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Digital DNA, the 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture made of computer circuit boards installed in Lytton Plaza, will be deaccessioned... Last comment 4 hours ago | 34 comments

As redevelopment looms, one homeowner stands firm
As the city prepares for long-term revitalization of the Ventura area, Olive Avenue residents find themselves in the center... Last comment 1 hour ago | 26 comments

Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes a turn
After failing to get traction in its prior attempts, Palo Alto's plan to bring bike-share programs to the city's masses is... Last comment 1 hour ago | 36 comments

RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested
About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated... Last comment on Nov 20, 2017 at 8:53 am | 64 comments

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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017

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City goes electric with refuse truck
The familiar rumble of a garbage truck rolling down the block may soon fade out of certain neighborhoods, as the city prepares to send its new all-electric truck on its first route. Tuesday, 8:34 AM | 8 comments

Stanford University reboots renaming process
A Stanford University committee convened to examine the issue of renaming campus facilities, spurred by concerns over buildings and streets named after California mission founder Junipero Serra, was unable to reach agreement on its work. Sunday, 10:34 AM | 14 comments

Permanent injunction issued in sanctuary city order
A federal judge on Monday ruled that an executive order that threatened to block funding for sanctuary jurisdictions is unconstitutional and issued an injunction to block it permanently. Tuesday, 8:16 AM | 5 comments

Where to give for the holidays
A number of local organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on donations and volunteers from the community to make it all possible. Tuesday, 8:26 AM

Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case
A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others, was convicted of felonies Friday, San Mateo County prosecutors said. Monday, 9:34 AM | 10 comments

Webcast: Debate over RVs
This week's eviction of RVs from an East Palo Alto street due to public health concerns sparked a protest; meanwhile, city leaders grappled with how to regulate RV dwellers while also helping them. Monday, 8:42 AM | 2 comments

County warns of social services scams
Santa Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming to be with state agencies. Monday, 2:23 PM

Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Around Town: racing to the rescue; cat calls

Resident stands firm as redevelopment looms

Hundreds debate proposed RV ordinance

Museum and Zoo brings science to students

Menlo Park council reverses approval of Stanford building

Protesters walk out on controversial lecturer

City selects new police chief

Four firms to present for supe search

Editorial: Give for the kids

Weekly collects seven awards in journalism contest

PUBLIC AGENDA: no council meeting

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