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• Wednesday, September 14, 7:00 pm: Candidates’ Forum (City Council and School Board candidates) by Friends of Cubberley on Zoom. No registration required; event will be at us02web.zoom.us/j/81590633586.

• Thursday, Sept. 15, 6-7.30 p.m.: Candidates’ forum on housing by [email protected] Action Fund, Palo Alto Forward and the Palo Alto Tenants Association on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/PAHousingForum2022. Live interpretation in Mandarin and Spanish will be provided for this event.

• Thursday, September 22, 7-9 p.m.: Candidates’ Forum by Palo Alto Neighborhoods in person at City Hall as well as broadcast on Channel 20 and streamed live from the Midpen Media Center and on Zoom at cityofpaloalto.zoom. us/j/83449066800. Moderated by Hillary Freeman.

• Sunday, September 25, 1-4 p.m.: “Meet the Candidates” Ice Cream Party by the Midtown Residents Association, featuring Sky Posse, Avenidas, Canopy, Palo Alto History Museum and a crowd other civic groups. In person at Hoover Park, 2901 Cowper St.

• Thursday, September 29, 7-8:30 p.m.: Candidates’ forum by the Palo Alto League of Women Voters on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/3CJh9rR.

Palo Alto Unified Board of Education

(Four candidates for two open seats)

• Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Candidates’ Forum. See Friends of Cubberley, above.

• Tuesday, September 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Candidates Forum by Palo Alto Weekly/PaloAltoOnline.com on Zoom and streamed live on YouTube.com/paweekly. Moderated by educational journalist Zoe Morgan and editor Jocelyn Dong, with student journalists from Palo Alto and Gunn High Schools. Sign up at PaloAltoOnline.com/pausd. To submit questions to applicants, go to surveymonkey.com/r/Campaign2022.

• Thursday, September 22, 7-8:30 p.m.: Women Candidates Forum by the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/3R5ybEZ.

East Palo Alto City Council

(Seven candidates for two open seats)

• Tuesday, October 11, 7-9 p.m.: Candidates Forum by Palo Alto Weekly/PaloAltoOnline.com on Zoom and streamed live on YouTube.com/paweekly. Moderated by journalist Sue Dremann and editor Jocelyn Dong. Sign up at PaloAltoOnline.com/epacc. To submit questions to applicants, go to surveymonkey.com/r/Campaign2022.

Departmental and federal races

(Two candidates for one position)

• Wednesday, September 21, 6-7 p.m.: Santa Clara County Sheriff Candidates Forum by the League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/3AAaYnm.

• Tuesday, September 27, 7-8 p.m.: Santa Clara County Sheriff Candidates Forum by Palo Alto Weekly/PaloAltoOnline.com on Zoom and streamed live on YouTube.com/paweekly. Moderated by journalist Sue Dremann and editor Jocelyn Dong. Sign up at PaloAltoOnline.com/sheriff. To submit questions to applicants, go to surveymonkey.com/r/Campaign2022.

• Friday, October 7, 7 p.m.: Congressional District 16 Candidates Forum (Anna Eshoo and Rishi Kumar) by the League of Women Voters of Southwest Santa Clara County on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/3q0uhBg.

Voting measures

• Saturday, October 8, 11 a.m. to noon: Pros and cons of state and local measures appearing on the Palo Alto ballot by the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/3q0hW04.

• Tuesday, October 11, 7-8 p.m.: Pros and cons of state and local measures appearing on the Palo Alto ballot by the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto on Zoom. Sign up at bit.ly/3Qa3xst.

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