Free Solar for LACF?

Slingshot is a new solar energy company on Main Street in Los Altos and they are donating a free solar system to a deserving home or business in our community. LACF is an early nominee and we would love to win the system so if you stop by there (or, please vote for us!   […]

Join us for National Night Out on August 6th!

Los Altos PREPARE will launch Community Action Team (CAT) for neighborhoods on August 6th at Rosita Park from 6 to 9 pm, in connection with National Night Out. A Community Action Team, is a group of neighbors, who want to have a strong, resilient neighborhood. A CAT will enrich their neighborhood with information and activities […]

Los Altos PREPARE on Patch

Katherine Hafner at Los Altos Patch has a nice article up about Los Altos PREPARE:   Sherie Dodsworth first felt the need for more community preparedness when her 101-year-old neighbor’s daughter called Dodsworth expressing concern that her elderly mother didn’t pick up the phone. “(My neighbor’s) daughter would call and say, ‘Sherie, can you go check if […]

Join a PREPARE Team

To move forward with our goal of having a more prepared Los Altos community we need to establish some PREPARE Teams and engage the talents and resources of our community. We need volunteers to be leaders and members of the Teams. The leader of each Team would also serve as a member of the Los […]

Summary of June 26th Los Altos Prepare meeting

The following is a brief summary of the meeting held at the American Legion Hall.  There were 26 people in attendance including J Logan, Assistant City Manager and Steve Prziborowski from the Santa Clara County Fire Department. J Logan reported that the 2013-2015 budget adopted by the City Council on June 25th did not include staffing […]

Former Los Altos Patch editor regrets missing LEAD

Lisa Chung has stepped down as editor of Patch. She’s covered quite a few of our events as has always been supportive. She also lists not attending LEAD as one of her regrets. Take her advice and join lead in 2014.

2013 Glorious Fourth Photos

Many thanks to the 500 plus people who attended the event. See you next year. Also thanks to: Greentown Los Altos for valet bike parking Day Worker Center of Mountain View for helping assemble and tear down the event National Charity League Orchard Valley Chapter The Sweet Shop for the guessing jar candy George Limbach for parking patrol City […]

Los Altos Informs: Implications of Library Operation

The Los Altos Community Foundation PrimeTime Project Presents LOS ALTOS INFORMS: IMPLICATIONS OF LIBRARY OPERATION A study of operating expense and other factors for city-operated vs. special district-operated libraries in Los Altos A Report by Karen Duncan and Norma Schroder   SUMMARY In response to state budget cuts in 2011, the Santa Clara County Library […]

CSA helps bring unwanted food to those in need

Community Services Agency (CSA), a nonprofit that provides social services, including food assistance, to Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills since 1957, has also developed its own network of partnerships with local grocers. CSA regularly receives upwards of more than 100 pounds of food, mostly bread, frozen meat, produce, and other baked goods, from […]

First Friday Fundraiser on July 13th

  Carol Garsten, owner of the Nature Gallery, is hosting an exclusive wine tasting fundraiser to benefit the First Friday program.  Proceeds will be used to hire a part time person to coordinate First Friday planning and execution.  As you may know, First Fridays promote community building by enabling residents to socialize, enjoy time together, and dine in our […]