Firefighters were battling a grass fire in a field behind a Palo Alto residential neighborhood.
A Palo Alto city council committee voted Tuesday night to significantly expand the city’s smoking ban to its downtown and commercial areas, but workers and residents have mixed feelings about the proposal.
Police are looking for two men who robbed a man in a wheelchair who doesn’t speak in a Palo Alto parking lot on Wednesday afternoon.
Fourteen defendants accused of taking part in a series of gang-related killings and other violent crimes in East Palo Alto and throughout the Peninsula are being arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City today on a slew of charges.
An unidentified Stanford senior was found dead in his on-campus bedroom Sunday afternoon. The cause of death is still under investigation.
A cloud hung over Stanford’s graduation commencement Sunday as some graduates called for justice after an alleged sexual assault.
A Bay Area dad got the best Father’s Day gift a man could get when his daughter got a lifesaving lung and heart transplant at Stanford after months on a waiting list.
Dozens of New Yorkers are finding $50 bills hidden by a Palo Alto real estate investor who announces his cash drops on Twitter.
Facebook is opening up about those personalized ads on news feeds.
The tradition of students streaking at Palo Alto High School, locally known as Paly, is on the decline after a principal has come up with a strict crackdown.