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Longtime Museum Volunteers to Receive Historic Preservation Award

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 17, 2022) – Every year, the Los Altos Historical Commission chooses a recipient for its Historic Preservation Award from nominations of individuals, groups, organizations or projects that contribute to the preservation of our local history. On May 24th, the City Council will present the 2022 Historic Preservation Award award to two of the longest-serving members of Los…
May 17, 2022
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Saddle Up for Rancho Day at Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 10, 2022) – Los Altos History Museum rolls out a series of fun public programs for all ages, beginning with Rancho Day: Horsemanship in the Hills, on Saturday, May 28, 10:00am-3:00pm.   The event features hands-on activities, games, demonstrations and performances that explore the history of the Rancho period, when the rolling hills of this area were…
May 10, 2022
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Kiwanis Pet Parade on Display at History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (May 3, 2022) – In 1947, the first Kiwanis Club Pet Parade strolled, rolled, and pranced down Main and State streets to the delight of the community. Los Altos History Museum is bringing back decades of parade memories in an exhibit titled “Kiwanis Pet Parade: Celebrating 75 Years of Community,” on display in the gallery of the…
May 3, 2022
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San Jose’s Hidden Asian History Explored in Museum Program

LOS ALTOS, CA (April 26, 2022) – San Jose Japantown, once called Chinatown, is one of three in the country that survives, now threatened by development and gentrification. Throughout its more than 130-year history, San Jose Japantown has been home to several immigrant communities including Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino. In honor of Asian American Pacific Heritage Month, local community history…
April 26, 2022
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Museum Program Shares Tips for the Golden Years

LOS ALTOS, CA (April 12, 2022) – In Los Altos History Museum's program “60 is the New 40,” two attorneys from Kramer Radin, LLP will discuss how to prepare for living a longer life emotionally, mentally, and legally. Held in person and on Zoom, the free presentation is slated for Thursday, April 28 at 5:30pm. Founding Partner of Kramer Radin,…
April 12, 2022