At San Jose’s Mixed Martial Arts Evolution Expo Saturday, amateur fighter Liam Purvis experienced his first mixed martial arts fight in the ring.
This week, Peninsula Report brings you stories about growth: Silicon Valley gains momentum in the marketplace, “fat activists” question the healthy body and Burning Man works with entrepreneurs to globally expand.
Peninsula elementary school students visited the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre to see a musical production of the classic children’s book, “Goodnight Moon.”
Peninsula Press reporters take us into Palo Alto’s communal homes and then out into the weeds with hired landscaping goats. Writer Rachel Swarns tells us the genealogy of the First Lady.
For three decades, Stanford students have run co-operative living spaces in Palo Alto houses named after Grateful Dead songs. House culture emphasizes sustainable living and sharing chores. View the video.
Peninsula Press reporters bring us stories of conflict: Burning Man seeks to expand globally through Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and Cupertino residents fight with the city over public trees. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gives us a glimpse into conflicts around the world.