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Public opinion will shape Fremont pedestrian bridge overhaul


Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
The city of Los Altos seeks public input before determining the fate of the Fremont pedestrian bridge.

A feasibility study will guide city policy on the future of the 40-year-old Fremont pedestrian bridge, a wooden bridge over Permanente Creek in Los Altos.

The Public Works Department has scheduled a study session to solicit residents’ feedback 6:30 p.m. today at the Grant Park Community Center, 1575 Holt Ave.


City launches computerized parking service

Beginning Tuesday, the city of Los Altos will implement a new process to register for annual parking permits and pay tickets.

The city has contracted with iParq, a Santa Barbara-based parking services company, to digitize parking permit applications.

LACI proposes parking, park on First Street

Easels holding photographs, logos and a map of downtown greeted those who attended the Los Altos Community Coalition meeting Aug 19.

Los Altos Community Investments (LACI), formerly known as Passerelle Investment Co., took the opportunity to discuss a new look for First Street. The company’s plan features green space and underground parking on LACI-owned First Street properties.

Los Altos agrees in principle to 5-story El Camino project


Courtesy of Dahlin Group
Renderings for 4880 El Camino Real show the difference in height relative to neighboring buildings.

The Los Altos City Council unanimously approved a new 58-foot-tall building at 4880 El Camino Real during its Aug. 23 meeting. Councilmembers directed city staff to modify conditions before formally approving the project.

Of the 21 units in the five-story building, three will be below-market rate.

Los Altos condo project may stock 'Silicon Valley boulevard'


Rendering Courtesy of city of Los Altos
The Los Altos City Council this month will consider a five-story residential complex proposed for the 4880 El Camino Real site.

A five-story condominium complex may soon fill the vacant site at 4880 El Camino Real in Los Altos.

The Los Altos City Council is slated Tuesday to review the 21-unit residential project at the former location of Hunan Home’s Restaurant. Despite mixed input from residents, the Los Altos Planning and Transportation Commission recommended that the council give its go-ahead.


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