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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.

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Letters to the Editor

Model could improve LA government

The rejection of Measure A in November tells me that the Los Altos City Council does not have a set of sound principles in conducting its business. As a result, a lot of time, money and effort were wasted.

We need to learn from this mistake. I propose to the council that it should run Los Altos as a successful business (e.g., Google Inc.). The organization is there:

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Kudos to Town Crier for goals editorial

Bravo to the Town Crier for its Jan. 20 editorial, “Some goals to accomplish in 2016.” It is great to see the Town Crier take a leadership role. The paper highlighted six goals that no resident could disagree with:

1. Finalize the Los Altos School District enrollment-growth plan.

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Six days left: Haugh About That?

Staring into the imploring eyes of the woman sitting across from me, I cringed. What she was asking was so beyond my comfort zone, I actually felt fear seep into every pore of my body.

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New 'York' values


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As we have witnessed California suffer through one of its worst droughts in history over the past few years, all of us, I’m sure, have been keenly aware of our surroundings and have done a small part in trying to conserve water.

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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.

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Other voices: Save our orchard, save our city

 

I stopped by the main branch of the Los Altos Library recently to do some research. What I found outside the building almost made me forget to go in. The mustard surrounding our civic center heritage orchard is in glorious bloom. We, the citizens of Los Altos, own this land. Stroll by. This golden assault on the senses lasts for just a few short weeks.

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