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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teacher charged with nine sex crimes

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell will face charges for nine sex crimes stemming from two separate incidents...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Carol Bael, 5 hours ago | 15 comments | 7624 Views

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Editorial: A miscarriage of justice

Last week, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky used his sentencing powers to impose his own view of the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by lookbeyondwhatUC, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 122 comments | 10710 Views

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Former hospital employee arrested for alleged sexual battery

Palo Alto police have arrested a former Stanford Hospital housekeeping employee for allegedly sexually battering another...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 23, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 913 Views

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DA proposes mandatory prison term for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by More smears from rapists, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 6164 Views

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District attorney to announce legislation 'inspired' by Brock Turner victim

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will be holding a press conference on Wednesday in Palo Alto to announce...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 3058 Views

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Palo Alto police arrest pair for alleged mail theft

Palo Alto police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 7, for allegedly stealing mail from several residential mailboxes...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Fist bump to the cops, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 4067 Views

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Evidence reinstated in former Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case

Blood-alcohol evidence in a vehicular manslaughter case against a former Stanford University student is admissible in his...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by skinny, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 2017 Views

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DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 10617 Views

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Armed robber hits Palo Alto 7-Eleven store

A handgun-wielding man robbed the 7-Eleven store in the Midtown neighborhood early Friday morning, June 17, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 18, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2457 Views

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Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jones, on Jun 18, 2016 at 1:50 am | 86 comments | 70673 Views

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Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 6941 Views

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Woman arrested for vandalism, making threats at Jobs residence

A Southern California woman was arrested for making criminal threats and smashing a car windshield outside the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Creeped Out, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:14 am | 6 comments | 3287 Views

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County releases Brock Turner court documents

Santa Clara County Superior Court released Friday more than 400 pages of court documents for the Brock Turner case, illustrating...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by VG, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 23431 Views

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Fire officials rescue woman from creek at Foothills Park

A woman who fell into a creek at Foothills Park was rescued on Saturday morning by Palo Alto and Woodside fire personnel...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jun 13, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 3682 Views

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Injured young cyclist to get $1.96 million settlement

Palo Alto store Izzy's Brooklyn Bagels has agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit involving one of its employees...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Goosie, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 30 comments | 9089 Views

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"In Brock Turner's home town, we're raising kids who are never told "no," Washington Post

Worth reading. https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/06/08/in-brock-turners-hometown-were-raising-kids-who-are-never-told-no/...

Original post made by Not A Stanford Alum on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 597 Views

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Freshmen lead Stanford to swimming victory

Stanford won 11 of 16 events to capture Saturday's nonconference dual meet with visiting Indiana,183-111, in men's swimming...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Darrel, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 3235 Views

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Brock Turner sentenced to six months in county jail, three-year probation

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced on Thursday former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner to six...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by marie, on Jun 10, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 49091 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested for robbery and hate crime

Police arrested a 52-year-old Palo Alto resident for strong-arm robbery, hate crimes, and hit-and-run after he allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rkg, on Jun 10, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 6 comments | 3254 Views

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Defense, prosecution spar over effects of drunkenness at assault trial

Can a person who is involved in sexual activity while so intoxicated that she later has no memory of it be considered to...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by two drunks, on Jun 9, 2016 at 8:25 am | 9 comments | 686 Views
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