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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man follows, flashes woman in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly flashed a woman Friday evening, Aug. 28, in downtown, according to a...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 2935 Views

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Six-vehicle crash in Palo Alto sends three to hospital, closes road

A six-vehicle crash on Alma Street and Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto injured at least three people and snarled rush-hour...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, now student, on Aug 29, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 74 comments | 6999 Views

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Palo Alto tech worker arrested on suspicion of stealing trade secrets

A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Disloyal, on Aug 28, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 13 comments | 4014 Views

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Man allegedly exposes himself to woman at Palo Alto park

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance to identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman who was walking...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2628 Views

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Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 45 comments | 3522 Views

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Infant found with fractured skull, cocaine in system

An East Palo Alto woman faces child abuse charges after she brought her 11-month-old daughter to the hospital last weekend...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by EPA Residence, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1461 Views

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East Palo Alto man, girlfriend arrested on suspicion of fraud, conspiracy

Deputies arrested two people on suspicion of conspiracy and fraud Sunday morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by destroy receipts, on Aug 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

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Police: Alert neighbor halts prowler at Palo Alto home

A Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday after a quick-thinking neighbor notified police when she saw him climbing into the...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 21, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 22 comments | 3381 Views

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Palo Alto commission discusses local hate crimes

In the wake of last month's hate crime incident where a Latino teenager was stabbed downtown after being called racial slurs,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jerry99, on Aug 21, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 2155 Views

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Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 5465 Views

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Woman groped in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said grabbed the buttocks of a woman walking in downtown and then fled on...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Aug 20, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 2706 Views

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Stanford University's Angel of Grief statue vandalized

A century-old statue was vandalized at Stanford University earlier this month. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/08/19/stanford-universitys-angel-of-...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Phyllis, on Aug 20, 2015 at 8:48 pm | 11 comments | 1797 Views

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More crime in Palo Alto?

Is it just me or does there seem to be more crime recently in Palo Alto? Looking at the headlines on PA Online we have:...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 93 Views

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Bicyclist with gun robs couple near Friendship Bridge in Palo Alto

A man riding a bicycle and brandishing a handgun robbed a couple near the Friendship Bridge before riding away Tuesday evening,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by trump was right, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 3725 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested after alleged stabbing attempt

Police arrested a Palo Alto man Tuesday morning who they said tried to stab another man at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park two...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Aug 20, 2015 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 2462 Views

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Palo Alto police arrest rooftop prowler

Palo Alto police arrested Eric Thomas, a 30-year-old San Jose resident, on Friday, Aug. 14, after he allegedly attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Aug 18, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 6 comments | 2964 Views

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Smoke from fires coming down peninsula

Smoke from the massive wildfires in In Northern California is now reaching the Bay Area, prompting an alert from public officials...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:12 am | 13 comments | 5853 Views

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Stanford's graduate business school reopens after bomb threat

Police this morning evacuated the area around Stanford University's Graduate School of Business after school officials received...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3150 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 | 1822 Views

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Webb Ranch grass fire quickly extinguished

Local firefighters responded quickly to a small grass fire off Alpine Road on the Webb Ranch just minutes after noon today,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Webb Parent, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1642 Views
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