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Caltrain begins upgrade of fencing along tracks
Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved... Last comment 7 hours ago | 21 comments

Supervisors approve funding for Bay Trail
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District... Last comment 8 hours ago | 21 comments

Bikes on the California Avenue underpass
I am concerned about people riding their bikes on the underpass that goes under the rail tracks at the California Avenue... Last comment 7 hours ago | 29 comments

Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan
A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives... Last comment 17 hours ago | 42 comments

 
 
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Police: Man steals woman's cellphone in downtown
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a woman's cellphone out of the hand of a teenage girl who had asked to borrow it to make a call in downtown Palo Alto on Monday, according to a police department press release. Thursday, 4:57 PM | 1 comments

Two San Jose men arrested in connection with theft
An alert resident's report of two men lurking around vehicles in the Barron Park neighborhood on Wednesday led to the arrest of two San Jose men, after police allegedly found one of them in possession of stolen items. Thursday, 4:56 PM

VIDEO: Palo Alto High School's 86-year-old gym demolished
Palo Alto High School's "Big Gym," where NBA star Jeremy Lin played and famed wrestling brothers Dave and Mark Schultz grappled, was demolished on Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, to make room for a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art sports complex. Thursday, 9:13 AM | 9 comments

Police, school district review policies for resource officers
Palo Alto police and school officials are looking to revise their procedures for police officers' conduct on campuses in the wake of a Jordan Middle School incident involving a student. Thursday, 9:50 AM

Police: Man nabbed in San Jose after car pursuit in Palo Alto
A truck driver who police said almost ran over an officer in Palo Alto last Thursday night before speeding away through the residential streets was arrested hours later in San Jose.
Wednesday, 8:39 PM | 2 comments

New transportation vision targets congestion, parking
From congested roads to inadequate parking, transportation problems have been driving most of the debates at City Hall over the past year. These issues featured prominently Monday night, when the City Council discussed an update to the city's transportation vision. Thursday, 8:01 AM | 12 comments

Caltrans offers $25K prize for ideas to improve transportation
Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve transportation and other state services.
Thursday, 8:26 AM | 3 comments

Police: Man arrested for attempted robbery, fighting officers

FBI report details home invasion, sexual assault cases

Caltrain begins improvements aimed at preventing suicides

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