Palo Alto

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Affordable housing projects in South Bay awarded $20M from Facebook in new partnership

Facebook is partnering with the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo…

 

More than $8,000 in cash and check contributions was stolen from Cornerstone Community Church in Palo Alto last week. (Courtesy photo)

Thousands of dollars in donations stolen from Palo Alto church

Thousands of dollars were stolen from collection baskets at a Palo Alto…

 

Downtown Streets Team member Sharon Randle, left, leads other members through Union Square while cleaning the streets on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF homeless team up to keep streets clean

They’ve come from Georgia, Texas and right here in the Fillmore. They’ve…

 

Venus Williams returns to Alison Riske during their semifinal match in the Bank of the West Classic on Saturday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Venus Williams advances to finals at Bank of the West Classic

STANFORD — Flashes of a vintage Venus Williams delighted fans at the…

Venus Williams returns to Alison Riske during their semifinal match in the Bank of the West Classic on Saturday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Venus Williams returns to the Bay Area for the Bank of the West Classic this week. (Tim Ireland/AP file photo)

Venus Williams seeks 50th career title at Bank of the West Classic

Fresh off her first Wimbledon semifinal appearance in seven years, a resurgent…

Venus Williams returns to the Bay Area for the Bank of the West Classic this week. (Tim Ireland/AP file photo)

Shopping center docks robot cops after child hit, injured

PALO ALTO — A Bay Area shopping center has temporarily docked its…

Hewlett-Packard's upcoming spin-off of its technology divisions focused on software, consulting and data analysis will eliminate up to 30,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

HP to jettison up to 30,000 jobs as part of spinoff

Hewlett-Packard Co. is preparing to shed up to another 30,000 jobs as…

Hewlett-Packard's upcoming spin-off of its technology divisions focused on software, consulting and data analysis will eliminate up to 30,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
Dorsey Nunn

Peninsula activist lobbies for federal ‘ban the box’ for ex-cons

President Barack Obama has received national — and in some cases bipartisan…

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Max’s Restaurant, new in Daly City, serves Filipino specialties such as kare kare, or oxtail stew. (Courtesy photo)

Bunny serving tasty banh mi in Pacifica

Longtime Pacifica morning coffee and lunchtime banh mi favorite Vy’s Coffee Shop…

Max’s Restaurant, new in Daly City, serves Filipino specialties such as kare kare, or oxtail stew. (Courtesy photo)

Caltrain service resumes after pedestrian struck on tracks

Regular Caltrain service has resumed after a woman was struck by a…

3 men arrested after shooting investigation in East Palo Alto

Detectives arrested three men and seized a cache of firearms and marijuana…

TODD WILLIAMSON/INVISION via APActor James Franco

Gia Coppola’s ‘Palo Alto’ a family affair

Gia Coppola, the 27-year-old granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola, has filmmaking in…

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Ben Margot/AP ImagesMerrill Newman

U.S. vet who returned from North Korea says confession was coerced

The 85-year-old Korean War veteran from the U.S. who was detained for…

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AP Photo/Ben MargotMerrill Newman

US vet Merrill Newman, 85, home from North Korea

A tired but smiling 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for…

AP Photo/Ben MargotMerrill Newman
AP Photo/Palo Alto Weekly

Detained American has strong ties in vacation town

Perched among the rowboats at a wetlands sanctuary is a slick, fiberglass…

AP Photo/Palo Alto Weekly
Courtesy photoSales of Peninsula houses valued at more than $1.5 million have risen 26 percent.

Peninsula sees boost in million-dollar-plus home sales

Bucking the typical real estate cycle, residential property on the Peninsula has…

Courtesy photoSales of Peninsula houses valued at more than $1.5 million have risen 26 percent.
AP Photo/Jeff ChiuCommuters board a Caltrain train at the Caltrain and Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Millbrae July 1.

Caltrain hits pedestrian creating major delays

Caltrain is reporting that trains are beginning to move through Palo Alto…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuCommuters board a Caltrain train at the Caltrain and Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Millbrae July 1.
Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute

SamTrans consolidating north-south bus lines

SamTrans is making its El Camino Real service so simple that you…

Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

New vehicle-dwelling ban might push homeless into southern San Mateo

Chuck Jagoda hasn't had a roof over his head in six years,…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama will be visiting the Bay Area in a couple weeks to raise money for his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. Senate.

President Obama visiting Peninsula next month for fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to the Bay Area in a couple…

Associated PressPresident Barack Obama will be visiting the Bay Area in a couple weeks to raise money for his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. Senate.