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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto home invasion results in shooting

A 33-year-old East Palo Alto man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning (May 5) after two or more men carrying guns entered...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by descriptions, on May 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

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No criminal charges to be filed in EPA fire

Criminal charges will not be filed against the owner of a former veterans boarding house in East Palo Alto, despite numerous...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

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Doctors: Accused David Lewis killer not competent to stand trial

The accused killer of East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis is not competent to stand trial, according to two court-appointed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

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Two small fires cause minor damage in Palo Alto

A suspicious grass fire behind Gunn High School and a kitchen fire in a Palo Alto home that caused minor injuries broke out...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by pot smokers, on May 31, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

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Police arrest suspected Portola Valley bank robber

Authorities on Wednesday (June 1) arrested a 51-year-old transient suspected of multiple bank robberies in three counties,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by transient?, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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NO WAY to start your day...Scammers on the loose

NOT a good way to start the day~ My phone was ringing as I was dusting off the fairy dust from my nights long sleep. I picked...

Original post made by I lothe the scammers on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by pares, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views

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Judge finds Elarms incompetent to stand trial

A judge today found Gregory Elarms, the man accused of murdering East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in the parking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by G TOWN, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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Anyone know what was happening 900 block of Loma Verde Tues evening?

Lots of emergency vehicles and what looked like a bicyle lying on the ground and an injured person....

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 17, 2011 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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Thieves break into Palo Verde school, steal keys

Thieves broke into Palo Verde Elementary School and stole several classroom keys and possibly two computers Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by MD, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1288 Views

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Palo Alto man charged with torching the Mountain View U-Haul center

Mountain View Police Department press release and mug shot: http://www.mountainview.gov/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=400...

Original post made by jakubik on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

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Arrests made in burglaries of Menlo-area schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in East Palo Alto by driver fleeing police

A motorcyclist died this morning in East Palo Alto after being struck by a car whose driver was fleeing from police. East...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 28, 2011 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

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13 forcible rapes at Stanford last year

Rapes and other crimes are booming at Stanford: http://www.stanforddaily.com/2011/09/28/forcible-sex-offenses-double-alcohol-arrests-down-in-2011-safety-report/...

Original post made by student on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 28, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Criminal charges to be filed in motorcyclist fatality

Criminal charges will likely be filed today against a driver who killed a motorcyclist Wednesday morning (Sept. 28) in East...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 30, 2011 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1153 Views

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Anyone know if the kid that got hit on Seale this morning is doing OK?

I don't want to spread rumors or anything, but I'm looking for an update on an incident I witnessed on Seale this morning....

Original post made by Jaime on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 4, 2011 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager announces retirement

ML Gordon, the soft-spoken East Palo Alto city manager, has announced he will retire on March 2 or 3. Gordon, who has been...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Fischer , on Feb 4, 2012 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 2468 Views

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What do Atherton police do?

Another periodical put out the Atherton salaries today; the police officers salaries range from 112000 to 140000. Since...

Original post made by localmom on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by scoflaws complain, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Mountain View police ID man who died in crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by KF, on Mar 1, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2049 Views

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Tips for preventing a burglary or robbery

The Palo Alto Police Department has the following recommendations to help prevent burglaries and robberies. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by joel henner, on Mar 2, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Firestarter Starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views
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