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MVHS alumnus speaks on immigration

MVLA Community Scholars has scheduled a discussion featuring Mountain View High School alumnus and Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos High School’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

Vargas benefited from the MVLA Community Scholars program during his days at Mountain View High. He revealed his undocumented status in 2011 and has been featured on the cover of Time Magazine on the topic of immigration in the United States.

His Sunday presentation, “Not Legal. Not Leaving,” will focus on how the 2012 election will affect immigration. Celebrity Forum Speaker Series founder and host Dick Henning will moderate the presentation.

The event is free, but the public is asked to preregister at

K-Kids collect toiletries for CSA

The Loyola School K-Kids Club is collecting toiletries to donate to the Community Services Agency. Volunteers are accepting contributions of new toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, hand sanitizers and shampoos.

Place donations in the box at the Loyola School office at 770 Berry Ave. The drive will run through Dec. 14.

For more information, call 224-8472.

Family concerts benefit MV nursery school

Grammy Award-nominated children’s singer/songwriter Justin Roberts and his Not Ready for Naptime Players are scheduled to perform family concerts 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday at Foothill College’s Smithwick Theatre, 12345 S. El Monte Road.

Tickets are available online at for $14 or at the door for $15. Proceeds benefit the Mountain View Parent Nursery School.

For more information, visit

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