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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anti-DUI officers out in force through New Year's

Law enforcement agencies participating in the regional Avoid campaign will continue to patrol Bay Area streets and freeways...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:29 am | 5 comments | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nursing moms protest Facebook censorship

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers protested in front of Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:25 am | 32 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit four Palo Alto businesses

Four businesses along East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto were burglarized over the weekend, Detective Brian Philip reported. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoko Ono to speak at Stanford in January

Yoko Ono, the widow of musician John Lennon, will speak at Stanford University on Jan. 14 in an event open to Stanford students,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Celia Boyle, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 1736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police chief wants to end homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department will have a goal of "No Murders in 2009," Police Chief Ron Davis said a Dec. 26 letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 3, 2009 at 12:24 am | 37 comments | 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit Apple store in downtown Palo Alto

Two burglars smashed through the front door of the Apple store on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto at 4:11 a.m. Sunday...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by musical, on Jan 3, 2009 at 4:35 am | 24 comments | 2495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crash kills one along Page Mill Road

A crash involving two vehicles along Page Mill Road has left one person dead and four others injured. The accident at Old...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 29, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1695 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of suspect in attempted abduction of boy

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a woman who attempted to abduct an 11-year-old boy outside a karate studio on...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 1736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Woodside on Wednesday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 30, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Postal clerk to retire after 56 years of service

Austin Barber, 80, will sort his last piece of mail on Friday, Jan. 2, at the main Palo Alto Post Office on East Bayshore...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by just a clerk, on Jan 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 1838 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman in Dec. 22 ambulance crash dies

A woman who was gravely injured when the ambulance she was riding in crashed in Palo Alto last week has died at Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by family, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 1874 Views

SPORTS

Give Johnson another assist in Stanford victory

Senior guard Mitch Johnson scored 14 points and matched his season high with eight assists as the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Vecgon, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike sales cruising despite recession

At a time when doom-and-gloom reports on retail sales are making headline news, the fortunes of some local bike shops continue...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Bond, Kim, on Sep 6, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 1941 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter rescues people stranded on rock

Authorities used a California Highway Patrol helicopter to rescue two people stranded at Pescadero State Beach in unincorporated...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Melinda, on Dec 31, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 1843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major-injury crash sends five to hospital

A crash that injured five people and sent a vehicle off a cliff in San Mateo County Sunday morning shut down state Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by cid, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police lobby temporarily closed

The lobby to the Palo Alto Police Department, including the Police Records Division, will be closed until 8 a.m. Monday because...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 14 comments | 1699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park robbery suspect pleads not guilty

A 38-year-old man accused of snatching a woman's purse in Menlo Park after attempting to rob a woman in Palo Alto on Nov....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 3, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 1753 Views
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