If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Palo Alto police report spike in residential burglaries]]> Fifteen residential burglaries in Palo Alto have been reported to the police in September, an increase in crimes that appears to be occurring in the city's southern neighborhoods, according to a police department press release.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system]]> Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide AlertSU mass-notification and siren system on Thursday, Oct. 9, from noon to 1 p.m., according to a Stanford University Department of Public Safety official.]]> <![CDATA[Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford, report says]]> Stanford University issued its latest crime report this week with a new "dating violence" sex-crime category and new definitions of stalking, sex offenses, domestic violence and hate crimes.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto police arrest man suspected of fraud after manhunt]]> Following a manhunt that lasted more than four hours Monday evening, Palo Alto police apprehended a man suspected of fraud, who also had a separate warrant out for his arrest.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View police: Suicide, accidental death to blame in fume-filled building]]> Police said they believe suicide and an accidental death are to blame in the deaths of a man and his teenaged son Wednesday. ]]> <![CDATA[What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out]]> Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California, hoping to document the creative and positive innovation taking place throughout the state's public schools. ]]> <![CDATA[Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre]]> Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to a Yelp spokeswoman. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone]]> It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community. It became a decades-long refuge from racism for Japanese and Japanese American residents has grown into a diverse spiritual community embraced by all races.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto suicide victim identified]]> A man who fatally shot himself this week outside the Palo Alto courthouse has been identified as 31-year-old Joseph Scott, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Housing Element review, expressway study, sustainability plan]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Group grades City Council's 'residentialist' credentials]]> With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo Altans for Sensible Zoning (PASZ) has released a scorecard that seeks to quantify each council members "pro-resident" record.]]> <![CDATA[School documents and source materials]]> In addition to documents and other original source material linked within news stories, other material obtained from the Palo Alto school district in the course of our reporting that may be of interest the public is posted here.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>