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Park days of summer: Other Voices

I am a mother raising my daughter in the same Los Altos neighborhood I was raised in, attending the same parks. What a surreal feeling. Recently the community I have spent a great portion of my life in let me down.

I had a terrible accident at a popular park in the area with my 3-year-old daughter. She’s fine now but ended up with a puncture-wound trauma to her head with stitches.

Downtown 4.0: Rise of the millennials: Other Voices

Nope, there’s not a new horror movie, documentary or sequel coming to your local movie theater. But an interesting issue has become increasingly important as Los Altos tries to chart a vision for its downtown and the community as a whole.

Peek into the Past


Lifelong Los Altos resident Lucille Bleibler Liewer (1906-2005) receives the Los Altos Board of Realtors’ Community Service Award at a 1983 event.

LASD, BCS join forces for parcel-tax renewal: Other Voices

The Los Altos School District is a great place to live for many reasons. Top among them, especially for families with young children, is our incredible public schools. We are deeply appreciative that our community continues to put public education at the forefront of its priorities.

Outside-the-box solutions for LASD enrollment growth: Other Voices

How do we wisely spend the Los Altos School District’s $150 million bond to best address enrollment growth in our public schools?

I currently sit on the Measure N Citizens Oversight Committee. I have observed the 20-plus-months-long process the district has embarked on with no real progress to date. November of this year will mark the two-year anniversary of the passage of the bond. In my view, we still do not have a well-thought-out plan.

Editorial Illustration

Illustration by Rhonda Mak. Mak is a Town Crier editorial intern.



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Editorial Illustration

Rhonda Mak/Town Crier
"Can you pull over on El Monte? I’m playing Pokémon Go and there’s a Pikachu nearby.”

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