Around the Terrace: November 2, 2021

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

  • PAUSD Expands Covid Testing to All Palo Alto Residents
    PAUSD has expanded its Covid Testing Program to all residents in Palo Alto. Testing is available five days a week, from 10am-6pm starting Nov. 1st. The testing location is at the Cubberley Community Center. No appointment needed.
  • Junior Museum and Zoo Reopens on November 12
    The expanded Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo will reopen Friday, November 12. Redesigned with a focus on accessibility, there are a host of new interactive indoor exhibits as well as a two-story, wheelchair-accessible treehouse that overlooks the zoo.
  • College Terrace Library is Open
    Did you know you can send print jobs from your home computer to the library printers? Pick up books from other libraries transferred to our library? Use the library’s free wi-fi? The best way to make sure our beloved local library branch remains open is to use it! Stop by anytime from 1pm to 5pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

Around the Terrace: June 25, 2020

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

Cameron Park Renovation Project Meeting on July 2 at 6:30pm
The second online community meeting for the Cameron Park renovation project will be next Thursday, July 2, at 6:30pm. Email to RSVP. The Parks and Recreation Commission will also discuss the project at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, June 30, at 7pm. To participate in this meeting  please visit the commission’s home page the day of the meeting for the link.

Like California Ave, University Ave Will Close to Traffic
After the success of closing California Avenue to traffic to make room for outdoor dining and retail, the City Council voted to do the same on University Avenue between High Street and Cowper Street starting on July 3. (University Avenue will also be closed this weekend.)

Stanford Dish to Reopen in Early July
Stanford is actively preparing to reopen the Dish area, with the goal of allowing visitors again in early July. Changes include the installation of a new pedestrian access gate at Stanford Avenue and temporary signage throughout the Dish area, as well as the smoothing of areas next to the pathway to allow more room for passing.

Cameron Park Renovation Project Meeting: May 6

The City of Palo Alto invites residents to attend a web-based community meeting on May 6th at 11am and 4pm.

The meeting will review the proposed renovations to Cameron Park and provide the  opportunity for community input.  Major elements of the park renovation include:  new/expanded playground equipment, added picnic tables, a connected paved path through the park, new site furnishing, planting and irrigation. 

Please send an email RSVP to including  meeting time you’d like to attend either 11am or 4pm in your response and a meeting invite will be emailed to you a prior to the meeting to sign on.

Cameron Park Planning Meeting: April 1st

UPDATE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Check the project page for more information.

The City of Palo Alto is inviting the public to review and provide input on proposed improvements for Cameron Park at a meeting on Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30pm at the Matadero Room at Mitchell Park Community Center.

We posted last May about proposed improvements to both Werry and Cameron parks here in College Terrace. At the time, it was suggested that the work at Cameron Park would focus on safety and accessibility improvements to the park’s playground. If you want to learn more about these improvements, be sure to attend the city’s meeting on April 1.