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Police: Palo Alto man arrested for attempted robbery, fighting officers

A Palo Alto man who allegedly tried to swipe a duffle bag from a resident of a Middlefield Road apartment complex was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3530 Views


Gunn High School student Saini promotes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Divakar Saini, a Gunn High School junior, is spreading the word. Earthquake...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2759 Views


Palo Alto police offer tips to prevent package thefts

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Palo Alto police are offering tips to prevent packages from being stolen from people's...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Package theft, on Nov 28, 2015 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 4144 Views


GreenAcres 1 mailbox robberies and pending closure of Blue Mailbox

All the mailboxes on the Glenbrook cul de sac were systematically robbed by at least 2 and probably 3 people who were caught...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 565 Views


Menlo Park man cited for indecent exposure in Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man from Menlo Park was cited for indecent exposure Tuesday night for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3285 Views


New Year's Day fire displaces eight in East Palo Alto

An early morning house fire displaced eight people and left a dog dead in East Palo Alto on New Year's Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jan 4, 2016 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 3267 Views


Police: Man arrested after crashes, car theft in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man allegedly stole a car from a Palo Alto resident after also allegedly causing a crash on U.S. Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 12, 2016 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 4103 Views


Palo Alto police describe 'quick and violent' confrontation before fatal shooting

When three Palo Alto police officers arrived at the front lawn of a home at 652 Forest Ave. in the waning hours of Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 14, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 829 Views


Police seek two women in bank fraud

Police are searching for two women who allegedly used fraudulent checks to scam people into withdrawing money from their...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 4036 Views


Police: Woman groped in downtown Palo Alto

Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman in downtown Palo Alto Tuesday evening, according to a police department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Feb 3, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4006 Views


Menlo Park church mourns loss of pastor

Members of the Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park are mourning the loss of their pastor, Bishop...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Evelyn, on Feb 17, 2016 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3334 Views


Man accused of defrauding Menlo Park woman, 92

A 52-year-old Burlingame man is facing charges of fiduciary elder abuse and securities fraud in connection with convincing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Old But Wise, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 4504 Views


City completes settlement over claims of excessive police force

The Los Altos Hills resident who claimed that Palo Alto officers used excessive force on him after he suffered an epileptic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2599 Views


Grass fire near Facebook in Menlo Park deemed suspicious

Investigators have determined a 13-acre grass fire on Monday in Menlo Park near Facebook is suspicious, fire officials said...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 1, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views


Police arrest East Palo Alto man in connection with brush fire near Facebook in Menlo Park

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a March 28 brush fire] in the area of University...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kavanaugh Neighbor, on Apr 8, 2016 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 3033 Views


Menlo Park fire district gets OK from FAA to operate drone

It's taken almost two years, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now authorized by the FAA to operate a portable...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hermia, on May 27, 2016 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views


Man arrested in Palo Alto for firing stun gun at cab driver

Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose resident who they said repeatedly discharged a stun gun at a taxi driver after...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 2999 Views


Man arrested for alleged kidnapping, sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman on Feb. 4, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by peppered, on Jul 4, 2016 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 4076 Views


Police: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on July 14, and Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 20, 2016 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2570 Views


Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 9207 Views
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