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Bomb squad detonates suspicious package in south Palo Alto

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad detonated a suspicious package on Fabian Way at about 3:15 p.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by About CANS, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:56 am | 56 comments | 8982 Views


Court orders FTX founder Samuel Bankman-Fried to be confined to parents' home

Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange company FTX, will remain confined to his parents' home as a...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on Dec 28, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 56 comments | 17974 Views


Woman rescued from island in Palo Alto baylands

A 62-year-old woman who was trapped for several hours on a small island in the Palo Alto baylands Sunday night was rescued...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 17, 2009 at 12:48 am | 56 comments | 5808 Views


Palo Alto cyclist injured in Portola Valley collision

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Bill vanCleemput, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:09 am | 56 comments | 7468 Views


Enough's enough, theater supporters say


Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by Chris Ritter, on May 18, 2008 at 10:02 am | 56 comments | 7905 Views


Anti-gang coalition targets Nortenos, Surenos

Federal, state, county and local law-enforcement agencies have joined East Palo Alto police to dismantle gangs blamed for...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Jul 13, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 56 comments | 9762 Views


Editorial: A Taser lesson learned

Imagine your 16-year-old son riding his bike on Palo Alto streets and, like too many bicyclists, cruising through a stop...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 55 comments | 13275 Views


Strong-arm robberies hit Palo Alto streets again

Robbers snatched valuables from two people in the evening hours in Palo Alto on Saturday and Monday, adding to a string of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 16, 2010 at 10:27 am | 55 comments | 4937 Views


Man, 27, fatally shot in East Palo Alto

A 27-year-old man died in a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon, according to a San Mateo County deputy coroner....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by mizz juicy Gurl, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 55 comments | 8509 Views


Woman killed in south Palo Alto train crash


Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by LR, on Oct 27, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 55 comments | 13378 Views


St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 55 comments | 9745 Views


Police chief fighting for job over race comments


Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 54 comments | 8388 Views


Gunn High School Poisoned Earth


Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Joshie, on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 54 comments | 8592 Views


Police release video of 2019 arrest that led to excessive-force claim

The Palo Alto Police Department released on Friday video footage of the July 10, 2019, arrest of Julio Arevalo, who suffered...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 2, on Jun 29, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 18835 Views


Sofia names new president amid student protest

Trustees of Palo Alto's Sofia University named an interim president Thursday as students and faculty protested in front of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Moo Cow, on Jan 13, 2014 at 12:18 am | 53 comments | 37408 Views


Palo Altan, 20, dies in Capitola skateboard fall

Tim Sullivan, 20, a lifelong Palo Altan, Gunn High School graduate and University of California, Santa Cruz student, was...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Heidi Jacobson, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 53 comments | 21859 Views


Caltrain hits empty car at Charleston Road tracks

A Caltrain struck an unccoupied car on the tracks at Charleston Road in Palo Alto tonight, resulting in travel delays in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Maurice, on Oct 9, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 53 comments | 12212 Views


Woman smacks would-be robber with cane

A 55-year-old woman walking with a cane fought off a teenage boy who attempted to rob her in a Palo Alto grocery store parking...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on Nov 28, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 53 comments | 5596 Views


Group robs teen of expensive shoes at park

A 15-year-old boy walking at Palo Alto's Bol Park was attacked on Easter Sunday by four males who beat him on the ground...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Kid of Story, on Apr 24, 2018 at 3:29 pm | 52 comments | 11275 Views


Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 52 comments | 9736 Views
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