East Palo Alto parents plan to petition the county to open a new charter school after recent testing showed many students in the city’s Ravenswood School District are not meeting achievement standards.Read More
For East Palo Alto students, high school graduation rates have historically hovered around 50 percent. But a small program launched in June is making a difference — and the results are noticeable.Read More
Facing rising operating costs, Caltrain is considering increasing fares and parking fees, a move that transit advocates warn risks worsening inequities in the Peninsula’s transportation system.Read More
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo discussed housing, transportation, immigration, cybersecurity, airplane noise and the Syrian refugee crisis during a roundtable discussion with the Peninsula Press. READ STORY
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San Francisco International Airport is receiving a record number of airplane noise complaints after a federal revamp of flight paths has rerouted hundreds of planes a day over once quiet neighborhoods.Read More
It seems that consensus is disappearing from dialogue across our society. But if you look closely enough, consensus is alive and kicking in some unlikely places.Read More
Football fans looking for lodging near Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50 may be surprised to see their Airbnb bills include occupancy taxes.Read More
Following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, Bay Area residents joined together on the steps of San Francisco City Hall over the weekend to honor the victims.Read More
Mourners have constructed an impromptu memorial outside of the French Consulate on Kearny Street in San Francisco, following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris.Read More
Enthusiasts of “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” are experimenting with uses for the emerging technology, while regulators try to figure out how to bring order to the sky.Read More
On Veterans Day, about 450 veterans will be sleeping outdoors in Santa Clara County. Sixty-three percent of the county’s homeless veterans are unsheltered.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.
Peninsula Press examines how housing shortages and development priorities are creating clashes across Silicon Valley.
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.