Editorial: Bad timing for Jordan resignation

Anyone paying attention to Los Altos City Council meetings the past few years could see that City Manager Chris Jordan and the council were not getting along. So perhaps it’s not a surprise to learn of Jordan’s resignation.


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?

Editorial: Fraley, Lombard, Zoglin for El Camino Healthcare District board

El Camino Hospital and its satellite facilities function amid complex governance. It is a public hospital system, created by the community and overseen by a publicly elected board of directors. However, its day-to-day operations are run as a private business – El Camino is in competition for medical dollars with Stanford and Sutter Health, among others.

Editorial: Dave, Faillace (or Teksler) for MVLA board

Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District officials continue to deal with the fallout from a pandemic that has kept students out of school and struggling with the dubious alternative of online learning.

Editorial: Kalkat, Meadows, Weinberg for Los Altos City Council

Most of us would like to hit the reset button on 2020, a year mired in COVID-19, protests over racial injustice, wildfires and smoky orange skies.

Editorial: Grace Mah for county school board

The race for a seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education pits 13-year incumbent Grace Mah against another school board veteran, Melissa Baten Caswell. Baten Caswell is finishing up her third term on the board of the Palo Alto Unified School District.

Editorial: Mok, Sutaria, Swan for Los Altos Hills City Council

The recent wildfires put a scare into Los Altos Hills residents – some live just a few miles from areas under evacuation warnings as blazes from Santa Cruz County approached.


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