Archives for October 2013

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. […]

Ruth Patrick of WomenSV spot to students about affluent survivors of abuse

Ruth Patrick, Executive Director of WomenSV, gave a training to the Forensic Psychology Ph.D. students at Palo Alto University on Domestic Violence in the Affluent Community. 25 students attended. They left with a new appreciation for the suffering of domestic violence survivors who appear to have money and resources but often don’t have access to them. Students […]

Los Altos Community Foundation adds active community volunteers to its Board of Directors

Los Altos Community Foundation today added two new active community volunteers, Christina Chu and Crysta Krames to its Board of Directors. Christina and Crysta join three additional new members, Mike Kasperzak, Bob Kresek, and Kevin Schick, who have joined within the last quarter. The Board now contains 17 members. “The new board members add to […]

Top Ten Signs You Are A Community (Foundation) Junkie

As Inspired by Roy Lave   1.     You see any gathering of one or more people as an opportunity to build community – golf and poker especially. 2.     You see potential collaborators in every corner –  except a few. 3.     You try to convince people who are thinking of starting their own family foundation to start a donor […]

SFMOMA Project Los Altos

SFMOMA brings national and international artists to the Silicon Valley community of Los Altos in this unique multisite exhibition. Occupying indoor and outdoor locations throughout the downtown area, Project Los Altos features newly commissioned artist projects by Spencer Finch, Christian Jankowski, Chris Johanson, Mike Mills, Kateřina Šedá, Alec Soth, and Jessica Stockholder that respond to […]

Roy Lave Tribute Videos

Annual LACF Brunch was a Sell-Out! Over 140 attendees enjoyed the LACF Annual Brunch in the main dining room of the Los Altos Golf and County Club. After an update by Joe Eyre, Executive Director, it was time for Dr. James Doty, Founder and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) […]