By Les Earnest
Articles about the Town Los Altos Hills, the legal underpinnings of its pathway system and some public safety issues.
A safe route through the El Monte/280 interchange for motor
vehicles, April 2012. Recommends a change in the 280 northbound off-ramp to eastbound
safe route through the Page Mill/280 interchange for non-motorized
Traffic, April 2012. Shows a proposed safe route
How to stop pathway burglars. July 2011. Getting rid of this threat is surprisingly simple..
Roadside bike paths are unsafe, letter to the Town of Los Altos Hills regarding an ill-conceived bicycle route, June 2011.
Conduct of weed
inspections, letter to Santa Clara County Weed Inspector,
Are you ready for the next big one? October 2010. This report to the Town reviews the history of local catastrophes and poses five questions about emergency access routes that the Town Council should consider.
Historical Resources for Los Altos Hills Listings of historical books and nearby museums, August 2010.
Remove erroneous historical monuments, May 2010. The History Committee of the Town of Los Altos Hills recommends that certain erroneous historical monuments that have been in place on Fremont Road for over 34 years be removed.
The Los Altos Hills pathway system has been under development for over 14,000 years, 2008. Reviews the history of pathway development from the arrival of Asian settlers to the present.
List of Streets and Named Paths, current. Spreadsheet lists names and public or private status of Town streets and named paths.
path indemnification for landowners,
Roads and Paths, Private Roads and Driveways,
Hot times in the Hills An account of the last big fire in Los Altos Hills in July 1985.