Lee Eng silent amid calls for apology

A Los Altos City Council member remains at the center of controversy over alleged racist remarks made last November, with calls for her apology growing louder as her silence on the matter continues.

Waste disposal events slated for Mountain View

Mountain View residents can take advantage of two free waste disposal events this week, one for electronic items and the other for paper products.

State officials: Los Altos can meet housing goal

State officials assured residents at a Los Altos forum last week that new housing goals imposed on the city, though daunting, could be met.

Los Altos council green-lights downtown condominium complex

The Los Altos City Council last week approved a five-unit condominium project at 140 Lyell St. in downtown Los Altos. 

Halsey House still hotly debated 12 years later

Halsey House
Ted Simon/Special to the Los Altos Town Crier
The Halsey House has remained unused for more than a decade.

To some, the Halsey House is a historical treasure that should be renovated and returned to its past life as a beloved nature center. To others, it’s a dilapidated, rat-infested structure that should be demolished.

Commission rejects parks protection bid as Measure C redux

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Megan V. Winslow/Los Altos Town Crier File Photo
A city of Los Altos employee tends to open space in front of Los Altos City Hall.

Los Altos Planning Commission members last week rejected a city council-initiated effort to protect city land from sale by requiring a vote of the electorate – elements similar to those in a ballot measure defeated in 2018.


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