DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Merrill Newman M.A. ‘55, a Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran, was escorted off a plane in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Oct. 26, by North Korean authorities. North Korean officials recently released a video of him apologizing for espionage acts during his service in the Korean war.
Palo Alto city officials have voted to spend $250,000 on improving living conditions for the homeless population of the city.
Palo Alto City Council passed a highly debated and controversial ordinance in early August banning the act of living in a vehicle within the city.
Students can now gain access to food delivery within 45 minutes from over 60 restaurants in Palo Alto and Mountain View thanks to DoorDash, a Stanford alumni-founded startup hoping to leverage the needs of local small business owners and hungry clientele.
Pacific Art League’s “Taking Digital Art to the Streets” provides a fresh perspective on mobile digital artwork
Walking into the Pacific Art League’s July 12 exhibition, you might never have guessed that much of the artwork on display wasn’t created with an easel and a paintbrush but instead took form on digital platforms, the work of artists who’d traded in their oil paints and charcoal pencils for more modern tablets and styluses.