After five teen suicides shook Palo Alto in 2009, schools and the city implemented intervention and support programs. Awareness has been raised, but a teen survey shows there’s more work to be done.
Sid Espinosa, Palo Alto’s first Hispanic and fourth-youngest mayor, juggles duties at City Hall with a full-time job at Microsoft. His career path included a White House job during the Clinton administration.
Despite being one of the primary modes of public transportation in Silicon Valley, Caltrain does not offer Wi-Fi service to passengers. This puts the train behind several regional rail agencies.