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Cubberley Community Day Returns with Fun for the Entire Family

Cubberley Community Day returns for a 5th year on Saturday, March 23 with activities the whole family will enjoy.


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Meeting to Present Draft Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan

The City has prepared a final draft report outlining how it will incorporate Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) features into its urban landscape over several decades.


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Churchill Ave and Tunnel Focus of Next Connecting Palo Alto Meeting

The Churchill Avenue rail crossing, a possible citywide tunnel and traffic data will be the focus of the next Connecting Palo Alto Meeting on Wednesday, March 27.


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Bikeshare and E-Scooter Pilot Ramps Up

Palo Alto’s bikeshare and e-scooter program is being renewed for another full year. On Monday, March 18, Council adopted a resolution extending the Bikeshare and E-Scooter Pilot Program for one year through March 31, 2020.


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Council Adopts Sea Level Rise Policy

Recognizing that sea level rise is an issue that will affect all of Palo Alto for generations to come, Council adopted a new policy that directs staff to study the issue further and propose an adaptation plan.


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Serve Your Community: Apply to Serve on a Board or Commission

Want to make a difference in your community? Consider serving on a Palo Alto Board or Commission. There are currently 12 open positions. The deadline to apply has been extended until Tuesday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m.


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Ventura Residents Share Redevelopment Ideas During Town Hall

The City Council and Ventura residents exchanged many ideas for the future of the neighborhood during a Town Hall Study Session held at the former Ventura Elementary School on Monday, March 11.


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Caltrain Electrification Prep Work Begins in Palo Alto

It's full speed ahead with the Caltrain Electrification project as Caltrain began work in Palo Alto this week.


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Mayor Filseth Delivers State of City Address

Mayor Eric Filseth delivered the annual State of the City address on Tuesday night, March 5, that focused on preserving local control over housing decisions, outlined accomplishments of the past year, highlighted Council priorities, and called for 2019 to be a year of “nuts and bolts.”


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Rooftop Decks Approved for Downtown Palo Alto

Downtown buildings taller than 50 feet are now allowed to build roof decks. The Council vote on Monday, February 25 applies to buildings constructed before a 50-foot height limit went into effect in 1986.


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