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Stanford University's architect outlines future growth, goals


Lenox

David Lenox, architect for Stanford University, described how he is creating a framework for physical growth on the campus in the presentation “Stanford University: Making Connections to the Past and the Future” at The Morning Forum of Los Altos March 3.

Lenox, a member of the American Institute of Architects, has served as Stanford’s architect and director of campus planning for 10 years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from Miami University and a Master of Architecture from Ohio State University.

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Remembering Bob

P1090294The Town Crier staff are collecting local stories of Bob Grimm's work in Los Altos and beyond. Please share a story or picture of how YOU saw Bob in action – scroll down to comment below this story, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Morning Forum speaker reviews history of TV


Kathryn Tomaino/ Special to the Town Crier
Adrienne Faillace, Archive of American Television producer, addresses the Morning Forum of Los Altos Feb. 17.

Los Altos native Adrienne Faillace shared her mission to document the impact of television in a Feb. 17 Morning Forum presentation, “Capturing Television History One Voice at a Time.”

Faillace, producer for the Television Academy Foundation’s Archive of American Television, conducts oral history interviews with television pioneers and manages the cataloging and research for a collection of more than 800 interviews.

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Local mediation program changes name to better reflect services

The Los Altos Mediation Program, a program of the Los Altos Community Foundation, recently changed its name to Los Altos Dispute Resolution Services (LADRS).

LADRS offers free mediation services to Los Altos and Los Altos Hills residents and businesses. The program’s name change coincides with its 20th anniversary in March.

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Music for Minors partners with Harvard to expand efforts


Palmer

When the thriving Music for Minors began to outgrow its capacity, the local nonprofit organization made new friends.

Beginning in late February, Music for Minors – a Town Crier Holiday Fund recipient – partnered with Harvard Business School alumni to forge a six-month alliance to craft a development plan for Music for Minors.

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GreenTown speakers energetic about conservation


Courtesy of Gary Hedden
GreenTown Los Altos Executive Director Margie Suozzo is flanked by Curtis Tongue, left, and David Siddiqui.

GreenTown Los Altos hosted the presentation “Button Up Your Home: Save Energy and Money” at the Los Altos main library Feb. 18, featuring two speakers touting conservation.

David Siddiqui, founder of Green Evolution Consulting, discussed the primary sources of energy loss in the home, including simple things like leaky or disconnected heating ducts. The typical house has a 30 percent leakage rate, he said, a huge waste of energy and money.

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