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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former teacher sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison for sex acts with minor

A former Palo Alto teacher who pleaded no contest to engaging in sex acts with a minor was sentenced by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Mina, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 2973 Views

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Serial bank robber who took $69K across Northern California sentenced

An Oakland man convicted of committing bank robberies in Palo Alto, Mountain View and others in Northern California -- taking...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2020
Last comment by Jailhouse Rock...Not, on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 1878 Views

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Residents find political signs on their lawns — for a candidate they don't support

A handful of Palo Alto residents recently found lawn signs supporting Rishi Kumar, a Saratoga city councilman and candidate...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 21, 2020 at 10:40 pm | 58 comments | 4503 Views

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Man in intensive care after shooting on on San Antonio

A man was shot in the stomach while at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday afternoon, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jan 21, 2020 at 1:04 pm | 7 comments | 11375 Views

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Sheriff: Stanford student found dead at campus residence

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a student who was found unresponsive at a Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8072 Views

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Music school faces civil suit over sexual abuse of student

School of Rock, a private music school in Midtown Palo Alto, is facing a civil lawsuit stemming from incidents of sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 17, 2020 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 3356 Views

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Federal prosecutors add additional charges against parents in college-admissions scandal

Defendants who have not taken plea deals in the national college-admissions scam are facing new charges, including bribery...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Psychologist, on Jan 17, 2020 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 2402 Views

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Santa Clara County Superior Court puts out call for volunteer watchdogs

The Santa Clara County Superior Court is looking for volunteers to serve on the 2020-2021 civil grand jury panel, a group...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 15, 2020 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

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Police: Bloomingdale's burglars break into store, flee with $83K in stolen goods

Palo Alto police are looking for burglars who brazenly broke into Bloomingdale's early Tuesday morning and made off with...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Crime & Punishment, on Jan 14, 2020 at 3:40 pm | 10 comments | 3623 Views

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Women fleeing from Stanford Shopping Center with $5K worth of merchandise arrested

Four women who allegedly stole arms full of clothing and shoes from Macy's at Stanford Shopping Center were arrested Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by john, on Jan 14, 2020 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 5135 Views

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Police records reveal nearly 50 car break-ins in Palo Alto within 10 days

For some local drivers, the holiday season was not the most wonderful time of year. Between Dec. 24 and Jan. 2, nearly 50...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm | 34 comments | 5432 Views

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Police nab 5 teens for auto burglaries near Greer Park

Palo Alto police caught five teenagers on Monday in connection with eight auto burglaries in the area around Greer Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by SuperD, on Jan 8, 2020 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 3790 Views

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Police arrest 2 for auto burglaries after brief chase leads officers to car carrying children

A man and a woman were arrested in connection with a series of car burglaries at a Palo Alto parking lot, the latest one...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Worried, on Jan 7, 2020 at 11:55 am | 15 comments | 3707 Views

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Police release sketch of bicyclist who robbed woman last month on University Avenue

Police on Saturday released a sketch of a man suspected of grabbing a woman's purse and dragging her several feet last month...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 7, 2020 at 9:02 am | 3 comments | 2662 Views

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Vandal sprays graffiti at historically black church in Palo Alto

The peace and goodwill of the Christmas season at University AME Zion Church in Palo Alto was disturbed early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2019
Last comment by YP, on Jan 2, 2020 at 5:10 pm | 23 comments | 10337 Views

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Palo Alto police face fresh claim of excessive force

The Palo Alto Police Department was hit this month with a fresh claim of excessive use of force, stemming from a July incident...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Bill Bucy, on Dec 31, 2019 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 6540 Views

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Power outage affects over 3,300 customers in Palo Alto

More than 3,300 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without electricity due to a late-afternoon power outage in Midtown and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 19, 2019 at 7:21 pm | 10 comments | 10856 Views

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Police: Man arrested for assaulting pedestrian, threatening him with a knife

A man suspected of assaulting a pedestrian and threatening him with a knife at Town & Country Village shopping center in...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ray, on Dec 17, 2019 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 3146 Views

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Woman puts up fight against robber on a bike

Palo Alto police are looking for a bicyclist who robbed a woman, dragged her on University Avenue for several feet and had...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by kar4ma for trump enabling, on Dec 13, 2019 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments | 4069 Views

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Man arrested for Rubrik stabbing charged with attempted murder

A man who allegedly stabbed a co-worker at the Palo Alto headquarters of Rubrik, a cloud data management company, on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by steve jobs' ghost, on Dec 13, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 4985 Views
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