Mark Bittman, New York Times columnist and author of "How to Cook Everything" and "VB6" makes the case that a partially vegan diet can dramatically improve your health at this Commonwealth Club event tonight, May 6. Check-in begins at 6:30 p.m., the program at 7 p.m., and a signing at 8 p.m. $15-$55. Lucie Stern Community Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
Mountain View High School's annual Student Art Show begins today and will run through May 24, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The show features photography, drawing, painting and sculpture pieces on display in the library. 3535 Truman Ave., Mountain View.