Los Altos resident from Brazil helping indigenous peoples impacted by COVID-19

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A Los Altos family is working to help indigenous peoples in the Amazon rainforest impacted by COVID-19.

Due to factors that include a lack of health care, insufficient medication and living in an isolated location, the indigenous peoples of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Halloween 2020: At least we have the Coloring Contest

Not all of Halloween is cancelled this year – it's time for spooky stories and colored pumpkins! 

Jane and John Reed: Raising their hands to build community

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Jane and John Reed are leaving Los Altos this month.

Jane Reed may strike some as a fairly soft-spoken personality. But her actions as a Los Altos community volunteer over the past 50 years have spoken volumes.

Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival begins, virtually speaking

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The art of Annie Walker is among the works for sale on the Arts & Wine Festival website.

The 2020 Los Altos Virtual Arts & Wine Festival, ongoing through Oct. 31 – with a special “live” weekend set for Oct. 17 and 18 – brings art, entertainment and wine together online for the first time.

JPL scientist transports AAUW audience out of this world at fall kickoff

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Rosaly Lopes, Ph.D., of Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory served as keynote speaker at the Fall Kickoff event for the Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women Sept. 26.

Chan memorial project dedicated at Oak

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Pictured from left are Elizabeth Wu, Vicki Moore's son, Kevin Chan, and Vicki Moore.

The Oak Avenue School community held a ceremony Sept. 26 to dedicate a memorial in honor of Kendra and Scott Chan.


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