If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Common goals, hopes should help us meet challenges]]> The new council faces big challenges, many centered on how we respond to the pressures of local and regional growth without degrading our quality of life and sustain that quality for future generations]]> <![CDATA[Worry over Palo Alto parking program]]> At more than a dozen businesses along California Avenue the Weekly visited to talk about the pending Residential Parking Permit program, all but two people were either unaware of it or largely unaware of its details.]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Let the band play on at Stanford]]> I am an alum from the Stanford University Class of '85. The marching band was a huge reason I absolutely loved my four years at Stanford. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto school board discussing goals at retreat]]> The newly seated Palo Alto school board will review and possibly revise its goals for the current year, as well as discuss governance protocols for the board, superintendent and staff at an all-day retreat on Monday, Jan. 23.
<![CDATA[VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Seeking sanctuary from domestic violence]]> "Behind the Headlines" discusses the challenges domestic-violence victims face when finding shelter in Santa Clara County. Weekly journalists Jocelyn Dong and Sue Dremann are joined by Ruth Patrick of WomenSV.]]> <![CDATA[After inauguration, Palo Alto demonstrators promise renewed activism]]> Palo Alto demonstrators promised a new era of activism immediately after President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20 -- lining El Camino Real and gathering outside U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo's downtown office.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto teacher pleads no contest to sexual battery of student]]> A former Palo Alto High School science teacher arrested last summer for committing sex crimes against a minor on campus has pleaded no contest to five felony sexual-assault charges and faces a maximum of five years in state prison.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Middlefield lane reduction, accountability plan, College Terrace Library]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Domestic-violence victims turned away]]> Thousands of domestic-violence survivors in Santa Clara County are in the same boat: When they decide to leave their abusers, many find there is no shelter to take them in.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Sport Shop and Toy World faces uncertain future]]> Plans are underway to sell a historic building that houses Palo Alto Sport Shop and Toy World, a downtown destination for the past 87 years.]]> <![CDATA[After re-election, Palo Alto Vice Mayor Kniss reaps developers' cash]]> Ten days after Liz Kniss cruised to an Election Day victory, contributions continued to flow into her campaign chest. But unlike the checks that Kniss has been receiving in the months leading up to Nov. 8, most of the new contributions came from developers, builders and property managers.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>