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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man dies after crash off 280

A Los Altos man died Sunday after succumbing to injuries from a solo vehicle collision in unincorporated Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 2143 Views

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Man robs bank in Ladera, makes off with $5,000

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the Monday morning robbing of Chase Bank in Ladera. About $5,000 was taken in the...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by middle height, on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 1930 Views

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Horse accident near Stanford Dish injures a woman

A 63-year-old woman sustained neurological injuries to her back and neck after falling off her horse near Stanford's Dish...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by riding, on Apr 17, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

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Woman turns herself in for trying to steal liquor

A 19-year-old Mountain View woman was arrested and charged with robbery after she turned herself in Wednesday for attempting...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1771 Views

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Nearly Hit Head On by Wrong Way Driver

Recently, I was nearly hit head on by a wrong way driver while I was westbound on Embarcadero, near the Alma overpass. It...

Original post made by Right Way on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 12, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1663 Views

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Truck rollover shocks residents in Mountain View

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on May 16, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

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Dancing with science

Teenagers in Gunn High School's student-run Science Alliance recently visited Barron Park and Nixon schools bearing their...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by , on May 23, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 3243 Views

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Menlo Park convenience store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by RL, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

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Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest in Mountain View

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by sTPSA, on Jun 1, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1802 Views

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Menlo Park burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A resident of the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park spotted two strangers strolling through his...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1769 Views

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Police investigate thefts at future Facebook HQ

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters of...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 1, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 1940 Views

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Mountain View couple comes home to burglars

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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Atherton fire damages home, kills two cats

A disabled security gate and a long private driveway hampered firefighters' efforts to extinguish a two-alarm blaze at a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 1648 Views

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Man beaten, robbed outside Mountain View club

A group of men beat and robbed a Sunnyvale man as he left the Monte Carlo Night Club in Mountain View with his girlfriend...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 1939 Views

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Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1856 Views

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EPA man, 19, arrested for strong-arm robbery

Police arrested an East Palo Alto man today in connection with a strong-arm robbery in early August, authorities said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views

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DUI arrests drop in Santa Clara County

There have been fewer arrests related to people driving under the influence in Santa Clara County this year compared to the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1639 Views

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Liquor store burglary latest to hit small retailers

An early morning burglary at a Barron Park liquor store is the latest in a series of break-ins that have plagued small Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by WOW, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1695 Views

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Cleaver attacker gets seven-year sentence

A busboy who attacked a chef with a meat cleaver in the kitchen of a Palo Alto restaurant in 2009 was sentenced to seven...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 1798 Views

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Police report 'explosion' in Midtown Palo Alto

An explosion was reported at an apartment complex off Middlefield road in Midtown Palo Alto Tuesday night, police confirmed....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by qq, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 2 comments | 1528 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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