County to provide recurring COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 testing
Andrew Yee/Town Crier File Photo
Workers pass out required paperwork to county resident awaiting COVID-19 testing at Mountain View’s Rengstorff Park in May.

Santa Clara County provides appointment-based COVID-19 testing on a rotating basis, including at test sites in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View.

Residents rally in wake of post office hate incident

post office
Bruce Barton/Town Crier
An incident at the Los Altos post office on Main Street, above, went viral after a customer directed a racial slur toward an employee.

The tension at the Main Street post office in Los Altos was palpable on the afternoon of July 23. A white woman, upset over a trivial matter, was berating an Asian postal clerk.

Friends, colleagues remember late Hills town hall architect

Peter Duxbury
Courtesy of Jitze Couperus
Peter Duxbury, above left, from left, former Los Altos Hills County Fire District President David Bergman and former Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck attend building/planning technician Jeanne Evilsizer’s 2015 retirement party.

Taco Bell. La Quinta. La Quinta Motel, Los Angeles.

Los Altos Hills residents’ descriptions of their town hall’s proposed redesign ran the gamut, but they were anything but complimentary. 

Candidate round-up: More filings for local races as deadline nears

With the filing deadline closing this week, more potential candidates are emerging for local races in the Nov. 3 election. 

Los Altos Hills leaders scrutinize policing

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office data requested by Los Altos Hills Vice Mayor Kavita Tankha and sent to City Manager Carl Cahill for council dissemination last week indicate a disproportionate number of traffic citations given to Hispanics in the past year.

Guilty plea entered in Los Altos murder case

A Redwood City man has pleaded guilty to the murder of Roberto Rivera, the laborer shot to death while working in a south Los Altos backyard in May.

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