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Community Briefs

Museum event features antiques expert

The Los Altos History Museum’s “Let’s Talk Antiques with Steve Yvaska” event is scheduled 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 under the oaks outside the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Attendees may bring one antique for a casual evaluation by Yvaska, who writes a column, “The Seasoned Collector,” for the Mercury News. Jennifer Berg, a fellow antiquarian and founder of Antiquum, will assist him.

Save the Date

Aug. 19

Community Services Agency’s 60th anniversary celebration, 1-4 p.m. at CSA, 204 Stierlin Road, Mountain View. Information: csacares.org.

Sept. 16

Los Altos Wine Walk, 2-6 p.m. in downtown Los Altos. Information: downtownlosaltos.org.

At the Library

The following free events are scheduled at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. Events are held in the Orchard Room unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 948-7683 or visit sccl.org/losaltos.


Pet Pause: Hot dogs – how to avoid heatstroke in your pets


The weather in this area is as perfect as it gets for being outdoors at any time of day, on any day of the year. So when warm weather comes, the effects on our pets can come as a surprise, especially on a midday hike in the hills or traveling to a warmer area.

Mountain View Community Center redo begins next month, runs through 2019

Rendering courtesy of city of Mountain View
The city of Mountain View plans to expand its community center, adding 6,000 square feet to the facility and a new social hall accommodating up to 250 guests.

The city of Mountain View is scheduled to begin renovating the Mountain View Community Center Monday.

In preparation for the project, the community center is set to close Saturday and reopen in early 2019, according to city officials.

Human trafficking prevalent in Bay Area, speaker tells Kiwanis Club

Courtesy of Frances Byrne
Concert pianist John Baeg is set to headline a concert fundraiser for Freedom House Aug. 26 at Bridges Commmunity Church in Los Altos.

While many local residents don’t see it here, human trafficking occurs throughout the Bay Area, Frances Byrne of Freedom House told members of the Los Altos Kiwanis Club last week.

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