Aging in Place Helps Economy

The LACF’s Aging In Place Committee has been urging Los Altos/Hills seniors to check out the value of staying in their own homes after retirement. Our community is richer and stronger when those who helped make the community stay in it longer. Not only do you stay where you want to stay, you help our […]

Patch says Pop-Up Dinner energizes downtown

From Los Altos Patch: Inspired by 10,000 people in France participating in a flash-mob style lunch, the Los Altos Community Foundation called upon residents to meet in the Los Altos Village Plaza for dinner. Residents had signed up for the event in advance, but the location and time of the dinner was released only three […]

GreenTown Los Altos Community Meeting

GreenTown Los Altos Community Meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 from 7-8:30 PM at Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave. Los Altos. Please join GreenTown for a GreenTown Los Altos Community Meeting.  The meeting agenda will include recognition of several GreenTown volunteers who have made extraordinary contributions over the last few months. They will […]

Third Annual Neutra House Speakers Series starts October 13th

The Neutra House Architecture Speakers Series is bringing some of the best architects in California to Los Altos. Our series is attracting audiences from all around the Bay Area. Three of our speakers are coming up from Southern California. The first speaker is Charles (Chuck) Davis, the senior partner of EHDD, an architecture firm in […]

“Celebrate Architecture” party at the Fenwick home

The Los Altos Community Foundation’s Neutra House Fund and Jan and Bob Fenwick are hosting a fundraising party at the Fenwick home on September 22nd. The theme is ‘Celebrate Architecture” and the proceeds help pay off the construction loan required to move and restore the house as an architecture history exhibit and public meeting facility. […]

Roaring ’20s gala for Community Foundation from Palo Alto Daily News

When costumed guests arrived at the beautifully restored Los Altos Hills Tudor mansion, Stonebrook Court, it looked like a scene from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Great Gatsby.” The occasion was “A Roaring ’20s Gala: Los Altos Community Foundation Celebrates 20 years of Community!” Women wearing flapper dresses, feather headdresses and lots of long beaded necklaces, and their gangster […]

LACF Members Praise Gala

[dropcap1]C[/dropcap1]ongratulations for an oustanding community event! You have to be very proud of your 20th Anniversary Gala as it was done as well as any I have seen.  It was a great affair and fun! Kudos to all of you who worked so hard on this. Dr. Richard L. Henning Professor/Dean/Vice-President, Emeritus Foothill College [dropcap1]I[/dropcap1]t was […]

LACF 20 Years of Giving Covered by Town Crier

Without the identifying sign out front, the well-kept, historical house at 183 Hillview Ave. could be mistaken for just another quiet neighborhood residence. But the old abode is headquarters for a foundation with a diverse lineup of community-building services – from nurturing and funding non-profit groups, to offering mediation and leadership classes. The Los Altos […]

Gala Makes Patch “Get Out” section

  It’s Thursday, and if you have no idea what you’ll do for the weekend, Patch is coming to the rescue.   We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.   1. ‘ROARING 20’S GALA’   Where/When: Stonebrook Court, Los Altos Hills; […]

Step into the 20’s at Los Altos Costume Bank

The Assistance League Costume Bank is the perfect place to get that look from the 20’s whether you’re a flaggper or a gangster! They have many Roaring 20’s items in stock now, some for rent and some for purchase. Get down there quickly for the best selection – they will hold it for you for […]