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No Escaping this Event’s Appeal

By Christina Cheng, Town Crier Editorial Intern, Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum’s first escape room won’t be its last. Los Altos History Museum exhibition curator Amy Ellison said she “could not have been more pleased” with how the Dec. 6 event went. Held next to the museum at the J. Gilbert Smith House, two groups of participants…
January 8, 2020
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Chef Chu Hosting 50th Anniversary Banquet – and Museum will benefit

Iconic restaurant will celebrate its historic role in Los Altos By Linda Zavoral / The Mercury News Chef Chu’s, the iconic Peninsula restaurant that began in 1970 as a takeout eatery in a converted laundromat, will celebrate its golden anniversary in 2020. To mark the occasion, chef Lawrence C.C. Chu will host a fundraising banquet, “Chef Chu’s, Serving History: Celebrating 50…
November 21, 2019
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Inaugural Museum Program Trains Teen Docents

By Zoe Morgan, Staff Writer, Los Altos Town Crier Roshni Sudhakar has been fascinated with the past since she had a particularly passionate middle school history teacher, so when she heard about an opportunity to serve as a teenage docent at the Los Altos History Museum, she jumped at the chance. “I thought, a history museum – that’s perfect for…
July 24, 2019
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15 Best Things to Do in Los Altos, California

Dream Vacation Magazine, vactionidea.com Los Altos, California features a wide variety of things to do for both visitors and local residents alike. Wine lovers can stop by the Los Altos Tasting Room or the Los Altos Grill, while visitors who prefer to spend their time outdoors can explore the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve or the San Andreas Fault Trail.…
July 18, 2019
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LA’s Oldest Home Serves as Setting For Garden Party

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…
May 25, 2019
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The Thriving Spirit of Food Technology

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…
May 9, 2019
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Behind the Scenes: Making of the Juana Briones Exhibit

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…
September 13, 2018
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10th Train Days comes to LA History Museum this weekend

Los Altos Town Crier: September 12, 2018, by Los Altos Town Crier Staff The Los Altos History Museum’s 10th annual Train Days event is scheduled 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road. Admission is $5, free for children 4 and under. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. According…
September 12, 2018
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Don’t Miss Train Days…

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,…
August 30, 2018
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High Schoolers at Los Altos History Museum Celebrate Briones

Los Altos Town Crier: July 25, 2018, by Adanya Lustig Adobe-brick making, medicinal-herb planting, archival research and videography were all tools of the trade for the 22 high schoolers who created exhibits for the Los Altos History Museum. The museum this month hosted a two-week workshop during which the students, including several from Los Altos and Mountain View high schools,…
July 25, 2018