Becker, who is not seeking reelection after serving 12 years on the Los Altos City Council, also spent 10 years on the Santa Clara Valley Water Commission, which advises the district.
Either candidate would be a good choice, but we prefer Schmidt's promise to cut the board members' stipend and his knowledge of environmental issues facing the district.
Vote for Brian Schmidt for the Santa Clara Water District's District 7 seat.
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