LWV forums highlight election candidates, issues

The League of Women Voters of the Los Altos-Mountain View area has scheduled a series of Candidate Forums and pro-and-con analyses of ballot initiatives leading to the Nov. 3 general election.

Resident helps spare air conditioners find homes amid wildfires, heat wave

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Courtesy of Patricia Evans
Patricia Evans of Los Altos is helping out neighbors in need by connecting them with spare air conditioners.

In recent weeks, the poor air quality caused by nearby wildfires has forced many Bay Area families to close their windows amid the heat wave that hit the state.

Los Altos council candidates field question about equal pay at local businesses

Seven candidates are running for three seats on the Los Altos City Council in the Nov. 3 election. A virtual forum for council candidates is scheduled 7-9 p.m. Sept. 30. In advance of the forum, organizers have prepared questions for the candidates. Following is the first in a series of questions, with candidates answering one question in each issue of the Town Crier leading up to the election.

High school volunteer hosts virtual fundraiser for Hope’s Corner

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High school volunteer Sophia Lee is scheduled to host a virtual fundraiser today through Sept. 9 to support the Mountain View-based nonprofit Hope’s Corner.

Rotary’s Fine Art in the Park going online

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Courtesy of Patricia Rohrs
Cristy Aloysi’s “Bird’s Nests” is among the works of art for sale at the Rotary Club of Los Altos’ Fine Art in the Park. This year’s virtual event begins Saturday.

The Rotary Club of Los Altos canceled its annual Fine Art in the Park open-air art show, originally scheduled over two days in May, but the show will go on – in online form, Saturday through Nov. 1.

Nonprofit helps seniors stay connected with evolving technologies

At a time when technology evolves rapidly, older generations are at risk of falling behind. AnewVista, a nonprofit organization that works closely with seniors in Los Altos and other parts of the Bay Area to provide free technology support, has a solution for that.

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