Get Informed

Wondering what all the fuss is about? Get up to speed in a hurry on issues before the City and how they may impact you.  We know you’re busy, so we’ve created content to suit your appetite.


For an all-in-one overview of what’s going on and what’s coming up, check out our Newsletters. In each issue, you’ll find commentary detailing what the latest fuss is about, a quick wrap-up of recent news and developments, and a calendar of notable upcoming proceedings.


In addition to commentary published in our Newsletter, our Commentary Page gives you access to editorials, guest opinions and blogs featured in local news media that address issues confronting Palo Alto.


Maybe you just want to skim the headlines? Scroll through a collection of relevant local, regional and national coverage with links to the full articles on our Headlines Page.

Finally, for those of you who want to dig deeper, our Check the Facts page leads to data, analysis, surveys and studies to help you put Palo Alto’s challenges into context. Frame your advocacy with metrics that matter and see where your Council Members stand so that you can hold them accountable.