Palo Alto, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is home to approximately 67,000 residents (daytime population more than doubles) and technology giants such as Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, eBay, and more. Palo Alto has earned the reputation around the world as the “Birthplace of Silicon Valley” and is the center of technology and innovation, as well as an ideal location to work, live and raise a family. Palo Alto is also home to the prestigious Stanford University and is roughly 40 miles south of San Francisco and close to beaches, mountains and city life. Outdoor life in Palo Alto provides a year-round calendar of great things to do including: festivals, concerts, theatre, biking, hiking, fishing, and much more. Palo Alto’s constituencies are engaged community members that enjoy the opportunity to have a say in how their community is developed. Palo Alto is also known for its robust downtown area with a wide variety of premium shopping and dining options. To learn more, visit www.cityofpaloalto.org.