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Jury finds Menlo Park man guilty on 15 felony counts related to child molestation

Randolph Michael Haldeman, 60, has been found guilty of 15 of the 19 felony counts related to allegations of molesting children...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by Elly Needham, on May 13, 2021 at 5:27 pm | 5 comments | 7416 Views

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Police investigate hate vandalism at city park

A vandalism case at El Camino Park, where racial slurs were found scrawled in black marker in several areas in the public...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by loren freeman - m.b.a., on May 12, 2021 at 4:20 pm | 18 comments | 5566 Views

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Man found shot in East Palo Alto parking garage dies

East Palo Alto police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of a 25-year-old man who was found with a gunshot...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 8, 2021 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 9605 Views

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Thirty-five firearms stolen from garage of Palo Alto home

Four gun security cabinets carrying 35 firearms were stolen from the garage of a home early Tuesday morning in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on May 6, 2021 at 11:45 am | 22 comments | 13830 Views

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Former East Palo Alto City Council candidate loses election contest lawsuit

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Wednesday ruled that City Council member Antonio Lopez did not violate election...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on May 3, 2021 at 2:42 pm | 21 comments | 9294 Views

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Family of slain Palo Alto teacher Kyle Hart sues Redwood City police

The family of Palo Alto teacher Kyle Hart has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Redwood City and members of its...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 15, 2021 at 10:05 pm | 21 comments | 13016 Views

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After attacks on Asian Americans, California lawmakers push to expand hate crime laws

The Atlanta shootings and other recent attacks on Asian Americans have prompted state lawmakers to resurrect past bills,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., on Apr 12, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 11 comments | 7100 Views

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Three rapes reported on Stanford University campus

Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating reports of three rapes on the campus over a three-week period...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., on Apr 12, 2021 at 1:51 pm | 9 comments | 12366 Views

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School bus broadsided after truck driver allegedly runs red light

A dump truck driver who appears to have run a red light smashed into a Palo Alto Unified School District bus carrying elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 10, 2021 at 7:50 am | 9 comments | 7039 Views

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Peninsula Creamery Dairy Store, Rick's Ice Cream ransacked two days apart

Break-ins were reported at two local ice cream stores in the space of two days last week, including one in which the ashes...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Apr 8, 2021 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 17572 Views

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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 | 9440 Views

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After police encrypt radios, City Council looks for ways to restore transparency

The City Council has pushed back against the Police Department's abrupt move to encrypt all radio communications, with several...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Apr 6, 2021 at 5:40 pm | 4 comments | 5149 Views

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Former schools employee arrested for child pornography

A Redwood City man who has worked at Palo Alto schools was arrested on Thursday for allegedly possessing and distributing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Latrelle Williams, on Apr 2, 2021 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 11320 Views

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Power goes out across Palo Alto Saturday

A power outage caused by a substation problem has hit Palo Alto, with residents from Midtown to Old Palo Alto to College...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 30, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 12 comments | 19123 Views

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Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

An ex-Stanford worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to thefts of more than 800 Apple MacBooks....

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by dontliveinCA, on Mar 29, 2021 at 9:36 pm | 2 comments | 13527 Views

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Man arrested in Baskin-Robbins robbery

A 30-year-old man has been nabbed for the March 22 robbery at the Palo Alto Baskin-Robbins store and is being held in connection...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by Frustrated Parent, on Mar 29, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 8447 Views

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Three Stop Asian Hate protests set on the Midpeninsula this weekend

Looking for a way to stand against hate, racism and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islanders? Here are three...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 28, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 5348 Views

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Midtown power outage

We lost power in the Wellsbury Way neighborhood around 4:58 pm. Anybody know how widespread this is or what the cause is?...

Original post made by Retired Engineer on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 28, 2021 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 1257 Views

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Robber strikes Baskin-Robbins shop in Midtown

An armed man robbed the Baskin-Robbins ice cream store in the Midtown neighborhood on Monday night, when he pointed a handgun...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 25, 2021 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 7363 Views

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One arrested, another sought in robbery near Cubberley Community Center

A 16-year-old was arrested by Palo Alto police on Monday night after he was allegedly involved in robbing a man and threatening...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2021 at 9:08 pm | 34 comments | 11808 Views
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