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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 5 hours ago | 42 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 on Nov 22, 2017 at 10:24 am | 28 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 on Nov 21, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 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 23, 2017 at 11:45 am | 75 comments

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Palo Alto set to approve new bike bridge
A bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 is expected to clear a huge milestone on Monday night, when the City Council approves the environmental assessment for the project and gives it the final green light. Friday, 6:55 AM | 22 comments

New system tracks sexual misconduct, discrimination
As the school district's interim Title IX coordinator exits his role, John DiPaolo says the district has made progress on issues that have been entrenched for years, but there is still much work to be done. Friday, 6:56 AM | 5 comments

Ada's Cafe gives people with disabilities a chance to grow
Thirty-four people with disabilities are finding empowerment through their jobs at Ada's Cafe, a nonprofit that aims to give work opportunities to this group. Friday, 6:55 AM | 4 comments

Menlo Park police hunt for shooter
Police searched Wednesday night for the person who shot a man in his 30s, who was found with abdominal bleeding at around 5:30 p.m. on decommissioned railroad tracks near University Avenue in Menlo Park. Friday, 8:09 AM

CHP to boost enforcement during Thanksgiving weekend
During Thanksgiving weekend, one of the country's busiest travel times, the California Highway Patrol is going all out with enforcement to help forestall tragedies starting today, the agency said. Friday, 8:27 AM

Escaped inmate recaptured
Tramel Leon McClough, 46, was arrested Tuesday night, more than two weeks after he escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse with John Penn Bivins, 47, who remains outstanding, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. Wednesday, 12:04 PM

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 | 16 comments

Where to give this holiday season
A number of local organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on donations and volunteers to make it all possible. Tuesday, 8:26 AM | 1 comments

City to reap revenues from new state bills

East Palo Alto mayor celebrates 'city on the move'

City agency closures, services on Thanksgiving

Former Stanford student convicted in fatal DUI case

Stanford reboots renaming process

City goes electric with refuse truck

Webcast: Debate over RVs

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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.