By Elisabeth Ward, Executive Director, Los Altos History Museum, published in Los Altos Town Crier
I was recently asked, “How did the Los Altos History Museum get land in the middle of the civic center?” This is a very relevant question amid all the happenings on the civic center campus.
The demolition of Hillview Community Center and construction of a new community center has meant the displacement of other good nonprofit groups like Friends of the Library. How public land is allocated is always of community interest.
To answer this question requires a bit of a history lesson…cont.