If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2015 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones]]> About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market.]]> <![CDATA[East Palo Alto man sentenced for high-speed chase with children in car]]> An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase through San Mateo County in April while his two young children were in the car, prosecutors said.]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: Palo Alto alums to speak on success and wellness]]> Two Palo Alto Unified School District graduates are hoping to stimulate further community conversation about definitions of success and student wellness with a panel event targeted at local parents.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto nears completion on fixing Embarcadero traffic signals]]> Responding to complaints from frustrated commuters, Palo Alto is in the midst of replacing and coordinating the traffic lights on Embarcadero Road, next to Palo Alto High School and Town & Country Village.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford campus on alert after report of armed man]]> After a man was reportedly seen on the Stanford University campus Tuesday evening with what a witness believed to be a gun, the Stanford Police Department is asking members of the campus community to be on the lookout.]]> <![CDATA[Second consecutive Spare the Air Day issued for Wednesday]]> Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air Day.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Altan honored for creation of girls' STEM camp]]> Marie Wolbach, a Palo Alto resident, received a prestigious national honor in June for her creation and leadership of the Tech Trek Science and Math Camp for Girls, which has now grown to more than 20 camps based at universities and colleges throughout the United States that have reached more than 9,000 young women. ]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: Volunteers needed for Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission]]> The City of Palo Alto is looking for volunteers to serve on the Utilities Advisory Commission on which they will advise the City Council on present and prospective planning and policy.]]> <![CDATA[Proposed Avenidas renovation criticized over clashing styles]]> Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build an addition to its heavily used Bryant Street facility. While no one disputes the need to create space to accommodate more senior classes and programs, the details of the new proposal faced scrutiny and some criticism last week from the city's Historic Resources Board.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Avenidas expansion, Junior Museum & Zoo, Recreation Master Plan]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 27.]]> <![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.]]>