Work of art competition winner to be displayed

The office of Congressman Tom Lantos, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, announced Wednesday that Erica Chang, a senior at School of the Arts in San Francisco, was recently named the winner of the annual Congressional Arts Competition. Chang’s piece, “Sorrow,” will hang in Washington, D.C., along with those of other young artists around the country.

Chang was one of 14 artists on the Peninsula and San Francisco who entered the competition.

REDWOOD CITY

Grants to Cañada support chemistry, other programs

Cañada College has received more than $2 million in grants that will enhance the school’s chemistry program and its concurrent enrollment programs for high school students. The National Science Foundation awarded the college $270,000 per year for three years to expand chemistry curriculum by upgrading computer animation programs and other technologies.

A $250,000-a-year grant over four years from the U.S. Department of Education will go toward concurrent enrollment programs with Sequoia Union High School District students from low-income families.

A third grant, $250,000 from the state community colleges Chancellor’s Office, will go toward the school’s nursing and health care programs.

FOSTER CITY

Council tours sites of possible tenants of lot near City Hall

The Foster City Council is continuing its tour of sites developed by the companies vying to work on the 15-acre plot next to City Hall.

Residents are invited to join the council today, starting at 8 a.m., as they tour five East Bay locations including Byron Park in Walnut Creek, Sycamore Place in Danville and the Cinema West Theater in Livermore. The group will stop for lunch at PiattiRistorante & Bar in Danville. For more information, visit www.fostercity.org.

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