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Halloween mask-wearing robbers sentenced for 7-Eleven robberies

Two men who wore Halloween masks and robbed a 7-Eleven store of $45 and another convenience store of $3,600 at gunpoint received...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on May 20, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 3521 Views

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East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man

Federal authorities have arrested and charged an East Palo Alto man in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, according to a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Never believe it, on Jul 2, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 7081 Views

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Police: Bomb squad detonates grenades, mortars found at Palo Alto home

The Santa Clara County's bomb squad detonated World War II-era grenades and mortars found at a home on the 1900 block of...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 683 Views

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Palo Alto's proposed office cap set for review

As Palo Alto moves along with a cap on new office growth, several key details continue to bedevil and divide city officials....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Listen Catefully, on Aug 12, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 2745 Views

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FBI report details Palo Alto home invasion, sexual assault cases

A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Sep 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 7336 Views

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Police: Palo Alto man arrested for attempted robbery, fighting officers

A Palo Alto man who allegedly tried to swipe a duffle bag from a resident of a Middlefield Road apartment complex was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3736 Views

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Gunn High School student Saini promotes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Divakar Saini, a Gunn High School junior, is spreading the word. Earthquake...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2906 Views

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Palo Alto police offer tips to prevent package thefts

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Palo Alto police are offering tips to prevent packages from being stolen from people's...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Package theft, on Nov 28, 2015 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 4239 Views

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GreenAcres 1 mailbox robberies and pending closure of Blue Mailbox

All the mailboxes on the Glenbrook cul de sac were systematically robbed by at least 2 and probably 3 people who were caught...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 615 Views

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Menlo Park man cited for indecent exposure in Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man from Menlo Park was cited for indecent exposure Tuesday night for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3372 Views

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New Year's Day fire displaces eight in East Palo Alto

An early morning house fire displaced eight people and left a dog dead in East Palo Alto on New Year's Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jan 4, 2016 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 3406 Views

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Police: Man arrested after crashes, car theft in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man allegedly stole a car from a Palo Alto resident after also allegedly causing a crash on U.S. Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 12, 2016 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 4269 Views

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Palo Alto police describe 'quick and violent' confrontation before fatal shooting

When three Palo Alto police officers arrived at the front lawn of a home at 652 Forest Ave. in the waning hours of Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 14, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

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Police seek two women in bank fraud

Police are searching for two women who allegedly used fraudulent checks to scam people into withdrawing money from their...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 4165 Views

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Police: Woman groped in downtown Palo Alto

Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman in downtown Palo Alto Tuesday evening, according to a police department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Feb 3, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4118 Views

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Menlo Park church mourns loss of pastor

Members of the Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park are mourning the loss of their pastor, Bishop...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Evelyn, on Feb 17, 2016 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3587 Views

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City completes settlement over claims of excessive police force

The Los Altos Hills resident who claimed that Palo Alto officers used excessive force on him after he suffered an epileptic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2756 Views

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Grass fire near Facebook in Menlo Park deemed suspicious

Investigators have determined a 13-acre grass fire on Monday in Menlo Park near Facebook is suspicious, fire officials said...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 1, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 1947 Views

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Police arrest East Palo Alto man in connection with brush fire near Facebook in Menlo Park

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a March 28 brush fire] in the area of University...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kavanaugh Neighbor, on Apr 8, 2016 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 3183 Views

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Menlo Park fire district gets OK from FAA to operate drone

It's taken almost two years, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now authorized by the FAA to operate a portable...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hermia, on May 27, 2016 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 2249 Views
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