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Letters to the Editor

American Legion supports Veterans Plaza

American Legion Post 558 fully supports the renaming of Community Plaza to honor the men and women who have served our country honorably in response to direction from our commander-in-chief, the president.

Those who have served know well that the use of military power is a last resort to protect our interests after all other instruments of national power, such as political and economic measures, have failed. Veterans know, more than anyone, the lasting physical and emotional impacts of serving in wartime and do not relish this experience nor wish anyone else experiences it. Despite this, our veterans were always ready, when they were in uniform, to respond without question, to direction from the president, often at the possible cost of their lives.


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Los Altos coyotes must be removed

There have been several coyote attacks in highly populated areas, in broad daylight, in the South Clark Avenue area of Los Altos recently.

These aggressive hunter-scavengers represent a clear danger, not only to pets, but to children and fragile adults. Humans that are bitten or even nipped could be required to undergo the rabies prophylaxis regimen.

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Land purchase is best option for school district

The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees made a decision to pursue the purchase of an additional school site at its June 13 board meeting.

While we are excited about the possibilities for an innovative new school on this site, the purchase is not yet final. Rather, the board’s decision is to formally pursue a purchase. If negotiations are successful, the board will review and vote on a term sheet at the end of June, at which time the major terms would be made public. We would then have an extended period of time – the contingency period – wherein we would seek community input and perform our due diligence. At the end of the process, the final binding purchase decision would be made by the board.

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Bring Singer bust back to its ‘rightful’ place

It is a shame that the bust of our beloved “Mr. Los Altos,” Walter Singer, has been relegated to a dusty storage warehouse.

We don’t know why it was taken away. The longer it is gone, the more people will forget his outstanding contributions to our community.

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‘Housewives’ column much ado about nothing

Goodness. What a to-do about nothing. Look how many people took time to write about that housewives column (“Housewives of LA,” May 18). Amazing.

Being one of those housewives, although I do know Two Buck Chuck and don’t have a chauffeur – unless you count the self-driving cars – I am not particularly offended. I am only offended by the fact that it was supposed to be humorous, I guess, but didn’t quite make it.

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Appreciate the gift of laughter

As a woman with an engineering degree who worked for 25 years in Silicon Valley companies, I thought Frank Hughes’ May 18 column, “Housewives of LA,” was hysterical.

To all those outraged women who wrote letters saying they felt insulted, I say, “Get over yourselves.” To the Town Crier I say, “Don’t apologize for publishing a brilliantly funny piece.”

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Housewives deserve an apology

Frank Hughes’ May 18 “Villaj Idiut” column, “Housewives of LA,” generated quite a response. Following is a sampling of the letters the Town Crier received.


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