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It’s easy to get connected with the City of Palo Alto and stay informed. Find links, resources, and engagement opportunities below.  


For emergency conditions, sign up to stay informed:

  • The City of Palo Alto uses Santa Clara County's AlertSCC system to communicate during unforeseen events or emergencies such as natural disasters, major crime bulletins, widespread power outages, and more. To sign up for free, visit the AlertSCC registration page.
  • Palo Alto PD publishes news releases, traffic advisories, urgent updates, community news, power outage notifications, and other important safety information on Nixle. Subscribe for free here.
  • Important City updates are shared on Nextdoor, Twitter, and Facebook.