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Businesses interested in hiring teens for summer work are invited to participate in the 1997 Teen Job Fairs to be held on Tuesday, April 1 at Mountain View High School and Thursday, April 10 at Los Altos High School. Both events will run from 2-3:30 p.m.

More than 400 students are expected to attend each job fair.

The registration deadline is this coming Monday, and there is no fee for business participation.

The Teen Job Fair is sponsored by the Mountain View Recreation Division and the Los Altos Recreation Department in conjunction with the work experience programs at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools. For registration information, call Jack Smith at 903-6403.

LAHS art show this Saturday

Los Altos High School art students will be holding an art show and sale 6:30 p.m. this coming Saturday in the school cafeteria to raise funds for their European art tour in April.

Shoji Wada, the high school's art director, organized the first student art tour last year with a trip to the art centers of Paris and London.

This year, 39 students and chaperones will visit several cities in Italy.

The art show and sale will include a light buffet and a slide show.

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. For advance tickets or more information, call 941-1988.

Stanbridge Academy holding fund-raiser

The Stanbridge Academy will host its annual fund-raising event, "An Affaire to Remember," this Friday at the Ralston Mansion in Belmont.

Proceeds from this event go to providing scholarships for learning disabled children around the Bay Area who could not otherwise attend the academy. The event is sponsored by the Stanbridge Academy Auxiliary, headed by Los Altos Hills residents Stella Derby and Andrea Jobe.

Stanbridge is an independent school on the peninsula that serves bright children with attention deficit disorders, dyslexia, dysphasia and other related learning disorders. The school serves grades K-12.

The academy has one of the few remaining high school programs for the learning disabled. Approximately 15 percent of Stanbridge's 80 students are from the Los Altos area, according to one organizer.

The event begins at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through the school office, (408) 261-6610. Reservations are recommended.

Changes for Foothill parking

New day-use parking permit dispensers will be installed this April in all student lots at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills with the cost of permits rising from $1 to $2, campus officials have announced.

Visitors will pay $2 for day-use permits beginning April 1.

Revenues generated from day-use parking permit sales will be used to install emergency call boxes throughout the campus parking lots.

All vehicles must display a valid permit between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day. Day-use permits will be available in yellow dispensers in student lots.

Those who make frequent visits to the campus can purchase a quarterly permit for $26.50 in the Foothill College Admissions and Records Office.

Author to review 'Delicate Balance'

Bonnie Fite, a former teacher and author, will review her new book, "Effective Discipline: A Delicate Balance," at this coming Tuesday's meeting of the Los Altos chapter of Parents Involved in Education. The meeting will be held 7-9 p.m. in Room 620, Burkhart Hall at the First Baptist Church, 625 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos.

Fite's book offers parents and teachers a system for establishing control in a warm, yet firm, environment. She is a Sunnyvale resident and a mother of four.

For more information, call 948-9551.

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