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Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out
Digital DNA, the 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture made of computer circuit boards installed in Lytton Plaza, will be deaccessioned... Last comment 21 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 12 hours ago | 27 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 18 hours 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 10 hours ago | 67 comments

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One of two escaped inmates recaptured in Stockton area
One of two inmates who fled from the Palo Alto courthouse earlier this month has been arrested with help from law enforcement agencies in the Stockton area, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office announced late Tuesday night. Wednesday, 12:06 AM

School district will correct Brown Act violation
The Palo Alto school board plans to rectify a Brown Act violation after it failed to properly notice a closed-session discussion of a potential lawsuit from the family of a Paly student who said she was sexually assaulted on campus in 2015. Tuesday, 3:00 PM

East Palo Alto mayor celebrates 'city on the move'
East Palo Alto Mayor Larry Moody pointed to the city's achievements this year, which, he said have kicked opened a new progressive era in the once-troubled city, during his State of the City address on Monday. Tuesday, 5:11 PM

City goes electric with refuse truck
The familiar rumble of a garbage truck 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 | 21 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 | 18 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 | 12 comments

Webcast: Debate over RVs

Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Permanent injunction given in sanctuary city order

Resident stands firm as redevelopment looms

Around Town: racing to the rescue; cat calls

Hundreds debate proposed RV ordinance

Museum and Zoo brings science to students

Menlo Park reverses approval of Stanford building

Protesters walk out on controversial lecturer

City selects new police chief

County warns of social services scams

PUBLIC AGENDA: no council meeting

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