Letters to the Editor: Affordable housing, small business support

Affordable housing: The right thing to do

Re: “Local officials discuss Los Altos’ first all-affordable housing project” (Feb. 2):


Letters to the Editor: Pandemic, RHNA, affordable housing

What will we tell kids about pandemic?

I have been thinking a lot about how our young people will judge us when they look back on how we responded to this pandemic.

Letters to the Editor: Downtown vitality, encryption, unifying country

LAPOD encourages downtown vitality

Following is an open letter to the Los Altos City Council.

Los Altos Property Owners Downtown (LAPOD) congratulates the new council and looks forward to working with you in the coming years.

Other Voices: We can’t afford our hometown

When the next Housing Element cycle ends, I’ll be 35 and most of my friends will be married, looking for a home to settle down in. Los Altos’ next Housing Element will decide whether any of us can settle down in our hometown.

Other Voices: Reminiscences of my hometown

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The sun sets behind the Los Altos Civic Center.

After growing up in Los Altos from 1956 to 1973, I have gone back on occasion to see a small group of old friends. On some of those visits, spaced years apart, I visited the ghosts of my past. One such visit last week prompted these recollections.

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.

Letters to the Editor: Council goals, kudos to police

LACV offers city council areas of focus, goals

The following is an open letter to the Los Altos City Council.


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