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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Marielena Gaona-Mendoza, a trustee on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, has filed a restraining order...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by I Agree, 1 minute ago | 40 comments | 5035 Views

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Police arrest alleged prowler carrying knife, stolen mail

A man allegedly caught prowling in a backyard within Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood on Sunday afternoon was stopped...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by resident, 14 minutes ago | 3 comments | 337 Views

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Burglar livestreams home break-in, strips down to her underwear

An East Palo Alto woman allegedly walked into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside on Sunday and livestreamed a rant...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Hilarious, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 2426 Views

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Rangoon Ruby settles wage theft case for $4 million

The owners of local Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby have agreed to pay a $4 million settlement to cover unpaid wages...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Erin Woo, on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 9 comments | 3620 Views

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Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes on relative

Nicholas Robinson has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse on an underage relative. He is also a piano teacher who gives...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by R.Davis, on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 5013 Views

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Menlo Park homicide suspect appears in court

Francis Wolke, the 36-year-old Ohio man suspected in the killing of Kathleen Anne Hughes Anderson of Menlo Park, appeared...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Kate Mandelbaum , on Jan 20, 2019 at 6:51 pm | 6 comments | 3563 Views

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Ceremony honoring emergency volunteers marks 10 years

Three residents and two organizations will receive honors for their work to prepare the community for an emergency this Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by ANNETTE, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1144 Views

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Police: Man robbed of phone near Caltrain station

Palo Alto police are looking for three youths who reportedly robbed a man of his cellphone near the Caltrain station on University...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by wth, on Jan 16, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 4513 Views

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Duo attempt to rob man at gunpoint

Palo Alto police are looking for the duo in dark clothing who attempted to rob a man at gunpoint in the Evergreen Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by mauricio, on Jan 11, 2019 at 5:57 am | 13 comments | 4296 Views

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Shooting hoax triggers massive police response

Someone impersonating a Palo Alto resident called police on Tuesday night and falsely reported he’d just shot his wife...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 10, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 16 comments | 4491 Views

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Request for spare change leads to sexual assault, robbery

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed by a man who asked her for spare change as she entered her car in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 11 comments | 7647 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged liquor theft leads to Safeway shooting

A Nevada man who admitted he shot at a fleeing vehicle after the occupants left the Midtown Safeway in Palo Alto on Aug....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Jan 9, 2019 at 8:53 am | 97 comments | 6648 Views

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Police search for man who assaulted woman on sidewalk

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman while she was walking on the 2500 block of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2018
Last comment by Another One Captured!, on Jan 3, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 51 comments | 5897 Views

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Stanford sues Santa Clara County over housing law

Stanford University on Wednesday filed two lawsuits against Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, charging county officials...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Reasons, on Dec 30, 2018 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 6208 Views

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State to investigate complaint against former chief information officer

A citizen complaint has prompted the state Fair Political Practices Commission to investigate whether Palo Alto's former...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Dec 28, 2018 at 6:01 am | 3 comments | 2594 Views

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Company cited over June concrete truck rollover

State regulators have cited and fined a Watsonville-based firm for a June 22 incident when a concrete truck flipped and trapped...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by PA Perks, on Dec 27, 2018 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 2319 Views

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Man suspected in Southgate attack arrested

Palo Alto police on Saturday arrested the man who they believe violently attacked a woman in Palo Alto's Southgate neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2018
Last comment by CameraMan, on Dec 23, 2018 at 7:38 pm | 14 comments | 5340 Views

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Police seek person responsible for violent attack in Southgate

Palo Alto police are looking for a person who they said attacked a woman as she was walking in the Southgate neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Everyday World of 007, on Dec 22, 2018 at 10:10 am | 12 comments | 3221 Views

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Man rescued from fires pleads guilty to arson

A man rescued from one of two fires he started in Palo Alto last month pleaded guilty to all charges on Tuesday, according...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Vocational Limitations, on Dec 17, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 15 comments | 3000 Views

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Man sentenced for beating toddler to death

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for the 2016 blunt force-trauma death of a toddler,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2018
Last comment by An EPA Tragedy, on Dec 17, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 6 comments | 3602 Views
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