Editorial: Go vote, be civil

The general election is six days away. Are we going to be able to still talk to each other when this is over?


Other Voices: What’s good for business is good for residents

There has been a recurring theme in the community that three Los Altos City Council candidates (Lynette Lee Eng, Scott Spielman and Terri Couture) are “resident-centric,” while three others (Sally Meadows, Kuljeet Kalkat and Jonathan Weinberg) will be beholden to developers.

Letters to the Editor: Masks, election debate

Thanks for wearing masks outdoors

I had an experience this morning that helped a little to restore my flagging faith in humanity. I was cycling on Miramonte Avenue when a pedestrian coming toward me said, “Thank you for wearing a mask.” It was a simple act of kindness and affirmation, unfortunately very rare these days.

Other Voices: How props 15, 19 may affect tax and estate planning

This article is not intended to be tax advice. Readers should contact their personal tax adviser regarding their specific circumstances. The following is intended to be an overview of state propositions 15 and 19 for educational purposes.

Letters to the Editor: Schools races, LAH issues

Schools community must work together

In the Town Crier’s Oct. 7 editorial endorsing Grace Mah, I was dismayed to see the claim that “helping vulnerable populations” is not something our community needs to be concerned with. Just as bad, in the middle of a pandemic emergency, is the later insinuation that support for and from teachers is a sign of disregard for students and families.


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