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History Museum lecture reveals secret military funding of early Silicon Valley

Allyson Johnson/Special to the Los Altos Town Crier “Hidden in Plain Sight,” the first in a series of lectures on conspiracy theories presented by the Los Altos History Museum in partnership with the Foothill-De Anza Center for Applied Humanities, attracted a capacity audience Oct. 19. Stanford University adjunct professor Steve Blank discussed the classified origins of Silicon Valley. The audience included…
November 1, 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
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Los Altos History Museum hosts discussion on architecture and workplace culture

Special to the Town Crier /Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum’s Aug. 17 program that focused on the stories behind the high-tech buildings featured in the exhibition “Building the Future: A Visual History of the Architecture of Silicon Valley” drew a packed house. Given the widespread interest in the subject, the museum is bringing back exhibition photographer Richard Adler,…
September 12, 2023