If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[District, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 2% raise]]> The Palo Alto Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a tentative three-year labor agreement that would provide an ongoing 2% raise and 2% one-time bonus this year.]]> <![CDATA[Ravenswood appoints new principals for 2019-20 school year]]> The Ravenswood City School District Board of Education approved new leaders for two schools on Thursday, while other principals remain in interim district-level roles through the summer.
<![CDATA[Palo Alto moves toward business tax to pay for transportation projects]]> After four years of false starts and sharp disagreements, Palo Alto kicked off on Monday a new effort to place a business tax on the November 2020 ballot.]]> <![CDATA[Coroner identifies East Palo Alto motorcyclist killed in freeway crash]]> A motorcyclist who died in a Menlo Park crash on U.S. Highway 101 early Saturday morning has been identified as 34-year-old East Palo Alto resident Fredrick Mahoni, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office.]]> <![CDATA[Around Town: Standing the test of time; undercrossing reopened]]> In the latest Around Town column, a Palo Alto resident who has become a voice for sexual assault victims joins a list of influential people, the Adobe Creek underpassing reopens and the Palo Alto City Council will consider a measure to include in the 2020 general election ballot.]]> <![CDATA[Finding a home for youth mental health clinic]]> An ambitious plan to open a North County youth mental health center is proving to be a challenge, beset by delays and escalating costs as Santa Clara County officials scour Palo Alto for a location.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man reported missing]]> Rebecca Parker Mankey of Palo Alto, who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat in a Palo Alto Starbucks on April 1, has been reported missing.]]> <![CDATA[Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic]]> In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors and other elected officials from Redwood City to Sunnyvale met with transportation program leaders from the area's biggest employers on Thursday, April 18.]]> <![CDATA[Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations]]> For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run stationery shops. But the owner of the business says Village's two remaining locations, in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be shuttered before the end of the summer. ]]> <![CDATA[No webcast this week]]> The "Behind the Headlines" crew is on break this week and will return with a fresh episode next week. ]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed 2020 ballot measure; park improvement ordinance]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 22.]]> <![CDATA[Ravenswood school district, KIPP charter school reach facilities-rental agreement]]> In an eleventh-hour agreement, lawyers for the Ravenswood City School District and KIPP Valiant Community Prep Charter School reached a contract on Thursday night to expand the growing charter school at its current two school sites. ]]> <![CDATA[City: University Avenue will be partly closed Saturday, early next week]]> Motorists planning to travel through downtown Palo Alto in the coming days can expect detours as a result of roadwork, city staff announced Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate]]> As the Great Immigration Debate rages in America and other countries, there's a modest bit of sanity -- and humanity -- happening in Palo Alto that brings people virtually face to face with real immigrants. ]]> <![CDATA[Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither]]> The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin brought the intended headlines, leading the public to believe that an actual deal had been reached to mitigate Stanford's future development impacts on the schools.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>