Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike
Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising... Last comment on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 11 comments
Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month
As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for... Last comment on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 31 comments
McGee: Tax renewal would protect Palo Alto school programs
Local voters have long supported the Palo Alto Unified School District to ensure we can provide a world-class education for... Last comment 21 hours ago | 152 comments
"Gunn at Palo Alto "
Gunn's Stephen Martin won a major decision at 182 to rally the Titans from a 22-12 deficit. Photo by Butch Garcia. Submitted by Palo Alto Online on Jan 24, 2014
Palo Alto adopts new 'green building' rules
With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto on Monday ramped up its building code to require all new buildings to accommodate solar panels and irrigation systems that rely on laundry water.
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Pedestrian struck by bicycle sustains major injuries
An elderly woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning sustained major injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol. The woman was crossing the road when she was struck by a bicyclist traveling downhill, CHP officer Art Montiel said. Monday, 4:35 PM | 25 comments
Palo Alto area to celebrate Earth Day
Several cities and nonprofit organizations are hosting events and activities this week in honor of Earth Day, which is on Wednesday, April 22. Monday, 4:39 PM
Man arrested on suspicion of hate crime in Palo Alto
Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man Sunday night after he yelled racial epithets and threatened another man in a downtown parking lot. Monday, 10:36 AM | 5 comments
Hundreds turn out for Magical Bridge opening in Palo Alto
The Magical Bridge playground, one of few in the nation geared to the needs of adults and children with disabilities, opened in Palo Alto on Saturday, April 18, to a throng of hundreds of people. Monday, 12:19 PM
Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck in Palo Alto
A pedestrian died on U.S. Highway 101 early Sunday morning after he was hit by a big-rig near an Embarcadero Road on-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Palo Alto couple seeks a place for mobile micro-housing
True to their generation's environmentalist sensibilities, a Bay Area millennial couple has come up with a potential housing solution that would be both affordable and allow them to live out their values of reducing waste and eschewing over consumption. Monday, 7:39 AM | 34 comments
Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks
Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers, but its primary goal is to help students who fall through the cracks at a traditional high school get back on track through a smaller, more structured school environment that also aims to challenge traditional notions of success. Monday, 7:39 AM | 13 comments
Guest opinion: Huge income 'gender gap' a conspiracy or just socioeconomics?
The existence of a gender gap in pay is a longstanding, well-known fact. The news this year is the size and relation to advanced degrees. Monday, 7:39 AM | 21 comments