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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

arsonist on the loose in Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says there have been 9 arson fires in Barron Park so far this year. More in the Mitchell Park area. The PA...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jul 3, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 1808 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest auto-burglary suspect

Menlo Park police arrested a man found hiding in the bushes near a reported auto burglary and matching a description of the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1740 Views

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Popular Palo Alto medical assistant murdered

A beloved medical assistant at Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Palo Alto Center was reportedly murdered in Mexico during the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia J. Smitham, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views

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the HP spying scandal drags on

Several HP executives and contractors plead guilty to identity theft and fraud charges back in 2007. I don't know why sentencing...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1544 Views

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More Arson Fires at Gunn

This time the sports fields were targeted. Benches, trashcans, even the sacred baseball backstop was set ablaze. http://twitter.com/qqpa qq...

Original post made by qq on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cut the Stress Level, Skelly, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

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Lots of sirens on late Fri night / Sat AM - El Camino in Palo Alto?

Did anyone else hear lots of sirens on El Camino late Friday night / Saturday morning (like 1:30 or 2 am)? I'm trying to...

Original post made by concerned on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Aug 31, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

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Fire alarm and sirens in neighborhood - 9 PM - 9:20 and going

Loud fire alarm, many sirens. What is going on? ...

Original post made by Fred on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1657 Views

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Wind fells tree, blocks 84 and Skyline Tuesday

A fallen tree that blocked State Highway 84 at state Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) in Woodside for more than four hours...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by robit noops, on Sep 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

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Jeep overturns on Highway 101, lanes closed

A black Jeep overturned on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near Ellis Street in Mountain View shortly after noon today. The California...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Billy, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

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How to help

There are steps you can take to help if you suspect (or know) a friend or family member is in an abusive relationship, according...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Connie Valentine, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

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Foul play ruled out in swimming pool death

Investigators do not believe there was any criminal activity involved in the death of a 21-year-old man whose partially decomposed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

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Cyclist's mother calls his death 'murder'

Mary Ann Parker told her son, John E. Peckham, to "Be careful" when he left on a training ride Friday that ended in a fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

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Former Woodside coach faces prison

Guy Delmar Hayman, former coach of the Woodside High School girls varsity basketball team, pleaded no contest Tuesday to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacie, on Dec 6, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

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Former Woodside coach faces prison

Guy Delmar Hayman, former coach of the Woodside High School girls varsity basketball team, pleaded no contest Tuesday to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1858 Views

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Traffic Signal Light Down at Churchill and ECR

On my way to work this morning there was a traffic signal light blocking lane three and the turn lane from Churchill onto...

Original post made by McGrude on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

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Woman surprises burglar, leading to arrest

A suspected residential burglar and convicted car thief was surprised in the bedroom of a Palo Alto woman in her Sierra Court...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

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Arrest made in indecent exposure case

Police announced Wednesday that they have arrested the "noon duty aide" who allegedly exposed himself to an eighth grade...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

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Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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air pollution warning for Friday, January 8

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Friday, January 8, in the Bay Area. The burning of wood and...

Original post made by spare the air on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by More worried about Fireplaces than Health Care, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 1748 Views
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