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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 1870 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 | 1760 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 | 2832 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 | 2323 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 | 2124 Views

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Police arrest suspect in Crescent Park burglary

Palo Alto police arrested a homeless man who they said burglarized a house in the city's Crescent Park neighborhood late...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by DDee, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1774 Views

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Woman robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher in Mountain View Monday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAI, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 1878 Views

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Mountain View police puzzled by Jan. 5 burglary

Mountain View police are puzzling over how a burglar managed to get into an apartment located in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1702 Views

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Chimneys: repair or replace?

Building code update forbids new wood-burning fireplaces Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19750...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 26, 2011 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 2418 Views

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Early morning SUV rollover on 101 injures driver

One person sustained major injuries in an early morning solo vehicle rollover accident on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Jan 21, 2011 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1976 Views

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Man robbed in Mountain View by trio with knife

Three men robbed a 20-year-old resident of the 1200 block of Mercy Avenue in Mountain View, taking his iPod at about 10:40...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 1, 2011 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 1743 Views

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Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1818 Views

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Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in a rural residential neighborhood in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lion Tamer, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1783 Views

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Smuggler kidnaps woman from Mountain View

An illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday after the family of a woman was unable to pay the extra...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Wow, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1772 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested for stalking family

A Palo Alto resident was arrested Monday and booked at the Marin County Jail on suspicion of stalking and harassing a San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Curious Lady, on Nov 16, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 3105 Views

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Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Gwen, on Apr 29, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 2252 Views

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Sister and brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a Woodside burglary with losses in excess of $100,000....

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by don m., on May 4, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2092 Views

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Mood disorders topic of Stanford event July 9

A day-long educational event on mood disorders and the latest advances will be held on July 9 at Stanford. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Jul 7, 2011 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 4039 Views

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DUI arrests up over Independence Day weekend

Drunken driving arrests were up in the Bay Area over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with one fatality, California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by MADD, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1969 Views

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Loud Bang in Palo Verde at 11.15 pm on Thursday

Very loud bang, could have been transformer or gunshot, just as I was dropping off to sleep. Power was not interrupted. Not...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 23, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 1435 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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