PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2016 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online http://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines]]> On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Stanford University student Irving Rodriguez, who grew up in Chicago as an undocumented immigrant, joins Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong and reporter Elena Kadvany to discuss the challenges local undocumented youth face in pursuing higher education, legal work and protection from deportation, as well as other barriers to full participation in American society.]]> <![CDATA[Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident in Palo Alto]]> Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday, Feb. 11.]]> <![CDATA[KIPP Bay Area Schools to open charter school in East Palo Alto]]> East Palo Alto parents who have been working tirelessly for well over a year to bring a new public-school option to their community celebrated Thursday night after the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees approved a petition to open a charter school in the city.]]> <![CDATA[Growing up undocumented]]> What undocumented youth learn, typically as teenagers, is that their lives are subject to a different, harsher set of rules. These rules -- enacted by Congress as part of the nation's immigration laws -- create obstacles in the pursuit of higher education and full participation in American society. ]]> <![CDATA[Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposal]]> While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious plan to add housing for graduate students at Escondido Village.
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<![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: CLEAN proposal, Ming's demolition, Public Art Master Plan]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 15.]]> <![CDATA[Woodside man found dead in car down embankment]]> Jeffrey Adan, 47, of Woodside, was the man found dead in a Jeep Cherokee at the bottom of an embankment off Skyline Boulevard in Portola Valley on Thursday morning, Feb. 11, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales]]> Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 and to ban smoking in local apartment buildings and condominium complexes.]]> <![CDATA[Obama visits Palo Alto for private fundraiser]]> Streets in Old Palo Alto are impacted Thursday due to a visit by President Barack Obama to a private event on Seale Avenue. ]]> <![CDATA[Castilleja School proposes enrollment-growth plan]]> Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school is proposing a new expansion plan, with promises to wary neighbors that the school will keep traffic and parking at the levels they are at now.
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<![CDATA[Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homes]]> Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style enclave to ban new two-story homes -- an effort that is pitting neighbors against one another in a bitter debate about privacy and property rights.]]> <![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.]]>