My friend called me, her voice tinged with panic: “Do you think we should do this, with the delta variant and all?”
The League of Women Voters’ stated mission is to inform and educate the electorate, yet it is misinformed in recommending support for State Senate Bills 9 and 10 (“LWV supports housing legislation,” Sept. 1).
LA should require proof of vaccination
Following is an open letter to the Los Altos City Council.
Every sport is distinguished by its own dialect, jargon and insider language when it comes to explaining the complex nature of what individual players do.
Farmers’ market team deserves praise
The League of Women Voters of California supports State Senate Bills 9 and 10 and Assembly Bill 1401, and we hope you will, too.
It’s become a cliche to compare living in the year of COVID-19 lockdown to the movie “Groundhog Day,” in which Bill Murray’s character is doomed to relive the same day over and over until he gets it right. I’ve certainly had that feeling, as Laundry Day seems to come around faster and faster…
Major League Baseball and the Oakland A’s in May released this statement in part:
State’s ‘gotcha’ laws breed contempt
The shocking extreme weather of late, from record-shattering heat waves in the West to flood-inducing rainfall in the East and Europe, comes as no surprise to scientists who warned for decades that we are heading toward climate catastrophe.
Flight path problem requires creativity
Simple fix: Paint bike lanes green
Hills’ classic car show ‘as good as it gets’
State housing bills won’t increase stock
You’ll notice comments on our online news stories look different these days – we’re experimenting with the Facebook Comments Plugin, which has led to a dramatic increase in people using real names. But it also offends some readers who don’t want us to require Facebook credentials to comment.…
The Los Altos Town Crier is your local source for all news and advertising in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. But we are also a struggling business, like many coming out of this pandemic. We need your support.
Leaders must balance housing, water needs
I saw the Los Altos City Council discussion of the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) appeal, and heard public comments that were described in the June 30 article in the Town Crier. The article made me think further on the discussion. The RHNA appeal is a good idea, but I’d like to see…
As you may have heard or read, on July 9, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency for Santa Clara County. The Santa Clara Valley Water Board of Directors has also declared a water shortage emergency for the county and called for a mandatory 15% reduction in water use from 2019 w…
Hard work needed to meet RHNA targets
Los Altos has adopted Ursus americanus californiensis as its official town animal for the next few months. The theme for the paws project is “Celebrate Coming Out of Pandemic Hibernation.”
Job well done on Foothill Expressway
Check landscaping for overwatering
We’re all breathing a little easier now, figuratively and literally, following the easing of mask requirements last week and the end of the tiered COVID framework. There’s a sense of greater freedom – and relief. Things are looking up.