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Council Approves New Deployment Model for Fire Department
At its meeting on Oct. 16, the City Council approved deployment changes for City firefighters - a move that addresses both increased calls for ambulance service and falling revenues.
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Diwali Festival Kicks Off Celebrating Cultures Initiative
The Palo Alto City Library invites the community to celebrate diversity as it kicks off the Celebrating Cultures initiative with the “Diwali, Festival of Lights” event taking place on Sunday, October 29.
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Special Message from the Mayor on Wildfires
Our hearts go out to our neighbors in Northern California that are experiencing the devastating wildfires that are currently spanning eight counties.
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Health Advisory Issued Due to Smoke from North Bay Wildfires
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an health advisory for the Bay Area today as a result of the wildfires in the North Bay:
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Purchase to Save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is Complete
A three-way partnership plan to save the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto has been finalized.
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Our Palo Alto: A Monthly Community Conversation
Read the September edition of Our Palo Alto eNewsletter and join the community conversation.
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Mayor's Monthly Message
Mayor Greg Scharff’s September newsletter looks at the affordable housing bill he supports on the state level, how the City is working to move Connecting Palo Alto full steam ahead, and even his Spiderman antics- all for a good cause.


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Traffic Safety & Bicycle Boulevard Project Set to Begin
Survey work for the first phase of the Neighborhood Traffic Safety & Bicycle Boulevard Project is currently underway and construction is set to begin the week of October 2 starting on Ross Road from Talisman Drive to Corina Way.
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Palo Alto Earns Top Award for Climate Change Leadership
Palo Alto will be recognized as the first city to achieve a Platinum Level Beacon Award – the highest level possible - for its efforts and leadership in addressing climate change when Mayor Greg Scharff accepts the prestigious recognition in front of hundreds of elected leaders from throughout California at this year's League of California Cities Annual Conference on Sept. 14.
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Council Adopts Parks Master Plan
Calling it a “model” plan, the City Council unanimously adopted Palo Alto’s master plan for parks and open space at their meeting on Sept. 11.
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