If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2016 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Case in 2014 death of Palo Alto tennis coach comes to a close]]> Nearly two years after a Palo Alto tennis instructor was killed during a fight near a Palo Alto nightclub, the case against two men charged in the incident has come to a close with the release from probation of one of the men and the sentencing of the other to one year in jail.]]> <![CDATA[As Google Fiber withdraws, Palo Alto rethinks its broadband plan]]> When Google announced this week its decision to pull the plug on its plans to install fiber networks in various Silicon Valley cities, the news was disappointing but not surprising for Palo Alto officials, who are now once again reassessing their plans to bring ultra-high-speed Internet to the masses.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto school wellness centers provide support, coordination]]> Less than three months into the school year, new wellness centers at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools have been visited about 2,500 times by students stopping by for everything from mental health counseling to snacks]]> <![CDATA[Fogarty Insitute a hotbed for medical innovation]]> In the back of the El Camino Hospital campus in Mountain View, clinical specialist Will Johnsen slapped on a pair of 3-D glasses and began picking apart a virtual human body, pulling out neck vertebrae and arteries, rotating and manipulating each part as it's projected about 6 inches in front of a computer monitor.]]> <![CDATA[120-foot redwood at Castilleja School to come down]]> A 120-foot redwood on Castilleja School property will be removed this week after nearby residents and school officials agreed that it could not be saved. ]]> <![CDATA[New citizens group to craft tax measure for transportation]]> Palo Alto officials continued their drive toward a local transportation measure on Monday night when they agreed to form a stakeholder committee that will craft the measure.]]> <![CDATA[Sexual offenses, alcohol arrests top Stanford crimes]]> A new Stanford University safety and security report found that the number of reported sexual crimes and alcohol-related offenses rose in 2015. ]]> <![CDATA[California Avenue gets the Halloween treatment]]> Witches, wizards, and creatures of all ages are expected to turn out for the 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat and Blossom Halloween Carnival on California Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 30.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto council candidates trade barbs over negative ads]]> City Council candidate Adrian Fine is pushing back against a series of negative ads that his opponents Arthur Keller and Lydia Kou have issued in recent weeks, calling them unfair, dishonest and factually incorrect.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto to explore new zoning for affordable housing]]> Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is preparing for a comeback. On Monday, the City Council signaled that it's ready to welcome Palo Alto Housing back, even if it means revising zoning rules to accommodate new developments.]]> <![CDATA[2016 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council]]> Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, are vying for four seats on the Palo Alto City Council in this November's election.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>