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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with alleged 'Boogaloo' ties arrested for threatening county health officer

A man allegedly tied to the far-right "Boogaloo" movement and suspected of sending 24 profane letters to Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Local, on Sep 8, 2020 at 11:39 pm | 9 comments | 14363 Views

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Tutor charged with lewd conduct faced an earlier complaint

A Palo Alto man recently accused of multiple lewd and lascivious acts toward girls he tutored was the subject of a complaint...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Marianne, on Sep 5, 2020 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 5544 Views

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Math tutor accused of molesting teenagers within 14-year span arrested

On Tuesday, Palo Alto police arrested a man who they say molested seven teenage girls at his home, some of which happened...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Aug 28, 2020 at 7:44 am | 24 comments | 15409 Views

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Saved becomes savior: Man, who also once nearly drowned, pulls struggling child out of Boronda Lake

As Daniel Frisk was winding down from a hike at Foothills Park, a large splash triggered his instincts: He ran to check out...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 3901 Views

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Police searching for two suspects in armed robbery of Midtown 7-Eleven

Police are searching for two suspects in the armed robbery Friday night of a convenience store in Midtown Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 13, 2020 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 5941 Views

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Violent assault leaves elderly man with several stab wounds

A teenager accused of violently assaulting a man in his 80s in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood, leaving him with multiple...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
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Stanford researcher allegedly concealed Chinese military ties

A 38-year-old Stanford University researcher has been arrested by federal authorities for allegedly failing to disclose that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Atilla C., on Jul 29, 2020 at 8:47 am | 30 comments | 59278 Views

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Police confiscate over 1,300 pounds of fireworks in East Palo Alto

A series of operations to tamp down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto led police officers to confiscate 1,304 pounds...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by EPA Resident, on Jul 28, 2020 at 2:13 pm | 14 comments | 13051 Views

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California sets new coronavirus testing guidelines

As the nation grapples with growing demands for COVID-19 testing, renewing shortages and delays in results, California is...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jul 15, 2020 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 3274 Views

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Remdesivir treatment shows 62% reduction in COVID-19 deaths

The experimental antiviral drug remdesivir reduced the mortality rate in severely ill COVID-19 patients by 62%, Foster City-based...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by JT, on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 7750 Views

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Should the state investigate local police shootings? California rethinks its resistance

If this state is the nation's laboratory for progressive laws, why has it been unable to keep the police from policing themselves? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 14, 2020 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 4732 Views

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Woman arrested in 1993 homicide of her daughter

Twenty-seven years after a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive in her family's East Palo Alto home, investigators have...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2020 at 7:09 am | 4 comments | 8003 Views

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Man chases alleged car burglars to dead-end street where they nearly run him over

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy and are searching for another teenager after they nearly ran over a man with a stolen...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 10, 2020 at 3:09 pm | 17 comments | 7172 Views

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Tri-city fireworks summit examines enforcement, culture change

Loud explosions on East Palo Alto's city streets formed a backdrop for a public meeting on Monday night as leaders from three...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 7, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 20 comments | 5054 Views

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State denies Santa Clara County's plan to reopen economy, prompting confusion over outdoor dining

Santa Clara County suffered a stinging setback over the weekend in its strategy to reopen the economy, when the state rejected...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 7, 2020 at 9:09 am | 12 comments | 7236 Views

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Un-forgetting the segregationist history of Palo Alto (and Daly City, and San Francisco, and…)

Richard Rothstein presents the Bay Area as Exhibit A of how tangible segregationist housing policy had been implemented in...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 5, 2020 at 11:38 am | 31 comments | 26227 Views

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Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jason Eldredge, on Jul 1, 2020 at 10:17 pm | 86 comments | 66331 Views

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Santa Clara County previews new COVID-19 reopening plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and Public Health Department held a joint meeting Monday with the San Jose City...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2020 at 2:41 am | 7 comments | 8206 Views

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The cost of COVID-19 drug remdesivir: $2,340 to $3,120 per patient

Gilead Sciences, the manufacturer of an experimental antiviral drug used to shorten the effects of the COVID-19 disease,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Marketing Guru, on Jul 1, 2020 at 1:36 am | 5 comments | 2733 Views

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Police release video of 2019 arrest that led to excessive-force claim

The Palo Alto Police Department released on Friday video footage of the July 10, 2019, arrest of Julio Arevalo, who suffered...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 2, on Jun 29, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 12638 Views
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