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Storm Update: Flash Flood & High Wind Watch Issued
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch and a High Wind Watch for the San Francisco Bay Area from Saturday through Sunday.


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Mayor Greg Scharff's January Message
Read Mayor Greg Scharff's first newsletter of the year, where he looks at what has transpired during his first month as mayor, and what lies ahead.

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Palo Alto/Stanford Citizen Corps Council Ceremony to Recognize Five Individuals for Outstanding Emergency Preparedness Activities
The Office of Emergency Services (OES) will host its 7th annual Community Partnership Awards Ceremony with a keynote speaker and reception on Thursday, Jan. 26 in the City Council Chambers from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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Bus Stops at University/Alma Transit Center Temporarily Relocated
VTA and Marguerite shuttle stops temporarily relocated to accommodate construction. See maps here.
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VTA Bus Stop Relocation

Mayor's State of the City
You're invited to Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff's State of the City address at Hana Haus at 456 University Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.
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The Year Ahead, the Year in Review
City Manager Jim Keene presented the annual Year in Review on Jan. 9, but it was really more of a Year in Preview, highlighting the issues the Council, staff and the community will be addressing in 2017.
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SFPUC Water Supply Blend Change
From January through early March, the City's water supplier will be delivering water from local surface reservoirs instead of our typical supply from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. If you have questions or concerns about water quality please call (650) 496-6967 or email UtilitiesCommunications@cityofpaloalto.org
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Tuolumne River flows over Rancheria Falls

Stanford to Hold Community Meeting on Campus Development Plans through 2035
Stanford University will hold a Community Forum in Palo Alto on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Mitchell Park Community Center to inform neighbors about the components of the General Use Permit (GUP) application, which calls for adding up to 2.2 million new square feet of academic facilities and up to 3,150 new on-campus housing units for students, staff and faculty.
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City on Storm Watch- Get Updates Here
The City has staff on-call around the clock to assist with the ongoing storms and monitor San Francisquito Creek. Get the latest alerts here.
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Special Message from Mayor Greg Scharff
As part of our last meeting of 2016, the City Council adopted a resolution reaffirming Palo Alto's commitment to a diverse, supportive, inclusive and protective community.
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