Palo Alto

As the tech world continues to expand beyond the Silicon Valley, creative minds such as Cynthia Spence have found a place within this vast market.
“A once thriving city will turn into a hollowed out museum,” attorney Kate Downing wrote.
I interviewed David Tomb after he completed the installation to ask him more about how the project had evolved, and what it has accomplished.
In the Bay Area, there are plenty of mansions for tech millionaires, but nowhere for teachers to live.
When I bought my first house in Palo Alto in 1990, I thought the prices in Palo Alto were crazy. It was a 2 bedroom 1 bath 1000 square foot house built in the 1930s and updated in the 1960s and we paid $465,000.
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The CDC wants to get to the bottom of two separate "suicide clusters" that have rocked a Silicon Valley high school.
Armen: We are people. We don't just think, we feel. That feeling is just as important -- and often more important -- than
As a college admissions counselor, I see parents and students all the time who stress out about every test taken and every hour of community service served. I try to remind them to remember the bigger picture -- that nothing is worth it if a student is miserable.
When I accepted an offer to work in San Francisco South Bay (aka Silicon Valley), I was in for quite a surprise. I lived in East Bay back then. My commute of 35 miles each way didn't seem bad, at least on maps.
Silicon Valley prides itself on recognizing unmet needs and satisfying them, even before we even realize them ourselves. But, like Tiger Woods the Elder, the Valley is not used to playing from behind, and not very good at it.
I've actually had the pleasure to serve Steve at a restaurant in Palo Alto, and here's the story ... I took some "time off" from the tech industry in 2000 to learn more about one of my passions, wine. So, on a whim, I walked into Niebaum-Coppola on University St. and applied to be an assistant behind the wine bar.
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"It took me about two months to write my resume, paring it down from nine pages,'' Beskind told "Then I wrote
Suicide is a tragic situation, especially when it involves a young person. There are many causes and it is impossible to
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