Acclaimed author Corbett set to address mystery of mortality at Pathways benefit

David Corbett, a San Francisco private-investigator-turned-author, is the keynote speaker for the Pathways Foundation’s 23rd annual “One from the Heart” benefit breakfast. This year’s event is scheduled 7:30-9:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.

The fundraiser provides an opportunity for Pathways supporters to gather to recognize outstanding leaders in hospice and health care.

Scandinavian designers lead knitting workshops in LAH

Scandinavian textile artists and authors Arne Nerjordet and Carlos Zachrison are scheduled to lead knitting workshops 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. today through Friday at Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.

Uncommon Threads in downtown Los Altos is sponsoring the appearances.

Community Briefs – Week of Oct. 9

LACF hosts annual brunch Sunday

Los Altos Community Foundation has scheduled its 28th annual brunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos Golf & Country Club, 1560 Country Club Drive.

The brunch will feature a buffet followed by a presentation on innovative approaches to addressing local and global issues.

Local salon owner hosts fundraiser in support of pediatric cancer patients

Therapy Salon owner Sarah Zebb is set to host “Spirit Day” this weekend, her ninth annual fundraiser to help find a cure for cancer.

The event, scheduled 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Therapy, 660 Fremont Ave. in Los Altos, will benefit cancer patients through the nonprofit Unravel Pediatric Cancer.

Local events tackle housing, homelessness

Two upcoming local events address the issues of housing and homelessness.

• Santa Clara County’s Continuum of Care has scheduled a community meeting centering on a county plan to end homelessness 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Silicon Valley Community Foundation offices, 2440 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View.

LAHS student organizes storytelling event set for Saturday at library

Making a return after nearly three years, the Los Altos Library’s storytelling festival for all ages is scheduled 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. 

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