South Los Altos residents briefed on project to widen Foothill

A Los Altos traffic engineer Thursday described a slate of upcoming and underway transportation projects, including one that would widen Foothill Expressway near Interstate 280.

Los Altos EOC, affordable housing site move forward

A new Emergency Operations Center in Los Altos is another step closer to reality, despite the city losing out on federal grant funding that could have helped finance it.

Large share of Los Altans are getting vaccinated

Los Altos residents are “doing a great job” in the fight against COVID-19, the deputy city manager reported to the city council last week.

Parks and rec under consideration as city finishes community center

Los Altos Community Center
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A crew smooths the concrete Monday for the courtyard of the new Los Altos Community Center.

As the new Los Altos Community Center nears completion, city council members and staffers are conducting a thorough re-examination of the city’s parks and recreation programs and operations.

Hills city manager announces retirement amidst residents’ effort to oust him

Updated, 8:30 a.m., Tuesday: Hours after the latest in a series of closed-door Los Altos Hills City Council meetings meant to determine his future contract with the town, longtime City Manager Carl Cahill Thursday announced his impending retirement. He will continue working until Oct. 29.

Controversy continues as Lee Eng says Black activist owes her an apology

Note: This story has been updated to correct a factual error about Lee Eng's Nov. 24 vote.

The ongoing conflict playing out at Los Altos City Council meetings between an Asian-American council member and a young Black activist continues to impede the city’s business and extend council meetings well past midnight. With mediation currently off the table, there is no in sight to the impasse.


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