Community briefs: Los Altos mayor's virtual town hall, COVID vaccination forums

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Los Altos Mayor Neysa Fligor will brief senior members of the community during a virtual town hall Feb. 16.

LA virtual town hall set for Tuesday

Los Altos Mayor Neysa Fligor is scheduled to host a virtual town hall 4 p.m. Tuesday to gauge residents’ feedback on a range of issues.

Simitian events offer vaccination info

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is scheduled to host a series of virtual town halls for each city in his district – including Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View – to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations.

Families fed through Appetite for Good, Chef Chu’s fundraiser

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The Chef Chu’s fundraiser ends Feb. 10.

The nonprofit Appetite for Good is partnering with Chef Chu’s restaurant in Los Altos to host a Lunar New Year’s fundraiser for Asian families served by Community Services Agency. The fundraising drive ends Wednesday (Feb. 10).

AAUW presentation highlights abortion help for low-income women

The Los Altos/Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women hosted a Zoom seminar Jan. 22 to mark the 48th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling, which ensured women’s right to choose whether to maintain a pregnancy.

Hope’s Corner serves 100,000th meal

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Hope’s Corner volunteers didn’t let last week’s rain stop them from doing what they’ve been doing for nearly 10 years – providing free, nutritious meals to homeless, low-income and vulnerable residents from Mountain View and nearby communities. Hope’s Corner operates out of the Mountain View campus of Los Altos United Methodist Church, at the corner of Hope and Mercy streets.

Hope’s Corner celebrated a major milestone Jan. 27 – providing its 100,000th meal.

Foothill Exp. work delayed, but in final stages

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Residents can expect traffic delays while work proceeds on the Foothill Expressway upgrade project in Los Altos.

The timeline for completion of the Foothill Expressway upgrade project has been pushed back to May. Officials with the Santa Clara County Roads and Airports Department had initially expected work to wrap up by the end of 2020.

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