Los Altos council candidates address potential for new library

Los Altos Library
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier File Photo
Parents and caregivers shuffle in and out of the existing downtown Los Altos library.

Seven candidates are running for three open seats on the five-member Los Altos City Council in the Nov. 3 election.

Los Altos DAR chapter honors local artist

Daughters of the American Revolution
Courtesy of Donna Santistevan
Pictured from left are: Juno Szalay, vice regent of the Los Altos chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution; award-winning artist Holly Van Hart; and Donna Santistevan, chapter regent.

The Los Altos chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently gave Holly Van Hart the Women in the Arts Recognition Award, which spotlights women who have made significant achievements in their artistic fields.

Fine Art in the Park accessible online

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 is going on – in online form, through Nov. 1.'

MVHS student collaborates with famed artist on project

Mountain View High School senior Maanasi Hingwe and her friends planned to work on an art installation last spring with award-winning artist Consuelo Jimenez, whose work has been featured in museums including the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Los Altos History Museum reopens with expanded exhibition of ‘Suffrage’

Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage.
Courtesy of Los Altos History Museum
Visitors to the Los Altos History Museum can now go inside to view the current exhibition, “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage.”

The Los Altos History Museum plans to open its indoor main gallery to visitors for the first time since March, with an expanded version of its exhibition “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” beginning Thursday.

LA resident part of team raising money for water filters in Uganda

Uganda
Courtesy of SPOUTS Impact
Clean water remains a precious commodity in the African nation of Uganda, but a Los Altos resident is working with a nonprofit to expand access water sanitation tools.

With help from a local resident, SPOUTS Impact recently hosted a virtual yoga fundraising event over Zoom to raise money for its clean water efforts in Uganda.


 

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