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Video of police arresting bank robber

If anyone filmed police arresting a man on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday, May 23, around 3 p.m., please...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on May. 24, 2017
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Police: Man gropes 15-year-old girl walking in Palo Alto

Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a 15-year-old girl as she was walking in the Homer Avenue pedestrian tunnel...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
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Vigil at Laurel School for classmate Lisa Xavier

A candlelight vigil in memory of Lisa Xavier was held at Laurel Elementary School in Atherton Wednesday (Dec. 9). Lisa, 6,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
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Money to crossing guards

I got off the bus - south bound - the crossing guard was waiting with 3 boys on bikes. The 3 boys reached into their pockets...

Original post made by Leigh on Oct. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5879 Views


Looking for witness to collision with dalmatian on Middlefield

Hi, I had a collision with a large dalmatian on the 3300 block of Middlefield Road (cross street of Ames Avenue) on Thursday...

Original post made by Satyadev Patel on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3407 Views


Early Morning Fire at Cubberly Community Center

Passed it on middlefield at around 5am. Looks like a lot of hardware was out. You could smell smoke and steam in the air,...

Original post made by Rwolf on Aug. 9, 2010
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Loma Verde closed


Original post made by Resident on Apr. 11, 2008
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Crash victim remains on life support

A 37-year-old woman severely injured in an East Palo Alto auto crash a week ago remains on life support, Police Sgt. Alma...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3189 Views


Suspended at Nola's

A man has fallen off the roof of Nola's on Ramona downtown. He is currently floating on the canvas awning in the inner courtyard....

Original post made by qq on Mar. 21, 2009
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Preserve Buena Vista Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5336 Views


Pedestrian dies in collision with Caltrain at Churchill Avenue

A fatal collision between a Caltrain train and a pedestrian at the Churchill Avenue crossing in Palo Alto has disrupted service...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 15584 Views


Door to Door Solicitation Scam is back

Just FYI, our family recently got a visit from one of those door to door scammers that come by the house every once in a...

Original post made by Fed up with scammers on May. 13, 2015
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Police calls: Car accidents and DUIs in Palo Alto; petty theft in Menlo Park

Here's a list that captures recent reports of crimes made to Palo Alto and Menlo Park police. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2023
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Did you witness my car getting clipped today?

Hi, My car was clipped today while parked on the north side of Kipling, near Lytton (and facing Lytton), Saturday Aug 4,...

Original post made by palo altan on Aug. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3145 Views


Anyone see a car and truck racing after each other ...

Saw them going down Channing around 7:30 PM tonight. First a guy in a car went flying down the street going at least...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 21, 2013
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rape on Oregon Ave, Sept 4

The PAPD log says there was a "sexual assault/rape" on Oregon Ave (the frontage road north of Oregon Expressway) on September...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 7, 2013
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Coroner identifies man killed by Caltrain Monday

The San Mateo County coroner's office this morning identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Caltrain tracks Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
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PAMF Evacuation

Does anyone know why the Palo Alto Medical Foundation was evacuated yesterday?...

Original post made by Sarah on Sep. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1470 Views


Palo Alto man arrested for shoplifting

Editor's note: The man has paid his penalties and his record has been expunged by a judge from the Superior Court of California,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
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police sketch of armed robbery suspect

Suspect robbed Round Table Pizza on Friday using a black semiautomatic handgun:

Original post made by resident on May. 20, 2013
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