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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto OKs police auditor 'profiling' study

The police auditor hired to probe Palo Alto Police Department policies toward minorities will also be expected to recommend...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 8, 2008 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 2345 Views

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Police investigating possible attempted abduction

Palo Alto police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy by a woman who told him she had been sent...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2277 Views

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Woman in Dec. 22 ambulance crash dies

A woman who was gravely injured when the ambulance she was riding in crashed in Palo Alto last week has died at Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by family, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 2567 Views

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Bridge Painting/Tazer Deployment in Bol Park

Seeing that EPA recently had an issue with a previously deported ex-felon, I thought this story would go along well with...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views

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Palo Alto suspect who hit cop returns to area

Pascual Nuno Martinez, 50, arrived back in Santa Clara County Sunday night after being successfully extradited from Kansas...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2282 Views

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Man arrested in Menlo Park for brandishing gun

A small number of apartment residents were evacuated and taken to the Menlo Park Civic Center today after a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by dsr, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 2620 Views

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Feds raid Palo Alto Utilities Department in fraud probe

The Mercury-News is reporting that the Feds raided the Palo Alto Utilities Department last week Friday as part of a criminal...

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2355 Views

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East Palo Alto man gets 45 years in sex case

An "unrepentant" East Palo Alto man was sentenced last Friday to 45 years to life in prison by a San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by im da mother of this little gurl :.(, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2591 Views

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No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 2350 Views

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Police search for driver who fled from car

Police are searching this morning for a man who ran from a California Highway Patrol officer after being pulled over for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by saw the hunt, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 2153 Views

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Jury selection begins in EPA cop murder trial

The selection of a jury in the trial of Alberto Alvarez, accused of killing East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May in...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by ms b, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 2440 Views

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Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop is delayed

The trial of Alberto Alvarez, accused of killing East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May in January 2006, has been delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by ELL, on Mar 25, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2147 Views

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Bail reduced for Palo Alto landlord couple

A San Francisco judge reduced the bail for the Palo Alto couple charged with threatening and stealing from their tenants,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Observer, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 2372 Views

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Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 2095 Views

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El Camino Real & California Street - Mystery Wheelchair Accident

Hello everyone- I'm hoping that someone can help me. On Saturday, April 11th I was driving down el camino real and stopped...

Original post made by Daniel J. Pinna on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2155 Views

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Republican steals from Don Henley, then mocks the victim

Charles DeVore is running against Barbara Boxer for the US Senate. He claims that he has a constitutional right to steal...

Original post made by Don on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 19, 2009 at 7:16 am | 3 comments | 2331 Views

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Wildhorse Valley Rescuse

In case anyone was expecting someone after lunch and they didn't show, a woman has been stuck down a sixty foot ravine at...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2041 Views

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baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 2137 Views

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Red light camera?

I saw a camera above the intersection of Deer Park and Page Mill today as I hit the yellew and it turned red about a second...

Original post made by H sund on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:54 am | 3 comments | 5313 Views

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Kanter to be sworn in as education undersecretary Wednesday

Raising student achievement will be the top priority of Martha Kanter, who will be sworn in Wednesday as U.S. undersecretary...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by martha fan, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:45 pm | 3 comments | 2667 Views
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