PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[Magical Bridge playground surges toward reality]]> With funds nearly secured and its final design winning approval Thursday, Palo Alto's dream of creating an "inclusive" playground for children with and without disabilities is now on a firm path toward reality.]]> <![CDATA[Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies]]> The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis died Friday, April 11, at Stanford Hospital, the Santa Clara County Coroner's office has confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto's assistant city manager to depart for San Jose]]> Palo Alto Assistant City Manager Pamela Antil will step down from her post later this month to take a similar job in San Jose.
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<![CDATA[Weekly wins national reporting award]]> The Palo Alto Weekly's ongoing coverage of the Palo Alto school district's handling of bullying received the 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service Journalism, the Society for Professional Journalists announced today.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Housing Corporation nears sale of Maybell site]]> After seeing its proposal for a housing development on Maybell Avenue fall in a referendum last year, the Palo Alto Housing Corporation has entered into a contract to sell the orchard site where the project was slated to go up.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto looks to offer more aid to local nonprofits]]> With Palo Alto's economy sizzling, City Council members are preparing for the first time in more than a decade to raise the amount of money offered to nonprofits serving some of the city's neediest residents.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto police launch mobile app]]> The Palo Alto Police Department's latest tech-forward effort is a free mobile app, launched Tuesday, that provides immediate access to the latest news as well as crime maps, urgent alerts, video and photo content and other features.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford law student receives award for helping crime victims]]> Stanford University law student Natasha Haney entered law school in part out of a desire to seek justice for crime victims. But Haney isn't waiting to graduate. In her second year, she is already assisting the families of murder victims.
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<![CDATA[Teens arrested for attempted burglary on Stockton Place]]> Two teenagers who Palo Alto police say tried to rob a house on Stockton Place on Monday night were tracked down and arrested Tuesday afternoon in Menlo Park.]]> <![CDATA[Police arrest transient man for burglary, drug possession]]> Palo Alto police chased and eventually arrested a man allegedly under the influence of narcotics for a host of charges after a woman discovered him in her backyard Monday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Abilities United announces plan to redevelop all facilities]]> Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors voted to redevelop all of its aging facilities, a spokesperson has told the Weekly.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Magical Bridge, 2555 Park Blvd., enrollment survey]]> ]]> <![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.]]>