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Gunn student arrested for deadly weapon assault

A senior at Gunn High School was arrested Monday for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly attacked one student...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by glamorous, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 52 comments | 7952 Views


was the Ashley Todd "mugging" a hoax?


Original post made by John M on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 27, 2008 at 2:08 am | 52 comments | 5271 Views


Palo Alto softens stance on vehicle dwellers

Palo Alto officials are backing off their proposal to ban vehicle dwellers and are now considering less stringent approaches,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 10:09 am | 52 comments | 6820 Views


Police release sketch of man wanted for strong-arm robbery


Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by its me, on Oct 28, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 52 comments | 6076 Views


Wave of robberies raises concerns in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a string of 14 robberies that have occurred around the city since late September -- the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 28, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 52 comments | 6418 Views


Woman struck by bus, killed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was killed in downtown Palo Alto this morning after she was struck by a bus while crossing University Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jozee, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 52 comments | 12658 Views


Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 4499 Views


Speed Does Not Pay - Embarcadero Road

The distance on Embarcadero Road from the Hwy 101 ramps at Edgewood Plaza to El Camino Real is 2 miles. Driving at the...

Original post made by John Baum on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Apr 21, 2016 at 1:30 am | 51 comments | 3955 Views


Injury collision blocks Embarcadero Road

An injury collision has blocked a major thoroughfare in Palo Alto this evening, police said. The incident will likely affect...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Sylvia Rodriguez, on Mar 4, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 51 comments | 9695 Views


Zumot's attorney looks to overturn murder conviction

The attorney for Paul Zumot, the Palo Alto man convicted last year of strangling his girlfriend and burning down the Addison...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by @ go tax, on Jul 28, 2012 at 6:42 am | 51 comments | 7794 Views


Superintendent releases statement on suicide

The following message was delivered by Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly to a PTA-sponsored forum...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Barron Park parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 51 comments | 5846 Views


Bicycle thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Numerous bicycle thefts have been reported throughout Palo Alto since March 28, police said Wednesday. "The thefts have been...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by thefts, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 51 comments | 24076 Views


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 | 8858 Views


Cars driving through red lights!

My son was biking home from camp yesterday. He was at the intersection of El Camino Way and El Camino Real, at KEYS school....

Original post made by Jonathan on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 10, 2019 at 5:02 am | 50 comments | 3648 Views


Vehicle crash closes University Avenue

University Avenue is closed in both directions Sunday morning (Sept. 11) due to a car crash. The road remains closed until...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by peter preciado, on Oct 28, 2011 at 2:07 am | 50 comments | 5657 Views


Palo Alto police outline assault on crime wave

A string of 20 robberies in Palo Alto neighborhoods is among the most serious some officers have seen in their careers because...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not a Threat, on Jan 23, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 50 comments | 12456 Views


Todd Burpee found guilty in 2007 sexual assault

Todd Burpee, 22, was convicted today of six of seven felony counts in the Oct. 30, 2007, attack on a Gunn High student. Burpee,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by smdh , on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:24 am | 50 comments | 8508 Views


More scrutiny but no charges for Palo Alto officer after dog attack

The recently released video of a Palo Alto police dog attacking a man who was sleeping in a backyard shed has brought fresh...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Citizen , on Apr 7, 2021 at 7:15 am | 50 comments | 11171 Views


Hit-and-run driver strikes cyclist

A male bicyclist was struck in a hit-and-run accident on Cowper Street on Tuesday (July 19) morning, Palo Alto police and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by another biker, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:07 am | 50 comments | 6275 Views


Police investigate Mountain View road rage attack

A case of severe road rage was reported Monday (May 16) after a man allegedly ran another driver off Grant Road in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by narnia, on May 23, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 49 comments | 5077 Views
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