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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 Online Name, on Oct 17, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 16 comments | 3350 Views

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Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by Gerturde, on Oct 17, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 6651 Views

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Police investigate bomb threat at HP

Police don't believe a bomb threat at Hewlett Packard's headquarters that forced employees to stay inside in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Sophie Mutter , on Oct 14, 2017 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 33518 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on the lives of individuals arrested for crimes, the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by a little positivity please, on Oct 13, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 11 comments | 2032 Views

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Pricey goods purloined by shoplifters in past week

Palo Alto police are looking for shoplifters who hit multiple high-end stories within the past week, a spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by rick, on Oct 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 7 comments | 2832 Views

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Two rapes reported at Stanford University

The victims in two on-campus rapes that allegedly took place in the last week and a half at Stanford University knew the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 10, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 6438 Views

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Man accused of murder over a woman pleads 'not guilty'

An East Palo Alto man who is [https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/08/25/man-arraigned-for-east-palo-alto-shootings accused]...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Anna orsi, on Oct 10, 2017 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1436 Views

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Caltrain hits empty car at Charleston Road tracks

A Caltrain struck an unccoupied car on the tracks at Charleston Road in Palo Alto tonight, resulting in travel delays in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Maurice, on Oct 9, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 53 comments | 6137 Views

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Stanford crime report: Sex offenses, hate crimes up

While Stanford University saw a decline in some crimes in 2016 -- alcohol arrests, drug violations and domestic violence,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Grandma, on Oct 8, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 3087 Views

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Police investigate possible child-porn viewing at library

A woman who visited College Terrace Library earlier this month to pick up a book said she caught another visitor viewing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 8, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 14 comments | 4433 Views

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HiWheel bicyclist puzzles police, but no tickets

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Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Lance Mannion , on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:56 am | 78 comments | 16365 Views

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Hillary Clinton visiting Stanford on Friday

Hillary Clinton will speak at an inaugural conference that will welcome a new initiative focused on digital policy at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Oct 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 26 comments | 4447 Views

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Man receives 20-year sentence for mistaken-identity attack

Two men who savagely attacked a baby sitter, who's now paralyzed, petitioned a San Mateo County judge on Friday to reduce...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by nat, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 3085 Views

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Man cited for hot-coffee attack on traffic enforcement officer

A Menlo Park man faces a possible battery charge after he allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee on a Palo Alto traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 3, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 3059 Views

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Palo Altan convicted in arson of boss's home

A former HanaHaus employee charged with setting his boss's home on fire was convicted of arson, a Santa Clara County prosecutor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 2, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 4536 Views

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Signal failure causes heavy congestion Thursday afternoon

A malfunctioning signal near the foot of Dumbarton Bridge is causing massive traffic jams in parts of Palo Alto and Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 2, 2017 at 1:35 am | 24 comments | 3256 Views

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Police: Woman punched, robbed in Midtown on Wednesday

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who reportedly assaulted and robbed a woman as she was visiting her relative in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:40 am | 13 comments | 3786 Views

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PAMF Evacuation

Does anyone know why the Palo Alto Medical Foundation was evacuated yesterday?...

Original post made by Sarah on Sep. 30, 2017
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'Sunny Day' killer gets life without parole

On his 23rd birthday, Jerry Coneal III, of Menlo Park, learned he will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2012...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Idea, on Sep 30, 2017 at 2:07 am | 5 comments | 3145 Views

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East Palo Alto woman allegedly scammed elderly aunt, pleads 'not guilty'

An East Palo Alto woman who allegedly got her 96-year-old aunt to sign over her home pleaded not guilty to a charge of elder...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Working Man, on Sep 28, 2017 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 3573 Views
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