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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No parole for Chowchilla school-bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 28 comments | 9313 Views

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Palo Alto woman finds burglar in walk-in closet

A Palo Alto woman discovered a burglar hiding in her walk-in closet at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, about 15 minutes after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 3978 Views

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Assault victim completes her emotional testimony

At times weeping into the arms of a court support person, "Jane Doe," the 18-year-old former Gunn High School student who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 5108 Views

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Judge upholds Palo Alto sit-lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost must stand trial for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, Santa Clara County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by A. Carter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 28 comments | 6526 Views

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East Palo Alto shooting victim identified

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto Wednesday night has been identified as 20-year-old Gabriel Arreguin, a police captain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by concerned about our city, on May 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 28 comments | 7030 Views

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Driver killed in crash on Page Mill Road

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in unincorporated San Mateo County that occurred early this...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Joseph Tourino, on Aug 25, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 28 comments | 6165 Views

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Nearly 30 auto burglaries hit Palo Alto in 12 days

Nearly 30 automobiles have been broken into in Palo Alto since Aug. 16, prompting the Palo Alto Police Department to warn...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 3, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 28 comments | 4656 Views

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East Palo Alto plane crash: one year later

This Thursday (Feb. 17) will be the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 24, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 28 comments | 6664 Views

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Congressional candidate Carol Brouillet arrested

Congressional candidate Carol Brouillet was arrested Saturday, June 2, after failing to show up for a court appearance, which...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 13, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 28 comments | 7852 Views

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Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by FollowUpInfo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 28 comments | 9026 Views

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Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 8717 Views

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Palo Alto police seek purse snatcher

Palo Alto police are looking for a bike-riding purse snatcher who they said committed two crimes in the span of 15 minutes...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 28 comments | 13673 Views

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Palo Alto reaches labor deal with largest union

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:56 am | 28 comments | 7009 Views

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Driver in Palo Alto car crash ordered to retest for license

The elderly driver who [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/07/31/three-critically-injured-after-car-crashes-into-downtown-coffee-shop...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by SRL, on Aug 13, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 28 comments | 9736 Views

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Inattentive drivers in PA

Three of five members of our family have had multiple instances in the past several weeks where inattentive drivers in Palo...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dad, on Dec 25, 2014 at 4:18 am | 28 comments | 3269 Views

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Pilot was arrested prior to disappearance

A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and [http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/15/palo-alto-flight-instructor-vanishes-over-pacific...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 28 comments | 16739 Views

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Caltrain collision leaves one dead in Palo Alto

An adult man in his 60s died on Friday night after a vehicle on the Caltrain right of way was struck by a train at Charleston...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 28, 2016 at 4:10 pm | 28 comments | 18658 Views

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Man arrested for sexual assault at gunpoint

A man accused of sexually assaulting a high school-aged girl at gunpoint while she jogged near Stanford Research Park in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2018
Last comment by Justine, on May 6, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 28 comments | 12710 Views

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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 | 26538 Views

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Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jul 22, 2019 at 11:20 pm | 28 comments | 11148 Views
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