PaloAltoOnline.com https://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2017 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online https://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy]]> President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who took questions for about two hours Saturday during a town-hall-style in Woodside.]]> <![CDATA[Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order]]> A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara County blocking an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened to deny federal funding to sanctuary cities and counties.]]> <![CDATA[Facts on hot-button Bay Area issues added to MTC website]]> Factual information about hot-button Bay Area topics such as housing affordability, poverty rates and life expectancy is now available online.
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<![CDATA[Community Notebook: Portion of popular trail temporarily closed]]> A portion of San Francisquito Creek Bay Trail was closed on Monday, April 24, and will remain blocked through the end of the year, according to the City of Palo Alto.]]> <![CDATA[Donors, recipients gather for Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund reception]]> Donors and recipients of the Palo Alto Weekly's 24th annual Holiday Fund gathered for a reception filled with insightful stories on Monday, April 24.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford University names new band director]]> Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education professor from Baylor University, the university announced Monday.]]> <![CDATA[East Palo Alto robber gets six months in county jail]]> A 23-year-old man who took part in a series of robberies in East Palo Alto was sentenced to serve six months in county jail and will be on probation for five years, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office said.]]> <![CDATA[Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations]]> As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first set of Measure B funds, Midpeninsula cities are raising concerns that the agency could be putting onerous restrictions on projects for Caltrain grade separations. ]]> <![CDATA[Teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew]]> Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know that at age 16 she would become the founder of Palo Alto’s own Star Trek Club.]]> <![CDATA[Behind the Headlines: Rep. Anna Eshoo]]> On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo joins Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Staff Writer Sue Dremann to discuss issues within and beyond Palo Alto.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: solar panel project; new parking program]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 24.]]> <![CDATA[East Palo Altans prepare for possible deportations]]> The rumors of ICE deportations -- and how quickly they spread -- point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid but who don't know their rights or whom they can trust.]]> <![CDATA[Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies]]> As the city heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of the City Auditor has found that the city may have spent about $800,000 on duplicate invoices between 2013 and 2015.]]> <![CDATA[PAUSD student data exposed in breach]]> Personal information of 14,000 current and former students in the Palo Alto school district was accessed by a well-known computer security researcher targeting a former vendor of the district, the school district announced in a message to parents.]]> <![CDATA[City, school district eye design consultant for Cubberley]]> The city and school district's work to start a master planning process for Cubberley Community Center crept forward on Thursday, when city and school leadership agreed that the two entities should jointly issue a request for proposals for an outside design consultant.
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<![CDATA[Specific budget cuts begin to emerge in school district process]]> School board members began to delve into the nitty-gritty of $3.9 million in budget cuts on Tuesday night, starting to identify item-by-item proposals they do or don't support slashing.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>