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46th annual festival slated this weekend

46th annual festival slated this weekend

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Farm-to-glass cocktails respond to the season

Farm-to-glass cocktails respond to the season

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Author shows link between climate change, health in new book

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Los Altos History Museum wraps up Eichler exhibition

Los Altos History Museum wraps up Eichler exhibition

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Five rules to live by as a cyclist

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Resident poet's parody song honors inspiring story

Resident poet's parody song honors inspiring story

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Wedding wear that lies beneath

Wedding wear that lies beneath

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Living Classroom grows lessons for next-gen science standards

Living Classroom grows lessons for next-gen science standards

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Changing the conversation on social media

Changing the conversation on social media

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CSA, Assistance League deliver backpacks to needy students

Thanks to the generosity of the Assistance League of Los Altos, Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos (CSA) have distributed 277 backpacks filled with school supplies and back-to-school shoes to children of families hit hard by the continued sluggish economy.

Nancy Jelincich, Coordinator of the Operation School Bell Project, said, "Despite the challenging fund-raising climate, the Assistance League was committed to meeting the increased need for back-to-school supplies this year. It is critical that in these difficult economic times children have the tools to prepare them to take on the challenges of the classroom."

CSA officials offered appeciation to the Assistance League for their continued support of this project. "Having supplies just like the other children helps the kids fit in socially and builds their self esteem, which in turn makes them eager to learn," said Maureen Wadiak, CSA associate director.

This year, Nuasis Corporation and Cooligy Inc., two Mountain View-based companies, joined the Assistance League of Los Altos, adding 40 additional backpacks filled with school supplies to help prepare children for a successful academic year.

This combined effort among the Assistance League of Los Altos, Nuasis Corporation and Cooligy Inc. enabled CSA to serve an additional 40 children, which is a 25 percent increase in the number of children served last year.

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