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<FONT COLOR=PURPLE SIZE=+2> Where in the world is Los Altos?</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR=RED SIZE=+2> Los Altos is located approximately 57 kilometers south of San Francisco, California. The city is home to nearly 30,000 residents of Santa Clara County. Los Altos' annual Art & Wine Festival in July is considered one of the finest in the state. Fall Festival in October and the Festival of Lights Parade in November also draw large crowds from around the Bay Area. Los Altos is home to the Packard Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the world. </FONT>
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<FONT COLOR=PURPLE SIZE=+2> What does Los Altos mean?</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR=RED SIZE=+2> Los Altos in Spanish means <I> The Heights </I>, but originally the name probably refers to the tall trees in the area. The neighboring city to the north is Palo Alto whose name refers to a <I> Tall Tree </I> that the early Californians used as a landmark. Los Altos Hills, is a neighboring town in the adjacent foothills to the west. To the east is the city of Mountain View and to the south is the city of Cupertino.</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR=PURPLE SIZE=+2> What's in Los Altos?</FONT>
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Los Altos is home to 30,000 residents of Silicon Valley. Visitors will find tree-lined streets, approx. 10,000 single-family homes and apartments in this 16 square kilometer city. In addition, 500 businesses, restaurants and shops are concentrated in approx 2 square kilometers of the city in 7 locations: Downtown Los Altos, Racho Shopping Center, Loyola Corners, Woodland Plaza, Foothill Plaza, Village Court, and El Camino Real Corridor.</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR=PURPLE SIZE=+2> Where do I find more information about Los Altos?</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR=RED SIZE=+2>We are participating in the Green Map Project to help visitors to our community share and appreciate the ecological and cultural resources around us through BunnyList Green Map Los Altos, a website providing updated information about the City of Los Altos. Please come visit us @ <A HREF=http://BunnyList.com/greenmap> http://BunnyList.com/greenmap </A> </FONT>

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