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Council Passes Near-Term Actions to Fight Climate Change

On Monday, Dec. 11, the City Council unanimously passed the Sustainability Implementation Plan or SIP, which is the next phase of the City’s Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.


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City to Explore Drone Use in FAA Pilot Program

The City is partnering with Stanford Blood Center and Matternet, an autonomous drone manufacturer to explore the possibility of using unmanned drones for the delivery of blood samples to Stanford Hospital.


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Santa Clara County Presents Top Public Health Award to Palo Alto

The County of Santa Clara will present awards to the City of Palo Alto at tonight’s scheduled City Council meeting, including the “Best Overall” award recognizing the City for new public health policies adopted this year.


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Sign-up to Use the Library’s New, Interactive Search Tool

The Palo Alto City Library wants you to "check out" its robust, new interactive search tool during the soft launch period.


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Korean Books Donation to City Includes One of World's Oldest

The Palo Alto City Library has received a Korean Book Collection that includes one of the world’s oldest books.


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Palo Alto to Buy “Carbon Offsets” from Sister City, Oaxaca, Mexico

The City is working with sister city, Oaxaca, Mexico, on a forestry project to help offset carbon dioxide emissions associated with natural gas use in the Palo Alto community.


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Our Palo Alto: A Monthly Community Conversation

Help shape the Council priorities for 2018, learn about the library's new search tool, and the holiday happenings in Palo Alto.


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Share Your Priorities for 2018 with Palo Alto City Council

What priorities would you like to see the Palo Alto City Council adopt in 2018? You are invited to share your thoughts on Open City Hall where your feedback is used to help discuss and define what priorities the City will try to accomplish next year.


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Palo Alto/Stanford Citizen Corps Council Ceremony to Recognize Three Individuals and One Organization for Outstanding Emergency Preparedness Activities

The Office of Emergency Services (OES) will host its 8th annual Community Partnership Awards Ceremony reception on Thursday, Jan. 18 in the City Council Chambers from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


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Beware of Scam Utility Calls

Beware of scam callers claiming to be from the Utilities Department! Hang up and call us at (650) 329-2161 to verify your account status if unsure.


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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2012
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