If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Woman groped by man while walking through Crescent Park neighborhood]]> A woman walking in Palo Alto’s Crescent Park neighborhood on Monday night was approached by a man who sexually battered her and fled in a car on University Avenue, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto banks on fiber to transform utilities]]> After nearly 20 years of trying -- and failing -- to expand the city’s fiber ring, Palo Alto leaders are now flirting with a new vision for the valuable underground network: using it at a launch pad for transforming local utilities.]]> <![CDATA[Police investigating incident at Palo Alto mobile home park, where man was found mortally injured]]> A resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto was found mortally wounded on Monday evening, prompting police to investigate his death, police said Tuesday. A neighbor said the man's roommate discovered him with stab wounds. ]]> <![CDATA[Businesses in Palo Alto required to color-code trash bags starting July 2020]]> As part of an effort to reduce waste, Palo Alto will soon require businesses to use colored bags to separate recyclable items from those bound for the landfill. ]]> <![CDATA[Car dealership gets green light for former Ming's site]]> A contentious proposal to build a Mercedes-Benz and Audi dealership in the Baylands won the City Council's approval Monday night, despite concerns from citizens and major reservations from the city’s Architectural Review Board.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion]]> Stanford University offered the county a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation projects and public schools in exchange for approval of the university's expansion plans.]]> <![CDATA[Skyline murder suspect declines to enter plea, asks for time]]> Malik Dosouqi, the suspect in two separate homicides on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on July 17 and 18, declined to enter a plea at his arraignment in San Mateo County Superior Court on Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Jones Mortuary could be uprooted for office building]]> East Palo Alto's only funeral home, Jones Mortuary, could be razed and replaced by a multistory office building, according to city documents.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County to open new clinic with Planned Parenthood]]> Santa Clara County will be teaming up with Planned Parenthood on a new clinic in Mountain View slated to open in September, though its it's unclear what exactly the county will provide in its carve-out of the facility.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto eager to start work on new bike bridge over Adobe Creek]]> After years of delays, debates and design revisions, Palo Alto is preparing to break ground on a new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 at Adobe Creek this fall.]]> <![CDATA[East Palo Alto to add affordable homes, new transit connections with $20M grant]]> An East Palo Alto coalition will receive $20 million to add additional affordable housing units at Light Tree Apartments and expand transit services that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, a state committee announced on Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Webcast: On the trail of a killer]]> Palo Alto Weekly journalists discuss the cases against John Arthur Getreu, 74, a convicted killer and rapist who is charged with two murders of young women on Stanford University land in the 1970s. ]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion: It's time to take Cubberley 'co-design' to a higher level]]> It is time to search for consultants who can develop a more appropriate plan for Cubberley Community Center's future use.]]> <![CDATA[PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on new car dealership; eliminating library fines]]> A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 24.]]> <![CDATA[He was a married hospital technician and a Boy Scouts leader. Was former Palo Alto resident John Getreu also a serial killer?]]> Some who have known John Arthur Getreu have seen a seemingly normal person who volunteered with civic groups. But others have harbored deep suspicions that Getreu was a violent predator who could be getting away with murder. ]]> <![CDATA[With sexual misconduct reports going down, Palo Alto school district restructures Title IX office]]> The Palo Alto school district is reducing the position of Title IX coordinator to part time -- a reflection, leadership said, of a culture change in this area.]]> <![CDATA[Community Notebook: Palo Alto marks Pride Month with events celebrating LGBTQ community]]> In celebration of Pride Month, several community groups have organized their own Pride-themed events, including the first Pride-themed movie night at the Mitchell Park Library and a panel on LGBTQ political advocacy.]]> <![CDATA[VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive]]> A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff.]]>