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Special Message from Mayor Greg Scharff
Over the last several days, we have witnessed the horrendous violence in Charlottesville, and the disturbing ideology of the white nationalist groups involved. There is no place for the hatred, bigotry and racist views expressed by these groups.
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Mayor Scharff Reaffirms Commitment to Paris Agreement
The Trump Administration has moved forward with its formal notice to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, prompting Mayor Scharff to reaffirm our local commitment to uphold the global climate pact.
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Community Survey for the Recruitment of the Next Police Chief
The City of Palo Alto has initiated a search to hire the next Chief of Police, with the final candidate selection to be made by the City Manager and confirmed by the City Council.
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Palo Alto Transit Center to Close Temporarily
The Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot will be temporarily closed from Aug. 7-Sept. 21. Bus stops will be temporarily relocated on Quarry Road during construction.
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Mayor Scharff's July Message
Mayor Greg Scharff’s July newsletter includes new affordable housing and free summertime events taking place throughout the City.
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City of Palo Alto Paves the Way for More Electric Vehicles with Local Renewable Energy
On Monday, July 24, the City of Palo Alto unveiled new solar panels installed atop parking carports of two public garages and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that are powered by the renewable energy generated on-site.
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Palo Alto's Open House Takes Community Behind the Scenes
The City of Palo Alto hosted an Open House on July 3 to showcase some of the “behind the scenes” work that it takes to operate a city.
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Michelle Poché Flaherty Named as Palo Alto Deputy City Manager
City Manager James Keene announced today that he has selected Michelle Poché Flaherty to serve as Deputy City Manager, and she will join the City on August 8.
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Community Input Needed to Design Palo Alto's Caltrain Corridor
The City of Palo Alto is seeking community input on Connecting Palo Alto, a citywide effort to design the future of our Caltrain rail corridor.
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Council Adopts FY 2018 Budget
The City Council adopted the FY 2018 budget on June 27 that reflects its priority of tackling transportation while maintaining city service levels, all with an eye toward future challenges including unfunded pension liability and retiree health benefits.
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