Who killed Jane Stanford? A Peninsula man thinks he has the answer

Who poisoned Jane Stanford, the widow of Stanford University's co-founder, Leland Stanford? Stanford history professor emeritus Richard White's new book delves into the circumstances around the death of Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford — and whether university officials tried to cover it up.

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“How the Other Half Eats”: Sociologist Priya Fielding-Singh on food and inequality in America

Priya Fielding-Singh is the author of "How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America." The book is based on her research with 75 Bay Area families during her doctoral studies at Stanford University. (Photo courtesy of Vero Kherian) "How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America" is one of the books I've been waiting for.  Sociologist and author Priya Fielding-Singh ...

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