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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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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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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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Progress Report for Fire Station Replacement Project

The infrastructure replacement project for Fire Station No. 3 on Embarcadero Road is making solid progress and is expected to be complete this fall, despite several setbacks, including the bankruptcy of a subcontractor.


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Palo Alto Names Next Chief Communications Officer

Palo Alto City Manager Ed Shikada today announced the City's next Chief Communications Officer.


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New Fire Chief & Top Transportation Official Have Strong Ties to Palo Alto

City Manager Ed Shikada announced that an in-house candidate and a returning manager have been selected to become the City’s next Fire Chief and Chief Transportation Official, respectively.


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Short Story Kiosk Comes to Mitchell Park Library for Summer Reading Program

The Short Story Dispenser is on the move again, now at Mitchell Park Library to be one of the features of the Summer Reading Program.


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Our Palo Alto: A Monthly Community Conversation

The budget is passed, school is out and summer is here. Read this month’s Our Palo Alto to get caught up on the latest Council action and find some fun events the whole family can experience here in town this summer.


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Palo Alto Addresses Gaps in Stanford’s GUP & Community Plan Amendment

The City of Palo Alto is responding to the letter Stanford submitted on Monday, June 24 to Santa Clara County regarding the Stanford General Use Permit (GUP) and the Stanford Community Plan (SCP) Amendment.


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Council Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

On Monday, June 17, Council approved the Fiscal Year 2020 budget that addresses long-term pension obligations and establishes an Office of Transportation.


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