New Morning Forum season underway

The 70th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos lecture series is underway.

Founded in Los Altos in 1950, the Morning Forum boasts 450 local members. The series features 16 speakers who appear 10 a.m. every other Tuesday from September through the beginning of June at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Save the Date – Week of Sept. 25


Los Altos Village Association’s Beer Stroll, 6-9 p.m. in downtown Los Altos. Tickets are $40. Information:

Hills History Committee panel tells 'Tales of Moody Road'

The Los Altos Hills History Committee has scheduled the presentation “Tales of Moody Road” 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday in the town hall council chambers, 26379 W. Fremont Road.

Jitze Couperus, member of the History Committee and chairman of the town’s Planning Commission, will moderate the discussion, which will focus on Moody Road’s history as a lively center of action and its role in town controversies during its formative years.

Salon owner's 'Spirit Day' fights pediatric cancer


Sarah Zebb, owner of Therapy Salon in Los Altos, is scheduled to host her ninth annual “Spirit Day” fund- raiser for cancer patients 1-5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the salon, 660 Fremont Ave.

The festivities will include food and beverages, a bake sale, a raffle, face painting, arts and crafts, hair extensions and children’s games.

Local Arts Roundup: New local art exhibitions in October, November promise color, variety

Left Image courtesy of Naomi Mindelzun
The work of Naomi Mindelzun is on display locally during the month of October.

The local arts scene abounds with exhibitions in a variety of media. Following are a few that run through October or early November.

Gallery 9

Naomi Mindelzun is set to exhibit her recent paintings at Gallery 9 Tuesday through Oct. 27.

Subscribers grateful for convenience, joy of local theater

John Reed/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos Theater Enthusiasts (L.A.T.E.) gather Sept. 13 to celebrate the start of the community theater group’s 25th season and salute their own anniversary as a group. Pictured from left are: (front row) John Reed, Gloria Hom, Dominique Ainsworth, Dick Sarno, Carol Sarno, Dee Cunningham, Marcia Allen, Vicki Reeder, Betty Latta; (middle row) Dave Russell, Emy Thurber, Jane Reed, Judy William, Nancy Grippo, Joy Frost, Sally Brew, Susan Russell, Robin Liston, Jackie Stephens, Diane Parnes; (back row) Joe Grippo, Joyce Dougherty, Gisela Zebroski, Karen Duncan, Dave Reeder, Jim Cunningham, Tom Liston, Matt Allen, Mark Parnes.


It’s been over 20 years since my husband, Bob, and I attended a wonderful performance of “Hamlet” at Los Altos’ Bus Barn Stage Company (now called Los Altos Stage Company, but still located in the old, corrugated-metal bus building). After the play, we realized what a gem the theater company is – polished acting, professional staging and innovative set design.

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