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    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C) - a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming chemotherapy rooms into a renewal of health, hope and life has announced its Inaugural Gala to be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California. All proceeds will go towards supporting the mission of RTR4C. » Read More

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    Known for its excellent community, with top-tier schools, a highly educated workforce, numerous shopping opportunities and a vast selection of activities, Los Altos is a city that many Bay Area residents choose for their home. Near Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley and less than 40 miles south of San Francisco, the seven-square-mile city attracts residents from all over for many... » Read More

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  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C) - a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming chemotherapy rooms into a renewal of health, hope and life has announced its Inaugural Gala to be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California. All proceeds will go towards supporting the mission of RTR4C. » Read More

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    Los Altos: Community

    Known for its excellent community, with top-tier schools, a highly educated workforce, numerous shopping opportunities and a vast selection of activities, Los Altos is a city that many Bay Area residents choose for their home. Near Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley and less than 40 miles south of San Francisco, the seven-square-mile city attracts residents from all over for many... » Read More

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    Los Altos: Community

    Known for its excellent community, with top-tier schools, a highly educated workforce, numerous shopping opportunities and a vast selection of activities, Los Altos is a city that many Bay Area residents choose for their home. Near Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley and less than 40 miles south of San Francisco, the seven-square-mile city attracts residents from all over for many... » Read More

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Los Altos Showcases Beautiful Public Art

Public art is on full display in the picturesque city of Los Altos. The city is home to over a dozen sculptures that grace public spaces. They offer an engaging and beautiful way to enjoy art.Los Altos has had these art sculptures on public lands since the 1980s. The city works to offer a variety of excellent pieces that showcase various artistic elements. The city works to promote the art...

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Los Altos, California


Los Altos' Community and Quality of Life Tops for Residents

The affluent and desirable Los Altos, California rests in the Bay Area - only about 40 miles south of San Francisco. About 29,000 residents call this charming and quaint community home. As part of Santa Clara County, this city is known in the region for its superior way of life. Many people come to Los Altos with buying a home in mind because Los Altos is known as a place that buyers can obtain ā€œmore houseā€ for the money in Northern California. Not only is home ownership relatively more affordable here, Los Altos has noteworthy schools and offers residents numerous benefits.

Los Altos has many qualities that make it attractive to families and business alike. The community has top-tier schools, prime shopping venues, lighter traffic when compared with other small cities in the Bay Area, things to do all year long, and a highly educated population. Years ago, the city was home to many farms and known for its agriculture. Fast forward to today: Los Altos professionals enjoy a peaceful way of life here and work for many Silicon Valley firms; they also commute into nearby San Francisco.

Los Altos Things To Do Plentiful All Year Long

There's no shortage of amazing things to do in Los Altos for both visitors and residents. Some of the best and most popular Los Altos, California activities are shopping, attending the various annual events, visiting museums, and getting active in the beautiful outdoors of the region. The city of Los Altos also has many great parks with trails and playgrounds that add a significant dimension to the family focused way of life in the community. Some of the most popular parks in the area include Palo Alto Foothills Park, Marymeade Park and the Redwood Grove Nature Preserve.

Of course, there's also plenty of great shopping in Los Altos. There are seven business districts in Los Altos. The charming downtown is a great place for strolling and finding unexpected treasures. This area has more than 150 shops selling gifts, toys, clothing, jewelry, antiques and much more.

There's no shortage of great annual events in Los Altos and the Bay Area. The Downtown Los Altos Farmers' Market is especially popular. The market runs from May to September. Other noteworthy annual events that appeal to residents and visitors are July's Arts & Wine Festival, the outdoor Friday Movie Nights in the summer, the Halloween Spook-tacular, the Holiday Stroll, Festival of Lights Parade, and Holiday Carriage Rides.

Outdoor recreation is another popular pastime in picturesque region around Los Altos. Prime hiking is easily found within the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, which spans more than 60,000 acres of land in the counties of Santa Clara and San Mateo. Here, there's gorgeous open space, areas for picnics, hiking trails and more.

Arts & Culture Alive in Los Altos

The highly regarded Los Altos boasts educated residents who value art and culture. As such, the city offers vast cultural amenities. The free Los Altos History Museum is three stories tall. It has many cultural exhibits that showcase the community's rich past. The locally known J. Gilbert Smith History House, dating back to the early 1900s, is worth a visit. It features period items, a garden and one of the last remaining active apricot orchards in the Santa Clara Valley. A prime force on the cultural arts scene in Los Altos is the Chinese Fine Arts Gallery, which shows various works of Asian art.

