Clyde Coombs is presented with his Oral History by Oral History Committee interviewer, Patti White.In The News

History Museum Launches Oral History Project Online

Town Crier Report/Los Altos Town Crier Local history comes to life through the voices and memories of residents recorded for the Los Altos History Museum’s oral history project. The museum has made audio excerpts of 50 of the oral histories available to the public for online listening. Since the 1990s, museum volunteers have been conducting interviews with residents, capturing their personal insights, experiences and…
November 15, 2023
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Block party celebrates Gemello neighborhood, legendary winery

Special to the Town Crier/Los Altos Town Crier Before Google and other high-tech companies became symbols of the area, the Gemello ranch and winery stood as the heart of the orchard-filled community of Mountain View from the 1930s to the 1980s. The Los Altos History Museum is scheduled to explore the history of what is now known as the Gemello neighborhood…
November 7, 2023
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A new photo exhibit says Silicon Valley is building the future. But is it the future we want?

John King /San Francisco Chronicle Back when high tech was defined by physical computers and how they functioned, the work took place in straightforward structural shells that spread out across Silicon Valley as the apricot orchards receded. Now that tech titans view themselves in much grander terms — “By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent,” to…
October 21, 2023
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History Museum unveils exhibition on Los Altos Golf & Country Club

Special to the Town Crier /Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum commemorates the centennial anniversary of Los Altos Golf & Country Club with a new exhibition, “100 Years and Counting: The Los Altos Golf & Country Club,” on display in the J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery from Oct. 12 through Jan. 7.  According to exhibits specialist Jordan Grealish, …
October 3, 2023
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The Five Best Museums near Stanford, California

September 21, 2023 Stanford, California, renowned for its prestigious Stanford University, is also a cultural hub with a range of fascinating museums. Each museum offers its unique perspective on history, art, science, and culture. If you find yourself in the Stanford area, be sure to make time for these top five museums. Los Altos History Museum...cont.  
September 25, 2023