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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly athletic center to echo historic campus

A new state-of-the-art athletic center for Palo Alto High School – to break ground next May or June – will sit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 9497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may develop year-round recreational swim program

City of Palo Alto officials are looking into starting a year-round children's recreational swim league at Rinconada Pool....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 27 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1373 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary on Ames in Midtown

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Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by FIREMAN, on Mar 7, 2008 at 9:25 am | 27 comments | 3797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City to institute public 'rules of decorum'

In the wake of a community meeting Thursday in which one man nearly hit another during a verbal dispute, the City of Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Feb 17, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 27 comments | 2306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by ned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 27 comments | 1830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused rapist's criminal record dates to 1993

Lionel Blanks Jr., the man accused of rape and attempted murder in the carjacking of a woman in Palo Alto on May 27, had...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by raym, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 27 comments | 3206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed in crash on Page Mill Road

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in unincorporated San Mateo County that occurred early this...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Joseph Tourino, on Aug 25, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 27 comments | 2698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crashes into pizza parlor, pinning one

An employee was injured Monday when a vehicle crashed into the Avanti Pizza parlor in West Menlo Park, pinning the employee...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Nov 4, 2010 at 1:47 am | 27 comments | 2000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

GUILTY: Palo Alto man convicted of murder

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, 37, the Palo Alto hookah lounge owner who was charged with the Oct. 15, 2009, murder of his girlfriend,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 27 comments | 4552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police focusing on distracted drivers

Palo Alto police will be extra vigilant this month in citing drivers who are texting or using hand-held phones behind the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by scam, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:21 am | 27 comments | 1867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-year investigation leads to 27 arrests

Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation of drug suppliers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:05 am | 27 comments | 1564 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 1445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police warn: 'Lock It or Lose It!'

A troubling increase in residential burglaries has Palo Alto police launching a new public-information campaign, "Lock It...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by A victim, on Mar 22, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 27 comments | 2048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CVS manager struggles with alleged thief

A man who stole $10 worth of food from a CVS pharmacy could face strong-arm robbery charges after engaging in a struggle...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by drought, on Aug 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 27 comments | 1989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officer reprimanded for off-duty incident

A Palo Alto officer has been reprimanded and directed to seek counseling for allegedly failing to fully cooperate with the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anony, on Dec 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 27 comments | 1781 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in downtown Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say robbed a woman in downtown Monday night after grabbing her by the ponytail...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 20, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 1897 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four injured, one dead in East Palo Alto shootings

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Two people...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 27 comments | 3019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why was "Explosion" topic closed?

Palo Alto Online, Just wondering why you closed the topic I'd started about a very loud explosion the other night in or...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 4725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek purse snatcher

Palo Alto police are looking for a bike-riding purse snatcher who they said committed two crimes in the span of 15 minutes...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 27 comments | 8511 Views
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