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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase nets four arrests in Menlo Park

Four men believed to have been involved in a shooting in East Palo Alto early Monday were arrested after a police chase and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by ghs, on May 5, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2259 Views

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VTA bus 88 stopped and police searched

My daughter rides VTA bus 88 home from Gunn HS. Today the police stopped the bus, boarded, searched, and questioned a few...

Original post made by grace on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on May 11, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2184 Views

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power out in North Palo Alto

Power is out at 700 block of Channing too.....anywhere to see posted reason or estimated time of power back?...

Original post made by donna bendotoff on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 11, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 2000 Views

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Man with a gun?

Anyone know what happened around 3:30 this morning around Park Blvd that had the cops yelling, K-9s barking and the freight...

Original post made by Wide awake on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2400 Views

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Mountain View bank robbed by man with note

Mountain View Police are looking for a man in his 50s who robbed the Heritage Bank of Commerce on El Camino Real near Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by profiler, on Jun 12, 2010 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 2649 Views

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Stanford graduates celebrate with 'wacky walk'

Saluting their childhoods and their futures, members of Stanford University's class of 2010 expressed themselves in the traditional...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3280 Views

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Palo Alto attorney accused of trying to bribe police officers

Richard Chae's defense attorney says alcoholism made him do it. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15321767...

Original post made by Richard Chae on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by wondering......, on Jun 22, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2835 Views

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$50,000 reward offered in David Lewis homicide

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office announced Wednesday it will issue a $50,000 reward to anyone with information leading...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 13, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2744 Views

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Palo Alto police investigate business burglaries

Palo Alto police are increasing patrols in business areas after a string of nighttime burglaries has resulted in the loss...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2429 Views

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Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning (July 31) in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2541 Views

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Trial set for Zumot

Bulos Zumot, owner of the downtown Palo Alto shop Da Hookah Spot, will go to trial on arson and murder charges in September...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by JennyNoAngel, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2701 Views

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Crime at Starbucks on ERC @ Stanford Ave tonight

I witnessed something that looked like a grab and run of a laptop or purse or ? from Starbucks on ECR @ Stanford Ave earlier...

Original post made by Passerby on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Aug 15, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 2471 Views

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Caltrain behind by 30 minutes after breakdown

A broken-down train is causing Caltrain delays of up to 30 minutes this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by new Caltrain equipment, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 2141 Views

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2 Alarm fire on University Ave - 1000 blk

Anyone have any details? I just heard on the news there is a 2 alarm fire on the 100 blk of Univ?...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1856 Views

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Helicopters circling overhead!

I was on my way home tonight and noticed a black helicopter circling overhead several times. This was near the intersection...

Original post made by Just going home... on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by ummmm, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments | 2570 Views

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Teen's joyride in Mountain View ends in arrest

A 14-year-old Redwood City boy was arrested on suspicion of recklessly evading police Saturday night. A police officer attempted...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 20, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 1846 Views

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Car collides with ambulance on El Camino Real

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by ***Briones Observer***, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 1758 Views

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San Diego man killed by Caltrain Friday in Belmont

A man who was fatally struck Friday afternoon by a Caltrain approaching the Belmont station has been identified by the San...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by jane doe, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2817 Views

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Mountain View grocery store robbed at gunpoint

On Wednesday night, two men wielding handguns robbed El Super Mercado grocery store on Moffett Boulevard. According to Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by lives close to Mountain View, on Dec 3, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 2318 Views

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Major sewage spill taints Matadero Creek

More than 1,000 gallons of raw, untreated sewage spilled into Matadero Creek in Palo Alto Thursday, according to Ken Torke,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Doug Graham, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2109 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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