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LACF PrimeTime Project Program begins study of BCS conundrum

LACF PrimeTime Project Program begins study of BCS conundrum

The Los Altos Community Foundation has a gained a strong reputation for mediating community disharmony over the years.  In fact, it tried to bring Bullis Charter School and LASD together to resolve their facilities issue over five years ago.  Now LACF will do something entirely…

King Lear – A frugal Los Altos Community Center Master Plan

King Lear – A frugal Los Altos Community Center Master Plan

King Lear, former Mayor of Los Altos, wrote this letter to City Council.  He attended the Jan. 12 City Council retreat where the goals for the year are set.  One goal is to make decisions about the Los Altos Community Center Master Plan, aka our…

City Finances and the Los Altos City Council Candidates 2012

City Finances and the Los Altos City Council Candidates 2012

“GLOOM AND DOOM” IS REAL UNFORTUNATELY Let’s not stand in the rain – Who will lead us to shelter and a brighter day? The city faces enormous financial challenges. After CalPERS rates change, the city may face as much as $1M a year in ongoing…

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Final Design for 86 Third Mixed Use Building in Downtown Los Altos

Final Design for 86 Third Mixed Use Building in Downtown Los Altos

The current plans for  the three story 86 Third building in Downtown Los Altos, having passed through City Council approval last May 28,…

Downtown Los Altos – City Sponsored Wayfarer Sign Excess

Downtown Los Altos – City Sponsored Wayfarer Sign Excess

The  agenda of the Thursday Dec. 6 Planning Commission includes an informational report on the downtown Los Altos Wayfarer Signs design and plan.…



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Thirty people have written a open letter to the Los Altos City Council suggesting putting a school on the Hillview-Civic Center site to ease the Los Altos School…

The ambitious 18 acre Los Altos Civic Center Master Plan devised 2009 is in limbo.  It was soundly rejected in polling in 2010. Our Los Altos city council…

On March 31 the LASD Board heard about 20 Bullis Charter School parents plead again for enough space to accommodate the expected 673 in-district enrollment at Egan and…

The LASD Board released Final Offer (FO) documents on Friday March 28, in advance of the public meeting tonite March 31. Basically the FO is the same as…

Below are selected paraphrased key points made by 30 or so Bullis Charter School parents speaking  to the LASD Board as it prepared to consider the Prop 39…

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Bullis Charter School to Reveal Registrant Info In June

Transcript Bullis Charter School & LASD Third Long-Term Discussion – Sept. 18

Bullis Charter School to LASD – We Don’t Want a Shiny New School

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Dueling Community Center Meetings in Los Altos

Dueling Community Center Meetings in Los Altos

Both the City of Los Altos and the non-profit Los Altos Forward (LAF)  have been separately…

A New Committee is Born – Los Altos Public Arts

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Homestead Trader Joe to Get Traffic Light

Homestead Trader Joe to Get Traffic Light

The Trader Joe’s shopping plaza at Homestead will be getting some much needed traffic improvements.  If…

Council Wary of VTA El Camino Express Bus Plan

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Reader says – Where is Trusting Environment for the Public?

Reader says – Where is Trusting Environment for the Public?

From the Daily Post, Oct. 29:  [Los Altos] “Mayor Casas reveals a private email from candidate’s…

Reader says – Anabel Pelham Los Altos Soft on VTA Bus Plan

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