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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto utility worker who died on duty identified

The City of Palo Alto Utilities lineperson who died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading a transformer...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
Last comment by Nina, on Nov 18, 2019 at 9:30 pm | 5 comments | 12765 Views

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Caltrain hits empty car near Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto this evening, the agency said on Twitter....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 7696 Views

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Dozens arrested in large sweep for illegal guns, drugs

Federal and state agents cracked down on illegal guns and drugs in northern California this week, arresting and charging...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by john wall, on Nov 16, 2019 at 1:43 am | 3 comments | 13971 Views

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Concert: Matt the Electrician with Sylvie Simmons

Singer-songwriters Matt the Electrician and Sylvie Simmons will perform at Cubberley Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 16. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 14, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 648 Views

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Facing public pressure, Stanford decides to install plaque with Chanel Miller's words

Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by More Plaques, on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 10351 Views

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Separate incidents of rape, aggravated assault reported at Stanford University

In separate incidents, two women reported serious allegations of sexual violence – aggravated assault, sexual battery...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 9, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 9 comments | 4848 Views

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Man gropes girl at concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater

Stanford University deputies are searching for a man who groped a girl at Frost Amphitheater on Friday night, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by BOLO, on Nov 9, 2019 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 3611 Views

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Victim's green pants to be key piece of evidence in serial-killer case

A pair of torn, green corduroy pants will likely be the most fought-over piece of evidence in the trial against accused serial...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by john_alderman, on Nov 7, 2019 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 5680 Views

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Police seek teenagers in robbery at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for two teenagers who they say robbed a woman outside Stanford Shopping Center on Saturday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Pied Piper, on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 4340 Views

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Californians unwilling to subsidize land owners' wildfire prevention, Stanford poll finds

Years of devastating, back-to-back wildfires coupled with recent power shutdowns have not convinced Californians to fund...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by pinball, on Nov 5, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 13 comments | 4280 Views

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Cameras catch man video-recording himself allegedly slamming a dog to the ground

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man seen allegedly slamming a small dog onto the ground while recording it with his phone has...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 2, 2019 at 9:01 pm | 4 comments | 3934 Views

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Driver attacks two with a cane in road-rage incident

A 66-year-old man allegedly attacked two drivers during separate road-rage incidents on Oct. 25 in what police termed a "rampage."...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by @Anon, on Nov 1, 2019 at 6:31 am | 29 comments | 6387 Views

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Burglars strike occupied home in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood

Burglars smashed through a glass door and entered an occupied Palo Alto home on Saturday, awakening a couple and stealing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Kenny, on Oct 30, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 10 comments | 7659 Views

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Stanford sees a string of car break-ins, thefts in a matter of five days

Stanford University's Department of Public Safety is investigating 10 car break-ins or thefts from vehicles that occurred...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Carmen Musat, on Oct 28, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 3099 Views

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Breaking two decades of silence, Palo Alto woman says Harvey Weinstein tried to rape her when she was his 24-year-old assistant

A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Oct 21, 2019 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 12405 Views

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Webster House fined $20,000 after rape of patient

Downtown Palo Alto skilled-nursing facility Webster House Health Center has been fined $20,000 in connection to the June...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Justice, on Oct 19, 2019 at 11:50 pm | 4 comments | 6184 Views

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Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 19, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 7 comments | 5032 Views

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Body found in parked car may be missing tech CEO last seen in Palo Alto

San Jose police are conducting a death investigation in south San Jose, where a body was found in a vehicle parked on the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 7549 Views

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Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for PG&E to repay customers affected by power shutoff

After PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff that left over 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom has called on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 17, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 1846 Views

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Stanford student drugged at fraternity party

A female Stanford student reported that she lost consciousness after drinking an alcoholic beverage that had been drugged...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 14, 2019 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 5512 Views
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