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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how to lie with photographs

Various right-wing media outlets have been broadcasting or publishing a photograph showing 100,000 or more people at their...

Original post made by donald on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 24 comments | 2120 Views

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Man visiting Palo Alto on business goes missing

Police are trying to locate a man who is visiting Palo Alto for business but hasn't reported to work in the past two days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2268 Views

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Victor Frost pleads 'not guilty' to disturbance

Victor Frost, Palo Alto's well-known panhandler, plead "not guilty" on Tuesday morning to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by DEFROST PA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 1903 Views

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Dramatic final arguments in Alvarez trial

The death of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May comes down to bad choices made by both the officer and defendant Alberto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 24 comments | 1625 Views

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Alvarez guilty -- first-degree murder

Alberto Alvarez has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2006 killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by jocko, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 24 comments | 1758 Views

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Driver, 21, dies in Woodside crash early today

A 21-year-old man died in Woodside early this morning after his car hit two trees and another vehicle before flipping, a...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by this is an incorrect story, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 24 comments | 2013 Views

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Alvarez's mother testifies: He was a good son

The mother of the man convicted of murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May told jurors during the penalty phase...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 24 comments | 1602 Views

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Police arrest three for stealing 87 bras

Three people were arrested Tuesday (Feb. 16) for stealing 87 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Stanford Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 2472 Views

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Freak accident traps man between parked cars

A freak accident trapped an older man between two parked cars in the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 24 comments | 1514 Views

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Man punched by alleged lawnmower thief

A would-be thief who was caught allegedly stealing a lawnmower from a Palo Alto gardener was arrested Thursday (May 26) after...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by mercy, on May 30, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1778 Views

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Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1284 Views

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East Palo Alto tries to stanch violence

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis looked determined as his department faced investigating the city's sixth homicide this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sekou Black, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:13 am | 24 comments | 1914 Views

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Palo Alto settles Taser suit for $35K

The City of Palo Alto has reached a tentative $35,000 settlement agreement with Tony Ciampi, a Palo Alto man on whom police...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 24 comments | 2363 Views

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Man beaten, robbed at Stanford Shopping Center

A man in his 60s was beaten and robbed by several men -- including one armed with a handgun -- near the Macy's Men's Store...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 4:03 am | 24 comments | 3752 Views

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Electronics, jewelry taken in four burglaries

Electronics and jewelry were taken in four residential burglaries during daylight hours in Palo Alto Tuesday (Jan. 24), Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1478 Views

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Girl, 14, bruised in California Avenue robbery

A 14-year-old girl was robbed of her cell phone and bruised after being knocked over Monday night on California Avenue, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by C, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:36 am | 24 comments | 1632 Views

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Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 4437 Views

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Man hit and killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto

Caltrain service was back on schedule this morning after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks in Palo Alto earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:52 am | 24 comments | 2169 Views

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Palo Alto suspect in Czech Republic murder arrested in U.S.

The Palo Alto man accused of murdering a family of four in the Czech Republic was arrested at a U.S. airport today, according...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 25, 2013 at 8:08 am | 24 comments | 2376 Views

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Leashed dog (pit bull?) attacks small leashed dog at El Carmelo Elementary

Today at 5:30PM our family of four stopped at the corner of Loma Verde and Bryant, after hearing a man screaming in alarm....

Original post made by R Thomas on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 1908 Views
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