"A Journey of 9,500 Miles. Why
Recyclables Are Heading Overseas to Asia
Investigative piece explores how a majority of Palo Alto's recycling is shipped overseas to countries in Southeast Asia following China's ban on importing recyclables from the U.S. Story also explores how Palo Alto strives to reduce waste and single use plastic and hold accountability for where these materials are ending up.
Taxi businesses struggle to stay afloat in the Uber age."
Story looks into how municipal codes differ across cities and why cab drivers say this impedes their ability to keep up with rideshare apps.
"From the source:
Palo Alto's water supply from the Sierras to the tap"
Story traces the source of one of the Bay Area's main sources of drinking water at the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and the process in which the water is treated and into our homes.
The healing power of music:
For autism, dementia or end of life, music resonates and soothes.
Story profiles how music therapy is used for palliative care, children with developmental disabilities and individuals with dementia and the work of a musical therapist.