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.


Other Voices: There’s nothing wrong with special interests

Special interests. Secrecy. Who is really running things? Those buzz words abound in our election discussions. They are not very useful.

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.

A Piece of My Mind: The productivity trap – are those working from home being exploited?

In an article by David Gelles in the June 23 New York Times exploring whether productivity increased during lockdown as people work from home, a number of workers and managers stated that productivity was actually up.

Letters to the editor: Climate change, tree protections

The year of confronting climate change

Aside from the coronavirus crisis and political upheaval, 2020 is confronting the climate change challenge. These past few weeks, California fires directly caused by humans have been exacerbated by dry forest conditions.

Letters to the editor: LAH fire district, city council race

Merger would improve wildfire protection

Los Altos Hills resident Allan Epstein submitted a letter to the editor of the Town Crier Sept. 2 claiming I made false assertions regarding the Los Altos Hills County Fire District (LAHCFD).

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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