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Walter and Marie Singer Award recipients Liz and Paul Nyberg, center, accept congratulations and plaques from Los Altos Mayor Mary Prochnow, from left, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, Los Altos Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck and State Sen. Jerry Hill.
At Friday’s annual “State of the Cities” event, the mayors of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills offered an optimistic sense of where the two cities are and where they hope to be in coming years.
For Los Altos Mayor Mary Prochnow, a recent trip to a conference of American mayors proved eye-opening. Compared with problems plaguing other cities, such as high unemployment rates and opioid addiction, Los Altos, she said, has “an embarrassment of riches.”