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Man hurt during brawl at Cubberley Center

Original post made on Sep 23, 2008

A 22-year-old Mountain View man suffered facial cuts that needed 26 stitches to close when he was hurt in a brawl after a Quincianera "coming out" party for 15-year-old Latino girls at Cubberley Community Center in Palo Alto shortly after midnight on Saturday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:29 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by JustMe, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 23, 2008 at 11:08 am

Doesn't know who hit him? Or does he just want to deal with the person himself in his own way?

I wish more people would let the police handle these things.

Posted by Sue, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Sep 23, 2008 at 12:56 pm

Presuming there was alcohol involved- (otherwise, why need a bar stool?).... since when
was alcohol allowed on school owned property? Or was this a parking lot fracas? And a lot of these attendees were under the age of twenty-one. Many places will not rent their facility for this Latina 15th birthday party event. Learned their lesson.

Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:26 pm

From stories like these, it sounds that kids' birthday parties are no longer safe from alcohol. This is for 15 and 16 year olds then there should be no alcohol there. Let the girls have their fun but don't spoil it by treating them as if they were adults.

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