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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 4202 Views

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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 | 600 Views

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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 | 3337 Views

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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 | 3346 Views

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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 | 4201 Views

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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 | 897 Views

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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 | 4121 Views

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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 | 4072 Views

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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 | 3487 Views

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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 | 2685 Views

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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 | 1883 Views

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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 | 3134 Views

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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 | 2187 Views

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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 | 3105 Views

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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 | 4220 Views

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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 | 2693 Views

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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 | 9402 Views

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SLAC, Stanford scientists advance water-purification technology

Scientists at SLAC and Stanford University have come up with a tiny device that uses ordinary sunlight to create reactions...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 4178 Views

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Tech companies are hurting the Palo Alto restaurant scene

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/19/technology/how-tech-companies-disrupted-silicon-valleys-restaurant-scene.html Points:...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by So right!, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 240 Views

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Trio of suspects sought in Palo Alto burglary

Palo Alto police are looking for three people who allegedly broke into an unoccupied home in the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 4567 Views
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