The Star's editorial board spent the last month investigating the controversies involving Upper Valley Disposal Service and Clover Flat Landfill. Here are the takeaways.
How did St. Helenans incur $2.9 million in water penalties, and how can we do a better job conserving?
Star Editorial Board: The St. Helena Fire Department is continuing to evolve toward a more expensive professional model.
Star Editorial Board: The city is allowing plenty of public input on the updated zoning ordinance and Housing Element.
Star Editorial Board: St. Helena is heading in the right direction on water, but we're frustrated that it took a severe drought to get things moving.
Star Editorial Board: Paige Pohlers Meek is the new executive director of the Friends & Foundation, St. Helena Public Library.
Star Editorial Board: The St. Helena Unified School District is advancing the cause of diversity and equity with its usual professionalism, passion and attention to detail, but how can they measure their success?
It's time to reconsider St. Helena's method of directly electing a mayor.
Why have St. Helena students been in the classroom since November while other districts are still doing remote learning? It doesn't all come down to money.
St. Helena and Calistoga are not expected to come under legal pressure to switch from at-large City Council elections to a district-based system this year.
The St. Helena Community Food Pantry is a well-oiled operation that smoothly adapted to unprecedented demand during the pandemic.