Here is a list of local and regional service closures and changes for Christmas Day. Some will have special hours and be closed during the holiday period.
City of Palo Alto offices closed
Development Services Center closed
Garbage pickup All collection services will move to the following day, Saturday, Dec. 26. The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Station will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 26.
Library All branches will be open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24. However, all branches will be closed on Friday, Dec. 25.
Police, fire Active patrols and response teams are operational; records and administrative services are closed.
Utilities Office is closed; call for emergency services.
Caltrain Service will operate on the Sunday schedule. The schedule will include Weekend Baby Bullet trains in the morning and early evening. Go to caltrain.com for more information.
SamTrans Service will operate on the Sunday schedule. Go to samtrans.com for more information.
VTA Buses operate on the Sunday schedule. Go to vta.org for more information.
Federal, state offices
All offices are closed
U.S. Postal Service Retail service at post offices will be open for business Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24; however, many will shorten their hours and close at noon. All Palo Alto offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 25. Visit usps.com for more information.