Paloalto was a rock band formed in Los Angeles, California. Their band is not named after the city Palo Alto, but rather the lead singer James Grundler's preschool. Their debut album was released on Rick Rubin's American Recordings label and was produced by Rubin. Their second album, Heroes and Villains, reached #14 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart in 2003, on the strength of the song "Breathe In", which had been featured on The O.C.. The song "Try" was the theme song on the 2003 Warner Brothers show "Tarzan".
James and Tommy are now in the band Golden State.