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Structure fire erupts at former Compadres Restaurant site

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a structure fire that erupted at 3877 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, a vacant building...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by A Close Call, 2 hours ago | 24 comments | 7261 Views


Driverless cars OK'd for local streets

Google's autonomous car offshoot, Waymo, announced Tuesday it had received permission from California regulators to begin...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Student driver, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:56 pm | 73 comments | 5238 Views


CCS football playoffs: M-A, Paly, SHP all host first round

Menlo-Atherton, Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep all received their seedings and learned the identity of their opening-round...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 6, 2018 at 6:18 am | 4 comments | 1686 Views


Police: Teen kidnapped, sexually assaulted in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police are investigating a sexual assault involving a teenage girl who reported she was forced into a van...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Lame, on Nov 2, 2018 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 4561 Views


Teacher charged with engaging in sex acts with juvenile

A teacher from Redwood City who previously worked in Palo Alto has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by What's this world coming to?, on Oct 26, 2018 at 11:37 pm | 3 comments | 12788 Views


Local priests accused of sexual misconduct

Eight priests with ties to Midpeninsula parishes are among the 15 clergy members accused of sexual abuse against children...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anneke, on Oct 22, 2018 at 11:27 am | 27 comments | 4557 Views


Four shot, two dead at Halloween party

Two people have died and two others were injured after an argument at a Halloween party quickly escalated into a shooting...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by EPA, on Oct 16, 2018 at 9:15 am | 9 comments | 9188 Views


Police seek man in attempted robbery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who shoved a woman to the ground in a local park and attempted to rob her on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Keep an Eye Out for Thugs, on Oct 15, 2018 at 1:43 pm | 24 comments | 2938 Views


Indecent exposure reported at Stanford University

A female walked in on a man masturbating inside an elevator at Quillen Highrise apartments at Stanford University on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Benefit of the Doubt, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:52 pm | 8 comments | 2223 Views


Missing woman found dead off of East Bay freeway

The body of Palo Alto woman Wamaitha Kaboga-Miller was found in her car in Newark on Sunday, more than five weeks since she...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Steph, on Oct 10, 2018 at 11:50 pm | 28 comments | 20877 Views


Felony charges dismissed for two men brandishing guns in music video

Felony charges were dismissed Friday in San Mateo County Superior Court against two East Palo Alto men who were accused of...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2018
Last comment by Erubial De La Cruz, on Oct 10, 2018 at 5:18 pm | 5 comments | 1882 Views


Rescue crews respond to Baylands airplane crash

The Fire Department is responding to a small airplane that has crashed at the duck pond at 2500 Embarcadero Road, near the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by noisepolluter, on Oct 6, 2018 at 11:40 am | 108 comments | 22648 Views


Crime at Stanford in 2017: Hate crimes up, sexual offenses flat

An annual report released by Stanford University last week shows that hate crimes have increased sharply over the last two...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Silly wingers, on Oct 4, 2018 at 8:57 pm | 13 comments | 2140 Views


Aggravated assault, drugging reported at Stanford

A female Stanford University student reportedly had "limited recollection" of her evening after consuming a drink given to...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by Haha, on Oct 3, 2018 at 12:01 pm | 6 comments | 2876 Views


Thieves take more than $100K in electronics from Apple store

Tens of thousands of dollars in electronics were stolen from the downtown Palo Alto Apple store over the weekend, police...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2018
Last comment by Preventative Measures, on Sep 27, 2018 at 12:40 pm | 18 comments | 8713 Views


Diocese of San Jose addresses sex abuse allegations

Bishop Patrick McGrath will visit Palo Alto this Saturday on behalf of the Diocese of San Jose to hold a listening session...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by It Will Never Go Away, on Sep 25, 2018 at 8:39 am | 9 comments | 2231 Views


Friends, strangers join search for missing Palo Alto woman

As cars rumbled by, Catherine Kambuga sat in a chair on the University Avenue sidewalk in East Palo Alto Saturday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by Deanna, on Sep 24, 2018 at 9:32 am | 6 comments | 10052 Views


East Palo Alto City Council nixes stun gun use

Emphasizing the good job East Palo Alto police have done to help gain the trust of residents, City Council members voted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by University Square, on Sep 22, 2018 at 9:47 pm | 5 comments | 2345 Views


Menlo Park: Man pleads not guilty to attempted rape charges

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man has pleaded not guilty to charges by the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Incredible, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 2168 Views


Man arraigned in fatal 2011 East Palo Alto shooting

A 27-year-old man has been extradited to San Mateo County to face murder charges for a fatal 2011 shooting of a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Why?, on Sep 20, 2018 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 4093 Views
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