'Lure & Legends' exhibition opens Oct. 18 at History Museum

The Los Altos History Museum’s next exhibition, “Silicon Valley: The Lure & the Legends,” is scheduled to open Oct. 18 and run through April 19.

According to organizers, the exhibition will explore the transition of the Valley of Heart’s Delight from orchards to oscillators and reveal the visionaries and risk-takers behind the evolution.


Community Briefs

Quota International welcomes visitors

Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos is scheduled to meet noon Thursday at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

The service organization invites local residents to attend the luncheon and learn firsthand about the group’s projects.


State Street parking becomes temporary park space Friday

Passerelle Investment Co. has scheduled its third annual downtown Los Altos PARK(ing) Day 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday along 265-271 State St., outside Linden Tree Books and Earth Beauty Apothecary.

PARK(ing) Day is part of a worldwide one-day event in which people transform urban parking spaces into temporary public parks to raise awareness of the need for more pedestrian-friendly green spaces.


Talent show scheduled Saturday at Grant Park

The youth division of the India Literacy Project has scheduled a talent show 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Grant Park, 1570 Holt Ave., Los Altos.

The event will feature a variety of performances – including singing, Bollywood and American dancing and a drama about Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation.


Whole Foods Market in Los Altos designates Sept. 24 '5% Day': Sky's the Limit Fund benefits from event proceeds

Whole Foods Market in Los Altos has scheduled its “5% Day” of community support Sept. 24. The Los Altos-based nonprofit Sky’s the Limit Fund will receive proceeds from the day’s sales.

The Los Altos market, located at 4800 El Camino Real, pledges to donate 5 percent of net sales from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 24 to Sky’s the Limit Fund. The organization provides support and financial assistance for families with teenagers who suffer from behavioral and emotional disorders such as bullying, depression, self-harm and substance abuse. Sky’s the Limit Fund enables access to supportive, intensive and transformative therapy in a wilderness setting.


Dos Palos holds neighborhood party Sept. 27

The eighth annual Dos Palos Neighborhood Party is scheduled 4-8 p.m. Sept. 27 on San Domingo Avenue, which will be blocked off for the event.

Featured activities will include a kids’ bounce house, basketball, face painting, a wacky hair-do table, a water balloon toss, laser tag, bike decorating/parade, music and food and beverages. The Los Altos Police and Fire departments will be on hand with their cars, trucks and sirens.


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