Letters to the editor: Garbage contract, reach codes

No-bid garbage contract is rubbish

In the July 29 article titled “Hills council delivers rubbish rate respite, supports undergrounding,” Los Altos Hills City Manager Carl Cahill is quoted as saying that he and his staff did due diligence by circulating a request for proposal (RFP) to invite GreenWaste’s competitors to bid, but none did so.


Letters to the editor: Mask mandate, Innocence Project

Los Altos needs mask mandate

Following is an open letter to the Los Altos City Council.

I believe that the wearing of masks is essential to the health of Los Altos residents.

Letters to the editor: Reach codes, nuclear power

Stanford prof should advocate with facts

As a Stanford grad (mechanical engineering and business), I’m embarrassed by the inaccuracies stated by Stanford economics professor Frank Wolak, Ph.D., in an open forum discussing the pros and cons of adopting more aggressive reach codes at a recent event hosted by Los Altos Residents on the topic.


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