If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Santa Clara County explores universal basic income for former foster youth]]> Santa Clara County Supervisors are looking into providing a universal basic income for young adults aging out of the county's foster care system.]]> <![CDATA[Man arrested for Rubrik stabbing charged with attempted murder]]> A man who allegedly stabbed a co-worker at the Palo Alto headquarters of Rubrik, a cloud data management company, on Wednesday is facing an attempted murder charge, according to Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.]]> <![CDATA[Podcast: Fixing commissions; Middle school math]]> Weekly journalists discuss Palo Alto's effort to reform its commission system and a proposal to dramatically shift how math is taught in Palo Alto middle schools.]]> <![CDATA[One year later, East Palo Alto police seek witness to fatal shooting]]> East Palo Alto police are asking for witnesses to come forward following a homicide that's gone unsolved for a year, police said Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[New police auditor contract to exclude internal conflicts within department]]> In its final meeting of the year, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to approve a new contract with the city's independent police auditors that explicitly excludes investigations of conflicts between officers.]]> <![CDATA[Gunn High School student taken into custody for alleged online shooting threat]]> Palo Alto police early Friday morning apprehended a Gunn High School student who had allegedly threatened a school shooting on social media.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto churches offer a space to deal with sadness during the holidays]]> Three local churches are offering Blue Christmas services for people who can't feign the joy that's expected every year for the holidays.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Fund: Through the art of debate, students find their voice]]> Some debate programs revolve around the goal of winning tournaments, but for Silicon Valley Urban Debate League, it's all about what the students gain from the activity.]]> <![CDATA[Local family gives $100,000 to Holiday Fund]]> A Palo Alto family has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund in hopes of inspiring other donors to join them in supporting local programs for kids and families.]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: In its haste to address teen vaping, City Council misses the mark]]> Why do we expect youth in our community to be any more deterred from buying e-cigarettes and vaping products by prohibiting their sale to adults in Palo Alto?]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: Tired of all the virtue signaling?]]> It is important for us to develop inclusive and positive attitudes to being environmentally friendly. It's difficult enough to engage on climate change without worrying about embracing or evading claims of moral superiority. ]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Amending wireless communication facilities standards; funding for Code:ART2]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Dec. 16.]]> <![CDATA[Woman puts up fight against robber on a bike]]> Palo Alto police are looking for a bicyclist who robbed a woman, dragged her on University Avenue for several feet and had her running after him as she screamed for help on Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: Holiday giving ideas]]> The season of giving is upon us, and local organizations around Palo Alto are prepared: From holiday dinners to toy drives, charitable groups are offering many ways to bring joy into someone else's life this season.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>