Editorial: Vote ‘yes’ on CUSD parcel tax

The Cupertino Union School District has served south Los Altos well, providing quality education for generations of students. The sprawling K-8 district extends from Los Altos all the way to Santa Clara and San Jose.


Editorial: Thumbs-up as we open up

Spring is here, and we’re springing into thumbs mode in the wake of recent local happenings.

Editorial: Closing a transparency channel

It has been a staple in every newsroom – a police scanner, usually situated at the desk of the crime reporter, squawking out officers’ communications as they responded to calls. Reporters tuning in would hear police responses in progress.

Editorial: Lee Eng should reach out

Los Altos City Councilmember Lynette Lee Eng may think silence is golden when it comes to her now very public dispute with local Black youth leader Kenan Moos. But for the rest of us, the silence is deafening.

Editorial: Perspective gained from Jan. 6

We are publishing this issue on the day Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. With this editorial written a week prior, we are praying for a safe, uneventful inauguration ceremony – in keeping with tradition, one that emphasizes the importance of democracy in our country and the peaceful transfer of power.

Editorial: Council needs to build back trust

We would like to think Los Altos City Council members Anita Enander and Lynette Lee Eng learned a valuable lesson at the Feb. 9 council meeting: Do not go rogue and ignore the will of the council majority. As part of a legislative body, there are norms to follow.

Editorial: A few goals for the new year

Happy New Year to all. Hopefully, 2021 will pivot from a year when we put everything on hold to one of celebration as we emerge from the pandemic and get our lives back.


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