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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
Juan Hernandez reaches up for apricots at a Santa Clara Valley orchard.In The News

Author gives readers a taste of Silicon Valley (The Mercury News)

The Mercury News, 21 Jun 2018, by Vicki Larson Lisa Prince Newman grew up in a Garden of Eden, surrounded by vineyards, pastures and orchards, on a 2-plus-acre property with just about every kind of tree imaginable, from walnut to kumquat to apple to apricot. It was magical. A different kind of magic happens in her once-pastoral home now called…
June 21, 2018
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County Funds Renovation of Tank House

Los Altos Town Crier, May 2, 2018, written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last month to fund the renovation and rehabilitation of the 101-year-old Spagnoli Tank House at the Los Altos History Museum. “Our Valley rightfully takes pride in its 21st-century role as a technology and thought leader, but there’s…
May 2, 2018
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LA History Museum Panelists Offer Thoughts on Immigration

Los Altos Town Crier: March 28, 2018, by Grace Hase, Staff Writer/graceh@latc.com For Ayindé Rudolph, the solution to citizenship for the nearly 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States is creating pathways. The Mountain View Whisman School District superintendent was one of four speakers at last week’s Los Altos History Museum-sponsored immigration panel that also included Mary Dutcher, an…
March 28, 2018
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Focus on the Flyway: Palo Alto Online Weekend Express – the best in Arts & Entertainment on the Midpeninsula

A new exhibition and program at the Los Altos History Museum takes a multidisciplinary approach to exploring the beauty and wonder of the pacific Flyway. The environmental art exhibition surrounds viewers with multimedia works that also expose the plight of Californias's feathered wanderers. See headline feature here and read the full article here.
February 15, 2018