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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Webcast: Unpacking the admissions bribery scandal

Palo Alto college adviser John Raftrey discusses with Weekly journalists the implications of a multimillion-dollar nationwide...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Mar 19, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 5063 Views

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Sleeping driver causes rollover crash on University Avenue

A sleeping driver caused a chain-reaction crash with two other cars before flipping over on its roof on University Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 7736 Views

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Stanford employee pleads not guilty to trying to kill girlfriend

A Stanford University employee pleaded not guilty to charges related to the alleged stabbing of his girlfriend while under...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by alarmed, on Mar 8, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 14 comments | 8852 Views

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Stanford assistant admissions director arrested for attempted murder, assault

James Shirvell, 26, was booked into San Francisco County Jail on Sunday in lieu of $1 million bail for alleged attempted...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Mar 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 11 comments | 12998 Views

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Police arrest cousins for SAP burglaries in Palo Alto

Two cousins who allegedly burglarized two buildings within SAP's Palo Alto campus and attempted to flee early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Smile...You're On Body Camera, on Mar 5, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 3823 Views

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Pinewood girls win battle of nationally-ranked hoops teams

Hannah Jump found her shooting rhythm in the championship game of the 'Ionali Classic and her Pinewood girls' basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1859 Views

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Prep report: M-A girls get the point to win PAL soccer title

Menlo-Atherton seemed to be threading a fine line all season, losing three of its first five girls soccer matches by three...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1417 Views

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East Palo Alto man arrested for sexually assaulting child

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto resident was arrested Monday in connection with a 2016 sexual assault of a child, the San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4718 Views

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Should police protect Facebook's bikes?

Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by almunday60, on Feb 26, 2019 at 10:31 am | 26 comments | 5035 Views

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Three Stanford students report sexual assaults

Three separate sexual assaults against female students at Stanford University are alleged to have occurred over the weekend,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by Bill Bucy, on Feb 20, 2019 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 5740 Views

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Stanford construction site could be in violation of city law

Stanford University is violating a city nuisance ordinance that prohibits storing building materials on a site where construction...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 19, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 30 comments | 6034 Views

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Car crashes, barely misses PG&E gas lines

A man crashed a sedan into a barrier protecting PG&E gas transmission lines on a major roadway in Palo Alto on Monday morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Feb 6, 2019 at 3:16 am | 20 comments | 6822 Views

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Ride-share driver gives woman unwanted kiss at Stanford

A man who claimed to work for a ride-sharing company picked up a woman and kissed her without her consent at Stanford University...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Feb 5, 2019 at 6:55 pm | 6 comments | 2305 Views

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Police search for stolen laptop, instead find allegedly armed teen

The hunt for a missing MacBook Air stolen from an East Palo Alto Home led police to a 16-year-old boy who was allegedly found...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by revolving door, on Jan 30, 2019 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 7061 Views

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Suspected home burglar nabbed by K-9

A Palo Alto police canine took down a man Tuesday who’d allegedly entered a historic Crescent Park home in the 900 block...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Just Down the Street, on Jan 30, 2019 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 4855 Views

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Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Marielena Gaona-Mendoza, a trustee on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, has filed a restraining order...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 28, 2019 at 10:44 pm | 48 comments | 7530 Views

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Rangoon Ruby settles wage theft case for $4 million

The owners of local Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby have agreed to pay a $4 million settlement to cover unpaid wages...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Evelyn, on Jan 27, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 10 comments | 6600 Views

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Sexual assault reported at Stanford

Stanford University is investigating a report of a sexual assault that occurred early Thursday morning on Escondido Road. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by brock, on Jan 27, 2019 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2401 Views

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Man tries to rob two near Peers Park

Police are searching for a man they believe attempted to rob two pedestrians, one of whom missed a punch, near Peers Park...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Look Inside, on Jan 25, 2019 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 3480 Views

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Man's voice causes home burglars to flee

Two men who forced their way inside a Midtown home last week, one of whom was armed, quickly fled when they heard a resident...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by The Rifleman, on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 4356 Views
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