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History museum holds interactive STEM fair

Jonas Pao / Mountain View Voice On July 16, the Los Altos History Museum will host the Apricot STEM Fair, an event that tells the story of how science, technology, engineering and math has shaped the Bay Area, from the region's agricultural period to the valley’s current status as a tech hub. The fair will include hands-on activities and demonstrations with…
July 14, 2022
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Apricot STEM Fair returns to Los Altos History Museum July 16

Town Crier Report / Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its Apricot STEM Fair: A Tale of Two Valleys event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 16 in the museum’s courtyard, 51 S. San Antonio Road. The festivities will feature family-friendly science, technology, engineering and math activities, including robotics demonstrations, engineering a Mars landing with eggs,…
June 28, 2022
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Rancho Day: Celebrating the rich heritage of Los Altos

Audrey Tsai / The Talon Colorful pieces of papel picado waved in the wind above the heads of Los Altos residents outside the Los Altos History Museum. The organization put on a celebration of Hispanic heritage in its most recent event, Rancho day: Horsemanship in the Hills. The event was complete with Mexican food, informational stations, crafting workshops and live entertainment…
June 1, 2022
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What’s changed in Los Altos?

Everything and nothing Eliza Ridgeway / Los Altos Town Crier Janet Harding – a Los Altos resident since 1952 – grew up in a quiet, walkable city where neighbors were fairly certain to know one another, and many families had a single wage-earner, and a much quieter schedule each week. But when teen docent Parisa Braun interviewed Harding last month at…
May 18, 2022
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Kiwanis Pet Parade exhibition on display at History Museum

Town Crier Report / Los Altos Town Crier The first Kiwanis Club Pet Parade strolled, rolled and pranced down Main and State streets in 1947. To commemorate the event’s 75th anniversary, the Los Altos History Museum is bringing back decades of parade memories in its latest exhibition, “Kiwanis Pet Parade: Celebrating 75 Years of Community,” on display in the gallery of the J.…
May 10, 2022