Letters to the Editor: Library, climate change

Don’t waste tax funds on new library

I was extremely disappointed with the comments from the Los Altos City Council candidates, running for three open seats, all supporting the construction of a new library. This would be an appalling waste of our tax dollars. The current library serves the community adequately.

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: 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.

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: 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.

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.

Paid political endorsement letters for Oct. 21

The Town Crier offers the option of pre-paid political endorsement letters for candidates in the Nov. 3 election.

Submit a Letter to the Editor

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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