PaloAltoOnline.com https://paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2019 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online https://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png https://paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[East Palo Alto celebrates grand opening of U.S. Highway 101 overpass]]> Construction of the $14 million project took 18 months from start to completion. The city received $8.6 million from California’s Active Transportation Program and the remaining balance came from a combination of local funds.]]> <![CDATA[Around Town: Outsmarted; Affordable Housing Week]]> Learn how a Paly teacher performed in the "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament semifinals, a special proclamation that recognizes the city's efforts in creating more affordable housing and local spots C-SPAN visited for a special feature.]]> <![CDATA[Sunday bake sale to raise money for brain cancer cure after Palo Alto student's death]]> Addison Elementary School fifth-grader Nathan Carlsen died of a rare brain cancer on March 19, 2018. Now, his friends are raising research funds for a cure.]]> <![CDATA[Webcast: RV parking program takes off]]> Alicia Garcia, associate director of Project WeHope, discusses a new partnership between the nonprofit and city of East Palo Alto to help people living in their recreational vehicles.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Airplane noise discussion; proposed budget review]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 20.
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<![CDATA[Rare eye cancer is the focus of 'Lookin' for a Cure' 5K run]]> For Dr. Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, a specialist in treating and researching eye cancer, nothing would make him happier than to be put out of business.]]> <![CDATA[With artificial intelligence looming, debate over 'basic income' heats up]]> Proponents say universal basic income could help end poverty, but others argue that it would be prohibitively expensive and de-incentivize people from working.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: A parking strategy drowning in complexity and frustration seeks a lifeline]]> A new report on Palo Alto's residential preferential parking programs is vulnerable to failure due to the lack of stable and adequate staff resources. ]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Palo Alto needs a citywide municipal fiber-to-the-premises utility]]> The medium of choice for wired telecommunications networks is fiber optics. But the telecom incumbents are reluctant to abandon their copper-based networks as long as customers are willing to put up with them.]]> <![CDATA[Report: Santa Clara County sees big surge in homeless population]]> New data released by Santa Clara County shows that homelessness is a rapidly growing problem, with thousands of additional residents living on the streets compared to just two years ago.
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<![CDATA[Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020]]> Controversial Senate Bill 50 suffered a setback Thursday when the state Senate Appropriations Committee chair announced that the bill will not be brought for a hearing until 2020.]]> <![CDATA[Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer]]> Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has led investigators to accuse him of the 1974 killing of a 21-year-old woman near the Stanford University campus. ]]> <![CDATA[What $9 million won't get you in Old Palo Alto: A house on a lot]]> A quarter-acre property for sale in Palo Alto is turning heads for what's not included in its $9-million price tag: a house.]]> <![CDATA[Transportation projects to get a boost in proposed budget]]> Signaling a renewed push to address local traffic and parking frustrations, the City Council's Finance Committee endorsed on Wednesday a proposal from City Manager Ed Shikada to add staff to the new Office of Transportation.]]> <![CDATA[Caltrain's proposed four-track station could disrupt Palo Alto's rail-redesign plans]]> Caltrain's plan to expand its system could require the agency to construct a four-track segment in Palo Alto -- a proposal that could have significant ramifications on the city's own plans to redesign the rail corridor. ]]> <![CDATA[Ravenswood board approves contract for interim superintendent]]> Gina Sudaria will stay on as the Ravenswood City School District's interim superintendent through next year or until a new superintendent is hired under a contract the school board approved for her last week. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Unified teachers, senior managers to get 2% raise]]> The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved 2% raises for its teachers union and senior managers on Tuesday night.]]> <![CDATA[With Stanford offer on hold, school board members voice disappointment — and one goes on the offensive]]> Three Palo Alto school board members voted on Tuesday night to suspend consideration of a tentative agreement with Stanford University related to its proposed campus expansion, voicing disappointment over the turn of events. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto prepares to revamp neighborhood parking programs]]> Seeking to bring some stability, simplicity and sanity to the city's complex patchwork of residential parking programs, the Palo Alto City Council embraced on Monday a new report that urges significant reforms.]]> <![CDATA[Citywide train-tunnel idea hits dead end]]> After nearly a decade of dreaming, debating and designing, Palo Alto's bid to build a train tunnel from the north end of the city to the south came to a screeching halt Monday night.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>