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. […]

LACF Flickr Pool

LACF now has a Flickr photo pool at the popular social photography website. If you are a foundation member and you have photographic memories of past events, please upload these pictures to our pool and caption the photo so we will be able to pinpoint this moment in time. Pictures in the pool will be […]

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 […]

Becky and Jim Morgan join Gala as Underwriters

Becky and Jim Morgan have joined our growing list of underwriters for the LACF’s Roaring 20’s Gala. According to their foundation website, “Jim and I were fortunate to have been transferred to Silicon Valley in 1968. As small town, farmers’ children by birth, we have benefited from the growth and prosperity of the region. Our desire […]

LACF Thanks our Gala Underwriters

LACF would like to thank our Gala Underwriters Morgan Family Foundation   Steven and Michele Kirsch Foundation Marriott Los Altos Courtyard Borel Private Bank and Trust El Camino Foundation Goggio Foundation Nancy Manning & Sereno Real Estate Silicon Valley Community Foundation Young & Craig Co., LLP Le Boulanger  Los Altos Rotary Club Northern Trust