Around the Terrace: July 11, 2019

Here are some recent announcements and news stories of interest to College Terrace and the surrounding area.

Silicon Valley Safety and Preparedness Fair
Recent earthquakes in Southern California remind us how important it is to be prepared for an emergency at any time. So Palo Alto’s Office of Emergency Services is hosting a free Safety Fair on Saturday, July 27, from noon to 4pm at the Stanford Shopping Center. There will be emergency vehicles on hand, a variety of safety exhibits, and free gifts for the first 300 families. Also, check out the City’s Emergency Preparedness hub.

Palo Alto Looks to Overhaul Parking Programs
A heads-up that, starting in August, the City will start rolling out changes to the downtown and neighborhood parking programs in an effort to make them more uniform. It’s unclear exactly how the College Terrace parking permit program will be affected, but we’ll keep you posted.

More Retail, Parking Space Will Come With Planned Cambridge Avenue Building
Construction will begin this Fall on a three-story, 35,000 square-foot development to replace the three buildings between 378 and 410 Cambridge Avenue. Among the tenants displaced by this development is the longtime Cambridge Barber Shop.