Letters to the Editor: CHAC, Draeger's, leaf blowers

CHAC ready for the ‘next wave’

It’s clear that mental health challenges will be the next wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The stress of uncertainty, health concerns, income loss and social isolation are taking a toll on mental health that will only be amplified in coming months.

At the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC), we will continue to serve Los Altos and surrounding cities by providing critical counseling services via telehealth to individuals and families who are struggling to cope. I want to acknowledge those who have made this possible.

Letters to the Editor, conflicting messages, tree campaign

Town Crier carrying conflicting messages

The April 15 Town Crier presents dramatic contradictions. In a photo on the front page, a young man and child are out for a run and bike ride; neither has a face mask. Also on page 1: photos of teddy bears in windows and an article about the fun of a teddy bear search.

Letters to the Editor, teddy bears, diesel use

Teddy Bear Hunt

earns thumbs-up

I enjoyed the editorial in the April 1 Town Crier with all the thumbs-ups. I would like to add one more.

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