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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injury collision blocks Embarcadero Road

An injury collision has blocked a major thoroughfare in Palo Alto this evening, police said. The incident will likely affect...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Janet, on Feb 16, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 48 comments | 4921 Views

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Caltrain hits unoccupied car at Charleston crossing

Caltrain service was halted in Palo Alto on Monday evening after a southbound train crashed into an unoccupied car at the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2018
Last comment by ReallyLiveHere, on Feb 16, 2018 at 9:10 am | 45 comments | 7699 Views

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Lawyers make closing arguments in child sex-abuse trial

The prosecution and defense made their closing arguments Thursday and Friday in the trial of Michael Airo, a former teacher...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by ScientistPsychologis12, on Feb 15, 2018 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 2512 Views

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Man booked for groping, spitting and punching at mall

Palo Alto police have arrested a Redwood City resident who they say groped a department store worker, punched a security...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 11, 2018 at 10:49 am | 4 comments | 2550 Views

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Arsonist gets nine years in prison

A Palo Alto man charged with setting his boss's home on fire was sentenced to nine years in state prison on Friday, a Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by TribeMember, on Feb 9, 2018 at 4:35 pm | 8 comments | 2990 Views

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Two mountain lion sightings reported

Mountain lions were spotted roaming Palo Alto's residential streets in two separate incidents on Saturday night, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Feb 7, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 9316 Views

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Former Palo Alto teacher denies sex-abuse allegations

The day after a young woman testified that she had endured multiple years of sexual abuse at the hands of her mother's live-in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Feb 7, 2018 at 2:17 pm | 6 comments | 5147 Views

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Former Stanford student gets prison for fatal DUI

A former Stanford University graduate student will serve nearly five years in state prison and must pay one of the injured...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Feb 4, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 41 comments | 4859 Views

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Police: Man arrested for prowling in College Terrace

Palo Alto police -- with assistance from a Mountain View police dog -- have arrested a man who they say was prowling in the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by priag, on Feb 1, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 1867 Views

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Brock Turner survivor withdraws from plaque proposal

The words of the young woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner made waves around...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by Hinrich, on Jan 31, 2018 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 2750 Views

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Palo Alto woman pleads 'no contest' to murder charge

A former Gunn High School student has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in the 2013 killing of an East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by I knew kids like her, on Jan 26, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 4792 Views

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Man gets 49 days in jail for DUI crash

A San Jose man has received three years of probation and 49 days in county jail for a DUI accident that caused injury in...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2018
Last comment by It's a mad mad mad world, on Jan 25, 2018 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views

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Editorial: new year, new mayor

The surprise, if one can call it that, wasn't the unanimous election Monday night of Liz Kniss as mayor of Palo Alto for...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jan 20, 2018 at 9:35 pm | 17 comments | 2176 Views

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Music teacher placed on leave following molestation arrest

The Palo Alto school district has placed on leave a part-time Palo Alto High School music teacher after he was arrested on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Trustworthy?, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 6742 Views

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Oregon Expressway flooding likely to continue

As the first rain in 2018 swept into the Bay Area, the underpass at Oregon Expressway near Alma Street flooded once again,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Simple minded resident, on Jan 14, 2018 at 10:40 am | 35 comments | 4806 Views

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Kniss wins third term as Palo Alto mayor

Liz Kniss returned to the center of Palo Alto's political limelight Monday night, when the City Council unanimously elected...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jan 12, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 4634 Views

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Power outage leaves roughly 1,700 customers in the dark

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without power Monday night due to an outage most likely caused by rainfall...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jan 10, 2018 at 3:16 am | 17 comments | 5107 Views

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Juvenile linked to dead, skinned coyote found at park

A dead coyote found partially skinned and hanging from a tree in Arastradero Preserve on Dec. 24 was allegedly being used...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by C-, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:00 am | 21 comments | 5282 Views

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Bloody trail leads to driver in rollover crash

Palo Alto police searching for the driver of a car that flipped over in the Palo Alto Hills were led to the man in part by...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by bbs, on Jan 4, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 5 comments | 4443 Views

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Early-morning earthquake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by the big one, on Jan 4, 2018 at 4:26 pm | 11 comments | 9152 Views
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