If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[East Palo Alto man arrested after allegedly peeping into motel window]]> Palo Alto police arrested a man on Thursday, Oct. 23, for allegedly peeping into a motel window while parents were changing the clothes of their two young daugthers, according to a police department press release.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Sterling Park litigation, Cubberley Community Center lease]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 27.]]> <![CDATA[Downtown residents split over parking-permit program]]> As Palo Alto prepares to launch its long-awaited Residential Parking Permit Program, residents in the congested downtown neighborhoods are almost evenly split about the ambitious effort, which would require drivers to buy permits to park on residential streets.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day]]> A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day, a nationwide bullying awareness campaign created in 2006 by the National Bullying Prevention Center. ]]> <![CDATA[New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program]]> Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the popular Crosstown route and a brand new service that would link the downtown Caltrain station with Mountain View businesses.]]> <![CDATA[Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations]]> Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their cities. For nearly 20 years, Palo Alto officials have been trying to join the San Francisco International Airport Community Roundtable, a group that represents 19 cities within San Mateo County; San Francisco and San Mateo counties; the San Francisco Airport Commission; and The Association of Governments of San Mateo County Airport Land Use Committee.]]> <![CDATA[Residents have growing concerns over small commuter planes]]> Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some residents in Menlo Park, Redwood City and Atherton say it sums up their experience with the commuter airline's turbo-propeller planes.]]> <![CDATA[Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise]]> Angry local residents say the Midpeninsula's skies are turning into an aeronautic superhighway and that federal levels for acceptable noise, which date to the 1970s, are obsolete and need to be updated -- pronto. ]]> <![CDATA[City seeks outreach help for Our Palo Alto initiative]]> With the Our Palo Alto initiative stretching into its second year, city officials are preparing to hire an outreach consultant to assist planners in soliciting public input about local planning efforts.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto police seek armed robbers in jewelry heist]]> A man and woman suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint on Wednesday, Oct. 22, escaped with about 25 high-end watches valued at about $120,000, according to Palo Alto police.]]> <![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[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>