Palo Alto’s Board of Education has been rapidly implementing changes to decrease student stress at Gunn High School but is facing widespread discontent from students and teachers who feel left out of the decision process.Read More
In the “Stateside” video series, reporters Phoebe Barghouty and Carolina Wilson aspire to give viewers a brief and intimate look into the battles that didn’t end when service did.
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The 104th annual Bay to Breakers on May 17 included a brisk 7.5 mile race run and a citywide celebration in San Francisco.Read More
The Bay Area Maker Faire — a annual festival of makers who gather to show and share their creations — celebrated its 10th anniversary in the Bay Area.Read More
On May 14, commuters from all over Silicon Valley were encouraged to leave their cars at home and join fellow Bay Area residents in biking to work.Read More
Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli was featured as the concluding speaker for a Stanford course and public lecture series on “Race, Policing and Mass Incarceration.”Read More
Three feminist punk rock icons sat down with Peninsula Press to tell stories they say the mainstream tends to forget.Read More
World-renowned underwater explorer, scientist and ocean advocate Sylvia Earle spoke at Stanford about encouraging sustainable use of our world’s oceans and marine resources.Read More
Across the Peninsula, most cities’ local laws don’t address how to deal with Airbnb and other short-term rental companies. But that might change with the upcoming 2016 Super Bowl.Read More
Silicon Valley continues to struggle with having sufficient affordable housing options as rental prices skyrocket and mobile home parks disappear.
Experts at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford on Feb. 13 discussed ideas for tackling payment security concerns and moving beyond passwords, while President Obama called for greater private-public sector collaboration on cybersecurity.
Silicon Valley may be #winning, but can it really fix big societal problems?
Profiles of Silicon Valley communities in transition, from transformations in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven neighborhood to the unsheltered homeless in Santa Clara County to North Fair Oaks’ revitalization efforts.
An adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through the 1980s.
Climate change is already happening, and though local governments in the Bay Area have begun to recognize extreme weather events, sea level rise, prolonged heat waves and drought, are they doing enough?