April 25, 2017


Upcoming Events


The Garage: From Humble Beginnings to Global Impact

The humble one-car garage at 367 Addison Avenue is known world-wide as the “Birthplace of Silicon Valley.” Join us for a program celebrating the innovation unique to Palo Alto and Stanford.

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Past Events

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The Wave: Palo Alto’s 1967 Experiment in Fascism

April, 1967: Innovative Cubberley High School teacher Ron Jones seeks to teach his students how people could accept the actions of the Nazi regime during WWII by creating “The Third Wave,” a series of exercises modeled on certain characteristics of the Nazi movement. The experiment is successful – too much so.

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The Historic Roth Building: From the Palo Alto Medical Clinic to the Palo Alto History Museum

It was 1930. “When the Palo Alto Medical Clinic (PAMC) – the oldest of the three historic physician groups affiliated with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) – formed, the idea of doctors working together was so revolutionary that some thought it to be anticompetitive–even communist.