CHICO — Their Facebook profiles still read “lives in Paradise”, but Tamara and Seth Roberts know that their house had been destroyed in the Camp Fire, which has burned 130,000 acres in Butte County.Read More
PALO ALTO — Palo Alto’s medical cost reduction ballot measure lost in a landslide vote against the initiative during Tuesday’s midterm elections.Read More
ALAMEDA & SANTA CLARA COUNTIES — About one percent of voters in Alameda and Santa Clara counties will cast their ballots on electronic voting machines that have known security vulnerabilities.Read More
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PALO ALTO — Voters across the Peninsula took to the polls to cast their votes on a number of local races and propositions Tuesday.Read More
Peninsula Press coverage for the Nov. 6 midterm election. What does Election 2018 look like in your neighborhood?Read More
PALO ALTO — The Enough is Enough political action committee is focused on six candidates in five states, who have either been accused of sexual misconduct, have voted against measures to aid victims, or have otherwise failed to stand with survivors on the subject of sexual assault.Read More
PENINSULA — Two years after California legalized recreational marijuana, pot laws on the Peninsula remain a patchwork.Read More
PENINSULA — Stories about the 2018 midterm elections.Read More
SANTA CLARA — Santa Clara County’s five-term sheriff, Laurie Smith, is facing her toughest re-election battle in two decades amid heightened scrutiny of her record and recent high-profile deaths at the county jails.Read More
LOS ALTOS – A ballot measure to decide if Los Altos’ residents will have final say over the leasing, selling and development of public land in the town has divided this small peninsula city heading into the Nov. 6 election.Read More
PALO ALTO – Proposition 7 could result in permanent Daylight Saving Time for California, meaning we will no longer have fall back and spring forward.Read More
PALO ALTO — Much of the public’s focus is on the Nov. 6 midterm elections. But there’s one vote that Palo Altans can’t participate in, but it may be just as important – which two candidates will the City Council choose for the city’s influential Planning and Transportation Commission.Read More
LOS ALTOS — Neysa Fligor, an in-house attorney at Hewlett-Packard and mother, is running for Los Altos City Council this year. But it isn’t her first time. She lost back in 2016 by only six votes.Read More
PALO ALTO— On Nov. 6, Palo Alto voters will decide whether to increase the Transient Occupancy Tax — also known as the hotel tax — from 14 to 15.5 percent, in a ballot initiative known as Measure E.Read More
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PALO ALTO — Applications for the H-1B visa, the program that allows companies to hire skilled immigrants, grew 3.2 percent during 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Area. That may not seem like much, but it bucks a national decline in H-1B visa applications since Donald Trump was elected president.
HALF MOON BAY, CA – On the winding highway to Half Moon Bay, a small dirt path leads up a mountain where wooden stables overlook grassy slopes with yellow flowers that welcome visitors to the Square Peg Foundation, a retirement home for former sport horses.
PENNSYLVANIA — A survey of counties in Pennsylvania, reveals little resources or guidance at the state level to help replace outdated and potentially hackable voting systems.