A challenge for readers of all ages: Taking inspiration from illustrator Carson Ellis’s Quarantine Art Club, draw a portrait in this frame of someone important to you right now.
When schools shut down two months ago due to the pandemic, Evelyne Keomian said her first concern was how that would impact local kids.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit and the county issued shelter-in-place orders, the Los Altos History Museum halted its planned exhibition, “In the Fields of the North/ En los Campos del Norte,” scheduled to open March 19 in the main gallery. The museum placed portions of the display online, available beginning Friday.
The exhibition, which chronicles lives of contemporary migrant farm workers, features the photographs of photojournalist and activist David Bacon and aims to gives viewers a reality check on the food they eat and the lives of the people who harvest it.
The new home for birds at Pandemonium Aviaries is ready. A successful $1 million capital campaign has paid for it. Now comes the next challenge: transporting the birds.
Michele Raffin, founder and CEO of the Los Altos Hills-based sanctuary, needs someone with a private plane to fly her birds – including endangered species like the crowned pigeon of New Guinea – to their new cross-country home in Sylvan Heights, N.C. The largest bird park in the United States, Sylvan Heights has three aviaries ready for the Pandemonium birds.
Los Altos resident Allan Newlands has been an ardent environmentalist for decades, a passion he has carried into retirement.
For the first time since 1999, iconic World War II aircraft of the “Wings of Freedom” tour will not be visiting Moffett Federal Airfield near Memorial Day. The crash last October of the Collings Foundation’s B-17 Flying Fortress in Connecticut that killed seven people and injured seven others has placed the program on hiatus.