If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2015 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Cold-weather shelters opening early due to frigid temperatures]]> Cold-weather shelters in Santa Clara County are opening this evening about a week ahead of schedule to accommodate the homeless due to frigid conditions expected over the next few days.
<![CDATA[PG&E community meeting to discuss tree removal, pipeline safety]]> Plans to remove hundreds of trees from Pacific Gas & Electric's pipeline right-of-way through Palo Alto will be the topic of discussion on Dec. 2 when the utility company holds a public meeting at Mitchell Park Community Center.]]> <![CDATA[State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase]]> The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll jobs increased, according to new data from the California Employment Development Department.]]> <![CDATA[Amid policy clashes, Palo Alto council to meet with planning commission]]> It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation Commission, has widened in the past year, with each body pointedly criticizing the policies favored by the other. On Nov. 30, the two bodies will try to repair the damage during their annual joint meeting.]]> <![CDATA[Officials warn of flooding from coming storms]]> If a 1998-level El Nino storm barrels into the Bay Area this winter, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents and city staff will be left literally holding the sand bag, officials said at a flood-information meeting on Nov. 19.]]> <![CDATA[Cold temperatures, rain expected in Bay Area this week]]> Cold, rainy and windy weather is set to hit the Bay Area this week as people travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Weather Service.]]> <![CDATA[Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto]]> After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week.]]> <![CDATA[Pair arrested for early morning robbery]]> A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning, police announced Sunday. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto model railroad is neighborhood attraction]]> Each April Eric Struck opens his backyard railroad to the public, the history of Western railroads spelled out on the sides of box cars and engines: the Southern Pacific; Niles Canyon Railroad; Feather River Canyon. ]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Community embraces responsibility to help our youth]]> The December article in the Atlantic magazine addressing the two teen suicide clusters we've experienced in Palo Alto -- in 2009 and again in 2014 -- highlights some critical issues in our community. Some of our challenges are mirrored elsewhere, and others may hope to learn from our experience and our responses.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines]]> On this week's webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson and reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady Sheyner discuss the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park owner's lawsuit against the City of Palo Alto and the proposed safety building.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: No meetings this week]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 23.]]> <![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.]]>