January 28, 2008

Single Story Overlay Zones, What Are They And Why Should You Care!

The purpose of the single story overlay zone (or in builder speak, R1-S district) is to modify the height and number of stories permitted in any […]
January 24, 2008

Why My Family Moved To Los Altos in 1964 – History Repeating Itself For Many Silicon Valley Families

My family moved to south Los Altos in 1964, having lived briefly in Sunnyvale and before that in Minnesota.  My parents bought a 4 bedroom home on a […]
January 22, 2008

Los Altos City Council Decides On Global Warming Initiative…Tonight

Tonight the Los Altos City Council will decide whether to adopt the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and whether to take action to reduce greenhouse […]
January 22, 2008

Consumers Affected By Federal Reserve Bank’s Slashing Of Federal Funds Rate by .75%

The Federal Open Market Committee met last night in an unscheduled meeting.  The result of this meeting was a cut in the federal funds rate of 75 […]