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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2365 Views

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DUI arrests down in Santa Clara County

There were 100 fewer people arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by End-The-Checkpoints-Now!, on Jan 3, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 1969 Views

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Teen wounded in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that injured a teen in East Palo Alto Monday afternoon. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24154&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 31, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2086 Views

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Woman arrested in fatal East Palo Alto stabbing

Police in East Palo Alto have arrested a woman suspected of fatally stabbing her boyfriend at their home Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Spicy, on Feb 8, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 2339 Views

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Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Solon, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 2316 Views

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Former Citigroup employee gets prison sentence

A former Citigroup Inc. sales assistant who stole $800,000 from the financial firm's clients in Palo Alto has been sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2490 Views

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Identity-theft forum to be held in Palo Alto tonight

In response to the rise in identity thefts, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss and District Attorney Jeff Rosen will...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walt, on Mar 15, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1914 Views

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Helicopter crashes in baylands

PAPD and PAFD are on scene of a helicopter crash in the Palo Alto baylands just north of the MSC and west of the landfill....

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 1984 Views

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Police Activity at Louis/Loma Verde Monday 4.15

Definitely something has happened, lots of cars, police cars with lights flashing, sirens, bystanders. Anyone know what's...

Original post made by Neighbor on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1958 Views

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State senate passes distracted-driving bill

A bill that would increase the base fines for distracted driving passed the California State Senate Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2985 Views

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EPA woman pleads not guilty in DUI fatality

An East Palo Alto woman accused of killing another woman in a drunken driving crash last year has pleaded not guilty to second...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by twiin, on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 3851 Views

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Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2464 Views

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Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 2848 Views

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Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 2606 Views

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One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2569 Views

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Grass fire narrowly misses East Palo Alto homes

A 10-acre grass fire in the baylands missed igniting homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood by a matter of feet Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 2798 Views

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Fugitive arrested in East Palo Alto to be on TV

A Salinas fugitive became the unwitting star of the show after running a stop sign in East Palo Alto Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2955 Views

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terrorist attack in Wisconsin this morning

The FBI is reporting a terrorist attack on a temple in Wisconsin this morning. Numerous fatalities and others critically...

Original post made by RIP on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1579 Views

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Police seek men in home-invasion robbery

In a brazen home-invasion robbery, two men robbed an East Palo Alto couple at gunpoint when they returned home late Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 8501 Views

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Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 2146 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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