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Immersive Video Stories
From a look at urban beekeeping to the Bay Area’s housing crisis,
check out these stories we are producing and sharing in a 360-degree view.
This immersive video story features the voices of Alameda community members who played a role in renaming the city’s Jackson Park to Chocenyo Park.
2020 was the most dangerous year in U.S. history for Black trans women. The fight for Black trans liberation continues – every Thursday – at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.
On Father’s Day, this immersive video honors the memories of two fathers.
Local harvester Ian O’Hollaren shares his knowledge of a California kelp forest and its role in providing habitat and food in the ecosystem.
By Tylar Campbell, Olivia Light, Veronica Lin, Madison Pobis and Kenichiro Shino
This 360 video dramatizes a fictional evening in October 2019 set in Healdsburg, CA, when PG&E turned out the lights.
By Megan Calfas, Joe Dworetzky, Seimi Chu
The Palo Alto Pickleball Club has over 400 members, 40 percent of whom are from Palo Alto. They play every day at Mitchell Park, frequently offering free clinics for the public on the tennis courts.
By Gillian Brassil and Dilcia Mercedes
This immersive piece is a fact-based depiction of a fictional dog named Gus, who is separated from its family by a natural disaster and depicts the process of reuniting them.
By Yuri Zatisev and Thomas Kai Wucherpfennig
One urban beekeeper is gradually realizing that bringing honeybees into the city is not the best way to protect our environment and save the pollinators.
By Andrea Chung and Barna Szász
Last year’s Camp Fire destroyed the beloved Honey Run Covered Bridge between Paradise and Chico. But it didn’t take long for residents to start rebuilding the bridge — using salvaged materials from the original structure.
By Melanie Hogue and Ashlyn Rollins
Ad hoc communities comprised of transient recreational vehicles continue to grow in the Bay Area.
By Maria Popo, Elisa Lupin-Jimenez and Jenny Kim
With over 200 works, three galleries and a sculpture garden, the Cantor Arts Center houses the largest collection in the Americas from Auguste Rodin.
The Bay Area is a hub for capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art form that’s all about creativity, communication and community.
By Jackie Botts and Nico Sandi
Fifty years ago, a murderer caused panic and hysteria in the San Francisco Bay Area. Revisit the sites where confirmed attacks took place.
By Katlyn Alo, Anthony Miller, Marta Oliver-Craviotto and Matt Shimura
The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, located in Menlo Park, is a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory operated by Stanford University. It hosts a 2-mile linear accelerator, the longest of its kind in the world.
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.
A 360-degree video experience takes you on a journey from the Sierras to the Pacific Ocean, along the flooded creeks and damaged roads of this record-breaking California winter.
By Aria Swarr and Hope Schroeder
As a first-generation American, Dane Christensen felt Donald Trump’s harsh words cut deep about immigration and building the border wall with Mexico.
Rowing can be a seemingly calm sport on the outside. But on the inside, rowers pay meticulous attention to every stroke, their minds acting as the shutter of a camera, examining each minuscule movement individually. Experience this in 360 video.
By Felix Petermann, Tori Owens, Dylan Tull and Kelly Swanson
As San Francisco’s housing crunch continues, some residents are choosing to forgo traditional apartments and live in intentional, communal living under one roof. Experience this in 360-degree video.
By Anna Yelizarova and Siqi Lin
Meri Jaye, 96, secured the unanimous vote of the San Francisco Landmark Tree Committee to grant landmark status to the redwood tree she planted in her backyard nearly 55 years ago.
By Sejin Paik, Paul Wallace and Dane Christensen
Experience the breathtaking roads, mountains and fjords of Norway in Peninsula Press Reporter Anna Yelizarova’s 360-degree travel story.
Equipped with a 360-degree camera, Peninsula Press Reporter Anna Yelizarova set off on a journey around the world in 2016 to learn more about storytelling in 360.
In an immersive 360-degree video experience, Paul, a Silicon Valley native, brings us to the spaces he slept on the streets of Palo Alto, through the invisibility of homelessness to the possibility of secure shelter.
By Jamie Stark
The idea behind binaural audio is to capture sounds to simulate how we perceive sound waves in real life.
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.
By Anna Yelizarova and Naomi Cornman
360-degree video experience of Lightning in a Bottle, an annual music festival in the Central Coast region of California.