If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2017 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA['Not guilty' plea in attempted murder of doctors]]> A Visalia man accused of plotting to kill three Bay Area doctors for treatments he claims harmed him pleaded not guilty to three counts of premeditated attempted murder on Tuesday.
<![CDATA[Police warn of telephone scam demanding ransom]]> A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country has reached Palo Alto in recent weeks, police said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Music teacher suspected of sexually abusing student]]> A music teacher suspected of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at an after-school program in Palo Alto has been arrested, police said Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Man charged for fatal East Palo Alto collision]]> A 27-year-old man has been charged in a collision that killed a father of five in East Palo Alto last month, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.]]> <![CDATA[Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval]]> Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote this week on a road map for sustainable growth in the region over the next 23 years.]]> <![CDATA[Juveniles allegedly attempt robbery with utility knife]]> Two boys are accused of brandishing a utility knife at four younger children in an attempted robbery earlier this month near Ventura Court in Palo Alto, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman]]> Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to connect CalFresh applicants to emergency food providers through a referral from a 2-1-1 service.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford issues auto-burglary alert]]> Burglaries from vehicles throughout the Stanford University campus led law enforcement officials to issue a campuswide alert last Tuesday, advising vehicle owners to lock their cars and refrain from leaving valuables inside.]]> <![CDATA[Garage fire causes an estimated $500K in damage]]> Firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Sunday night that left an estimated half-million dollars in damage, a fire battalion chief said. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman arrested for fatal crash on El Camino]]> A 53-year-old woman was arrested for a fatal car crash on Saturday night that killed an elderly woman and injured a man in Palo Alto, police said Monday.]]> <![CDATA[New charging stations on the way for four Palo Alto garages]]> Drivers who charge their electric vehicles at Palo Alto's public garages will soon have more stations at their disposal. They will, however, be charged for the privilege.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto considers extending office cap]]> Palo Alto's planning commission will consider this week whether to extend the annual limit on office development that the City Council established two years ago.]]> <![CDATA[Actor found dead in Palo Alto hotel room]]> Actor John Heard, 71, best known as the dad from "Home Alone," died in a Palo Alto hotel room on Friday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office. ]]> <![CDATA[Peninsula economy labor growth stalled]]> A midyear analysis of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula economic trends shows unemployment at its lowest rate since the dot-com boom, but job growth has slowed and growth in the labor force has stopped, according to a July update by the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies.]]> <![CDATA[Behind the Headlines: Inside code enforcement]]> Weekly journalists Anna Medina, Gennady Sheyner and Linda Taaffe break down how code enforcement works in Palo Alto and discuss what the city is doing to strengthen it.]]> <![CDATA[Shop Talk: Nut House's future; mobile market]]> In this week's retail news, the future of Antonio's Nut House remains uncertain, Facebook will debut its farmers market on wheels and Gymboree is closing at Stanford Shopping Center.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: proposed dog park; Stanford GUP application]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 24.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>