Stanford announces expansion cancellation

S tanford University’s decision to abruptly cancel its 3.5-million-square-foot expansion means that the Palo Alto Unified School District won’t be getting extra students from the planned housing, but also won’...

Paly alumna killed in boat fire

A horrific fire aboard the scuba-diving boat Conception earlier this month claimed the life of 2001 Paly graduate Carrie McLaughlin.  McLaughlin, a 35-year-old Oakland resident, was a fervent activist for wo...