You'll also love the wide variety of public art sculptures across Los Altos. Some are in downtown, and walking tours are popular. In total, there are 14 permanent public art sculptures here. Additionally, there are about a dozen other public works of art that artists have loaned the city. These works enrich Los Altos and beautify the landscape.

Visitors Enjoy Prime Attractions, Pleasant Community in Los Altos

Bay Area visitors enjoy coming to Los Altos for its positive attributes, and it's also in a great location for exploring the region. Business and pleasure travelers both enjoy coming here. There are good choices when it comes to hotels in Los Altos, CA. They offer all of the best in modern amenities including WiFi, Internet, kitchens, room service, bars, breakfast, parking, gyms and business centers.

With a prime position in Silicon Valley not far from Palo Alto, San Jose and Mountain View, Los Altos naturally attracts numerous business travelers. But this is also an excellent place for pleasure travelers who want to embrace the community spirit and relaxed way of life.

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Saffron Launches Industry's First Artificial Intelligent/Cognitive Computing Platform Built for The Internet of Things
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 16th, 2014 12:00PM
Saffron Technology, the first artificially intelligent, cognitive computer that learns, reasons and anticipates like you and for you, today...
Meet the candidates for Los Altos School District Board of Trustees
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 15th, 2014 4:05AM
Candidates for the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees include Vladimir Ivanovic, Tamara Logan, Martha McClatchie, Sangeeth Peruri and...
Northgate Gonzlez Market Partners With Wilmer Valderrama To Develop Exclusive Dia De Los Muertos Digital Premier of ...
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 15th, 2014 2:26AM
Northgate Gonzlez Market Is Premiering The Animated Series MEURTOONS Produced By Wilmer Valderrama. (PRWeb October 14, 2014) Read the full story...
New Distracted Driving App "Tags" Texting Drivers
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 14th, 2014 12:30PM
Life Apps adds free "Tag a Texter" app to tag and identify distracted drivers; National Map of Distraction will tally distracted driving...
Daughters of Charity Health System Announces Sale to Prime Healthcare
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 10th, 2014 12:58PM
After a thorough and rigorous review process, the Daughters of Charity Health System Board of Directors has approved the sale of its six...
Elasticsearch and Logstash Each Snag an Infoworld Bossie Award
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 10th, 2014 12:45PM
Elasticsearch Inc., the massively popular open source search and analytics company, picked up its first InfoWorld Bossie awards for Elasticsearch...
The Cooper Companies Acquires EndoSee for $44 Million - Analyst Blog
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 9th, 2014 2:37PM
The Cooper Companies Acquires EndoSee for $44 Million - Analyst Blog
ScImage Achieves DIACAP Accreditation for Its Hybrid Cloud Medical Imaging Solution
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 8th, 2014 12:41PM
PicomEnterprise 3.x may now be deployed by all branches of the military (PRWeb October 08, 2014) Read the full story at...
Avaamo Unveils Mobile Messaging App for the Enterprise, Lands $6.3 Million in Seed Financing
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 8th, 2014 11:00AM
Avaamo, a company created by Ram Menon and Sriram Chakravarthy, former executives from TIBCO, announced a $6.3 million seed financing round and...
Heritage Bank of Commerce Accepted to Sandler O'Neill Sm-All Stars Class of 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 8th, 2014 11:00AM
Heritage Commerce Corp parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, announced today that it has been admitted to the Sandler O'Neill Sm-All...
Concurrent, Inc. to Present at Upcoming Big Data and Developer Industry Events
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 7th, 2014 9:19AM
Contoural is Awarded GSA Contract for Multiple Schedules
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 7th, 2014 3:16AM
Contoural is awarded a five year Consolidated Contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). (PRWeb October 07, 2014) Read the full...
Jennifer Liske Joins the Exclusive Haute Living Real Estate Network
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 2nd, 2014 10:11AM
Jennifer Liske, a prominent real estate agent representing the Palo Alto & Menlo Park, CA market, has joined the prestigious Haute Living Real...
Enlace y Vida Latina reciben premios nacionales por su calidad
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 1st, 2014 9:01PM
La National Association of Hispanic Publications reconoci a las dos publicaciones, Enlace y Vida Latina San Diego, en algunas de las categoras...
PCCD Re-Supplies "Smiles for Troops"
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 1st, 2014 8:00AM
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Bay Area service members back from Iraq and Afghanistan will receive world-class dental care for...
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