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.


Letters to the Editor: Order directly from local restaurants

Ordering directly helps restaurants

In talking recently with a Los Altos restaurant owner, he informed me that delivery services like DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub charge the restaurant up to 30% for “free delivery.” These fees are killing our local restaurants.

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.

Silicon Folly: Car chronicles

Car commercials, automobile ads, sellathons and four-wheeled dream machines are cramming the airwaves these days with heaps of happy families on the road to nowhere. The avalanche of extras in these new mechanical magic carpets include everything from advanced autonomics to zero-interest payments until 2029.

Letters to the Editor: One-sided coverage against Lee Eng

Article unfair to Lee Eng

The Town Crier article “Lee Eng faces public critique in council meeting” (Dec. 23), appears to be very one-sided against Los Altos City Councilmember Lynette Lee Eng.

Letters to the Editor: Partisan politics, support for police

America’s wakeup call: Partisan politics

The recent events in Washington, D.C., were a low point for our democracy. Partisan politics and demonizing others was at the core of this travesty.
Over two years ago I posed the question, “Who is our nation’s worst traitor, Donald Trump or Benedict Arnold?”

Letters to the Editor: Cuesta road work, question of 'threats'

Speed bumps on Cuesta are ‘just about perfect’

In the Dec. 9 article “Traffic-calming project along Cuesta Drive in Los Altos nears completion,” a former Los Altos resident complains that the new speed bumps have almost sent cars out of control, and that drivers “almost have to stop to go over these things.”


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The Town Crier welcomes letters to the editor on current events pertinent to Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. Write to us at 138 Main St., Los Altos 94022, Attn: Editor, or email editor Bruce Barton at [email protected] Because editorial space is limited, please confine letters to no more than 200 words. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Anonymous letters will not be printed.

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