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Welcoming Newcomers to Palo Alto

Palo Alto is already known as a diverse, inclusive community and we are once again partnering with the Palo Alto Family YMCA for the second annual Palo Alto Welcome Week from September 12-22.


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Council Formalizes Palo Alto’s Rail Advisory Panel

At its September 9 meeting, the City Council discussed and unanimously approved moving forward with changes to Connecting Palo Alto, the City’s community-based process to address the challenges associated with at-grade crossing on the Caltrain corridor.


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Gear Up for Bike Palo Alto

Grab your helmet, pump up your tires and hop on your bike as the 10th Annual Bike Palo Alto returns for riders of all ages on Sunday, September 29 from 1-3 p.m.


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Our Palo Alto: A Monthly Community Conversation

Savor the final days of summer as the final free concert in the park kicks off the Labor Day weekend. See which companies earned the Mayor’s Green Business Leaders award this year, and stay on track with the Connecting Palo Alto grade separation process.


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GreenWaste Expands Clean Up Day Service

GreenWaste is expanding its Clean Up Day service starting in September. The Clean Up Day service provides curbside collection of bulky items, excess recyclables and yard trimmings, and other items.


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Blue Ribbon Committee Considered for Grade Separation Process

A Blue Ribbon Committee is being considered to enhance the Connecting Palo Alto rail grade separation process.


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State Proposes $21M for EV Charging in Santa Clara County

The California Energy Commission is partnering with five local energy agencies to launch an incentive project for the installation of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.


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Palo Alto Police Recruiting for Citizens Police Academy

The Palo Alto Police Department is now accepting applications for its next Basic Citizens Police Academy, which runs from September to November 2019.


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Heat Advisory Issued Through Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Santa Clara County and most of the Bay Area for Wednesday, August 14 through 8 p.m. Thursday, August 15.


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Patriot Day Pays Tribute to 9/11 Terrorist Attack Victims and Heroes

This September 11th marks 18 years since nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the 2001 terror attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.


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