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Mike Bruno: Los Altos resident a devoted family man, volunteer

Mr. Bruno

Los Altos resident Michael Bruno was the ultimate provider. Whether he was caring for his family or filling a need in the community, Mr. Bruno always came through.

Mr. Bruno died March 31 of pancreatic cancer at his Los Altos home. He was 83.

History Museum hosts display on Eichlers and 'Modernism'

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Eichler homes are the focus of the new Los Altos History Museum exhibition.

The Los Altos History Museum will explore the legacy of Joseph L. Eichler’s architectural vision in its new exhibition, “Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses,” scheduled to open April 29 and run through Oct. 8.

A public opening reception is scheduled 5-7:30 p.m. May 5. Kirk Abe’s Jazz Trio will perform.

Rep. Eshoo issues call to action at local conference

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo discussed what Silicon Valley women can do to promote the positions they share for government action at a conference sponsored by three local women’s groups March 18.

The meeting was organized by the Los Altos Women’s Caucus and co-sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View American Association of University Women and the Los Altos-Mountain View League of Women Voters.

Los Altos gathers to say ‘Shlama’

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PG&E official discusses utility hazards at BAT meeting


Block Action Team leaders learned about gas and electric utility hazards from PG&E’s Jim Wickham at their March 21 meeting.

The presentation was part of a quarterly training session for BAT leaders, who connect and assist Los Altos neighborhoods in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.

A 'Ward' of words: New museum director speaks four languages


Elisabeth Ward, the Los Altos History Museum’s new executive director, is a woman who loves languages. Along with English, she speaks Icelandic, Norwegian and Spanish.

Ward also appreciates how art speaks to people.

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