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Robin Chapman slated to discuss book at History Museum brunch

Town Crier Report/Los Altos Town Crier Enjoy apricot waffles, sausage and fruit in  Los Altos History Museum’s courtyard, followed by a talk with author and historian Robin Chapman based on her latest book, “The Valley of Heart’s Delight: True Tales from Around the Bay.” The event, “Book Talk and Brunch: Exploring Bay Area Tales with Robin Chapman,” is scheduled 10 a.m.…
July 17, 2024
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Town Crier Video: Robotics in action

Shelly Bowers/Los Altos Town Crier Members of the Mountain View High School Robotics Team display a robot capable of grabbing and tossing orange rings. The demonstration was one of several attractions at the Apricot STEM Faire, held June 29 at the Los Altos History Museum. Video by Shelly Bowers/Special to the Town Crier View video here. Mountain View High School…
July 2, 2024
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Los Altos History Museum picks June 29 for Apricot STEM Fair

Town Crier Staff Report/Los Altos Town Crier Explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at Los Altos History Museum’s Apricot STEM Fair. The family-friendly event offers hands-on STEM activities that highlight the journey of humans – and apricots – to the Santa Clara Valley, and their future travels. The event is scheduled 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29…
June 11, 2024
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Apricot STEM Fair

San Jose/Kids Out and About.com All ages are invited to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math at Los Altos History Museum's “Apricot STEM Fair .” This family-friendly event offers hands-on STEM activities that highlight the journey of humans—and apricots—to the Santa Clara Valley, and their future travels. The event will be held in the Museum’s courtyard on…
June 6, 2024
An Indian-inspired oil painting hangs on the museum wall. Brandon Roth/Town CrierIn The News

Museum’s new exhibit offers global perspectives on local communities

Emma Ford Town Crier Editorial Intern/Los Altos Town Crier History is happening now – in the stories we tell about ourselves and how we tell them. The stories of Los Altos are being told by local artists from cultures around the world at the Los Altos History Museum’s new “Expressions” exhibit, running through Sept. 15. The exhibit includes painting, textiles,…
June 4, 2024
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New plant calls history museum home

Front Page/Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum planted a new Manzanita shru last week after it was donated by the Los altos Daughter of the American Revolution. The Plant, native to California, was planted in the history museum garden. Glossy green leaves line the branches, which have a reddish brown bark. Though it currently has no flowers,…
May 29, 2024