PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us <![CDATA[Government closures, hours for Memorial Day weekend]]> Got a complaint to file or a parking ticket to pay at City Hall? Looking to travel by bus or rail? Here's a list of Memorial Day closures and service changes.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 25.]]> <![CDATA[New city jobs prove a tough sell in Palo Alto]]> The budget climate may be as sunny as ever in Palo Alto, but the city's elected officials have been casting clouds over proposals to hire new workers.]]> <![CDATA[Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter]]> With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of preserving the low-income community in Barron Park are making a renewed push to keep Palo Alto schools at the center of the conversation.]]> <![CDATA[Why so few hospital beds for teens?]]> The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent psychiatrist as a "hospitalization crisis" — is actually the norm rather than the exception in California. ]]> <![CDATA[When a teen is in a mental health crisis, what's working -- and what isn't]]> Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available in Santa Clara County for adolescents who need inpatient psychiatric care. ]]> <![CDATA[Downtown post office considers move to Alma]]> Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the corner of Addison Avenue, according to a May 11 letter to Mayor Karen Holman.]]> <![CDATA[Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights]]> Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major expansion in its flights in and out of the San Carlos Airport finally got that meeting last week, but the news was not good.]]> <![CDATA[Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple]]> A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day]]> If you ride on two wheels and like to shop, Saturday is going to be your day. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, in celebration of national bike month, is supporting Palo Alto businesses through Bike to Shop Day on Saturday, May 23.]]> <![CDATA[Search for missing Palo Alto flight instructor entails massive area of Pacific Ocean]]> The search area of the Pacific Ocean for missing flight instructor William James McAdams is so vast that the U.S. Coast Guard called off formal operations in the hours after the plane he was flying vanished, a Coast Guard spokesman said Wednesday.]]> <![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.]]>