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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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    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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SutiSoft Announces the Release of SutiExpense Mobile 2.0
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 24th, 2014 6:16AM
SutiSoft Announces the Release of SutiExpense Mobile 2.0 (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at...
Elasticsearch to Host First-Ever User Conference, Elastic{ON}15
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 20th, 2014 12:33PM
Pre-Registration and Call for Speakers Now Open for Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana Users Worldwide to Unite Around Search-Based Data Discovery
In Media Corporation Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Hip Appeal
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 20th, 2014 9:24AM
Mowingo and Star Micronics Partner on Mobile Solution for Legacy POS Systems
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 20th, 2014 8:00AM
Results of a pilot completed this month reveal a unique mobile analytics solution and data-driven insights for solving a primary concern of...
CENTURY 21 Award Wins RISMedia?s Tech Titan Award
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 20th, 2014 3:29AM
Tech Titan Award recognizes long-time Terabitz client for enhancing the consumer experience. (PRWeb November 20, 2014) Read the full story at...
Plunify Closes Round of Funding With Investment From Lanza techVentures
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 19th, 2014 11:00AM
Plunify Pte. Ltd., provider of groundbreaking field programmable gate array software, today announced it completed a round of funding with an...
Guild Thirty-Three Releases Limited Phase One Homes This Saturday in Mountain View
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 18th, 2014 7:09PM
This Saturday, November 22nd, pre-sales begin at William Lyon Homes' Guild Thirty-Three, offering buyers their first chance to own one of the...
Cisco and Box Team Up to Advance Enterprise Collaboration
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 17th, 2014 4:58PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. & LOS ALTOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cisco and Box today announced an alliance that includes product integrations to enhance...
Nit Happens: No-Nit Policies on the Decline in Schools Nationwide
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 17th, 2014 8:45AM
MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life is busy. Stuff happens. Unfortunately, so do nits (lice eggs), and altogether too often. The...
California Housing Hot, Cleveland Rising Says Coldwell Banker CEO
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 12th, 2014 6:02PM
Northern California continues to lead the country in pricey homes while Cleveland tops the most affordable list, said Budge Huskey, CEO of...
Plunify's InTime Design Optimization Software Supports Altera FPGAs and SoCs
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 12th, 2014 11:00AM
Plunify Pte. Ltd., provider of groundbreaking field programmable gate array software, today announced its InTime? design optimization software...
Terabitz Solidifies Position as Leading Boutique Web Developer for Real Estate Brokerages
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 12th, 2014 3:23AM
Terabitz, the leading web marketing platform developer for real estate brokerages, announces two new real estate websites. Both real estate...
Mountain View Facility Welcomes New Director Steve Hardy
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 11th, 2014 8:11PM
New director joins the Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center. (PRWeb November 11, 2014) Read the full story at...
Sereno Group Recognized as One of the Top Philanthropic Organizations in Santa Clara County by the Silicon Valley ...
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 10th, 2014 1:12PM
Sereno Group was honored as one of the top 50 philanthropic corporate organizations in Santa Clara County for 2014 by the Silicon Valley Business...
Elasticsearch Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program
Source: Yahoo News | Nov 10th, 2014 9:59AM
LOS ALTOS, CA and AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2014) - Elasticsearch Inc., the company behind the ELK stack, announced today...
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