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Law student from LAH takes on Boston Marathon

Courtesy of Neha Sabharwal
Neha Sabharwal plans to enter the April 17 Boston Marathon.

Neha Sabharwal is not just running this year’s Boston Marathon for herself, but also to raise visibility for an organization that aims to inspire and instill confidence in girls.

Puppy Lovers: Where can you go in Los Altos?

If you have been a pet parent in the past 20 years, you have probably heard from your veterinarian, groomer or trainer how important socialization is.

They may have told you that it is important for the puppy to be socialized with other dogs and humans, but are they giving you information on how to do it and where to go? Our community currently lacks a well-known indoor space for socialization of puppies and older dogs.

Morning Forum speaker shares unknown stories of Winston Churchill

Author, scholar and lecturer Elliot Engle, Ph.D., entertained and enlightened the Morning Forum of Los Altos audience with “Unknown Stories of Winston Churchill” March 7.

Engle described the “terrible, neglected” childhood that shaped the man who was to become Britain’s greatest leader. His father, Randolph, and American-born mother, Jennie, showed little interest in their older son.

Community Briefs

History Museum hosts native-foods tasting

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled “A Taste of Native American Foods” 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

The event will feature samplings of native foods and presentations on native foods and culture.

Save the Date

March 26

Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair, noon to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph School, 1120 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View. Information: zimbabweparaguay.net.

April 8 and 9

Auditions for “Los Altos Live!” annual talent show/fundraiser, noon to 4 p.m. both days in the band room at Los Altos High School, 201 Almond Ave. A dress rehearsal is slated 6-10 p.m. April 28, and the talent show is scheduled 7 p.m. April 29 in the Eagle Theater on campus.

'Ella' features Asian-Americans in film with universal message

Courtesy of Eric Cook
Actress Nichole Bloom stars in Eric Cook’s short film, “Ella.”

A first kiss, a first taste of adventure, the first time you hurt someone you love – the short film “Ella,” being produced by Mountain View native Eric Cook, is the coming-of-age story of two young Asian-Americans in the Midwest as they wrestle with peer pressure and form their identities.

Cook is collaborating on the film with director Dan Chen and actress Nichole Bloom; they all attended the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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