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Neighbors outraged over melee outside Woman's Club

Original post made on Sep 13, 2021

A fight among partygoers outside the Woman's Club of Palo Alto on Friday night that allegedly involved one person being threatened with a gun has neighborhood residents furious.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 13, 2021, 5:10 PM

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Posted by Optimist Pessimist Realist
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Sep 13, 2021 at 8:35 pm

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Good to know that neighbors were proactive about these incidents. Hopefully it won’t happen again. Interesting that these incidents result in a whole article yet here in East Palo Alto, where many of us have had to hit the floor, similar incidents and worse don’t earn the same coverage.


Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Sep 14, 2021 at 2:53 pm

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This was a wedding? Keep it classy Palo Alto. Unless you're renting to Ladies Bible class or over 85 - no alcohol... good luck. Any event where alcohol is served, there are consequences.


Posted by Your Neighbor
a resident of Professorville
on Sep 14, 2021 at 5:07 pm

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How could there be no arrests or even a police report? A guy pulls a gun during a fight in public? They were certainly taught a lesson!


Posted by Scotty
a resident of Green Acres
on Sep 14, 2021 at 8:38 pm

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Women’s Club may need to raise their membership standards.


Posted by Online Name
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Sep 14, 2021 at 8:59 pm

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Your Neighbor asks some good questions. Where were the police and the police report? And the "management" of The Women's Club for that matter.


Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Sep 14, 2021 at 9:24 pm

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Where were the police? The police showed up and broke up the fight. When you rent out, especially if alcohol is involved, you have someone from your organization on the premises. This happens all the time, and you have to use good judgment. Be proactive, not reactive.


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