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The Our Palo Alto blog consists of newsworthy items that might not necessarily make the front page of the City of Palo Alto website. Just because it's below the fold, doesn't mean it's not still noteworthy. Read on and enjoy yet another way to engage in "All Things Palo Alto"!

  

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We Built This City

As part of Palo Alto’s yearlong 125th anniversary celebration, families who attended the Summer Family Day at the Art Center on August 25 got a chance to...
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Mark Your Calendar for the 2019 Great Glass Pumpkin Patch®

The Palo Alto Art Center turns into California’s largest glass pumpkin patch from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29.
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Mayor's Green Business Leader Award Winners

Mayor's "Green Business Leader" Recognition Awards

Palo Alto businesses who earned EPA Energy Star & LEED status were recognized at the City Council meeting on August 19.
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Short Story Kiosk Comes to Mitchell Park Library for Summer Reading Program

The Short Story Dispenser is on the move again, now at Mitchell Park Library to be one of the features of the Summer Reading Program.
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Summertime Fun in Palo Alto

There is plenty of entertainment taking place at various venues throughout the City in the summer.
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Local Olympians to Celebrate Olympic Day in Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto Olympian Lily Zhang and other local Olympians will gather in Lytton Plaza on Sunday, June 23 at 1 p.m. to celebrate Olympic Day and help usher in...
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Palo Alto Earns National Energy Innovator Award

We are honored to accept the National Energy Innovator Award from the American Public Power Association for our Home Efficiency Genie program!
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Palo Alto Kicks Off its 125th Birthday with Palo Alto Day

Palo Alto turns 125 years young this year! Palo Alto Day is one of many celebrations throughout the year to mark this milestone.
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Japanese Exchange Students Tour City Hall

Every March since 1995, students from Tsuchiura Junior High in Japan travel to Palo Alto for a week to participate in an exchange program with host families...
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