PaloAltoOnline.com https://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2018 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online https://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Injury collision blocks segment of El Camino Real]]> An injury collision has blocked a section of northbound El Camino Real in Palo Alto late this morning, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Finding meaning, 'light' post graduation]]> In Sterling K. Brown's commencement address to the Class of 2018 at his alma mater Stanford University on Sunday, the award-winning actor opened up about a difficult experience: the writing of the very speech he was giving.]]> <![CDATA[Webcast: President Hotel]]> Weekly staff discuss the implications of this week's purchase of the historic President Hotel from a 75-unit apartment building to a 100-unit hotel.]]> <![CDATA[Around Town: Benz in the Baylands; a path forward]]> In this week's Around Town column, find out which carmaker wants to open near the Palo Alto Baylands and next step in revitalizing Cubberley Community Center.
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<![CDATA[Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury]]> The former CEO and COO of embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud investors, doctors and patients.]]> <![CDATA[Court documents detail alleged sexual assault of girl on jog]]> A female high school student who said she was sexually assaulted at gunpoint while on a run in Palo Alto in March told her alleged assailant that she had an infection and needed medication, a defense she believes prevented him from raping her.]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: 'Guilt by association' logic poses dangers to schools, community]]> In a community as diverse as ours, with citizens from around the world calling Palo Alto home, public officials should demonstrate understanding and empathy towards immigrant communities' past experiences, but they must not do so in ways that undermine our core democratic values.]]> <![CDATA[City moves to calm anxieties over property takings]]> Seeking to ease concerns from residents in two neighborhoods about property seizures, Palo Alto officials are preparing to abandon the idea of raising or lowering the rail corridor near the Churchill Avenue crossing.]]> <![CDATA[Whizzing cyclists are putting pedestrians on edge]]> A city effort to make the tunnel under the train tracks at California Avenue accessible to motorized wheelchairs and bicycle trailers has left pedestrians cursing cyclists.]]> <![CDATA[For at-risk kids, mentors fan the spark]]> Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students to explore their interests with an adult who provides mentorship.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: votes on school, city budgets; grade-separation options]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 18.]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: U.S. Postal Service plans to relocate East Palo Alto office]]> The East Palo Alto post office's landlord doesn't plan to renew the lease of the Bay Road site and instead redevelop the property, forcing the U.S. Postal Service to search for a new location.]]> <![CDATA[Residents sound off on Ross Road changes]]> After installing "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are now facing an equally tough task: calming the residents who are frustrated and enraged by changes to their streets.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>