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Run for Zimbabwe Orphans celebrates 15th event March 23

The 15th annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair is scheduled noon to 4 p.m. March 23 at St. Joseph Catholic School, 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.

“I’m very excited about this year’s race,” said Los Altos resident Ellen Clark, the event’s chief organizer and founder of the nonprofit Sustainable Living Foundation.

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Morning Forum of Los Altos continues 2014 series

The Morning Forum of Los Altos Winter/Spring lecture season is underway. Presentations are scheduled 10:15-11:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Upcoming speakers and topics:

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Historical Essay Contest still accepting submissions

The deadline for the 30th annual Margaret Thompson Historical Essay Contest is March 7.

Co-sponsored by the Los Altos Historical Commission and the Los Altos History Museum, the contest is open to third- through sixth-graders who live in the area and/or attend local schools.

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Save the Date

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March 3

Meeting of the Citizens Climate Lobby, Mountain View Chapter, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave. CCL’s mission is to enact federal legislation for a price on carbon and a revenue-neutral dividend returned to all U.S. households. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Save the Date

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Feb. 27

Los Altos Block Action Team leader training, 6-9 p.m. at El Camino Hospital, 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View. Information: losaltosbat.org.

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Viewpoints Gallery showcases 'Transitions' through February: Art Scene


Courtesy of Gallery 9
Joyce Savre Hutt’s image of Stanford poppies complements her poetry at her Gallery 9 exhibition.

“Transitions,” an exhibition of Taryn Curiel paintings, runs through March 1 at Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St.

Curiel has described “Transitions” as a show that tells the story of her artistic life. The journey encompasses styles and techniques that helped define her as an artist, beginning with realistic pastel portraiture, proceeding to very abstract watercolors, and including all the steps in between. The journey is not over, she said, so the viewer can imagine what she will do next.

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