Stanford University's winningest head coach and director of football, David Shaw, has resigned effective immediately, following the team's Saturday 35-26 loss to Brigham Young University, the university announced on Sunday.
In the latest column, news about a Palo Alto native nominated for two Grammys, the East Palo Alto Library's participation in a pilot of the Resilient Libraries Network and a chance for community members to put a new law on the books.
The Four Seasons Silicon Valley hotel has brought back a seasonal pop-up on its outdoor terrace, turning the space with semi-private wooden chalets, holiday foods, a sweet shop, fake snow and other holiday decor.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the winter season's first Spare the Air Alert for Friday, calling for people to abstain from burning materials of any kind in fireplaces or outdoors.
There's no better way to embrace the holiday spirit than giving back. On the Midpeninsula, there are many opportunities to lend a helping hand, from contributing toys and food to collecting clothes and funds.
The two Redwood City drivers facing second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a major vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a San Carlos couple appeared before a judge on Tuesday.
A man who allegedly fired at least twice during a drive-by shooting at Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon has been arrested, police said. He was a former employee of Fleming's Prime Steakhouse, which was damaged by gunfire.
Palo Alto voters offered the City Council a financial lifeline Tuesday when they overwhelmingly approved a business tax and emphatically affirmed its historic practice of using gas utility revenues to pay for basic city services.
Attorney Vicki Veenker and planning commissioner Ed Lauing were in the lead position in a race for Palo Alto's three open City Council seats, with author Julie Lythcott-Haims in third place, early results show.
The race for Santa Clara Valley Water District's District 7 seat is looking like a potential upset as newcomer Rebecca Eisenberg takes the lead against incumbent Gary Kremen in Tuesday's general election.
It's an expenditure that could raise eyebrows in the best of times -- seven dinosaur sculptures and giant fossils that would tower over visitors at the Junior Museum and Zoo and cost more than $400,000.
After taking an economic beating during the pandemic, Palo Alto's main shopping strips now appear to be on the rebound. They are also getting extra attention from the City Council, which is now formulating a new retail strategy.
Redwood City is mourning the loss of the parents of twin girls who were killed Friday night during a major car crash. Gregory Ammen, 44, and Grace Spiridon, were Palo Alto natives who met in middle school.
The California ballot is coming in on the short side in 2022. With only seven propositions to weigh in on this year, California voters will have the fewest ballot measures before them in more than a century.
Forensic specialists didn't find any human remains in a mysterious car found buried in the backyard of an Atherton home, but they're analyzing it for DNA to see if the Mercedes convertible is connected to any other crimes, police said.
An analysis of the 962 stops of individuals by Palo Alto police officers during the first three months of this year indicates that the same types of racial disparities seen in other jurisdictions across California also exist locally.