If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Another flashing incident reported in Palo Alto]]> With Palo Alto police on the lookout for a man involved in a string of flashing incidents earlier this month, a parent has reported that her 13-year-old daughter witnessed a similar case of indecent exposure in early August, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race]]> With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for Sustainable Zoning are urging others in the race to join them in a pledge to keep campaigning positive.]]> <![CDATA[Coroner releases identity of man killed on train tracks]]> A man who died on the train tracks in Palo Alto on Oct. 15 has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's office.]]> <![CDATA[Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes]]> A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate big birthdays, and Mandarin Gourmet and Common Ground both close.]]> <![CDATA[Man arrested for slashing roommate with a steak knife]]> A man who used a steak knife to slash his roommate during a fight in the kitchen of their Downtown North residence was arrested Thursday night, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?]]> The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility. There are two reasons: Google is offering to bring fiber to 34 communities, one of which may be Palo Alto; and Palo Alto has a little-known "fiber fund" built on profits from leases of fibers in the city's "dark-fiber ring," created in the late 1990s. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields]]> Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways around El Camino Park, the city is at last preparing for the construction phase.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum]]> The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled forum of the election season, discussing in a much more conversational setting topics from student stress to the state of the youth well-being coalition Project Safety Net.]]> <![CDATA[Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned]]> The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker rooms. But some users of the Palo Alto Family YMCA on Ross Road say the policy opens the door for inappropriate exposure and is disturbing to adult members.]]> <![CDATA[Teen well-being collaborative seeks new model]]> Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net, today finds itself at a crossroads after losing its second director in two years. ]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Downtown parking garage, update on Mitchell Park Library project]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 20.]]> <![CDATA[Our election endorsements]]> Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election.]]> <![CDATA[2014 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council]]> All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto City Council race. With five seats open, 12 candidates are making their bids: Wayne Douglass, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth, John Fredrich, Karen Holman, A.C. Johnston, Lydia Kou, Seelam Reddy, Greg Scharff, Nancy Shepherd, Mark Weiss and Cory Wolbach.]]> <![CDATA[2014 Election Central: Palo Alto School Board]]> All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto school board campaign. With two seats available and no incumbents running, five candidates are vying for spots on the Palo Alto Board of Education: Terry Godfrey, Catherine Crystal Foster, Ken Dauber, Gina Dalma and Jay Blas Cabrera.]]> <![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.]]>