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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 3040 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 | 1846 Views

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Verbal altercation turns into assault, robbery at Palo Alto Walgreens

A man who allegedly assaulted a Walgreens employee and attempted to take another employee's cellphone at the Midtown Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 12, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 6 comments | 3322 Views

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BevMo! pays $359K consumer protection settlement

Retail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a lawsuit contending that the company sometimes charged customers...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 12, 2019 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1065 Views

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Timber! Forty-foot-tall tree falls down on Middlefield Road

A 40-foot-tall Chinese elm tree collapsed on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto early Tuesday morning, blocking northbound lanes...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by bikermom, on Dec 10, 2019 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 4675 Views

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Buena Vista resident who received city settlement faces burglary charges

Gustavo Alvarez, the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park resident who recently received a $572,500 settlement from the city of Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Lauren , on Dec 10, 2019 at 9:01 am | 17 comments | 3272 Views

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Former Palo Alto school employee killed in Mountain View collision

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified two people who died in a fiery head-on collision...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by member 1, on Dec 9, 2019 at 9:52 am | 12 comments | 10912 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 R. Ortiz, on Dec 4, 2019 at 6:57 pm | 38 comments | 5381 Views

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'Hell on Earth: A New Musical' premieres in Mountain View

"Hell on Earth: A New Musical (About Middle School)" follows seven best friends as they join forces to survive the final...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2019
Last comment by meggie_ros, on Nov 30, 2019 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 275 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 musical, on Nov 28, 2019 at 11:42 am | 14 comments | 3156 Views

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Man confronts homeowner during burglary, arrested in neighbor's backyard

A man who startled two women in the middle of a home burglary in Old Palo Alto on Monday got away with money, electronics...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 28, 2019 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 3780 Views

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Mercedes-Benz stolen in armed carjacking at Stanford University

Three men are wanted for stealing a Mercedes-Benz while armed at Stanford University's The Row residential complex on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by dtnorth, on Nov 22, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 4891 Views

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Battery, hate crime reported on Stanford campus

Stanford University deputies are searching for a woman pushed and called another woman an ethnic slur on Stanford University's...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 19, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 7 comments | 2820 Views

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Palo Alto utility worker who died on duty identified

The City of Palo Alto Utilities lineperson who died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading a transformer...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
Last comment by Nina, on Nov 18, 2019 at 9:30 pm | 5 comments | 10306 Views

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Caltrain hits empty car near Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto this evening, the agency said on Twitter....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 6253 Views

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Dozens arrested in large sweep for illegal guns, drugs

Federal and state agents cracked down on illegal guns and drugs in northern California this week, arresting and charging...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by john wall, on Nov 16, 2019 at 1:43 am | 3 comments | 10545 Views

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Concert: Matt the Electrician with Sylvie Simmons

Singer-songwriters Matt the Electrician and Sylvie Simmons will perform at Cubberley Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 16. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 14, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 304 Views

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Facing public pressure, Stanford decides to install plaque with Chanel Miller's words

Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by More Plaques, on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 5025 Views

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Separate incidents of rape, aggravated assault reported at Stanford University

In separate incidents, two women reported serious allegations of sexual violence – aggravated assault, sexual battery...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 9, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 9 comments | 3634 Views

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Spare the Air alerts called for Saturday and Sunday, wood burning banned

A high-pressure system trapping smoke over the Bay Area spurred the air district to issue the winter season's first Spare...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Nov 9, 2019 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views
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