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"The Black Index" Virtual Book Launch Event
Join the Palo Alto Art Center and Hunter College Art Galleries for a virtual book launch celebrating The Black Index, co-published by the Hunter College Art Galleries and Hirmer Verlag.
Household Hazardous Waste Station Open
The Household Hazardous Waste Station provides Palo Alto residents with an environmentally safe, convenient way to dispose of unwanted hazardous household products such as used or expired medication, paints, solvents, fuels, cleaners, pesticides, etc., which contain hazardous substances.
City Council Special Meeting
Tune into this City Council special meeting held virtually via Zoom and live-streamed on YouTube. Council will review several items listed on this meeting's agenda.
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Flex Alert in Effect - Help Conserve Energy
Published on June 18, 2021
Due to extreme heat forecasts for California and parts of the Southwest, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has issued a Flex Alert for Friday, June 18 from 5-10 p.m.
News Release: City Council Selects Lesley Milton as City Clerk
Published on June 17, 2021
The City of Palo Alto announced today the appointment of Lesley Milton as City Clerk, starting on July 26. The City Council will formally consider Ms. Milton’s appointment at its meeting on June 21.
Beat the Heat at Rinconada or Mitchell Park Library
Published on June 17, 2021
Palo Alto is expected to reach the mid 90s on Thursday, June 17 and the high temperatures will continue through Friday, with temperatures expected to lower on the weekend. Cool off at Rinconada and Mitchell Park Library, open today from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Find current Library hours.
Recovery & Reopening: New Public Health Order Effective June 15
Published on June 14, 2021
Moving beyond the blueprint. Fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a face covering except in areas where masks are required by everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Learn what's changing starting on June 15, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.
Hot & Dry Week: Tips for Staying Safe and Cool When it’s Hot Out
Published on June 14, 2021
The National Weather Service is forecasting high temperatures later this week, June 16-18, 2021. Stay safe and cool with these tips.
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