New Los Altos mayor faces heat from state senator for housing bill comments

Nancy SKinner

District 9 State Sen. Nancy Skinner used the social media platform Twitter to “fact check” Los Altos Mayor Lynette Lee Eng, who last week said a bill Skinner helped draft forces small cities to become urban centers comparable to New York City’s Manhattan borough.

LA council passes Altos One development as stakeholders reflect on state of housing

Rendering Courtesy of SDG Architects
The Los Altos City Council last week approved plans for Altos One, a 52-unit condo complex set for construction at 4846/4856 El Camino Real. In exchange for a greater number of units, the developers are offering 10 at below market rates.

As a heavily debated housing development made its final step through the Los Altos City Council, a broader discussion ensued on how to evaluate upcoming residential projects while maintaining the city’s character amid a wave of state affordable housing requirements.

Latest court ruling frees up Measure B project funds

Odds are, the $6.3 billion in funding for Santa Clara County Measure B transportation improvements will soon be available after the state Court of Appeal Nov. 7 refused to rehear the case.

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