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Unfit to teach? Teacher accused of rape had a checkered history in schools

Palo Alto Unified administrators knew of physical education teacher Peter Colombo's criminal history more than a decade ago...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Mar 4, 2023 at 11:36 am | 61 comments | 22312 Views


Closed for cleanup


Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Even Another Employee, on Aug 6, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 61 comments | 11617 Views


Dog Mauling Threat


Original post made by John on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 28, 2017 at 11:39 am | 61 comments | 11832 Views


Coroner identifies man in fatal crash at Peers Park


Original post made on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Steve Z, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:26 am | 60 comments | 11343 Views


Residents react to Arastradero Rd. shooting

A reported shooting left one man wounded and one man being sought at an apartment complex in the 500 block of Arastradero...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by questioning, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 60 comments | 7051 Views


Police arrest protester at Lockheed Martin

Palo Alto police arrested a 34-year-old man after he notified local media that he had just spray painted the word "Yemen"...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2019
Last comment by GOT vandals?, on May 1, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 60 comments | 18453 Views


Student hospitalized after bike, SUV collide

A Palo Alto High School student was hospitalized after his bicycle collided with an SUV on his way to school Tuesday, Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Nov 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 60 comments | 10982 Views


Droid theft in Palo Alto draws police, helicopter

Palo Alto police were out in force Tuesday night -- including the use of a Santa Clara County sheriff's helicopter -- to...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 10, 2010 at 11:42 am | 60 comments | 6765 Views


No charge in crash that hurt twin boys on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by kludged, on Feb 3, 2014 at 11:14 am | 59 comments | 25580 Views


Man badly beaten outside Palo Alto restaurant

Palo Alto police are working to identify four men who beat another man unconscious outside a downtown restaurant early Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by GinaB, on May 5, 2009 at 2:38 am | 59 comments | 6074 Views


DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 22095 Views


Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 58 comments | 14909 Views


Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by ron, on Aug 14, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 58 comments | 15643 Views


Animal shelter workers to be charged in deaths of 7 pups

Three employees of Pets in Need, a no-kill animal shelter, have been cited and are being charged with animal cruelty and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by Serg, on Dec 2, 2021 at 6:36 pm | 58 comments | 21089 Views


Two pit bulls shot after they killed a small dog

An East Palo Alto police officer shot two pit bulls that had mauled a small dog being walked by its owner Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 9, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 58 comments | 198486 Views


Burpee gets 43 years to life for assault, kidnap of Gunn student

Todd David Burpee, 22, received a 43 years-to-life sentence today for the kidnapping, sexual assault and beating/strangulation...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:17 am | 58 comments | 10269 Views


Brock Turner judge launches anti-recall campaign

Just days before Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky is set to be reassigned from criminal cases and before former Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 58 comments | 15247 Views


Coroner's office identifies man hit by train

The man killed by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto early Tuesday morning has been identified as Kyle Hodder-Hastorf, 19,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 57 comments | 6879 Views


are all the threads about Arizona's racial profiling law being deleted?

Given Palo Alto's own history with racial profiling, I think the Arizona law is worth studying and learning about....

Original post made by racial profiling on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 12, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 57 comments | 4563 Views


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 Sick of lying politicians, on Feb 9, 2020 at 11:06 am | 57 comments | 18507 Views
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