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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. This year we are once again asking the Palo Alto community to weigh in with their choice of City priorities.


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Waste Collection Schedule During the Holidays

Your recycle, compost, and garbage collection day may change during the holidays. If your regular collection day falls on or after the holiday, your collection day will be moved to the next day.


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Development Center Holiday Hours

Until December 23 this month, 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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