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Ross Road Interim Modifications and Survey

As you know traffic and transportation were among the Council’s priorities in 2019, and bike boulevards work to reduce vehicular traffic and increase safety for bicycles, vehicles and pedestrians.


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Rail Crossings are Subject of Upcoming Town Halls

Stay on track of all things rail related with Connecting Palo Alto. We have a series of rail town halls coming up starting with the first one on February 20,


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Local Celebration to Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.

The City of Palo Alto and Youth Community Service will hold a celebration event to pay tribute to the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 20


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New Year Brings New Leadership to Palo Alto

Keeping with tradition, the new year brought new leadership to Palo Alto at the first City Council meeting of the year.


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Weigh in on Council Priorities for 2020

Each year, the City Council reviews its priorities for the year at its annual Council Retreat that takes place early in the new year.


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Be Counted: U.S. Census Arrives in 2020

2020 is a U.S. Census year. What does that mean? Well, every 10 years the U.S. Census attempts to count everyone in the country to determine how more than $675 billion in federal funds will be distributed.


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Palo Alto to Swear In New Mayor & Vice Mayor

Keeping with tradition, the first Council meeting of the year is when the City holds its annual Reorganization Meeting where the next mayor and vice mayor are sworn in to serve for a year.


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Emergency Rent Protection Ordinance Kicked in on Dec. 2

Renters in Palo Alto can get some extra assurance against no-fault evictions- the emergency renter protection ordinance passed by City Council last week covers the period from December 2 until the new state law goes into effect on January 1.


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Take Boulware Park Survey to Share Ideas for Park Amenities

An online survey is being conducted to gain input from the community on what types of facilities they want to see included in the renovation of Boulware Park and the neighboring property at 3350 Birch Street that the City purchased earlier this year.


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County Survey to Assess Housing and Community Needs

The City of Palo Alto and Santa Clara County are collaborating to prepare a fair housing assessment report.


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Development Center Holiday Hours

Until December 23, the Development Center is opening one hour earlier at 8 a.m. each day to accommodate the expected increase in permit activity before building code changes go into effect on January 1, 2020


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Wet, Windy Weekend in Store

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory until 7 a.m. Saturday as the next frontal system arrives Friday evening through Sunday. The greater San Francisco Bay Area could experience gusts up to 50 mph.


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Council to Revisit Rent Protection Ordinance Again on Dec. 9

The City Council discussed establishing an emergency ordinance to prevent unjust evictions and rent hikes in Palo Alto on both November 18 and December 2, and will revisit it again on December 9.


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Our Palo Alto: A Monthly Community Conversation

Palo Alto’s 125th birthday celebrations have come to a close, the draft Cubberley Concept Plan is now out for all to view, pickleball is in, and the holidays are here!


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Seasonal Bike/Pedestrian Path Closure at Adobe Creek Begins

The Benjamin Lefkowitz bike/pedestrian undercrossing at Adobe Creek is now closed due to high water levels in the creek from the rain.


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Cubberley Concept Plan Available for Review

The Draft Cubberley Concept Plan has been released and is now available on the project website.


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Renter Protection Resources Available

On Monday, November 18, the City Council continued discussion and consideration of an urgency ordinance focused on renter protections to their next meeting on December 2


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Santa Clara County Not Part of Next Round of PG&E Power Shutoffs

PG&E announced this morning that Santa Clara County customers would not be part of the next round of power shutoffs that could occurr today through Thursday due to dangerous fire conditions.


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City Approves Legal Settlement in Police-Related Incident

The City Council approved a settlement on Monday that resolves a lawsuit arising out of a police-related incident.


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Flags in Palo Alto at Half-Staff in Honor of Utilities Worker Death

The flags at Palo Alto City Hall and other municipal buildings in Palo Alto are being flown at half-staff following a work-site incident where an employee was injured and later passed away from his injuries.


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NEWS RELEASE: City Employee Name Released Following Work-Site Incident

NEWS RELEASE: Following a work-site incident yesterday where an employee was injured and later passed away from his injuries, the City announced today the name of Utilities Department employee Donatus Okhomina, a veteran of the United States Air Force and a seasoned electrical lineman.


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Details Released Following a City Electrical Work-Site Incident

The City is announcing that the City’s Utilities Department experienced a significant workplace incident today resulting in the death of a City employee.


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Pickleball Craze Brings More Courts to Mitchell Park

Move over tennis, pickleball is the growing craze on the courts in Palo Alto. So much so that the City recently added six new pickleball courts to Mitchell Park.


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Sustainable Building Electrification Plan Adopted by Council

A new building electrification plan was adopted by Council on Nov. 4. It includes ways Palo Alto can be more sustainable and move towards electrification.


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Palo Alto Strike Team Helps Save a National Landmark

Palo Alto Fire crews from Engine 65 and Engine 365 returned on Nov. 3 from a call to duty, providing mutual aid to the Southern California wildfires that threatened a national landmark.


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Weigh In on Rail Options at Upcoming Community Meeting

Join the next Connecting Palo Alto community conversation and share your input on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Mitchell Park Community Center in the El Palo Alto room.


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Reuse Zone Expands to Divert Waste of Gently Used Products

The City of Palo Alto’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program is celebrating the expansion and reopening of its HHW Reuse Zone with Mayor Eric Filseth leading the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, November 7 at 10 a.m.


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Caltrain Electrification Work Begins in Palo Alto in November

The Caltrain electrification project is about to move forward in Palo Alto in November.


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Palo Alto Pays Tribute to Veterans

On Monday, Nov. 4 the City will be honoring Armed Forces veterans and all active duty service member at a Veterans Recognition Event in King Plaza from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


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Serve Your Community: Apply to Serve on a Board or Commission

Here’s your chance to serve your community and have a say in issues you might be passionate about.


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