Los Altos History Museum launches docent program for local high schoolers

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Los Altos Town Crier, by Sarah Feng – Town Crier Editorial Intern Those strolling through the apricot-enveloped wooden buildings of the Los Altos History Museum this summer may find themselves greeted and then guided through exhibits by a local teen. The museum is offering its first Teen Docent Program, which provides high school students the opportunity to work alongside museum…

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LA’s Oldest Home Serves as Setting For Garden Party

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Los Altos Town Crier,  by Carolyn Snyder The historical Winchester-Merriman House on Edgewood Lane in Los Altos is the perfect backdrop for a special garden party incorporating history and mystery. Enormous oaks, perhaps dating to when the native Ohlones lived in the area, shelter the lush grounds, which will be the site of a June 14 fundraiser for the Los…

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The Thriving Spirit of Food Technology

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Silicon Valley Eats exhibit comes to the Los Altos History Museum Palo Alto Online: By Chrissi Angeles, Photos by Adam Pardee While most think of Silicon Valley as the epicenter of all things tech, the area was nicknamed “The Heart’s Delight” by John Muir in 1912, as he believed it was one of the most agriculturally bountiful regions in the…

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Behind the Scenes: Making of the Juana Briones Exhibit

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Modernlatina.com: September 13, 2018, by Linda Castillo The last few months I have had the honor to be a part of the Juana Briones Advisory Council for the Los Altos History Museum. The Advisory Board is made up of an amazing group of talented individuals from all professional backgrounds sharing their experience and ideas for the upcoming exhibit and accompanying…

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Don’t Miss Train Days…

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The Mercury News |by Steven Wayne Yvaska|   Train Days in Los Altos: All aboard for Train Days, Sept. 15-16, at the Los Altos History Museum. The hoopla, celebrating model railroading, is in its landmark 10th year “We’re delighted to celebrate Train Days’ tenth anniversary,” said Kristen Fuller, event chair. “What started as a small, one-time supporting event for a museum exhibition,…

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