If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2018 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Bad Blood in Silicon Valley]]> Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou's new book tells step-by-step the chilling tale of how the Theranos scandal unfolded. ]]> <![CDATA[Study highlights impacts of adding Stanford housing]]> As Stanford University moves ahead with a proposal to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space by 2030, it continues to face calls from community members who believe the university should build more housing as part of the expansion.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Our incivility contagion]]> This fall's municipal election campaign season will be an important test for Palo Alto City Council candidates but perhaps even more so their supporters and voters.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Stanford GUP; update on Baylands plan]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 25.]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: 'End of watch' memorial for slain police officer this Friday]]> A Paly graduate and police officer who was gunned down while chasing an armed drug suspect in East Palo Alto 30 years ago will be honored during an "end of watch" ceremony on Friday, June 22.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families]]> Charlotte and Dave Willner of Menlo Park have set up a fundraising campaign to help parents reclaim detained children at the national border that has raised $16.73 million in five days. ]]> <![CDATA[Eric Filseth to seek second council term]]> Vice Mayor Eric Filseth, a staunch proponent of pension reform and restrictions on commercial growth, announced Wednesday his candidacy for a second term on the Palo Alto City Council.]]> <![CDATA[School board pushes back against legal bills]]> Palo Alto school board members rejected Tuesday night a budget increase for one of its law firms -- the fourth increase this year -- directing staff to instead negotiate the mounting costs. ]]> <![CDATA[School board approves anti-bias resolution]]> At the urging of parents, community members and several civil-rights groups, the Palo Alto school board unanimously approved Tuesday a resolution that seeks to address reports of racism and discrimination.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto drops plans for rail realignment at Churchill]]> Responding to a surge of concern in Old Palo Alto and Southgate about potential property seizures, the City Council officially pulled the plug Tuesday on controversial proposals to raise or lower the rail tracks at the Churchill Avenue crossing.]]> <![CDATA[President Hotel tenants ask City Council to save building]]> Dozens of residents facing eviction from the President Hotel Apartments in downtown Palo Alto urged the City Council on Monday night to spare the building from being converted back to its original purpose as a hotel by the new owner. ]]> <![CDATA[Making public safety beautiful]]> Though only recently acquainted with California Avenue and the surrounding neighborhood in Palo Alto, artist Peter Wegner was eager to hear residents' visions for a new installation he'll create for a new public safety building set to open in 2021. ]]> <![CDATA[Recall chair seeks attorneys fees from judge]]> The chair of the successful effort to unseat Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky is asking him to pay $112,456 the campaign incurred in attorneys' fees and out-of-pocket expenses to respond to legal challenges filed by Persky.]]> <![CDATA[Plan to raise hotel tax takes a turn]]> The Palo Alto City Council unexpectedly scaled down on Monday night its plans to raise the city's hotel-tax rate after several council members balked at making the local rate so much higher than in other jurisdictions.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>