City of Los Altos offers emergency preparedness grants through Jan. 14

The city of Los Altos’ Community and Emergency Preparedness Grants Program funds projects aimed at encouraging residents and small businesses to improve emergency preparedness, build community and strengthen neighborhood ties.

Grants are available for qualified projects that support the program’s goals to enhance community resiliency by proactively preparing for emergencies and strengthening the community’s ability to respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and crime, and to increase communication and bolster connections.

December's First Friday features holiday theme


December’s First Friday festivities are scheduled 6-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Los Altos.

Community Briefs, 'The Force' at library, benefit for vets

‘The Force’ takes hold of main library Sunday

The Los Altos main library is scheduled to host a free “Star Wars” movie marathon 10:15 a.m. to 6:50 p.m. Sunday.

The four-movie marathon includes “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (10:15 a.m.), “A New Hope” (12:25 p.m.), “The Empire Strikes Back” (2:35 p.m.) and “Return of the Jedi” (4:40 p.m.).

Save the Date – Week of Dec. 4



Workshop shares tips for practicing holiday safety at home

The holidays can spark safety risks, with fires and injuries occurring as a result of decorated live Christmas trees, extra extension cords, candles, portable heaters and an abundance of cooking.

To alert local residents to the dangers, the Los Altos History Museum, in partnership with the city of Los Altos, has scheduled a Holiday Safety Workshop 7 p.m. Dec 11 at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

CSMA presents free concert featuring Grammy winner

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View is scheduled to present a free concert with three-time Grammy Award-winning artist John Daversa 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Tateuchi Hall at CSMA, 230 San Antonio Circle.

Daversa will perform and share stories about works from his “American Dreamers: Voice of Hope, Music of Freedom” album, which features “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or Dreamer, artists.”

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