LA council approves long-term plan for downtown development


Courtesy of Jon Biggs
The Downtown Vision plan breaks downtown Los Altos into districts. The districts – Main and State streets (orange), First Street (purple), San Antonio Road (pink) and Edith Avenue (yellow) – may feature elements such as a pedestrian bridge, a downtown dining hub and activity nodes.

The Los Altos City Council embraced change at its Aug. 28 meeting by adopting the final Downtown Vision project, a plan providing a road map for downtown development for decades to come.

Council OKs permit for Children's Corner

Despite protests from neighbors, the Los Altos City Council Aug. 28 approved a use permit for Children’s Corner preschool to operate at Foothill Covenant Church, as long as the school conforms to a list of conditions.

Anxieties calmed: Parking, trees to remain

Current downtown parking stall sizes and landscaping will remain as they are for now, despite proposals to shrink stalls and rampant, unfounded rumors of tree removal.

Recent survey leaves residents suspicious

A recent phone and email survey about quality-of-life issues in Los Altos has some residents wondering about its origins and intentions.

LA employee celebrates successful year, accepts clerk position

Sarah Henricks served as the city of Los Altos’ management analyst fellow for a little more than a year before being offered the position of deputy city clerk. She began her new job Aug. 14.

City encourages residents to apply for commission seats

The city of Los Altos is looking to fill 11 seats on five commissions, according to an email sent out by spokeswoman Erica Ray.


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