A band of strolling magicians will conjure up some fun at various stopping points in downtown during the Magic of Sunnyvale. Among the mages will be Steve Silverman of the famed Hollywood Magic Castle, YouTube phenom Chris “Orbit” Brown and Will Chandler, who founded the Magic Garage in the Bay Area. Of course, man (or woman) cannot live on magic alone, so there’s also a simultaneous wine walk, featuring 20 local vineyards. Joel Wyrick of the Sunnyvale Downtown Association says it’s a different way to show off downtown’s recent and current redevelopment. Loft House Apartments, which is in the midst of its build-out, thinks so, too, and has signed up as the main sponsor.
Concord Mystery Book Club: 2:30 p.m, the second Sunday of the month, and mystery lovers are invited to join the group, On Dec, 14, the discussion will be on “A Marked Man,” by Barbara Hamilton, Concord Library Book Club: 6:30-7:45 Dec, 18, Adults meet ballet flats the third Thursday of the month for a book group, On Dec, 18, the discussion is on “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee, The library is at 2900 Salvio St., Concord, Phone: 925-646-5455, Hours: Noon-9 p.m, Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m, Fridays and Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m, Sundays..
At December’s hearing, prosecutor Autrey James argued that Almena, on his own, changed the use of the building from warehouse industrial use and allowed upwards of 25 people to live there. Almena changed the space, including building a staircase, and cutting a large hole in the second floor, all without proper permits, he said. During testimony, at least one witness who was asked by Almena for estimates on construction work called the space a “death trap.” He said Almena allegedly joked that he should call the art collective “the Sutya Yuga death trap.” Another witness, hired for electrical work, called the place a “fire hazard.”.
So yes, you should email her (or write her a note) to let her know that you are grateful for her presence in your life, Tell her you are sorry she and your father are going through this challenging experience, Share a couple of important memories you have of her, And extend your hand in friendship moving forward, if you are inclined, DEAR AMY: “Heartbroken in the Heartland” told a harrowing story of childhood abuse, Thank you for pointing him toward MaleSurvivor.org, ballet flats I reached out to this organization over my own issues, and the fellowship helped me immeasurably..
San Jose celebrates all things Italian: Mangia! The Italian Family Festa returns to shaded History Park in San Jose for its 37th annual celebration of Italian culture, food, wine and live music. Between bites of sausage, polenta and cannoli, you can play bocce, stomp grapes (1:30 p.m. Aug. 26, 3 p.m. Aug. 27), watch marionette shows, learn how to grow Italian vegetables and delve into your Italian genealogy. New this year: A night street dance on Aug. 26. Lawn chairs, blankets encouraged. Details: Free admission; mix of $6 and free parking nearby, but there will be a shuttle at 635 Phelan Ave. and drop-off zones at the park. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; www.italianfamilyfestasj.org. — Linda Zavoral, Staff.