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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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Palo Alto University offers an M.A. Counseling Psychology program at our Los Altos campus. Graduates of this program can pursue a license as a...
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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 “more house” 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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Playcast Media Joins Cloud Gaming Summit USA Line Up
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 2:56PM
Playcast CEO to Share Facts, Figures and Experiences from Its Successful Global Cloud Gaming Operations (PRWeb July 21, 2014) Read the full story...
drchrono Is Now Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certified; Voted #1 Mobile EHR in Black Book Rankings 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 12:00PM
drchrono, the free Electronic Health Record platform on the iPad, iPhone and cloud, today announced it has officially been certified for...
Former salesforce.com Exec Joins Elasticsearch as Product Downloads Reach 10 Million
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 11:00AM
Elasticsearch, Inc., provider of an end-to-end real-time search and analytics stack, today announced that Aaron Katz has joined the company as...
Talend Introduces the Big Data Sandbox to Accelerate Adoption of Big Data
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 16th, 2014 8:43AM
LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Talend Introduces the Big Data Sandbox to Accelerate Adoption of Big Data.
Box Powers Productivity in the Cloud with Office 365, Removes Storage Limits for all Business Customers
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 15th, 2014 2:35PM
LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box today announced two new integrations with Office 365 to power productivity for companies leveraging Box?s...
ADOMANI Adds Industry Expert Jim Reynolds to Its Board of Directors
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 14th, 2014 1:51PM
The Board of Directors for ADOMANI, Inc. announced today the election of Jim Reynolds to its Board. Mr. Reynolds is a 13-year veteran in the...
VMware and Box Partner to Enhance Secure Mobile Collaboration
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 10th, 2014 8:00AM
VMware and Box today announced a partnership to enhance secure enterprise collaboration across mobile devices for next generation enterprise...
Box Empowers Toyota?s Cross-Affiliate Workforce
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 9th, 2014 12:50PM
LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box today announced that Toyota will use Box?s cloud platform to power thousands of associates across national...
LASD, BCS announce five-year peace treaty
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 9th, 2014 4:20AM
Town Crier File Photo A five-year agreement keeps Bullis Charter School facilities split between Egan Junior High and Blach Intermediate, left...
Drought may cause increased coyote activity
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 9th, 2014 4:17AM
Courtesy of Santa Clara County Vector Control Coyotes are on the prowl in the area as they search for water amid the drought. The drought is...
Beepi Becomes First Peer-to-Peer Marketplace to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Cars
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 8th, 2014 12:18PM
Company also launches Instant Loan Pre-Approval Service at Check-Out LOS ALTOS, CA --July 8, 2014: Beepi, the leading platform to seamlessly buy...
Box Announces $150 Million Investment from TPG Growth and Coatue
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 7th, 2014 6:07PM
LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Box today announced a $150 million investment from TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment...
Box Named a Leader in First-ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 7th, 2014 1:26PM
LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Box announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner?s first-ever ?Magic Quadrant for...
Bay Area July Events Not To Be Missed
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 4th, 2014 11:00PM
The sun is out & summer is in full swing. With this list of July events, we?re sure there?s something to do for everyone!
Los Altos School District, Bullis announce five-year agreement
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 3rd, 2014 8:19AM
After years of fighting each other in court, Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are poised to make peace.
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