PALO ALTO — The Hernandez family used to share a single bedroom in a cramped two-bedroom apartment. Because of affordable housing programs, not anymore.

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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.

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On the front lines of mental crisis: Dealing with mentally ill a growing challenge for SFPD

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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.

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SPECIAL REPORT – Lego Visualizations of the Women’s March, Refugees

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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.

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Bay Area taxicab drivers remain frustrated by uneven playing field with Uber, Lyft

By Felix Petermann

Uber, Lyft and other ride-share providers in California aren’t required to obtain business licenses for their drivers.

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College teams think big and build tiny in house competition

The interior of Santa Clara University’s 328-square-foot tiny house model. (Siqi Lin/Peninsula Press) #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA
EXPLORE 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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IMMERSIVE BAY – Sports and hobbies in 360 video

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.

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