PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[Social worker accused of child molestation faces additional charges]]> A former San Mateo County Child Protective Services Agency social worker accused of molesting East Palo Alto girls to which he was assigned is facing 10 additional felonies for allegedly having sexual relations with a third minor, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
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<![CDATA[Sutter Health, Blue Shield come to agreement]]> Health care provider Sutter Health and Blue Shield of California have finalized a new two-year contract, according to an announcement today, Jan. 30, by Sutter Health.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford swimmer denies alleged rape in police report]]> Stanford University student Brock Turner, who was charged this week with five sexual-assault charges for a Jan. 18 on-campus incident involving a woman unaffiliated with the university, acknowledges in a police report some sexual contact, but is denying the alleged rape.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto school district disputes state's records of measles immunizations]]> Despite cases of the measles now showing up in Santa Clara County, some Palo Alto schools still have up to 12 percent of elementary school students who are not properly immunized, according to data from the California Department of Public Health.]]> <![CDATA[Memorial service set for Gunn student]]> The memorial service for Harry Hann-yi Lee, the Palo Alto student who died on Jan. 24, is planned for Sunday, Feb. 1, in Los Altos.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Citywide fiber plan, statwide drought impact report]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 2.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: While explanations elude, we should not be deterred from action]]> As the Palo Alto community mourns and reflects on the loss of another Palo Alto teenager — the third in four months — we must not allow our frustrations, fears and divergent perspectives to block the path forward.]]> <![CDATA[Do Palo Alto's high schools give too much homework?]]> In an effort to change the culture around homework, and at the same time improve students' learning, more and more Gunn and Paly teachers have begun experimenting with innovative educational strategies that challenge traditional notions of homework.]]> <![CDATA[District homework policy roll-out stalls]]> When people talk about homework in Palo Alto, they often wonder: What, exactly, is the district's policy on homework?]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage]]> Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage ordinance.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto seeks ideas for new traffic-fighting nonprofit]]> From Emeryville to Boston, nonprofits called "transportation management associations" have sprung up in the last few decades to expand transit use, encouraging walking and biking and dramatically reduce the percentage of drivers who commute alone. Now, as Palo Alto prepares to launch its own traffic-fighting nonprofit, city officials are looking for inspiration both from other cities and from local businesses and residents.]]> <![CDATA[Caltrain fatality ID'd as Palo Alto man]]> The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified the man struck and killed by Caltrain south of the Mountain View Caltrain station on Jan. 29 as Daniel Snyder, 28, of Palo Alto. ]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>