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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

After attacks on Asian Americans, California lawmakers push to expand hate crime laws

The Atlanta shootings and other recent attacks on Asian Americans have prompted state lawmakers to resurrect past bills,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., 6 hours ago | 11 comments | 5227 Views

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Three rapes reported on Stanford University campus

Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating reports of three rapes on the campus over a three-week period...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 7215 Views

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School bus broadsided after truck driver allegedly runs red light

A dump truck driver who appears to have run a red light smashed into a Palo Alto Unified School District bus carrying elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 10, 2021 at 7:50 am | 9 comments | 5556 Views

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Peninsula Creamery Dairy Store, Rick's Ice Cream ransacked two days apart

Break-ins were reported at two local ice cream stores in the space of two days last week, including one in which the ashes...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Apr 8, 2021 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 13766 Views

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More scrutiny but no charges for Palo Alto officer after dog attack

The recently released video of a Palo Alto police dog attacking a man who was sleeping in a backyard shed has brought fresh...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Citizen , on Apr 7, 2021 at 7:15 am | 50 comments | 5434 Views

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After police encrypt radios, City Council looks for ways to restore transparency

The City Council has pushed back against the Police Department's abrupt move to encrypt all radio communications, with several...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Apr 6, 2021 at 5:40 pm | 4 comments | 2178 Views

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Former East Palo Alto City Council candidate loses election contest lawsuit

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Wednesday ruled that City Council member Antonio Lopez did not violate election...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Marion Wheatley, on Apr 2, 2021 at 3:32 pm | 22 comments | 6153 Views

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Former schools employee arrested for child pornography

A Redwood City man who has worked at Palo Alto schools was arrested on Thursday for allegedly possessing and distributing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Latrelle Williams, on Apr 2, 2021 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 8622 Views

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Power goes out across Palo Alto Saturday

A power outage caused by a substation problem has hit Palo Alto, with residents from Midtown to Old Palo Alto to College...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 30, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 12 comments | 16551 Views

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Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

An ex-Stanford worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to thefts of more than 800 Apple MacBooks....

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by dontliveinCA, on Mar 29, 2021 at 9:36 pm | 2 comments | 8006 Views

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Man arrested in Baskin-Robbins robbery

A 30-year-old man has been nabbed for the March 22 robbery at the Palo Alto Baskin-Robbins store and is being held in connection...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Frustrated Parent, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 7268 Views

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Three Stop Asian Hate protests set on the Midpeninsula this weekend

Looking for a way to stand against hate, racism and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islanders? Here are three...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 28, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3921 Views

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Midtown power outage

We lost power in the Wellsbury Way neighborhood around 4:58 pm. Anybody know how widespread this is or what the cause is?...

Original post made by Retired Engineer on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 28, 2021 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 771 Views

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Robber strikes Baskin-Robbins shop in Midtown

An armed man robbed the Baskin-Robbins ice cream store in the Midtown neighborhood on Monday night, when he pointed a handgun...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 25, 2021 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 5727 Views

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One arrested, another sought in robbery near Cubberley Community Center

A 16-year-old was arrested by Palo Alto police on Monday night after he was allegedly involved in robbing a man and threatening...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2021 at 9:08 pm | 34 comments | 10485 Views

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Police chiefs unite against hate crimes toward Asian Americans

Fifteen Silicon Valley law enforcement leaders have issued a statement against the rising incidents of hate crimes against...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by The Real Slim K, on Mar 21, 2021 at 9:11 am | 44 comments | 6861 Views

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Teen arrested for alleged carjacking possibly linked to burglary

A 16-year-old boy arrested Saturday after an armed carjacking and a high-speed chase is believed to have also committed a...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2021
Last comment by David Ross, on Feb 23, 2021 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 2217 Views

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Another parent switches plea to 'guilty' in college admissions scam

A former Palo Alto resident and one-time Gunn High student agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge in the college admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
Last comment by Geraldine Brag, on Feb 17, 2021 at 5:35 pm | 4 comments | 9364 Views

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Armed robber holds up 76 gas station

A gas station clerk came face to face with an armed man who fled with money in a Tuesday night robbery on San Antonio Road...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2021
Last comment by Whatever, on Feb 11, 2021 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 7383 Views

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Stanford pediatrician arrested for allegedly meeting a minor for sex

A Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford physician has been arrested for allegedly attempting to lure a girl to a location...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Feb 10, 2021 at 11:34 pm | 6 comments | 9015 Views
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