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World Affairs Council hosts press panel

The panelists, from the John S. Knight Fellows Program at Stanford University, will explore the challenges and opportunities in adapting to innovative technologies and changes in their national cultures and business environments in Ukraine, Australia and India.

Refreshments will be served beginning at 7 p.m.

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Discussion spotlights Ayurvedic medicine

Dr. Ashok Jethanandani is scheduled to discuss “Diabetes the Ayurvedic Way” 7-8:30 p.m. today in the Program Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

According to Jethanandani, elevated blood glucose and triglycerides levels may be part of the same metabolic dysfunction that can be corrected by addressing the underlying causes. He will discuss how dietary choices can reverse the progression and how Ayurvedic herbal medicines can help restore balance.

MVCPA hosts 4 performances this week, next

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is scheduled to present four productions over the next two weeks, ranging from dance to music.

• New Century Dance, a company based in Mountain View, will perform “Nutcracker in China” 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Free heart forum scheduled Saturday at ECH

El Camino Hospital is offering a free heart forum 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday (March 19) in the conference center of the main hospital, 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View. Visitors at this free event can learn about  innovative cardiovascular treatment options, how genetics play a role in heart disease, and tips for living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Registration is required. Register online or call (800) 216-5556.

Local official tells SPARC members rent control may be on the rise


Khamis

 

San Jose City Councilman Johnny Khamis had a message for local residents gathered at a recent political event in Los Altos Hills: Astronomical Bay Area rents are driving discussions in San Jose, and the trend toward rent control is spreading.

'Speaking Volumes' series features author T.J. Stiles

The Los Altos Library Endowment has scheduled author T.J. Stiles to appear at its annual “Speaking Volumes” event 7:30 p.m. March 24 in the Orchard Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The Los Altos Library Endowment has presented the series since 2003, bringing to Los Altos writers of fiction and nonfiction, a Stanford psychiatry professor, a Pulitzer Prize winner and a Google scientist.


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