Letters to the Editor: Fluvoxamine, LAH visual blight

Patience: Fluvoxamine deserves scrutiny

I read with particular attention your article about fluvoxamine (“Los Altos Hills resident touts fluvoxamine as COVID-19 treatment,” March 17).


From the Mayor’s Desk: Emergency preparedness in Los Altos

Between work, kids, running errands and trying to relax, I understand it’s hard to find time to practice your family’s emergency preparedness. Although if last year taught us anything, we must make time, because local and national emergencies can affect every part of our daily lives. I’m excited to share that the city is offering additional, convenient resources through this year's Community and Emergency Preparedness Grants (CEPG) program. We hope these resources will help you, your families and neighborhoods be better prepared for emergencies.

Other Voices: Housing bills pose dangers

Two bills currently moving toward passage in the California State Legislature could change the character of neighborhoods across the state. If passed, Senate bills 9 and 10 will remove local control of zoning regulations and allow multifamily units everywhere. Residents should oppose both proposals. If passed, neither one will solve the housing shortage, certainly not the shortage of affordable or low-cost housing.

Other Voices: Carl Cahill’s record of accomplishment in LAH

The following is an open letter to Mayor Kavita Tankha and members of the Los Altos Hills City Council.

We, as previous mayors and council members, want to weigh in on City Manager Carl Cahill’s outstanding record of service to the town and emphasize the importance of his institutional memory in maintaining the unique character of Los Altos Hills.

Other Voices: Greater issues of racism remain unaddressed

The din surrounding the mention of the names of Kenan Moos and Los Altos City Councilmember Lynette Lee Eng is fueled by many individuals who are not willing to confront their own (gendered) racism.

Letters to the Editor: LAH trash, boardinghouses, fluvoxamine

Hills trash talks teach $6.4M lesson

In July 2018, Los Altos Hills City Manager Cahill formed a new garbage collection contract committee, but it spent the first six months just waiting for a requested quotation from GreenWaste. No effort was made to contact other companies. A significant price increase was expected, as GreenWaste had previously informed the town its existing contract was unprofitable.

Letters to the Editor: Support for restaurants, 'civil discourse'

Support Los Altos restaurants

Although Santa Clara County has just entered the red zone, which now allows 25% indoor dining, this pandemic will continue to exert strong financial pressure on our local restaurants for many months to come.


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