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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 19 hours ago | 36 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 42 minutes ago | 75 comments

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Residents asked not burn wood on Thanksgiving
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking local residents not to burn wood in fireplaces and woodstoves on Thanksgiving to prevent air quality from becoming unhealthy. Thursday, 9:02 AM

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 just north of University Avenue in Menlo Park. Thursday, 7:42 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 | 14 comments

Palo Alto to reap revenues from new state bills
As Palo Alto's elected leaders survey all the new laws coming out of Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, two strikingly different pictures -- and reactions -- emerge. Wednesday, 8:26 AM | 1 comments

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 | 2 comments

Government closures, services on Thanksgiving
Find out which local and regional service closures and changes for Thanksgiving. Some agencies will have special hours and others are closed through the weekend. Wednesday, 12:14 PM

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 from the community to make it all possible. Tuesday, 8:26 AM | 1 comments

City goes electric with refuse truck

Former Stanford student convicted in fatal DUI case

Stanford reboots renaming process

CHP to boost enforcement during Thanksgiving weekend

Webcast: Debate over RVs

Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Permanent injunction given in sanctuary city order

Resident stands firm as redevelopment looms

PUBLIC AGENDA: bridge EIR; new dog park

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