PaloAltoOnline.com https://paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2017 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online https://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png https://paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Two nonprofits assisting students from lower-income families announce merger]]> Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures Now, an East Palo Alto-based nonprofit to provide broader programs to help students from lower-income families. ]]> <![CDATA[Palantir reaches nearly $1.7M settlement with feds]]> Palo Alto-based Palantir Technologies was ordered to pay nearly $1.7 million in back wages by the U.S. Department of Labor in a settlement over allegations of hiring discrimination, the agency announced Tuesday in a press release. ]]> <![CDATA[SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds]]> Elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for a Caltrain electrification project that is expected to add capacity to the busy transit corridor.
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<![CDATA[Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's in Menlo Park]]> Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on April 18 to promote her own work and to sign copies of her book.]]> <![CDATA[Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy]]> President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who took questions for about two hours Saturday during a town-hall-style in Woodside.]]> <![CDATA[Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order]]> A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara County blocking an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened to deny federal funding to sanctuary cities and counties.]]> <![CDATA[Facts on hot-button Bay Area issues added to MTC website]]> Factual information about hot-button Bay Area topics such as housing affordability, poverty rates and life expectancy is now available online.
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<![CDATA[Community Notebook: Portion of popular trail temporarily closed]]> A portion of San Francisquito Creek Bay Trail was closed on Monday, April 24, and will remain blocked through the end of the year, according to the City of Palo Alto.]]> <![CDATA[Donors, recipients gather for Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund reception]]> Donors and recipients of the Palo Alto Weekly's 24th annual Holiday Fund gathered for a reception filled with insightful stories on Monday, April 24.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford University names new band director]]> Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education professor from Baylor University, the university announced Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations]]> As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first set of Measure B funds, Midpeninsula cities are raising concerns that the agency could be putting onerous restrictions on projects for Caltrain grade separations. ]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: solar panel project; new parking program]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 24.]]> <![CDATA[East Palo Altans prepare for possible deportations]]> The rumors of ICE deportations -- and how quickly they spread -- point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid but who don't know their rights or whom they can trust.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>