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Los Altos City Council candidates outline potential accomplishments

The six candidates running for three open seats on the five-member Los Altos City Council participated in a forum Oct. 6 at Los Altos High School. In advance of the forum, organizers prepared a series of questions for candidates to answer. The Town Crier published candidates’ answers in previous issues. Below is a follow-up question.

Scientist headlines LALE's Science and Tech Week


Silicon Valley scientist Robert Booth is scheduled to discuss his leading-edge research on the use of immunotherapy in the battle against cancer 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Booth’s presentation will highlight the Los Altos Library Endowment’s Science and Technology Week, scheduled Monday through Oct. 23.

League of Women Voters schedules candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of Mountain View-Los Altos has scheduled a series of candidate and ballot-measure forums to expose voters to local and state election topics on the Nov. 8 ballot.

• Candidate Forum for the Santa Clara County Office of Education: 6:30-7:15 p.m. Thursday at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road

Community Briefs

Costume Bank extends hours for Halloween

Los Altos’ Costume Bank will be open seven days a week Monday through Oct. 31 to accommodate customers in search of Halloween costumes. Rentals are not due back until Nov. 5.

The Costume Bank sells and rents costumes, with a large collection of historical and period costumes as well as ensembles for movie characters, superheroes, witches, vampires, ghosts and more.

Morning Forum of Los Altos lectures now underway

The 67th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos lecture series is underway.

Lectures are slated 10:15-11:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Abandoned puppy finds forever home with police dispatcher

Courtesy of Mountain View Police Department
Zeus, discovered abandoned in a cage, found a new home with a police dispatcher.

Throughout her 18 years with the Mountain View Police Department, public safety dispatcher Judy Cahill has made a habit of greeting the lost animals passing through the office en route to animal control.

She was not, however, prepared to meet the canine visitor who arrived Sept. 10.

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