PaloAltoOnline.com http://paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[PHOTOS: 2015 Palo Alto May Fete Children's Parade]]> Hundreds gathered on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto and surrounding blocks on Saturday, May 2, for the 93rd annual City of Palo Alto May Fete Children's Parade. ]]> <![CDATA[SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg dies at 47]]> Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died unexpectedly Friday night. He was 47.]]> <![CDATA[Body cameras to become the new norm for Palo Alto police]]> After a year of experimentation, body cameras are about to go mainstream in the Palo Alto Police Department. City Manager James Keene's new budget proposes buying 90 body-worn cameras for the city's police force.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto's smoking ban may spread to apartment buildings]]> E-cigarettes may soon join their traditional brethren in a Palo Alto law that bans smoking in downtown centers, local parks and outdoor dining establishments. They would not, however, be included in a new cigarette ban that the city is considering for apartment buildings.]]> <![CDATA[Searsville Dam will stay for now; threatened fish to get more water]]> Stanford University released a 41-page report Friday, May 1, outlining two plans to allow water to get around, or through, Searsville Dam, providing passage for threatened steelhead trout.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Community Development Block Grant, new public-safety building]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 4.]]> <![CDATA[Landowner could raze home under city historic code]]> Palo Alto's historic-building code sides with 94-year-old Lucille Mellish when it comes to her right to demolish her College Terrace house, despite a recent Historic Resources Board's vote to the contrary, the City Attorney's office has confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[At Palo Alto High, new performing-arts center takes shape]]> Passersby might have noticed the massive 26,000-square-foot building whose skeleton has emerged over the last several weeks along Embarcadero Road on Palo Alto High School's campus.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Another buck for workers]]> A growing movement to adopt local minimum-wage ordinances is gaining momentum on the Peninsula and elsewhere in California, and with a City Council committee's vote this week an ordinance now appears headed toward adoption in Palo Alto. ]]> <![CDATA[Lifetimes of Achievement awards applaud six seniors for public service]]> Public service can take many forms. Sometimes it means getting out into the community, knocking on doors and raising awareness of the day's pressing issues. Sometimes it means hours of head-scratching and note-taking while groups hash out the best strategy for going forward. And sometimes it means teaching others -- to communicate, to lead, to give back.]]> <![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.]]>