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Council Will Hear Newell Road Bridge Project on Monday

The Newell Road Bridge Replacement Project is on the City Council agenda for Monday, June 1 at 6:35 p.m.


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Council Resumes Budget Deliberations on Tuesday, May 26

Another budget hearing is planned on Tuesday, May 26 for the Council to review proposed refinements to City service reductions. A new blog provides a summary of the current staff report released and shares next steps.


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Palo Alto Issues Emergency Order Requiring Face Coverings

City Manager Ed Shikada issued an Emergency Order requiring face coverings to be worn in public beginning at noon on Wednesday, May 13.


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Adobe Creek Underpass Closes as Bridge Construction Resumes

The Benjamin Lefkowitz bike/pedestrian undercrossing at Adobe Creek will once again close for safety reasons on May 18 when the Highway 101 Pedestrian Bike Bridge construction resumes.


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Take Online Survey to Join the Budget Conversation

This is an unprecedented time, and together we face a series of tough budget decisions in the weeks ahead as Fiscal Year 2021 budget talks begin.


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How New Shelter in Place Order Applies to Palo Alto

The City continues to evaluate the latest Shelter in Place Order which goes from May 3 at 11:59 p.m. through May 31. The Order eases some restrictions such as construction activities and some outdoor activities, while ensuring social distancing requirements and other safety protocols.


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Newell Bridge Project Approved by Architectural Review Board

The Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (Final EIR/EA) for the Newell Road Bridge Replacement project was discussed and unanimously approved by the Architectural Review Board (ARB) at a public hearing on Thursday, May 7, 2020.


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Census Deadline Extended Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The "official" kick-off for the 2020 Census was April 1, but due to the current Coronavirus health crisis, the deadline to respond has been extended until August 14.


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COVID-19 Recovery and Fiscal Challenges Ahead

City Manager Ed Shikada updated Council on April 20 about what the City is doing to ensure essential services continue, while also focusing on two important areas as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: recovery and fiscal challenges ahead.


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Virtually Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

On this day 50 years ago, the first Earth Day was held to bring awareness to environmental issues. Palo Alto has long been a leader in sustainability since establishing its first Climate Protection Plan in 2007.


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