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Government Affairs with Supervisor Simitian

Supervisor Joe Simitian will talk about solutions to our housing problems, including three case studies.


Zoning Changes? SV@Home Lunchtime Forum: Session 3

How can we change zoning? This session discusses how can single family zoning be transformed to encourage more missing middle housing development.

Four Future Scenarios for the Bay Area
The Los Altos Community Coalition will be hosting Michelle Huttenhoff, San Jose Policy Director for SPUR. She will talk about the Bay Area’s future growth and economic sustainability and its relevance to affordable housing in Los Altos.
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
  • 201 Covington Rd (Covington Elementary School), Los Altos
  • Registration needed: No  
  • Contact for more information: Gary Hedden -  
  • This event is co-sponsored by Los Altos Affordable Housing Alliance (LAAHA) and Los Altos Community Foundation.  

Join the Peninsula Chapter of World Affairs to find out details about Brexit from Stanford Professor Ian Morris. For 70 years after the end of World War II, international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank, NATO grew more and more important, but since roughly 2015, they have been in retreat. Focusing on Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, Professor Morris asks why this is so and draws conclusions about what the issues might mean for the 21st century. 
  • Monday, November 6, 2019 - 7:30 - 9:00 pm
  • Los Altos Youth Center, 1 North San Antonio Road, Los Altos
  • Registration needed: No  
  • Contact for more information:  
  • The program is co-sponsored by the Los Altos Public Library.  

League Observer Reports and Other News
Los Altos City Council and Mountain View City Council Observer reports can be found at

Board Meeting
  • Monday, October 7, 2019, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • First Republic Bank, 400 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022
  • Contact for more information:
Housing Committee Meeting
  • Monday, October 14, 2019,  7:30 - 10:00 pm
  • At home of Sue Russell
  • Contact Sue Russell for location and agenda information.
  • Our chapter's Housing Committee regular meeting is the second Monday of the month.  The committee works locally in Mountain View and Los Altos to promote more Below Market Rate units and other city zoning and commercial development policies that increase affordable housing
 Voter Services
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019,  3:00 - 4:30 pm
  • First Republic Bank, 400 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022
  • Contact Karin Bricker for more information.
  • LWV MVLA Voter Services committee registers new voters at citizenship ceremonies twice a year; registers and pre-registers high and community college students; and will provide voter education services for the 2020 presidential election cycle.
Book Club
  • Saturday, November, 2019,  2:00 - 3:30 pm - date TBD
  • Read Doing Justice by Preet Bharara
  • All are welcome. For location and questions contact Marie Young

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