LA residents tell staff, council what's watt

Before the Los Altos City Council addressed agenda items or even approved anything on its consent calendar Jan. 8, a rousing public comment period brought an impending issue to light.

A look at new state laws that take effect in 2019: AB 1810

Several California Senate and Assembly bills wended through the State Legislature and became law Jan. 1. Over the next few weeks, the Town Crier will explain their ramifications.

Assembly Bill 1810

Mental health diversion

Housing on the brain: Los Altos council weighs exemptions to story-pole policy, park in-lieu fee

Story poles
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Workers remove story poles from Ted and Jerry Sorensen’s three- story office building project at 40 Main St. Dec. 7. Developer Jeff Warmoth requested exemptions to Los Altos’ story-pole policy.

With a full agenda, the Los Altos City Council Jan. 8 spent nearly four hours discussing pressing topics such as the city’s story-pole policy and its park in-lieu fee.

MVPD arrests man for alleged batteries, continues search for victims

The Mountain View Police Department arrested 52-year-old Felipe de Jesus Meza Prieto Jan. 9 in connection with two sexual batteries reported the evening before. 

Police Blotter, Week of Jan. 9, 2019

Burglaries

Jan. 4, 11:47 a.m.: 1300 block of Bright Oaks Court, Los Altos

Jan. 4, 7 a.m.: 10400 block of Kenbar Road, Los Altos Hills

Gov. Brown appoints local county judge

California Gov. Jerry Brown appointed 12 Superior Court judges Jan. 2, including Nicole L. Isger of Mountain View.

Isger, 48, was appointed to a judgeship in the Santa Clara County Superior Court.


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