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Staying safe and sane, as Silicon Valley locks down for virus

Residents avoid going out, and are relying for daily life on many of the technologies invented or refined in the area

Stanford University students Yaqing Yang (left) and Ende Shen (right), both 21-year-old juniors from China, study at a table on the sidewalk. Stanford has suspended in-person classes.

Palo Alto, California

DAVID Tollner gets text messages telling him when meals are placed outside the door of the family guest room, where he was banished after developing a cough.

His wife Mitra Ahani is taking no chances as the Covid-19 pandemic spreads in the United States - even...

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