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Registration opens for LAH Pathways Run


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Los Altos Hills residents head through the hills at last year’s Pathways Run. This year’s event is slated May 10.

Runners who take to the rolling hills of Byrne Preserve for the 13th Annual Los Altos Hills Pathways Run and Walk May 10 will experience a scenic yet challenging course through the town’s pathways network.

The event kicks off with 5K and 10K races at 9 a.m. from the starting line at Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road. A leisurely 1-mile run or walk follows at 10:30 a.m.

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LA Library, Sierra Club present film on fracking

The Los Altos Library has scheduled a screening of the award-winning film “Gasland II,” which addresses the increasingly widespread practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, 6 p.m. today in the Program Room of the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Brian Haberly, a volunteer leader with the Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club and a member of the club’s executive committee, will introduce the film.

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Used-book sale scheduled May 3

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Los Altos churches sponsor rummage sales

Two local churches have scheduled their annual rummage sales in May.

• Foothills Congregational Church’s rummage sale is slated 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 at the church, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

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Sunset Rotary Club meets Tuesday

The Los Altos Sunset Rotary Club has scheduled a social event 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Opa!, 325 Main St., Los Altos.

According to organizers, the club offers members the opportunity to give back to the community and connect with like-minded leaders and friends.

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Film career launches with Cannes screening


Courtesy of Zachary Ready
Los Altos native Zachary Ready, front left, and co-director Andrew Cathey, right, celebrate their Campus MovieFest awards.

After learning the art of filmmaking as a child in the front yard of his family’s Los Altos home, Zachary Ready, now 23, envisions a career as successful as the one started in a neighborhood garage by another local-boy-made-good, Steve Jobs.

Two of Ready’s screenplays turned into films are scheduled for screening at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival in May, which could prove a pivotal point in the young auteur’s career.

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