If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2020 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Around Town: Man running 8 marathons in 8 days; Ms. Wheelchair California makes local visit]]> In the latest Around Town column, news about a Stanford Children's Health employee eight-marathon adventure for charity, Ms. Wheelchair California's visit to the Magical Bridge Playground.]]> <![CDATA[Behind the Headlines: Mike Price's big idea]]> Southgate resident Mike Price joins Weekly journalists for a discussion of his proposal to improve the Churchill Avenue rail crossing by building a road underpass -- an idea that received a boost from the City Council this week.]]> <![CDATA[No viaduct, no closure: Palo Alto resident aims for compromise on Churchill]]> The long controversy behind the Churchill Avenue rail redesign has put the city and its residents at a frustrating, but understandable impasse. Southgate Michael Price believes he might have the answer.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: New city-MidPen Media Center agreement; school board vote on parcel tax]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Jan. 27.
<![CDATA[High school shakeup: Paly's Adam Paulson to resign, Gunn's Kathie Laurence to leave for district job]]> Both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools will lose their principals at the end of the school year, the district announced on Friday.]]> <![CDATA[You've just been named California's homelessness czar what's your first move?]]> Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken grief for failing to fulfill what seems like an achievable campaign promise: appointing a homelessness "czar" to help Californians living in shelters and on the streets.]]> <![CDATA[Setting the bar: Nine seniors who exemplify the meaning of being selfless]]> This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees have gone beyond the call of duty to create positive changes in their communities by donating countless hours to local organizations.]]> <![CDATA[Auditors slam plan to reform their office]]> A proposal to reform the City Auditor's Office is facing pushback and a threat of a lawsuit from employees of the department, which has been hobbled for years by leadership turnover and internal bickering.]]> <![CDATA[Former teacher sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison for sex acts with minor]]> A former Palo Alto teacher who pleaded no contest to engaging in sex acts with a minor was sentenced by a San Mateo County judge to six years and eight months in state prison on Jan. 17.]]> <![CDATA[Downtown Streets Team executives accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture]]> Former employees of Downtown Streets Team allege they were subjected to inappropriate behavior that went on for years at the nonprofit, pointing to disturbing patterns of behavior.]]> <![CDATA[To fix housing shortage, city weighs the return of the controversial 'PC' zone]]> Stuck in a housing drought, city leaders are exploring more drastic actions to encourage home construction, including reviving a zoning tool that allows developers to construct taller and denser buildings.]]> <![CDATA[State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign]]> A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother created a $460,000 independent expenditure committee to aid his campaign.]]> <![CDATA[Update: Palo Alto shooting victim dies from injuries]]> A man who was shot in the stomach at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning has died, police said. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information related to the shooting.]]> <![CDATA[Standard practice or 'misleading'? Mayor's official letter in support of SB 50 rankles council colleagues]]> With a passionate endorsement of Senate Bill 50, Palo Alto's new Mayor Adrian Fine set himself apart from most of his colleagues -- and ruffled some feathers in the process.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>