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Community Raises $25 Million to Build New Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo
The Junior Museum & Zoo (JMZ), the City's hands-on science facility for children since 1941, is one step closer to getting a new and improved facility.
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City to Honor Community Members as Part of Black History Month
The City of Palo Alto and Youth Community Service (YCS) are teaming up to host a Black History Month recognition ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 23.
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Speed Survey Community Meetings
The public is invited to a Speed Survey Community Meeting on March 2 and March 9 where City staff will gather community input on whether the posted speed limit should be raised to facilitate radar speed enforcement, and alternatives to increasing the posted speed limit will be discussed.
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Flood Watch Issued for Sunday through Monday Evening
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for 4 p.m. Sunday through late Monday evening.
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Property Owners Will Be Voting on Whether to Approve a Fee Increase for Palo Alto’s Storm Water Management Program
On February 24, 2017, the City will mail ballots to Palo Alto property owners requesting that they vote on whether to continue the fee which funds the City's Storm Water Management Program.
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Mayor Greg Scharff's February Message
Read Mayor Greg Scharff's February newsletter, where he outlines his vision for Palo Alto with excerpts from his State of the City speech.
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Being Different Together – Taking the conversation deeper
Being Different Together – Taking the Conversation Deeper
A Series of four Community Forums
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Palo Alto Transit Center Pathway Project to Begin
Construction for the Palo Alto Transit Center Bicycle and Pedestrian Pathway Connection Project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 6.
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Council Adopts 2017 Priorities
The Council adopted five priorities – Transportation, Infrastructure, Healthy City/Healthy Community, Budget and Finance, and Housing – as their 2017 priorities at the annual retreat on Sat. Jan. 28.
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Our Palo Alto Community Conversation
Read the Our Palo Alto eNewsletter and join the community conversation.
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