Spooked by high interest rates and potential competition from AT&T, Palo Alto officials are scaling back their plans for a municipal fiber network, which under the current proposal would be limited to just a few neighborhoods.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta joined the attorneys general from the other 49 states and the District of Columbia expressing support Monday for a federal proposal to crack down on illegal texts.
Chabad Palo Alto, a Jewish outreach organization, is continuing its 40-year tradition of celebrating the first night of Hanukkah with a public menorah lighting in front of Palo Alto City Hall on Sunday.
With Palo Alto mulling new regulations on Airbnb rentals, members and residents offered different takes Monday on whether short-term rentals are, on the whole, beneficial or detrimental to the well-being of local residents.
As shoppers cash in on holiday deals and prepare for the season of gift-giving, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's San Francisco division anticipates more fraud schemes floating around the internet.
Stanford has hired Sacramento State coach Troy Taylor as its next head football coach. Under Taylor, Sacramento played it first Football Championship Subdivision Quarterfinals playoff game in school history this season.
The social, political and health-related impacts of a population with an increasing lifespan will be the focus of the third annual Century Summit, hosted by the Stanford Center on Longevity on Dec. 13-14.
In the latest column, read news about the return of Christmas Tree Lane, upcoming road closures for Caltrain electrification work and a Santa Clara County pilot program to expand mental health treatment.
State officials said Wednesday that the opening of commercial Dungeness crab season would be delayed for the third time this season, in an effort to protect humpback whales and other marine life from entanglements with crab pot lines.
California's police departments and sheriff's offices are facing unprecedented oversight of their so-called "military equipment" arsenals, including law enforcement agencies in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
Concerned about the growing number of Airbnb listings throughout the city, three City Council members are proposing new rules to ensure these short-term rentals are sufficiently regulated and paying their fair share in taxes.
Grace Spiridon and Greg Ammen, who were killed in a Nov. 4 car collision in Redwood City, were remembered as loyal friends, beloved children and adoring parents during a Dec. 3 memorial for the couple in Palo Alto.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Theranos president and chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani to a prison term of 12 years and 11 months, followed by three years of supervised release.
A new state Legislature with a record number of women and plenty of new faces is sworn into office. Gov. Gavin Newsom immediately gives them the outline of a controversial penalty on oil industry profits.
??As Santa Clara County prepares to adopt a new plan to govern Stanford University's growth, Palo Alto officials are pushing for more housing, expanded shuttle services and a seat at the table in the coming negotiations.
Defying recommendations from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury, Palo Alto will not submit its ballot measure questions to the county for review before future elections, according to a response letter drafted by the city.
In the latest column, read news about a Palo Alto High and Stanford graduate who's been nominated for two Grammys for his music composition work and local nonprofits picked for a CZI Community Fund grant.