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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
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Quilts Tell Tales: Yvaska for the Mercury News reports the Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View Team up

Yvaska for The Mercury News Quilts tell tales: The Los Altos History Museum and Day Worker Center of Mountain View are teaming up to present “Traveling Stitches: Quilts Made at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View.” The exhibit runs until April 29. The project invited individuals at the Day Worker Center to create quilt blocks, and 140 women and men took part. Each block illustrates…
February 15, 2018
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Los Altos History Museum Winging it with New Bird Exhibition

Los Altos Town Crier Reports The Los Altos History Museum's latest exhibition, “Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway,” is scheduled to open Thursday and run through April 1. The display chronicles the story of birds – their beauty, their biology, their migrations and their ecosystems. Curated by the professors from the UC Davis School of Design, the exhibition is inspired by…
January 24, 2018
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Bay Area’s historic houses get decked out for the holidays

By STEVEN WAYNE YVASKA | steve.yvaska@sbcglobal.net | Mercury News It’s time to shop, mingle, sip tea and ogle the decorations — all for good causes. These fundraising festivities not only put you in a holiday frame of mind, but they also help preserve the Bay Area’s historic homes, fund museum programs and support countless charities. Reminder: Early reservations are a…
November 8, 2017
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I Want the Wide American Earth in SF/Arts Monthly

See what SF/Arts curator Christian L. Frock had to say about I Want the Wide American Earth: "Organized and traveled by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, this exhibition considers how Asian Pacific Americans have participated in and been cultivated by this country’s history, from a variety of historical vantage points, including the California Gold Rush, the development of the…
November 3, 2017