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Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2056 Views


Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 2299 Views


Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 2196 Views


One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2144 Views


Grass fire narrowly misses East Palo Alto homes

A 10-acre grass fire in the baylands missed igniting homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood by a matter of feet Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views


Fugitive arrested in East Palo Alto to be on TV

A Salinas fugitive became the unwitting star of the show after running a stop sign in East Palo Alto Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2823 Views


terrorist attack in Wisconsin this morning

The FBI is reporting a terrorist attack on a temple in Wisconsin this morning. Numerous fatalities and others critically...

Original post made by RIP on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1507 Views


Police seek men in home-invasion robbery

In a brazen home-invasion robbery, two men robbed an East Palo Alto couple at gunpoint when they returned home late Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 8077 Views


Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 1941 Views


Burglary suspect pleads not guilty to murder

A suspected burglar who allegedly killed a motorcyclist while leading East Palo Alto police on a car chase pleaded not guilty...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Sep 29, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2765 Views


Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today:

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2020 Views


Workers break gas line at Foothill Expressway

Workers broke a natural gas pipeline at Foothill Expressway and Hillview Avenue early Friday morning, Oct. 19, causing Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Decline to state, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 5713 Views


Gas Line Break on Junipero Serra at Campus Dr W

Gas Line Break, 10/26/12, 6:45 pm There is a gas leak at Junipero Serra and Campus Drive West. Persons located within...

Original post made by PG&E customer on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1786 Views


East Palo Alto officer crashes during chase

A police officer pursuing a car through East Palo Alto crashed with another vehicle during the chase, forcing his bike to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1793 Views


Feds sue Meg Whitman for fraud and conspiracy

Meg is currently CEO of a large Palo Alto company, but is accused of crimes with a previous company. Mercury-News report:...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 1715 Views


EPA man arrested for shooting on Highway 101

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Redwood City Friday afternoon after a two-month search for a suspect in a shooting on...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 2677 Views


Teens being charged as adults in MV sex assault

The two 17-year-olds arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl at a Mountain View park are being charged...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 13, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2779 Views


Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 2617 Views


Man arrested for East Palo Alto stabbing

A 34-year-old man in East Palo Alto was injured in a stabbing at an apartment complex early Sunday morning, Jan. 13, police...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 2002 Views


Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire in Mountain View

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View Monday morning, fire officials said....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by napy, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:13 am | 3 comments | 3566 Views
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