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Ross Road Interim Modifications and Survey

As you know traffic and transportation were among the Council’s priorities in 2019, and bike boulevards work to reduce vehicular traffic and increase safety for bicycles, vehicles and pedestrians.


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Rail Crossings are Subject of Upcoming Town Halls

Stay on track of all things rail related with Connecting Palo Alto. We have a series of rail town halls coming up starting with the first one on February 20,


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Local Celebration to Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.

The City of Palo Alto and Youth Community Service will hold a celebration event to pay tribute to the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 20


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New Year Brings New Leadership to Palo Alto

Keeping with tradition, the new year brought new leadership to Palo Alto at the first City Council meeting of the year.


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Weigh in on Council Priorities for 2020

Each year, the City Council reviews its priorities for the year at its annual Council Retreat that takes place early in the new year.


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Be Counted: U.S. Census Arrives in 2020

2020 is a U.S. Census year. What does that mean? Well, every 10 years the U.S. Census attempts to count everyone in the country to determine how more than $675 billion in federal funds will be distributed.


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Palo Alto to Swear In New Mayor & Vice Mayor

Keeping with tradition, the first Council meeting of the year is when the City holds its annual Reorganization Meeting where the next mayor and vice mayor are sworn in to serve for a year.


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Emergency Rent Protection Ordinance Kicked in on Dec. 2

Renters in Palo Alto can get some extra assurance against no-fault evictions- the emergency renter protection ordinance passed by City Council last week covers the period from December 2 until the new state law goes into effect on January 1.


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Take Boulware Park Survey to Share Ideas for Park Amenities

An online survey is being conducted to gain input from the community on what types of facilities they want to see included in the renovation of Boulware Park and the neighboring property at 3350 Birch Street that the City purchased earlier this year.


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County Survey to Assess Housing and Community Needs

The City of Palo Alto and Santa Clara County are collaborating to prepare a fair housing assessment report.


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