Los Altos council agrees to terms for 90-unit affordable housing project

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The property at 330 Distel Circle is anticipated to turn into a development with 90 affordable housing units.

The Los Altos City Council agreed to a memorandum of understanding with Santa Clara County for a 90-unit affordable housing project at 330 Distel Circle during its meeting Tuesday (Oct. 27).

Dr. Fauci speaks with Santa Clara County health officials about COVID-19, reopening

Screenshot from Silicon Valley Leadership Group Annual Forum
Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke with county health officials on Friday about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease official, participated in the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Annual Forum Friday as part of a roundtable discussion with Santa Clara County public health officials about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feds require safety improvements after boat fire that killed Los Altos residents

The boat fire that caused the deaths of a local father and daughter during a Southern California scuba diving trip last year is influencing mandatory changes to small passenger vessels across the country.

Former LAHS students share experiences with police to task force

The Citizens’ Police Task Force heard from a few Los Altos High School graduates during its meeting Wednesday (Oct. 28) about their experiences with police on campus, highlighting a session where the nine-member committee continued reviewing the role of the school resource officer (SRO) program and the process by which citizens file complaints against police.

Lawsuit pressures Palo Alto to abandon Foothills Park restrictions

Foothills Park
Courtesy of Benny Villarreal Photography
A sandwich board notifies Foothills Park visitors of the park’s admission policies.

The threat of litigation may end up opening Foothills Park to all – even without the implementation of a pilot program to test the waters first.

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