Palo Alto Considers Opening Up Access To Residents-Only Foothills Park Amid ACLU LawsuitOfficials in Palo Alto are expected to consider a proposal that would open access to Foothills Park to the general public, as the city faces a lawsuit over the park's residents-only requirement.
School Reopenings: Study Finds Low Infection Rates Among In-Person Classes So FarSchool bells are still largely silent around the Bay Area and California as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on. The question is, is it safe to get in person learning started again?
2 Suspects Sought In Palo Alto Home Burglary, Vehicle Theft SpreePolice in Palo Alto are seeking two people suspected in a crime spree early Monday that involved two home burglaries while people were sleeping inside and a stolen vehicle.
Oakland Man Convicted Of Targeting Law Enforcement Officers With Mail Bombs; Revenge Was Motive A federal jury has convicted Ross Gordon Laverty of multiple felonies in connection with mailing two explosive devices to homes in Alameda and East Palo Alto, targeting law enforcement officers with the intent to injure or kill his targets.
Peninsula Teen Starts Program To Help ESL StudentsA Peninsula teen who saw some of her classmates struggling with English started a program to help those students overcome their language challenges.
Palo Alto Attempted Carjacking Suspect Arrested After Officer Uses Stun GunA Palo Alto police officer used a stun gun on a man suspected of attempting to carjack a woman outside a coffee shop early Sunday morning.
Facebook Announces Ban On Anti-Vaccination Ads But Not PostsFacebook announced Tuesday that it plans to ban ads on its platform that discourage vaccinations — with an exception carved out for ads about government vaccine policies and non-boosted posts.
Zuckerberg, Chan Donate $100M More to Help Election OfficesFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, on Tuesday donated an additional $100 million to local election offices to help them prepare for November as some conservatives stepped up their efforts to stop the funds from being used.
Palo Alto Massage Therapist Accused Of Sexually Assaulting ClientA massage therapist in Palo Alto was arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a client, authorities said Monday.
Retired Former Palo Alto Police Officer Charged With Unlawful Assault During 2018 ArrestA retired Palo Alto police officer was charged Tuesday in connection with the assault of a suspect during an arrest in 2018, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen's Office.
Parents, Teachers Divided Over Reopening Palo Alto School ClassroomsPalo Alto Unified School District is set to vote next week on a plan to resume in-person instruction and could begin ramping up students back into the class as early as next month.
ACLU Sues Palo Alto Over Residents-Only Access To Foothills ParkThe American Civil Liberties Union has sued the city of Palo Alto over its decades-long policy restricting Foothills Park to residents only, calling the policy unconstitutional and racist.
Palo Alto Police Search For Labor Day Sex Crimes Suspect; Suspect Sketches ReleasedInvestigators have released sketches of a man they believe committed at least two sex crimes in Palo Alto parks over Labor Day weekend.
Suspect Sought In Sexual Crimes Against 2 Victims Within An Hour In Palo AltoPolice in Palo Alto are looking for a man believed to be responsible for two separate sexual crimes on Labor Day weekend and have released two sketches of the suspect.
Palo Alto Retirement Home Residents Fight To Remove 4G, 5G Cell TowersResidents of a Palo Alto retirement home have expressed concern about a small 5G tower recently built next to the facility. But many were surprised to find out about a massive 4G tower built right on top of the building.