MOUNTAIN VIEW – In about 10 years, employees in Mountain View’s North Bayshore area might zoom to work on driverless buses, running as frequently as once or twice per minute, or in small pods that hang from an elevated track and move with an average speed of 60 miles per hour.Read More
PALO ALTO — The Hernandez family used to share a single bedroom in a cramped two-bedroom apartment. Because of affordable housing programs, not anymore.Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — California’s DMV is pushing through regulations that would allow autonomous vehicle companies to test cars without backup drivers on public roads as early as June 2018.Read More
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When Catherine Goetze started blogging about her freshman year at Stanford University, she had no idea she was creating the popular website and Youtube channel “Cath in College.”Read More
Dos meses después, una comunidad de inmigrantes indígenas mexicanos, a menudo ignorada, siguen luchando para recuperarse de los estragos por los incendios fatales del Wine Country de California.Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco could soon become the first U.S. city to open official safe injection sites for drug users.Read More
CALIFORNIA — Two million households employ nannies, childcare providers, caregivers, and personal attendants in California alone, yet few domestic workers know their workplace rights.Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — When Sean Moore, a 43-year-old with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was shot twice by a San Francisco police officer on Jan. 6, it triggered a police department investigation, a town hall meeting and months of headlines, as well as serious medical problems and criminal charges for Moore. The middle-of-the-night confrontation, which took place on the stairway leading to Moore’s front door, was the San Francisco Police Department’s first officer-involved shooting of 2017 and the first ever to be filmed on body cameras.Read More
SANTA ROSA — Two months later, an often-overlooked community of indigenous immigrants from Mexico is still struggling to recover from the deadly Wine Country fires .Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Amid the daily bustle of San Francisco traffic, vegetables grow at the corner of Divisadero and Eddy.Read More
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA — Social and emotional learning-driven art is emerging in school districts across the Bay Area. The program takes a progressive approach to education aimed at enhancing emotional intelligence and specifically designed for children.Read More
SANTA CLARA COUNTY – San Jose’s Happy Hollow Park & Zoo opened its doors an hour early to seniors for the Senior Safari Walkabout on the fourth Thursday of each month from May to October this year. The free event sponsored by the Health Trust was just one of many activities encouraging seniors in Santa Clara County to exercise.Read More
SAN JOSE — A clinic aims to provide primary care, psychiatric care, and referral services to the homeless and formerly incarcerated in Santa Clara County.Read More
PALO ALTO — In 1940, at the home of Judge Edward E. Hardy over the bridge table, four residents of the 1700 block of Fulton Street in Palo Alto came up with the idea for “Christmas Tree Lane.” Their vision was to place small Christmas trees along the 1700 and 1800 blocks of Fulton Street, lighting each one.Read More
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The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, millions across the world marched in support for women’s rights. A week later, after Trump signed a controversial executive order barring immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees, protests erupted at airports across the U.S. To bring context to these recent events, we used Legos to help visualize the protests and the numbers of refugees in the country.
Uber, Lyft and other ride-share providers in California aren’t required to obtain business licenses for their drivers.
The interior of Santa Clara University’s 328-square-foot tiny house model. (Siqi Lin/Peninsula Press) #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETAEXPLORE A TINY HOUSE IN THE 360-DEGREE PHOTO ABOVE.
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Ready to downsize? Nine college teams proved the possibilities of living in a space less than 400 square feet in a sustainable way at a recent tiny house competition.
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To bring context to recent events, we used Legos to help visualize the Women’s March, executive order protests and the numbers of refugees in the country.
In a new series of 360-degree immersive videos, we introduce you to Stanford students and alumni who take you inside their sports and hobbies.
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo discussed housing, transportation, immigration, cybersecurity, airplane noise, and the Syrian refugee crisis during a roundtable discussion with the Peninsula Press.