Take these steps to be prepared for earthquakes, before and after the shaking.

All American Market employee, Dell Ralls, cleans up after the 1989 earthquake. (Image by Joe Melena via Palo Alto Historical Association)

Learn about current water usage and actions the community can take now to limit water use

Current Water Conditions

With most of California, including the Bay Area and Palo Alto, considered to be in an Extreme and Exceptional Drought phase, the City is urging the community to act now by conserving water. In less than six months, much of California was upgraded to the Exceptional Drought phase. …


Police Department Quarterly Update: A look back and a look ahead


Learn more about the City’s budget which began on July 1, 2021



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