PaloAltoOnline.com http://paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2016 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online http://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png http://paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race]]> Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the state Assembly, more than any of his seven competitors, campaign-finance documents show. But Vicki Veenker isn't far behind.]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: Silicon Valley Community Foundation to host online 'giving day' for nonprofits]]> Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) will be hosting SVGives, an online fundraising event to benefit 1,000 local nonprofit organizations on Tuesday, May 3.]]> <![CDATA[District slow to publish decisions made at meetings]]> The Palo Alto school district is an outlier when it comes to officially documenting and making public the minutes from meetings of the Board of Education.]]> <![CDATA[Teens who beat 68-year-old heart patient get prison terms]]> A San Mateo County Superior Court judge has sentenced two 18-year-olds who beat and robbed a man with a heart condition to prison, the San Mateo County District Attorney's office said.
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<![CDATA[Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing]]> Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike Share.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Weekly wins online 'General Excellence,' total 13 state journalism awards]]> The Palo Alto Weekly's staff was awarded the top prize for quality online journalism by the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers contest on Saturday, April 30. The award was part of a suite of wins for the community media outlet and its news staff, including five first-place and eight second-place awards.]]> <![CDATA[Child care director leaves after 'rough play']]> Palo Alto's largest child care agency, Palo Alto Community Child Care, has received two violation citations after a state agency found the director of one of its centers had endangered the safety of children, according to investigation reports by the California Department of Social Services.]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Be creative in embracing change, preserving neighborhood]]> I am in favor of the proposed single-story overlay for the Royal Manor neighborhood of Eichlers in Palo Alto. I am also in favor of the City Council making it easier for those who want to modernize or enlarge their homes to do so. ]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines]]> On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Palo Alto's Chief Transportation Official Joshuah Mello joins Weekly reporters Gennady Sheyner and Sue Dremann to discuss the city's transportation challenges and potential solutions. ]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: single-story overlay, transportation tax measure, parking program]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 2.
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<![CDATA[Editorial: Palo Alto business registry has failed to deliver its promised value]]> As Palo Alto's business registry enters its second year and with the recent release of some of the data compiled over the last year, it is clear the program needs help.]]> <![CDATA[Policing surveillance in Palo Alto]]> The tendency of policy to lag behind technology is nothing new when it comes to body-worn cameras, automatic license-plate readers, drones and other investigative tools.]]> <![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.]]>