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Panel discusses historical contributions of local African Americans

Allyson Johnson, Special to the Town Crier/Los Altos Town Crier Last week’s panel discussion, “Conversations and Reflections: The African-American Experience in Santa Clara County,” offered a comprehensive overview of the vital, but often overlooked contributions of local African Americans.  The event, presented Jan. 18 at the Los Altos History Museum, featured author Jan Batiste Adkins, documentary producer Kathy Cotton and…
January 24, 2024
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Heritage orchard to grow by 300 apricot trees as city, museum ready installation

Town Crier Staff Report/Los Altos Town Crier Los Altos residents will soon be seeing firsthand the progress of Los Altos leaders’ efforts to restore a landmark heritage apricot orchard at the city’s civic center. Approximately 300 young Blenheim apricot trees are ready for planting in the city’s 10-acre orchard surrounding the city hall. A new drip irrigation system has been…
January 16, 2024
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Expert panel will recognize, celebrate African American contributions to Silicon Valley

Town Crier Report/Los Altos Town Crier To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day,  Los Altos History Museum is hosting “Conversations and Reflections: The African American Experience in Santa Clara County,” from 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 18. A panel of experts will discuss the often-overlooked contributions made by African Americans to the business and cultural development of Silicon Valley, persevering despite deliberate barriers.…
January 10, 2024