Government closures, hours for Memorial Day


Here's a list of Memorial Day, May 30, service closures and changes.

City services

City of Palo Alto offices: Closed

Garbage pickup: All collection services will remain the same for Memorial Day and the rest of the week

Library: All branches will be closed

Police, fire: Active patrols and response teams are operational; records and administrative services are closed

Utilities: Office is closed; call for emergency services


Palo Alto Unified School District administration and schools: Closed


Caltrain: Service will operate on the Sunday schedule. See

SamTrans: Service will operate on the Sunday schedule. See

Stanford Marguerite: Limited service. The only routes operating will be Line EB, Line HD, Medical Center, Medical Center: Holiday, Shopping Express: Special, and Line W. See

VTA: Buses operate on the Sunday schedule. See

Federal, state offices

All offices are closed

U.S. Postal Service: All Palo Alto offices will be closed.


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