PaloAltoOnline.com http://paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens]]> Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is pushing for county staff to analyze the feasibility of opening an inpatient unit for children and adolescents. ]]> <![CDATA[Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee]]> Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse.]]> <![CDATA[Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints]]> When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend outdoors in her garden. But the roar of low-flying commercial aircraft has her running for cover, she said.]]> <![CDATA[Gunn launches business club in partnership with community]]> Flanked by the company's chief operating officer and chief management officer, the two co-chief executive officers called the meeting to order. They reminded their vice presidents and employees what still needed to get done before their big fundraising gala next weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Government closures, hours for Memorial Day weekend]]> Got a complaint to file or a parking ticket to pay at City Hall? Looking to travel by bus or rail? Here's a list of Memorial Day closures and service changes.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 25.]]> <![CDATA[New city jobs prove a tough sell in Palo Alto]]> The budget climate may be as sunny as ever in Palo Alto, but the city's elected officials have been casting clouds over proposals to hire new workers.]]> <![CDATA[Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter]]> With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of preserving the low-income community in Barron Park are making a renewed push to keep Palo Alto schools at the center of the conversation.]]> <![CDATA[Why so few hospital beds for teens?]]> The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent psychiatrist as a "hospitalization crisis" — is actually the norm rather than the exception in California. ]]> <![CDATA[When a teen is in a mental health crisis, what's working -- and what isn't]]> Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available in Santa Clara County for adolescents who need inpatient psychiatric care. ]]> <![CDATA[Downtown post office considers move to Alma]]> Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the corner of Addison Avenue, according to a May 11 letter to Mayor Karen Holman.]]> <![CDATA[School documents and source materials]]> In addition to documents and other original source material linked within news stories, other material obtained from the Palo Alto school district in the course of our reporting that may be of interest the public is posted here.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>