Palo Alto

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter talks cyber strategy at Stanford University on April 23, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber Strategy

He also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.

04/23/2015

(CBS SF)

Palo Alto Hiker Found Dead After Going Missing In Sunol Regional Wilderness

Irwin “Don” Meyers had left his home at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to take a hike on the Maguire Peak Trail.

04/16/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple’s Chinese Solar Project, US Forest Conservation Gains Greenpeace Recognition

Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solarpower project and preserving 36,000 acres of “sustainable” timberland in Maine and North Carolina.

04/16/2015

Molly Horwitz, Stanford University student. (Molly Horwitz Facebook)

Allegations Of Anti-Semitism Lobbied Against Student Coalition At Stanford University

Molly Horwitz claims she was discriminated against during an endorsement interview with the Students of Color Coalition.

04/15/2015

Bay Area BikeShare

Bay Area Bike Share Program To See 10-Fold Expansion

The Bay Area Bike Share’s fleet of 700 turquoise bicycles, available for checkout at self-serve kiosks, will expand tenfold to 7,000 over the next two-and-a-half years.

04/08/2015

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom in Palo Alto. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla’s 1Q New Car Deliveries Up 55% From A Year Ago

Tesla’s first-quarter new vehicle deliveries climbed 55 percent from a year earlier to more than 10,000 cars.

04/04/2015

Caltrain

Palo Alto Eyes Security Cameras To Prevent Suicides On Caltrain Tracks

About 70 percent of teen suicides on the Caltrain tracks since 2009 have taken place in Palo Alto. Parents and students are hoping sophisticated cameras will prevent future tragedies.

04/03/2015

Palo Alto High School after a teacher suffered burns during a science experiment on April 1, 2015. (CBS)

Palo Alto Teacher Suffers 1st & 2nd Degree Burns When Science Experiment Goes Wrong

A teacher at Palo Alto High School is recovering from first-degree and second-degree burns, following a science experiment gone wrong Wednesday.

04/02/2015

Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto Schools Hire 2 Mental Health Experts As Student Suicide Crisis Continues

It’s being called a crisis; and now the Palo Alto Unified School District has voted to hire two mental health specialists in the wake of continuing student suicides.

04/01/2015

(Photo by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Health Department Warns Of Dangers Of Drinking Raw Milk After 6 Bay Area Residents Fall Ill

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.

03/25/2015

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