Peninsula high school schedules maximize student learning opportunities and give teens additional sleep time. But new Stanford research suggests it’s unhealthy for students to sit for such long periods of time.
Cash-strapped school districts struggle to meet new national school lunch guidelines paired with strict state nutrition laws. Fremont High School, for example, can only spend $1.10 per meal.
Annie Loya, 26, organized East Palo Alto youth to protest a dangerous waste handling plant in 2007. Now, she’s working with city officials to create a land-use map, ensuring homes won’t go on the toxic site.
New East Palo Alto map lays out vision for development in the Four Corners and Ravenswood neighborhoods through the next decade in hopes it will attract businesses.
One Stanford grad entrepreneur thinks his startup, ActBolder.com, holds the key to effective advertising. It rewards customers who do good deeds with coupons and deals.
East Palo Alto mom Ofelia Valencia’s started taking community cooking class when her 9-year-old started gaining weight. The classes are part of the city’s effort to help families fight childhood obesity.
Project WeHOPE’s East Palo Alto warming shelter hosted Homeless Connect II, an event that provided free food, shelter and services for the homeless and those at risk of homelessness.
After college graduation, Ashlee Evans-Smith had trouble finding a steady job and paying her bills. She couldn’t afford to keep wrestling – the sport she loved – but she recently found hope in mixed martial arts and the kindness of strangers.
East Palo Alto officials at a recent city council meeting outlined 15 major building code violations at the Soul Brothers clubhouse, which, if not addressed, could result in the facility being shuttered this year.