Letters to the Editor - Week of March 13

LA should ramp up crime prevention efforts

Los Altos can do better with crime prevention.

South Los Altos is experiencing an epidemic of home burglaries. I consider three in three weeks an epidemic.


Letters to the Editor - Week of March 6

Green New Deal ensures continued existence

Recently a number of young future leaders met with Sen. Dianne Feinstein to urge her to support Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey’s Joint Resolution for a Green New Deal.

Feinstein attempted a head fake, advocating a watered-down bill that would fall far short of what is needed to avoid what scientists overwhelmingly agree is a looming planetary catastrophe.

Letters to the Editor - Week of Feb. 27

Lehigh not complying with mandates

The 2013 Sierra Club v. Lehigh consent decree requires the Lehigh Hanson Cement Plant to perform a multimillion dollar project to restore over three miles of Permanente Creek extensively damaged by the company’s mining operations, including the dumping of thousands of cubic yards of mine waste and overburden into the creek.

To date, not a single shovel-full of that waste has been removed from the creek. In fact, due to the procrastination of the Santa Clara County Planning Department, the environmental review process for the project has not even begun.


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