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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by a, 8 hours ago | 20 comments | 3900 Views

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Video, police dog aid Palo Alto police in car burglary arrest

Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man early Saturday morning after he allegedly tried to steal a car from a driveway,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Gethin, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 1368 Views

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Palo Alto psychologist convicted of tax evasion

A federal jury has convicted a Palo Alto psychologist of five counts of tax evasion and one count of theft of government...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by One of Many, on Jul 19, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 7 comments | 5688 Views

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Atherton resident dies in homebuilt-plane crash

Atherton resident and attorney Gary Lampert, 58, died after his experimental aircraft caught fire and crashed north of an...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Martina, on Jul 19, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 11 comments | 2296 Views

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Police searching for restroom photographer

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly reached under a dividing wall and photographed a woman while she was...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Jul 19, 2014 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 832 Views

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Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 13922 Views

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Charges dropped in East Palo Alto drive-by shooting

Charges against a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident accused of participating in a drive-by shooting have been dropped after...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jul 18, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 1276 Views

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Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 21 comments | 4860 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto

A man still at large allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto early Monday morning, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by What?, on Jul 16, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 29 comments | 4657 Views

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Woman reportedly sexually harassed in park

Police in Palo Alto are investigating an incident in which a woman reported being harassed and groped as she sat in a park...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 21 comments | 3559 Views

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Elderly couple's home burglarized while they slept

An elderly couple in their 90s awoke on Wednesday morning, July 9, to find their home had been burglarized, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by moo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 2974 Views

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Mountain View man arrested for prostitution ring

The FBI carried out search and arrest warrants across the Bay Area Wednesday, including at a residence on Houghton Street...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 1720 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 | 1489 Views

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Palo Alto man robs, attacks group of teens playing with fireworks

A 24-year-old Palo Alto resident allegedly attacked and robbed a group of five teenagers Monday afternoon after a small firework...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 25 comments | 4156 Views

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Man arrested in Mountain View for robberies

Mountain View police on Thursday announced the arrest of a 53-year-old man suspected of robbing five banks in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jymbo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 2:01 am | 14 comments | 2308 Views

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Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 1241 Views

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East Palo Alto police search for missing elderly man

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 79-year-old man who has been missing since the morning of Tuesday, June 24. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by jan, on Jun 27, 2014 at 12:34 am | 2 comments | 890 Views

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Smoldering railroad tie stops trains

A railroad tie on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto shut down train service on Friday afternoon, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 21, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 1960 Views

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Stanford Credit Union accidentally releases member data

Stanford Credit Union informed 18,000 members this week that their personal information was accidentally sent to another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:51 am | 10 comments | 2531 Views

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East Palo Alto boy, 16, dies after shooting

A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy died of a gunshot wound early this morning in a Redwood City hospital and police are now...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 14, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views
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