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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman groped by man while walking through Crescent Park neighborhood

A woman walking in Palo Alto’s Crescent Park neighborhood on Monday night was approached by a man who sexually battered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Kieran, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 1594 Views

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$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked Palo Alto Online

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down Palo Alto Online and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Justice, on Jun 25, 2019 at 9:17 am | 16 comments | 4300 Views

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He was a married hospital technician and a Boy Scouts leader. Was former Palo Alto resident John Getreu also a serial killer?

Some who have known John Arthur Getreu have seen a seemingly normal person who volunteered with civic groups. But others...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 22, 2019 at 10:54 am | 11 comments | 6281 Views

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Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer

Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by You are kidding, on Jun 21, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 11 comments | 9621 Views

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After attempted robberies, East Palo Alto police to add bridge patrols, consider surveillance cameras

East Palo Alto police plan to patrol the new bike-and-pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 101 after two people reported being...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Lauren , on Jun 20, 2019 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 2728 Views

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Woodside: Murder suspect named in Skyline slaying

Authorities have identified the suspect arrested early Wednesday for allegedly killing a man found Tuesday night on Skyline...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jun 20, 2019 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 4871 Views

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One dead following multiple U.S. Highway 101 collisions

Lanes in both directions of U.S. Highway 101 are slowly reopening after separate multiple-vehicle and major-injury collisions...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Gary Lauder, on Jun 20, 2019 at 12:36 am | 19 comments | 5938 Views

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Sleeping couple awakened by burglar exiting front door with their car keys

Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose man suspected of burglarizing a home on Oregon Avenue early Saturday morning while...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jun 18, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 2893 Views

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Attempted robberies leave pedestrians injured on East Palo Alto overpass

East Palo Alto police are investigating two attempted robberies by groups of teenagers on Thursday night within a two-hour...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by YP, on Jun 17, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 3489 Views

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Stanford's Matthiessen earns All-American recognition

Stanford junior right-hander/designated hitter Will Matthiessen has been named a third-team All-American as a utility player...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2019
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Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 15, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 24 comments | 3419 Views

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Police searching for man who gave woman unwanted kiss at Stanford campus

A woman received an unwanted kiss from a man while walking on the Stanford University campus late Thursday night, the university's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Marroll, on Jun 15, 2019 at 12:16 am | 3 comments | 1443 Views

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Man accused of attempting to kiss woman's buttocks, masturbating in public arrested

A man was arrested twice this week in downtown Palo Alto, once for allegedly attempting to kiss a woman's buttocks and a...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by No Sympathy For The Mentally Deranged, on Jun 4, 2019 at 7:30 pm | 21 comments | 3706 Views

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By pleading guilty in college-admissions scandal, Menlo Park father could face prison time

A Menlo Park father charged with taking part in a nationwide college-admissions scam to get his daughter into a top-ranked...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Hatfields and McCoys, on May 26, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 31 comments | 3054 Views

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Teens accused of robbing Palo Alto woman tracked down in San Jose

Two teenage boys accused of robbing a woman in her Midtown Palo Alto home on Tuesday and last seen fleeing in her vehicle...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Chrisc, on May 24, 2019 at 7:52 am | 23 comments | 4249 Views

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Robbers invade Midtown home, steal elderly woman's jewelry, money, car

Two men who broke into a Midtown home alarmed an elderly woman who was forced to hand over her jewelry, money and other personal...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by They Come To PA For A Reason, on May 23, 2019 at 3:12 pm | 27 comments | 5855 Views

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Armed robber in bandana steals money from 7-Eleven store

A bandana-wearing man robbed the 7-Eleven store in Midtown Palo Alto of money at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, triggering...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on May 17, 2019 at 12:14 pm | 20 comments | 3372 Views

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One person dies in bicycle crash off of state Highway 35

At least one person died following a bicycle crash late Wednesday afternoon in Palo Alto, according to preliminary information...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Harley Man, on May 9, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 10 comments | 6077 Views

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Man indicted for February robbery at Wells Fargo bank

An Oakland man was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on charges of committing five bank robberies...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by Law & Order/Crime & Punishment, on May 9, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2954 Views

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Stanford student allegedly paid $6.5 million for admission

The family who paid the most to get their child into a selective college as part of a national college admissions scandal...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident Stanford Alum, on May 9, 2019 at 5:43 am | 44 comments | 11130 Views
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