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As COVID-19 recedes, Californians have new worries

A new poll found that Californians’ worries about COVID-19 have receded, but their attention has shifted to some old issues...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2537 Views

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Palo Alto resident robbed at gunpoint in driveway while child is in the car

Two armed men robbed a man at gunpoint Friday evening in the University South neighborhood while a young child sat in his...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by South PA resident , on Apr 20, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 20640 Views

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Police arrest suspect in November sideshow collision

Palo Alto police have arrested a man they say sideswiped a police patrol car before crashing his vehicle into a tree while...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by BruceS, on Apr 18, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3922 Views

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Prowler allegedly brandishes knife at resident

A man prowling in the backyard of a Palo Alto home on Wednesday evening allegedly pulled a knife on a resident who confronted...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 16, 2022 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 7406 Views

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Police investigating hate crime after Palo Altan's Ukrainian flag torn down

Police are looking into a recent vandalism case as a hate crime, after a resident's Ukrainian flag was torn down and bundled...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2022
Last comment by Lynne Henderson, on Apr 12, 2022 at 10:35 am | 8 comments | 6108 Views

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Midtown resident robbed at gunpoint after online meetup goes awry

A Midtown resident who invited a woman he met online into his home early Thursday morning was robbed at gunpoint minutes...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Apr 10, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 10678 Views

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Four teens arrested for Stanford Shopping Center robbery

Palo Alto police arrested four teenagers on Monday evening after they allegedly attempted to carjack a woman and robbed her...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Apr 7, 2022 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 11561 Views

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Three alleged robbers who pepper-sprayed, punched Macy's security officer arrested

Three women who allegedly pepper-sprayed and struck a loss-prevention officer at Stanford Shopping Center when he tried to...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 6, 2022 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 7124 Views

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Former HP employee pleads guilty to defrauding company of $5M

A former HP Inc. employee pleaded guilty to charges that she siphoned over $5 million from her employer, using the money...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Mar 30, 2022 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 5023 Views

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Suspect arrested in Fairmeadow neighborhood shooting case

Palo Alto police have arrested one of four young men suspected of stealing from vehicles in three south Palo Alto neighborhoods...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Screeedek, on Mar 25, 2022 at 2:19 pm | 7 comments | 8294 Views

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Roving auto burglars caught on cameras

Groups of auto burglars in recent weeks have been roaming residential neighborhoods and now, residents whose surveillance...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Alika, on Mar 21, 2022 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3910 Views

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Police investigate two street robberies in 15 hours

Palo Alto police are investigating two robberies involving pedestrians. In one case, a man was faced by two men who two of...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 16, 2022 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 4500 Views

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Jolted by recent hate incidents, Palo Alto may ask FBI for help

Concerned about recent hate incidents around town targeting Black, Jewish and Asian residents, members of Palo Alto's Human...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2022
Last comment by Jamie Johnson, on Mar 16, 2022 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 6826 Views

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Former Palo Alto VA chief of cardiology pleads guilty to sexual battery

John Giacomini, 73, the former chief of cardiology at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System pleaded guilty Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Anneke, on Mar 10, 2022 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3481 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors seek to strengthen rights of sexual assault survivors

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to find ways to strengthen the privacy and rights of victims of...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by Ben Z., on Mar 9, 2022 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2830 Views

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Police arrest woman found with over $19K of Victoria's Secret merchandise

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Saturday after they found more than $19,000 in stolen property from Victoria's Secret in...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by Pops9, on Mar 2, 2022 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 5824 Views

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Former Historic Resources Board chair skirted law for over a year before citation

Martin Bernstein, the former Historic Resources Board chair who failed to obtain permits for renovations to his historic...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by John, on Feb 27, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 3021 Views

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Police: Crescent Park home targeted by burglars for a second time

Palo Alto police are looking for a person who broke into a home in the city's Crescent Park neighborhood on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by WhatAboutme, on Feb 24, 2022 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 3367 Views

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Palo Alto neighborhoods littered with antisemitic flyers

Dozens of antisemitic flyers were found on Sunday morning around Palo Alto, one of many Bay Area cities where hate-based...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 24, 2022 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 8123 Views

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Man charged for allegedly taking $50K in jewelry from downtown store

Santa Clara County prosecutors have charged a man for 20 commercial burglaries, including a smash-and-grab at a jewelry store...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
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