If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2022 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Nonprofits serving people with disabilities merge to become one of the Bay Area's largest providers]]> AbilityPath of Redwood City and Via Services of Santa Clara have merged to offer services to children, youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families on the Peninsula and south bay.]]> <![CDATA[Masks not required for students, staff in state's COVID health guidance for 2022-2023 year]]> State public health officials announced their public health guidance Thursday for the 2022-2023 K-12 school year with no mask requirement for students or staff.]]> <![CDATA[Condominium project proposed next to Town & Country Village]]> A developer has asked the city of Palo Alto for a zone change that would enable construction of a 20-condominium development next to the Town & Country Village shopping center.]]> <![CDATA[East Palo Alto seeks to continue anti-displacement services for renters in danger of eviction]]> On Tuesday, the City Council will consider continued support for anti-displacement efforts in the wake of expired state eviction moratoriums.]]> <![CDATA[One arrested in fatal July Fourth stabbing in East Palo Alto]]> A man found stabbed on East O'Keefe Street in East Palo Alto died before paramedics arrived to the scene late Monday night, police said. One person was arrested in connection with the killing early Tuesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[California climate rules won't be undercut by Supreme Court's ruling, experts say]]> The Supreme Court's decision to limit federal environmental protection rules will have little-to-no effect on California's carbon-reduction policies, according to experts.]]> <![CDATA[Suspects sought in Palo Alto pickpocketing attempt]]> Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding two people for an alleged pickpocketing attempt on Thursday, in which a woman slipped a wallet out of the victim's purse.]]> <![CDATA[Antiques Roadshow draws 2,500 to Filoli]]> A power outage and heat wave couldn't stop thousands of people, lugging wooden chairs, cabinets on wheels and more, from turning out at the Woodside estate for the Antiques Roadshow on June 22.]]> <![CDATA[Around Town: Palo Alto 13s All Stars take home District 52 championship]]> In the latest column, news about a little league team winning the District 52 title, a grant for a massive habitat restoration in East Palo Alto and a Stanford student who was named a finalist in a New York Times essay contest.]]> <![CDATA[Police investigate racist graffiti at Pardee Park as a hate crime]]> Police are investigating racist graffiti left on a play structure at Eleanor Pardee Park as a hate crime. Investigators do not know when the incident occurred and there is no suspect information.]]> <![CDATA[Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County]]> Another probable case of monkeypox has been found in a county resident, the county Public Health Department said Thursday. The case is not connected to a previous case announced on June 23.]]> <![CDATA[How abortion ruling could affect IVF and embryonic research]]> The end of federal abortion rights could inspire groups that seek to protect embryos to urge greater limits on in vitro fertilization and embryonic stem cell research, Stanford law professor Hank Greely said.]]> <![CDATA[Efforts to curb airplane noise leave Palo Alto leaders fuming]]> As the San Francisco International Airport explores new flights procedures for reducing airplane noise over Bay Area communities, Palo Alto is voicing frustrations that its concerns continue to fall under the radar.]]> <![CDATA[Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and how to get help]]> Scammers targeting older adults are experts at throwing their victims off balance by presenting urgent situations that can be solved only by the immediate transfer of cash.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed facade improvements on East Bayshore, changes to restaurant]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 5.]]> <![CDATA[Sleeping man, found with stolen loaded gun in car, arrested]]> Police arrested a man earlier this week for allegedly possessing a stolen semi-automatic handgun that was loaded and equipped with a high-capacity magazine in downtown Palo Alto.]]> <![CDATA[State budget boosts Palo Alto's effort to replace fire station, rebuild Newell Road Bridge]]> Palo Alto's effort to rebuild and modernize the Mitchell Park Fire Station received a big boost in the state budget after Assembly member Marc Berman secured $5.2 million for the project.]]> <![CDATA[??Housing plan stretches Palo Alto's height limit]]> For decades, developers looking to build in Palo Alto faced a formidable restriction: a 50-foot height ceiling that limited most new buildings to four stories. The city's proposed plan for adding housing will test this limit.]]> <![CDATA[The Palo Alto City Council demanded details on revised police policies. Here's what the agency had to say.]]> Responding to a recent audit, the department has revised numerous policies pertaining to internal investigations and canine deployments.]]> <![CDATA[Life under the coronavirus]]> Take a visual tour of the resilience, determination and character of Midpeninsula residents coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our lives, as seen through the lens of our visual journalist. ]]> <![CDATA[Coronavirus central: FDA formally recommends modified vaccine boosters targeted at omicron subvariants]]> The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its formal recommendation Thursday to update the available COVID-19 vaccines to protect against strains of the omicron variant.]]>