Community Briefs - Week of Jan. 23

Affordable-housing group hosts meeting

The Los Altos Affordable Housing working group is scheduled to host a community meeting on proposed local and state reforms 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Panelists will include Randy Tsuda, president and CEO of Palo Alto Housing, and Mitali Ganguly, associate planner with Opticos Design. Tsuda will share his experiences in Palo Alto and Mountain View, and Ganguly will discuss the “missing middle” component of affordable housing.

Jazz great Vuckovich returns to MV's Wunderman House for Sunday afternoon concert


Courtesy of Larry Vuckovich
Larry Vuckovich performs at a recent concert. The jazz legend is scheduled to perform in Mountain View Sunday.

Acclaimed jazz pianist Larry Vuckovich is set to return to Mountain View for another concert of standards – this time in the trio format with bass and guitar – 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Wunderman House, 655 Eunice Ave.

The concert will feature pieces from Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson and Vince Guaraldi. Vuckovich, a jazz veteran with a Balkan background, is considered an innovator – he incorporates ethnic Eastern European music into his playing. Jeff Chambers will accompany Vuckovich on bass, and 24-year-old Kai Lyons on guitar.

AAUW to mark Roe v. Wade anniversary with Tuesday event in Los Altos


Courtesy of Allyson Johnson
Advocates Delores Davison, from left, Vicki Reeder, Pat Blackie, Allyson Johnson and Claire Noonan support women’s suffrage.

The Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women is scheduled to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade court decision legalizing abortion 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Los Altos Youth Center, 1 N. San Antonio Road.

The event will include remarks from reproductive rights activists, who will address continuing concerns about women’s access to health care, and a cake celebrating the landmark 1972 U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Meditation group offers weekly sessions in MV

Insight Meditation South Bay has scheduled an evening of meditation and landscape images with local photographer Rex Naden 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 29 at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 2094 Grant Road, Mountain View.

Community Briefs - week of Jan. 16

LA History Museum hosts final Crab Feed

Tickets are available for the Los Altos History Museum’s final Crab Feed fundraiser, scheduled 6-10 p.m. Feb. 2 at St. William Church Parish Hall, 611 S. El Monte.

For 31 years, the all-you-can-eat crab fest and live auction has been a Los Altos tradition, raising funds to help the museum continue its mission of producing engaging educational programs and exhibitions for the community. The final Crab Feed will honor Pinky Whelan, founder and creator of the event.

At the Library - Week of Jan. 16

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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