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Los Altos Parks and Recreation Commissioner Lynette Lee Eng chats with a senior during the grand opening of the Grant Park Senior Center.

The Los Altos and Los Altos Hills Senior Commission took the following actions at its Jan. 5 meeting.

City considers signage along West Edith

The city will examine placing additional signage along West Edith Avenue – near San Antonio Road – that cautions motorists to watch out for crossing pedestrians.

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LAH Council Preview

Los Altos Hills Mayor Courtenay C. Corrigan is scheduled to convene the first city council meeting of the year 6 p.m. Thursday at town hall, 26375 W. Fremont Road. Following is a summary of several agenda items.

For the full agenda and online video streaming of council meetings, visit losaltoshills.ca.gov/city-government/city-council/reports.

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News Briefs

Los Altos

• First Street between West Edith Avenue and Shasta Street is scheduled to close Friday to allow a large crane to hoist materials to the rooftop of the 100 First St. condominium development.

The closure is permitted between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., but contractors anticipate that the closure will be needed only 9 a.m. through 3 p.m.

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New Briefs

Downtown below-market-rate housing units available

The city of Los Altos reported last week that five below-market-rate housing units are available to qualified buyers as part of a new 46-unit condominium complex at 100 First St.

The city is advertising the availability of three one-bedroom condos, plus a pair of two-bedroom units, ranging in price from $179,300 to $339,930.

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News Briefs

VTA extends deadline for bus-plan comment

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority extended the comment period for its draft environmental impact report regarding its proposed Bus Rapid Transit plans for a 17.4-mile stretch of El Camino Real, including Los Altos and Mountain View.

The new deadline for comments is 5 p.m. Jan. 14.

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LA City Council Briefs

The Los Altos City Council took the following actions at its Nov. 25 meeting.

Council moves forward with downtown survey

The council unanimously approved conducting a new resident survey on downtown Los Altos.

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Los Altos Briefs

City earns bike-friendly status

The League of American Bicyclists recently recognized Los Altos as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community.

This is the second time the organization awarded Los Altos the bronze-level designation – one of four assigned to cities by the league. The city first applied for and received the status in 2011.

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