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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...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 4918 Views

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Around Town: racing to the rescue; cat calls

Learn about two first responders recognized for saving a man who suffered cardiac arrest, a feisty cat rescued from a tree...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2057 Views

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County receives sanctuary letter warning from DOJ

Santa Clara County is among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 17, 2017 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 2364 Views

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End of Life for the Egg on Lytton Plaza - Digital DNA

The iconic work is to have a final vote for removal by the Palo Alto City Art Commission on Thursday night at City Hall. What...

Original post made by Public Artist on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 172 Views

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County touts open enrollment for Covered California

Santa Clara County has announced that the 2018 open enrollment period for residents to register for Covered California health...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Be informed., on Nov 16, 2017 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 2445 Views

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Save the Egg - Digital DNA to be Removed from Lytton Plaza

The City Art Commission is planning a final vote for removal of the sculpture in Lytton Plaza. If you are interested in...

Original post made by Fan of Digital DNA on Nov. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 57 Views

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City tows unmoved RVs, trailer

Palo Alto police and code-enforcement officers had two RVs and a trailer towed on Wednesday morning, following through on...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 15, 2017 at 8:50 pm | 41 comments | 5382 Views

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Speaker generates controversy at Stanford University

A Stanford University student group's hosting of a provocative speaker, an author who believes Islam justifies violence and...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by ReallyLiveHere, on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 21 comments | 4156 Views

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Palo Alto taps Robert Jonsen as new police chief

Menlo Park police Chief Robert Jonsen will cross the southern city line in January to take charge of the Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by wondering, on Nov 14, 2017 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 2796 Views

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Housing crisis discussions taking place Wednesday

A regional discussion focused on housing challenges in Silicon Valley will take place Santa Clara and San Mateo counties...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by THINK, on Nov 14, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 5 comments | 1924 Views

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Around Town: pay day; it's electric

In this week's Around Town column, find out which top-level Palo Alto officials received raises and a new city electric vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2017
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Nov 13, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 6 comments | 1829 Views

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Are we eradicating homelessness among veterans?

October 2015 Palo Alto committed to the White House Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. With all the discussion...

Original post made by Support for Veterans on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by tax cuts, on Nov 13, 2017 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 120 Views

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Palo Alto to explore zoning updates to encourage housing

Members of the Palo Alto City Council has agreed to explore more than a dozen changes to local zoning and parking regulations,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident since the 50's, on Nov 12, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 31 comments | 3645 Views

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Youth world volleyball teams fall in Argentina, Bahrain

Defending world champions Italy defeated the U.S. girls’ youth national team, 25-7, 25-16, 25-15, in the quarterfinals...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 748 Views

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Weekly launches 25th year of charitable-giving campaign

This week marks the start of the 25th Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive, a charitable-giving effort that annually raises...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1281 Views

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Palo Alto to draw up new vision for Ventura site

Palo Alto took the critical first step Monday toward re-imagining and, ultimately, redeveloping a Ventura site best known...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 3771 Views

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'Peter Pan' never gets old

Charming and nostalgic, "Peter Pan" is a great choice for families seeking some good old-fashioned entertainment this season....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by bambi, on Nov 8, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3047 Views

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Top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Four City Council-appointed officers -- City Manager James Keene, City Attorney Molly Stump, City Auditor Harriet Richardson...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Unbelievable , on Nov 7, 2017 at 11:26 pm | 30 comments | 2382 Views

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Palo Alto salutes its veterans

Joe Graham's memory lane stretches across continents, from North Carolina and northwestern Canada, where he trained for tank...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Stephanie M., on Nov 7, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

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Give it to me straight, docs

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. With apologies to Aretha Franklin, you can find out what it means to you at this year's United Nations Association...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Nov 7, 2017 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 248 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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