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Kristen Fuller

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Wish Come True

A fluttering yellow ribbon with the message “Drip Irrigation” caught my eye in the Los Altos Heritage Orchard. In December, a volunteer tied this wish to the apricot tree that we planted in memory of Phil Doetsch, our former orchardist who taught me so much. Now, that wish is coming true as we install a new drip irrigation system, and my heart sings as so many join…
October 5, 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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Silicon Valley’s Secret History: Museum’s Evening of Intrigue

LOS ALTOS, CA (Oct 3, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum, in partnership with the Foothill-De Anza Center for Applied Humanities, invites the public to an evening of intrigue in a program titled “Conversations and Reflections: Silicon Valley Conspiracy Theories.” This event will take place at the Museum on Thursday, October 19, at 5:30pm.   Stanford Professor Steve Blank, referred…
October 3, 2023
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History Museum grateful for support

Letters to the Editor, Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum wishes to express its gratitude to the Los Altos City Council for voting unanimously Sept. 12 to increase financial support for museum operations and programs. The process leading to this increase involved several council meetings, as well as detailed analysis with city staff, as appropriate when allocating public funds.…
September 27, 2023
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Los Altos Golf & Country Club Exhibit Unveiled at Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (Sept 26, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Los Altos Golf & Country Club with a new exhibit. Titled “100 Years and Counting: The Los Altos Golf & Country Club,” this exhibit will be on display in the J. Gilbert Smith House Gallery from October 12, 2023, to January 7, 2024.…
September 26, 2023
In The News

The Five Best Museums near Stanford, California

September 21, 2023 California.com 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
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Museum Hosts Discussion on Architecture and Workplace Culture

LOS ALTOS, CA (Sept 5, 2023) – Los Altos History Museum's August 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 pleased to announce the return of photographer Richard…
September 5, 2023
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All Aboard for Train Days at History Museum

LOS ALTOS, CA (August 22, 2023) – Get ready to embark on a journey into the world of model railroads at the highly anticipated Train Days event. Presented by Los Altos History Museum, this two-day extravaganza will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17, from 10am-3pm.   Train Days offers an immersive experience that transports visitors into…
August 22, 2023
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History Museum hosts exhibition on architectural evolution of Silicon Valley

Town Crier Report /Los Altos Town Crier The Los Altos History Museum is set to host the special program “Conversations and Reflections: The Stories Behind the Buildings” 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, featuring artist Richard Adler and Professor Barry Katz, whose Stanford University course on the architecture of Silicon Valley inspired a museum exhibition. The conversation will explore the visionary tech leaders…
August 15, 2023
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How three heritage apricot orchards tell the story of Silicon Valley’s bountiful agricultural history

Julie Gentin /TheSixFifty.com My grandparents have lived in their house in the Los Altos Highlands neighborhood for over 50 years, built on an apricot orchard in what was then unincorporated Santa Clara County. My grandfather maintains various fruit trees, from pomegranate and grapefruit to plum. But his Blenheim apricot trees are the originals and most reminiscent of the Valley of…
August 10, 2023