If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Creek authority faces suit from man who claims $9M flood control project has holes]]> A lawsuit was filed Oct. 24 against the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its board, claiming that the board skipped a step when it approved a new flood control project in September. ]]> <![CDATA[Three-car collision leaves nine children with minor injuries]]> Nine children were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during the Tuesday morning commute, according to city dispatchers.]]> <![CDATA[Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?]]> Seeking to turn wastewater into a valuable and drinkable commodity, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are moving ahead with a deal that would allow the city to build a salt-removal plant and ship treated water south.]]> <![CDATA[Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy]]> The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo Alto High School lunch period to five at a time in light of recent thefts.]]> <![CDATA[Man gropes girl at concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater]]> Stanford University deputies are searching for a man who groped a girl at Frost Amphitheater on Friday night, according to Department of Public Safety staff.]]> <![CDATA[Shop Talk: Farmers market goes year-round; new boxing gym]]> In the latest Shop Talk column, news about the Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market, a boxing gym with group workouts and a pizzeria that's moving into the old Applewood space. ]]> <![CDATA[Webcast: Stanford's plan hits dead end]]> Palo Alto Weekly reporter Gennady Sheyner, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Publisher Bill Johnson discuss why Stanford University on Nov. 1 withdrew its ambitious application to expand development on campus. ]]> <![CDATA[Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting]]> As Palo Alto kicked off on Thursday a fresh phase of outreach in its ambitious plan to redesign rail crossings, city staff fielded concerns from residents who argued that the city's proposed remedies will usher in new problems.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Safe-parking program; establishing a 'priority development area' downtown; 2020 ballot measure]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 11.]]> <![CDATA[Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone]]> The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements between county and Stanford University leaders and accusations of "lack of good faith."]]> <![CDATA[Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.]]> Stanford University and Santa Clara County took fundamentally opposing viewpoints on a few key development issues, eventually leading to the university to drop its general use permit application. ]]> <![CDATA[Opinion: My town, a love letter]]> Dear Palo Alto, It has been almost 26 years since we fell in love with you as starry-eyed graduate students arriving from Mexico. But there are moments in a relationship when we need to make sure that we're not growing apart.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: On the eve of county approval, Stanford withdraws its development application and forfeits years of work. There was a better way.]]> Stanford University's decision last Friday to pull the plug on a plan that would have allowed it to build millions of square feet of development is as difficult to understand as the strategy it has followed throughout the last year.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>