Orchard Discovery Walk

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Eager to discover the many species that benefit from the green space protected as our Heritage Apricot Orchard, a dozen folks joined me on a Saturday in April for the last in a series of guided orchard walks. They helped put the orchard on the map in the worldwide City Nature Challenge hosted by iNaturalist on this weekend following Earth…

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Experts Offer Food for Thought in Panel Discussion

By Press Releases

LOS ALTOS, CA (July 30, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum will hold a conversation with a panel of experts about making food choices that can positively affect ongoing social concerns. Entitled “Eating Your Values,” the panel takes place Thursday, August 15 at 7pm in the Orchard Room at Los Altos Library. The evening begins with an informal reception at the…

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The Little Orchard That Could

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Growing up in Los Altos, I heard from my parents many times that the apricot orchard surrounding City Hall was protected. The trees would serve to remind future generations of the millions of fruit trees that once filled this valley and fed untold millions of people around the world. During the years I worked as a television journalist in Washington,…

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Inaugural Museum Program Trains Teen Docents

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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…

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