Measure B legal challenge continues

The legal challenge to Measure B continues. Mountain View attorney Gary Wesley filed a petition for rehearing Nov. 1 following a state Court of Appeal ruling Oct. 18 upholding the validity of the 2016 voter-approved measure to fund transportation projects.

Bad sign: Local campaigns marred by thefts, shifty ads

Reflecting some of the politics traditionally associated with national races, Los Altos campaigning in the 2018 general election is being soiled by a rash of stolen signs, attacks on candidates and misleading advertising.

LA council candidates offer solutions for vacant storefronts

The Town Crier is running a series of questions for each of the five candidates for Los Altos City Council to answer in advance of Tuesday’s election. The final question: The current empty downtown storefronts do not serve our town well. What would you do to address the empty retail storefronts in downtown Los Altos?

State propositions, ballot measure address wide range of issues

Following is a roundup of state propositions and a measure that appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. Included this time around are Town Crier “takes” on the initiatives.

State Assembly race pits incumbent Democrat against upstart Republican

The race for the 24th State Assembly District seat in the Nov. 6 election pits incumbent Marc Berman, a Democrat from Palo Alto, against Alex Glew, a Republican from Los Altos.

Election 2018: Meet the El Camino Healthcare District Board candidates

Two of the El Camino Healthcare District’s five board seats are open in the Nov. 6 election, with incumbent Peter Fung, M.D., seeking re-election and David Reeder announcing the end of his 20 years of service on the board.

Incumbent Gary Kalbach will assume the remainder of Neysa Fligor’s term, as she stepped down from the board to run for Los Altos City Council. 

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