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Palo Alto man charged in tech-theft conspiracy case

Four executives, including one from Palo Alto, have been charged in an alleged conspiracy to steal technology from Applied...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by AP, 18 hours ago | 13 comments | 4135 Views


Menlo Park: Police name a suspect in Nov. 22 shooting in marshland area

Police have named Dagoberto Franco-Penaloza, 24, as the suspect in a Nov. 22 shooting of a Menlo Park man in the marshland...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by PA, on Dec 12, 2017 at 6:47 am | 3 comments | 2023 Views


Woman faces five-year sentence for embezzling $700K

A woman faces five years in prison at her sentencing today for embezzling more than $700,000 from a Palo Alto landscaping...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 7, 2017 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 3748 Views


Brock Turner files appeal

A year and a half after a jury found Brock Turner guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:14 am | 14 comments | 6125 Views


Thousands of records exposed in Stanford data breaches

Personal employee information, confidential financial aid and student sexual-assault reports were exposed in three separate...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 2429 Views


Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case

A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by F, on Dec 1, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 16 comments | 38938 Views


Evening Explosions???

Has anyone else heard explosion type noise one or a few times in the evening this past week? I have a friend living at The...

Original post made by Your Neighbor on Nov. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 115 Views


County warns of scams targeting social services recipients

Santa Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Nov 21, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1367 Views


Weekly collects seven awards in Bay Area journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly's editorial staff collected seven awards in the Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest presented Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Nov 20, 2017 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 1849 Views


Armed robbery reported downtown

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who, armed with a gun, allegedly stole a woman's cellphone downtown late Friday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 7 comments | 4799 Views


Escaped inmates' alleged accomplices arrested

Investigators from Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office have arrested a woman who they say rented a U-Haul van and staged...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by OR, on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:29 am | 12 comments | 6072 Views


Palo Alto looks to lower speed limit near schools

Palo Alto officials are preparing to lower the speed limit near 17 local schools, even as it looks to raise it at two "collector"...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by enforce the current laws, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 39 comments | 3033 Views


Two inmates escape from Palo Alto courthouse

Law enforcement agencies are searching for two Santa Clara County inmates who have escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:50 pm | 18 comments | 14102 Views


Stanford student grabbed by man escapes

A female Stanford student walking on campus early Thursday morning was grabbed by a man she didn't know, Stanford Department...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Nov 3, 2017 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 2512 Views


Attackers ordered to pay man thousands in restitution

Two men convicted of a beating and stabbing in East Palo Alto that left a man partially paralyzed have been ordered to pay...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1993 Views


Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in wine country fires

Thousands of important papers related to Silicon Valley's early history were destroyed in the North Bay wildfires, Keysight...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scotty, on Nov 1, 2017 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 4548 Views


Police looking for teens who nabbed boy's footwear

Palo Alto police are seeking two teens who stole a 12-year-old boy's shoes after pursuing him and two friends in the Crescent...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by close the Newell bridge to cars, on Oct 30, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2646 Views


Defendant in heroin-related attack picks rehab after mother's death

A man who pleaded no contest to charges stemming from the beating and stabbing of a heroin dealer has been sentenced to one...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by SuperD, on Oct 30, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 2066 Views


Contractors cited for fraud in East Palo Alto sting

A two-day sting operation in East Palo Alto resulted in 15 people being cited for alleged contractor fraud, the California...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ivan Sanchez Victim, on Oct 28, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 17 comments | 4958 Views


Rape on Stanford campus prompts warning

An alert was sent to the Stanford University campus on Tuesday regarding a rape where the victim and suspect knew each other...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Unreal, on Oct 25, 2017 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 4340 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.