveling from as far away as Sweden and Bay Area director and actor Alex Perez.

World Affairs spotlights election interference

The Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs has scheduled the presentation “Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

Cyber-security expert Alex Stamos, adjunct professor at Stanford University’s Freeman-Spogli Institute and former chief security officer at Facebook, will discuss how Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues its interference campaign in U.S. elections. His presentation will address how Russia was able to do so and if there is anything that can be done to prevent or minimize interference in 2020.


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