Archives for 2013

MVLA Community common scholarship application is live!

The Mountain View – Los Altos Community Roundtable Common Scholarship Application is now live and ready for applicants! Thanks to all of the school counselors who responded and will be the contact for any students applying for scholarships being offered through the MV/LA Community Roundtable common scholarship application. Organizations offering scholarships through this online application […]

Los Altos Community Foundation Grants Over $136,000 to Local Non-Profits

LACF just completed its second grantmaking cycle this fiscal year, giving a total of $136,400 to 45 non-profits that serve Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View.

Head out to December First Friday

From the Los Altos Town Crier: This month’s First Friday festivities, scheduled 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6 in downtown Los Altos, take on a holiday theme – “All Aboard for the Holidays!” The Los Altos Forward-sponsored event includes free train rides courtesy of the local American Legion; browsing and shopping at retail shops and galleries, many […]

PrimeTime’s Karen Duncan Talks to The Town Crier about BCS report

The pilot program – which uses the expertise of retired Los Altos professionals to study divisive community issues – sprang to life in 2010 after receiving support from the Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) and has since published a report reviewing the costs of city-operated versus district-operated libraries in Los Altos. PrimeTime founder Karen Duncan […]

Navigating Project Night Night

Tonight we had a Navigators meeting where we made blankets for Project Night Night.  The children brought books and stuffed animals to go with the blankets in to bags that will be given to homeless children. http://projectnightnight.org/ To provide Night Night Packages, free of charge, to homeless children from birth to pre- teen who need […]

CAFE in the Town Crier

Los Altos Town Crier takes a moment to spotlight The Center for Age Friendly Excellence. Way to go CAFE!

Holiday Party 2013

You’re Invited to LACF Lights the Way. Holiday Party 2013 Please join us in celebrating the holidays and our community.  Thursday, December 12th Neutra House 5:00-8:00pm Sign Up Here You will enjoy holiday music and stellar beverages, including mulled wine. Cheese tasting hosted by Shelly Potvin, Coldwell Banker. You are welcome to bring a guest that […]

LACF helps Relay for Life search for a cancer cure

Team Leader, and LACF Board Member, George Limbach helped LACF raise over $135,o00 to help find a cure for cancer in the recent Relay for Life of Los Altos.

2014 LEAD Applications Open Now

New to the area or lived here for years? Retired? Civic staff? Contemplating City Council, School Board or a Commission? Then LEAD is perfect for you!

A permanent home for Immigrant House

Los Altos Town Crier reports that LACF supported project, “Immigrant House”, seems to have found a permanent home. The Mountain View City Council designated the property at 771 N. Rengstorff Ave. for park use at its Sept. 24 meeting. The council voted 6-1 to use the land as open space, with Mayor John Inks dissenting. […]