Debate over whether to adjust the $250,000 pain and suffering cap in medical malpractice lawsuits for inflation is pitting insurance companies against trial lawyers, each with different views of Prop. 46’s implications.
Gwen Minor climbed a Redwood City tree about to be cut down — and refused to come down for the next eleven hours — back in September. Are Americans’ attitudes toward trees changing? Hear from Minor.
Fans went nuts at Antonio’s Nut House in Palo Alto for the San Francisco Giants, who lost Game 6 of the World Series on Oct. 28 to the Kansas City Royals.
In the midst of one of the worst droughts in memory, key details about Proposition 1 — the California Water Bond — still remain unclear as Election Day nears.
The Ravenswood City School District is proposing spending more than $133 million on repairing and expanding East Palo Alto’s schools, the most major upgrades since 1945.
The rise of elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is pushing both mammals to the brink of extinction. In early October, close to one thousand people marched from Saint Mary’s Square to Union Square in San Francisco, protesting the ivory and rhino horn trades.
Top women in media and technology convened at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 24, at an invite-only event to promote conversation about the gender gap in their industries.
Domestic violence-related assistance calls have gone down 32 percent since 2004 in the county, but activists say that may be skewed by underreporting of cases, especially within immigrant communities.
Despite a depleted police force and rising crime, the council rejected Councilman Ash Kalra’s recommendation to provide neighborhoods with funds to hire private security personnel and deploy other safety measures.