Letters to the Editor: Parks issue, motorcycle officers, dog parks

What’s to study? Put parks issue on ballot

Thank you to the Town Crier for its recent articles on the parks initiative in Los Altos. From what I’ve read, the group that organized this initiative has met all of the legal requirements for putting this measure on the ballot, including obtaining almost twice the number of signatures necessary.

Why does the Los Altos City Council talk about “studying” the measure and producing their own “counter initiative”? Put it on the ballot and let we the people study it and vote on it. That’s how democracy is supposed to work.


Letters to the Editor: Earthquake preparation, Persky recall, Measure E, parks initiative

Quake preparation requires unity

Regarding the May 16 letter “LAH not prepared for the next big quake,” I found it curious that one of the biggest earthquake problems is freeway collapse “cutting the town in two,” presumably meaning “west” of Interstate 280 cut off from “east” of the freeway.

It seems to me the town has always been cut in two between “north” and “south” – there is no way to go from one side to the other except by leaving town via 280 (owned by the state) or circumnavigating the edge of town at Summerhill Avenue (one direction of which is part of the unincorporated county).

Letters to the Editor: Art submissions, parks and Persky

Artists urged to submit work for display

The city of Los Altos, through the Public Arts Commission, runs a Sculpture Loan Program that places artwork throughout the city, adding vibrancy and creativity to downtown and parks.

Currently, there are several vacant spots, with a 2- or 3-foot-square base, waiting to be filled with new and exciting pieces.


Submit a Letter to the Editor

The Town Crier welcomes letters to the editor on current events pertinent to Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. Write to us at 138 Main St., Los Altos 94022, Attn: Editor, or email editor Bruce Barton at bruceb@latc.com. Because editorial space is limited, please confine letters to no more than 200 words. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Anonymous letters will not be printed.

You can also have your say right here at losaltosonline.com – scroll to the bottom of any story to add a comment. 

Schools »

Schools
Read More

Sports »

sports
Read More

People »

people
Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

photoshelter
Browse and buy photos