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Montclaire hosts e-waste drop-off site

Montclaire Elementary School is slated to host an electronic waste drop-off site 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 in the school’s front parking lot, 1160 St. Joseph Ave., Los Altos.

Eligible items include recyclable electronics, phones, wires, cables, TVs, laptops, desktop computers, CDs, DVDs, printers, monitors, metals, batteries, dishwashers, microwaves and lawn mowers (without gasoline).

A truck and helpers will be available to assist with recyclables.

Drop-off and disposal is free. A portion of the recycling proceeds will support the Montclaire Parent Teacher Organization.

For more information, email Hema Lakhani at

Loyola K-Kids Club collects eyeglasses

The Loyola K-Kids Club is collecting used eyeglasses for its annual “Share Old Spectacles” drive.

The club donates the glasses to Direct Relief International, where they are cleaned, repaired and their prescriptions identified before distributing them around the world to those who can’t afford glasses. The students collect approximately 1,200 pairs of glasses every year.

To donate, drop glasses in the collection boxes at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road; the Los Altos Town Crier, 138 Main St.; Starbucks at Rancho Shopping Center, 654 Fremont Ave.; Tom’s Depot, 991 Fremont Ave. in Loyola Corners; the office of Dr. Shahin Fazilat, 515 South Drive, Suite 25, Mountain View; or Mountain View Optometry, 495 Castro St.

Student seeks literary magazine submissions

Los Altos High School student Mira Chiruvolu seeks submissions for The Hive, a literary magazine she recently launched to highlight and discover new writers, artists and authors from all over the world.

All genres and forms of writing, including fiction, poetry, creative writing and journalism, and art for the magazine’s website and cover are eligible for submis- sion.

Email submissions to

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