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LASD, city should use land more efficiently: Other Voices

As a Los Altos School District parent and Los Altos property-tax payer, I have to express my disappointment in the current slate of district trustees and our city council.

Large-scale survey needed to determine civic center's fate: Other Voices


After eight years, progress toward Los Altos Civic Center redevelopment is endangered and progress toward relieving elementary school crowding is stalled.

We all need to be more careful on the road – including me: Other Voices


After some back and forth with the Los Altos School District, the Los Altos Hills City Council has agreed to table plans for removing the Gardner Bullis School crosswalk and will instead hire a crossing guard to help shepherd students safely across Fremont Road until an ad hoc task force can explore long-term solutions.

Was Going to Call Him Today: Poetry Corner

Courtesy of Charline Loehrig Barbano
Charline and Don Loehrig, pictured here in 1940, grew up in Dayton, Ohio. Don died Jan. 1.

W hen my son came over to say

The principle of simplicity: Other Voices

Courtesy of Robin Chapman
Mrs. Ashley (Faye) Chapman mows the lawn of the family home in Los Altos in 1951. The house behind her is today being renovated for the third time since this photo was taken.

There is a house around the corner from me in Los Altos that is older than my own family home. While ours was not completed until 1950, this house was finished in 1948. Its simple outlines often appear in the background of our old family photographs.

We Are Americans: Poetry Corner

Once upon a time, America was strong and united

Outgoing mayor looks back on the year: From the Mayor's Desk

It has been an honor and a privilege to have served as your mayor of Los Altos for the past year. What’s it like being the mayor? There are lots of fun ceremonial events, like riding in cool cars in parades, cutting ribbons for new businesses and attending many special events as the representative of Los Altos.

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