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Rotarians learn about ‘Future of the Past’

By Marlene Cowen, Special to the Town Crier / Los Altos Town Crier Los Altos History Museum executive director Elisabeth Ward highlighted “The Future of the Past” in her Oct. 28 presentation to the Rotary Club of Los Altos. More than 80 Rotarians – many in Halloween costumes – attended the lunch gathering on the museum’s patio, the first in-person…
November 9, 2021
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Museum program highlights Arts Los Altos

Town Crier Report / Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled the online program “Arts Los Altos: Public Art and Placemaking,” highlighting the contributions of Arts Los Altos, 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The nonprofit Arts Los Altos presents public art and related activities in downtown spaces, with an eye to beautify, invigorate and brand the community. Maddy…
October 27, 2021
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Museum encourages making time for art

Town Crier Report / Los Altos Town Crier Local artists Denise Howard and Doreen Cohen are scheduled to discuss how to fit art into daily life in “Making Time for Art,” a program held both at the Los Altos History Museum and via Zoom 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. The two artists bring different perspectives on the subject. Howard, who holds a full-time job,…
October 19, 2021
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City heritage orchard benefits from new water-saving system

By Ted Simon - Special to the Town Crier / Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 2 for a new drip irrigation system in the civic center’s heritage orchard. The system was made possible by a conservation grant from Valley Water. Officials touted a 40-60% water savings. The city plans to test…
October 12, 2021
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Heritage Orchard inspires exhibition and celebration at History Museum

Special to the Town Crier / Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled an event combining art and green technology noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 2 on the museum’s grounds, 51 S. San Antonio Road. Designed to encourage local residents to consider the importance and preservation of the Los Altos Heritage Orchard, an exhibition of apricot-themed…
September 21, 2021
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Muralist shares her story in museum program

Town Crier Report / Los Altos Town Crier Los Altos muralist Morgan Bricca is scheduled to deliver the presentation “Adventures in Mural Painting” 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Los Altos History Museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road. Many of Bricca’s colorful murals can be found on the walls of local schools, including her “Los Altos Orchard Mural” at Santa…
September 7, 2021