Election forum: Ballot pros and cons
Speaker Peter Stahl will cover this year's propositions and what they mean. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Los Altos/Mountain View Area. The event will be today, Oct. 8, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Go to sccl.org.
Movie talk: 'The Beauty of the Real' -- Mick LaSalle
Film critic Mick LaSalle discusses his book "The Beauty of the Real: What Hollywood can learn from contemporary French actresses." The book talks about French actresses who provide insights into womanhood, meditations on the dark and light aspects of life's journey, and revelations that invite viewers to reflect on their own lives. The event is tonight, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at building 320, room 105, Stanford. Go to events.Stanford.edu.