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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New COVID-19 online tool to triage people launches in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, has launched an online tool to help screen patients for COVID-19 testing. The tool, called...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 17, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 6 comments | 10823 Views

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Q&A with the top cop: On car break-ins

The Weekly recently sat down with Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen to discuss recent cases involving use of force, the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Lockdown & Throw Away The Keys, on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:31 am | 9 comments | 4974 Views

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County ramps up restrictions: Gatherings over 100 people banned, smaller events limited

Gatherings of 100 or more people are now banned in Santa Clara County, the latest directive issued by Santa Clara County’s...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 13, 2020 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 6007 Views

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Palo Alto boy killed in Friday night collision

A middle-school aged boy riding a bicycle was killed Friday night (March 6) in a collision at El Camino Real and California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Mar 7, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 47878 Views

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Armed man robs CVS Pharmacy, flees with prescription drugs

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who walked into the CVS pharmacy on Middlefield Road on Sunday afternoon, indicated...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2020
Last comment by Using A broom To Sweep Away A Major Problem, on Mar 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 7488 Views

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Palo Alto police nab 2 men in connection with Safeway robbery

Palo Alto police have arrested two of the three men who they say were responsible for robbing the Safeway in Midtown at gunpoint...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 4, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 10 comments | 5500 Views

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Fourth case of coronavirus found in Santa Clara County

The fourth case of coronavirus was reported Saturday in Santa Clara County involving a woman who is a “household contact”...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Mar 2, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 39843 Views

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NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot steered Model X into highway median, causing fatal crash

An Apple employee died from a high-speed crash because his Tesla Model X's Autopilot driving system steered the car into...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Never Tesla, on Feb 27, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 19 comments | 6115 Views

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Drug dealer sentenced to 6 years for fatal fentanyl overdose

A man who sold the powerful narcotic fentanyl to a woman who later died was sentenced to six years and eight months of jail...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by Confusing, on Feb 27, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 5749 Views

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Two volunteers, one dog and the story of the Palo Alto couple's unlikely rescue

On the eighth day of Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin’s disappearance, Rich Cassens and his search dog...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 7602 Views

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Searchers for missing Palo Alto couple focus on the water, following alerts from cadaver dogs

With the search for Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin nearly reaching the one-week mark, the Marin County Sheriff's Office is...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Hello ....., on Feb 22, 2020 at 5:22 pm | 20 comments | 9118 Views

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Man arrested for kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage

A man arrested Monday for attempted kidnapping in a Mountain View home had allegedly held another woman and her daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Clinical Researcher, on Feb 21, 2020 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 4496 Views

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Police nab duo for string of car burglaries

Two men linked to 10 car burglaries in Palo Alto on Saturday were arrested after a woman whose vehicle they nearly broke...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 20, 2020 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 5169 Views

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Last 'Sunny Day' defendant sentenced for killing, shooting

Six years after prosecutors announced indictments against 16 gang members as part of "Operation Sunny Day," the last defendant,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Rod S, on Feb 20, 2020 at 3:32 am | 3 comments | 6404 Views

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Dragged by the neck, woman escapes from man accused of nearly kidnapping her

A man who allegedly burst into a Mountain View home near the Palo Alto border Monday night and tried to drag a woman by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Lauren , on Feb 19, 2020 at 6:59 am | 8 comments | 8368 Views

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Violent robbery leaves Stanford student unconscious, cashless

A group of men robbed three Stanford University students on Sunday, knocking one of the students unconscious before fleeing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 15, 2020 at 6:10 pm | 11 comments | 6575 Views

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New documents show man killed in fiery Tesla crash reported problems with Autopilot system

A Tesla driver who died after striking a highway median in Mountain View reportedly complained of problems Autopilot problems...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Data, on Feb 15, 2020 at 8:11 am | 16 comments | 4580 Views

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Residents find political signs on their lawns — for a candidate they don't support

A handful of Palo Alto residents recently found lawn signs supporting Rishi Kumar, a Saratoga city councilman and candidate...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Sick of lying politicians, on Feb 9, 2020 at 11:06 am | 57 comments | 14087 Views

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Escapee from Palo Alto courthouse gets 4 years in prison for gun charges

A man who escaped from a Palo Alto courthouse in 2017, sparking a 20-day manhunt, was sentenced to four years in prison on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Ant, on Feb 9, 2020 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 3549 Views

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Community emergency preparedness leaders to be recognized with awards

Four Palo Alto residents and two organizations will receive top honors on Thursday night during the Palo Alto/Stanford Citizen...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by A concerned homeowner, on Feb 7, 2020 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views
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