PaloAltoOnline.com https://paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2018 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online https://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png https://paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards grants to 41 organizations]]> The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today the first 41 beneficiaries of its CZI Community Fund who are working to address community challenges.]]> <![CDATA[Patients go nuts over new allergy therapy]]> This month marked a major milestone for 8-year-old Amelia, who flew across the country to eat a handful of nuts that, just months ago, would have sent her into life-threatening anaphylactic shock.]]> <![CDATA[Board members supportive of term limits, but some wary of cost]]> A proposal to impose a two-term limit on Palo Alto school board members received near unanimous support on Tuesday -- save from the sitting member who is currently serving her third term.]]> <![CDATA[Music teacher placed on leave following molestation arrest]]> Palo Alto Unified has placed on leave a part-time Palo Alto High School music teacher after he was arrested on suspicion of annoying and molesting a juvenile in Sunnyvale.]]> <![CDATA[Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford]]> U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University on Wednesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto marks MLK Day through activism]]> The Palo Alto community remembered the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through volunteer events, a protest and community celebration. ]]> <![CDATA[Downtown restaurant blaze shuts streets]]> A fire at Three Seasons restaurant in downtown Palo Alto started in the kitchen and spread to a stove and equipment before it was extinguished on Monday afternoon.
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<![CDATA[School board to discuss A-G completion rates]]> In another indication of the Palo Alto school district's achievement gap, black, Latino, low-income and special-education students are graduating from high school less prepared for college than their peers. ]]> <![CDATA[New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion]]> Palo Alto's recent effort to encourage more accessory-dwelling units has resulted in a modest uptick of these dwellings -- along with a slew of questions, concerns and requests for further reforms.]]> <![CDATA[Webcast: Palo Alto: The Year Ahead]]> Weekly journalists discuss Palo Alto's recent mayoral election and the City Council's top priorities for the year ahead.]]> <![CDATA[Tesla's Model 3 debuts in Palo Alto]]> A handful of (almost) Tesla car owners gathered outside Tesla's showroom at Stanford Shopping Center on Friday anxiously waiting to get their first up-close and hands-on look at the new Model 3 sedan.]]> <![CDATA[City seeks input on 'Grand Boulevard' project]]> Three community meetings are set for next week on re-envisioning the Palo Alto section of El Camino Real under the Grand Boulevard Initiative.]]> <![CDATA[New mayor signals heavy push on housing]]> Mayor Liz Kniss proposed on Monday establishing a special council committee to focus exclusively on housing and building more complexes for seniors.]]> <![CDATA[City finds new way to dig basements]]> For city officials, the basement at 2121 Webster St. is kind of a big deal: the first residential basement project in Palo Alto to use a cutoff wall.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: new year, new mayor]]> The surprise, if one can call it that, wasn't the unanimous election Monday night of Liz Kniss as mayor of Palo Alto for the third time, it was the choice for vice mayor and commentary on the ongoing investigation into Kniss' reporting of 2016 campaign donations.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: student enrollment projection; artwork de-accession]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Campaign gathers signatures to place judge recall on ballot]]> The grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence cases has gathered the number of voter signatures required to place the recall on the June ballot.
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<![CDATA[Experts to talk quake predictions, social media in disasters]]> The ground's brief 4.4-magnitude jolt on Jan. 4 was a reminder that Bay Area residents are sitting on top of a potential disaster.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>