Los Altos council approves task force on policing

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The Los Altos City Council will adopt a task force to address policing issues.

The Los Altos City Council unanimously approved the formation of a task force at a Sept. 22 meeting to address issues concerning the police department in the wake of a national movement surrounding police reform.

Los Altos council votes to mandate all-electric ordinance for new buildings

The Los Altos City Council voted to adopt a reach code ordinance during Tuesday night’s meeting (Sept. 22), requiring newly constructed buildings to be all-electric. However, cooking appliances and fireplaces are exempt from the rule for new single-family homes.

Los Altos City Council race: Seven candidates for three seats

Even as Los Altos deals with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and responds to calls from some in the community to reform the police department, affordable housing still dominates the discussion among prospective councilmembers.

El Camino Hospital district board candidates discuss COVID-19

The five candidates for three seats on the El Camino Healthcare District Board of Directors all stated that the response to the COVID-19 pandemic was the greatest challenge facing the district, though they expressed confidence in the district’s financial situation during a candidate forum Sept. 15 hosted by the League of Women Voters.

Los Altos Hills council approves expansion design phase

After some debate, a divided Los Altos Hills City Council agreed Thursday to proceed with the development of architectural drawings for the second phase of the planned town hall expansion, approving a staff recommendation to award the contract to Noll & Tam Architects of Berkeley.

Los Altos seeing high self-response rate to census

Los Altos residents are responding at a high rate to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to census data.

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