What happens when the city of San Francisco takes down a homeless encampment? One initiative attempts to steer former encampment residents into a center that connects them to a shelter, health services and the coveted housing pipeline. But entering the program does not always lead to permanent housing.Read More
Dr. Cynthia Li turned to alternative solutions for her own mysterious medical condition — something that would soon change her approach to life and to medicine.Read More
Over the past three decades, even as the United States population has become more diverse, top fashion magazines continue to feature more white models than minority models on their covers.Read More
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Starting Oct.1, Caltrain has adopted fare changes aimed at reducing a deficit in its operating budget. Riders have to pay an additional 25 cents.Read More
Reporter Meg McNulty explores the rapid popularity increase of tiny food videos.Read More
Gamble Garden is a unique escape of seclusion against a backdrop of busy Palo Alto.Read More
Gone are the days of a nurse simply doing vision screenings and doling out Band-Aids in one school. In many communities, more students with serious health conditions are getting care from school nurses, many of them racing from school to school.Read More
The cleanup crews have vanished, so have the debris piles. But back in February, San Jose experienced one of the worst flood disasters in the city’s history.Read More
Three Bay Area entrepreneurs have very different backgrounds, but all are involved in the same enterprise: saving the independent bookstore.Read More
As pressure from hostile political rhetoric towards immigrants looms, the daughter of migrant farmworkers in California’s Central Valley joins local activists to bring awareness to issues facing farmworkers and the greater immigrant community. Experience the story of her life through 360 video.Read More
Sea Star Wasting Disease decimated sea star populations along the West Coast. Researchers are still solving the mystery of what went wrong.Read More
Pioneering a new approach to health challenges, clinics and hospitals are now offering a different kind of medicine – a prescription for healthy food every week.Read More
Reporter Thomas Plank felt a kinship between the characters at Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto and growing up near the Denver Folklore Center in his hometown. He shares Gryphon’s story.Read More
Reporter Dylan Tull explores two of the world’s most-neglected conflicts in the Central African Republic and South Sudan.Read More
By Peter Arcuni, Bethney Bonilla, Erica Evans, Virginia Fay, Jenna Fowler, Alec Glassford, Courtney Lewis, Siqi Lin, Tara McCullough, Jane Nevins, Tori Owens, Sejin Paik, Felix Petermann, Thomas Plank, Christine Quan, Kelly Swanson and Dylan Tull
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.
By Siqi Lin
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.