If you had a 50-50 chance of inheriting a deadly genetic disease, would you get tested to learn your fate? Kristen Powers had to make that decision while still in high school — and it has shaped the course of her life.
East Palo Alto’s oral history project asks residents to remember the pas and help plan for the future, and the Stanford Law School opens a new Religious Liberty Clinic. Hear it on the Peninsula Report podcast.
As they draft a new Comprehensive General Plan, East Palo Alto officials are collecting oral histories of residents — a process praised as a novel approach to civic engagement.
Unlike East Coast business elite, Silicon Valley overwhelmingly supported President Obama’s re-election campaign.
After discovering that her toddler son preferred dolls to toy trucks and was attracted to girls’ clothing, one California mother began blogging to share her experiences of “Raising My Rainbow.”
As the November election grows closer, the battle lines are being drawn over the future of the death penalty in California. Voters are likely to be able to vote on abolishing the state’s death penalty.