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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by All Along the Watchtower, on Jan 8, 2022 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 7438 Views

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Former Stanford sailing coach says case against him was 'rigged'

John Vandemoer, the former longtime head coach of Stanford University's sailing team who pleaded guilty for his role in the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by Me, on Jan 6, 2022 at 2:09 pm | 14 comments | 8427 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in collision that closes all southbound lanes on Highway 101 in Menlo Park

A motorcyclist died after striking a disabled vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 near Willow Road in Menlo Park early Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 28, 2021 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 6085 Views

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Settlement reached in police dog attack

Palo Alto and Mountain View have reached a settlement with Joel Alejo, who was attacked and repeatedly bitten by a police...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by felix, on Dec 22, 2021 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 4303 Views

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Newsom announces proposal of more than $300M to combat retail theft, violent crime

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday a proposal to allocate upwards of $300 million over the next three years to curtail...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Dec 21, 2021 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 3171 Views

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Two injured in crash following illegal sideshow

Two people are hospitalized with major injuries after they fled from an illegal sideshow, sideswiped a police patrol car...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2021
Last comment by Banes , on Dec 15, 2021 at 7:33 am | 10 comments | 9991 Views

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Woman loses car to burglar while she was asleep at home

Palo Alto police are investigating an occupied home burglary that occurred on Thursday morning, when a woman woke up to find...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2021
Last comment by ndn, on Dec 13, 2021 at 8:11 pm | 10 comments | 10813 Views

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Judge rules sexually violent convict can be housed in East Palo Alto

A man with a history as a "sexually violent predator" will be released from prison to a residence in East Palo Alto over...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Dec 8, 2021 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 5728 Views

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Should sexually violent convict, deemed 'no longer a threat' by the state, be housed in East Palo Alto?

The release from prison of a man with a history as a "sexually violent predator" and his proposed placement by the state...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on Dec 7, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 6198 Views

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Animal shelter workers to be charged in deaths of 7 pups

Three employees of Pets in Need, a no-kill animal shelter, have been cited and are being charged with animal cruelty and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by Serg, on Dec 2, 2021 at 6:36 pm | 58 comments | 17910 Views

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Alleged carjacker caught red-handed by vehicle's owner

Palo Alto police arrested a man in connection with a carjacking incident at a downtown parking lot on Friday evening, police...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 1, 2021 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 3878 Views

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Burglars break into Palo Alto house but flee after realizing residents are home

Burglars smashed a glass door to get into a Crescent Park house early Saturday morning but left empty-handed after discovering...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Dec 1, 2021 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 9655 Views

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CHP to patrol Stanford Shopping Center, other malls amid smash-and-grab crime wave

Local malls will have a greater force of armed protection this holiday season. Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the California...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Banes , on Nov 30, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 6527 Views

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Stanford administrators uncertain if possible nooses found on campus were deliberate

Possible nooses were reported along the Lake Lagunita walking trail at Stanford University on Monday, university administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Screeedek, on Nov 30, 2021 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 3544 Views

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Police thwart 30 to 40 people in smash-and-grab attempt downtown

A large group that tried to smash the door of The RealReal store ran off in 20 cars after police responded to the scene on...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2021
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Nov 26, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 5 comments | 16638 Views

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Burglars strike jewelry store, take $50K in gold, silver

Three people took an estimated $50,000 in gold and silver from a downtown Palo Alto jewelry store in a brazen smash-and-grab...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by A Person, on Nov 26, 2021 at 8:03 am | 10 comments | 10704 Views

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After 80 mph, wrong-way flight on Embarcadero, man crashes stolen Mini Cooper into tree

A 36-year-old man attempted a harrowing escape from Palo Alto police on Monday and was arrested after he fled at high speed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by Banes , on Nov 26, 2021 at 4:10 am | 2 comments | 8636 Views

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Reports: Puppies likely died from heat stroke, asphyxia

Seven puppies that died in the care of Palo Alto animal services operator Pets in Need on Aug. 2 likely succumbed from heat...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Nov 22, 2021 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 7638 Views

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Man held at knifepoint loses cash, property in RV robbery

Five people who were armed with knives robbed a man in his recreational vehicle in Palo Alto during the wee hours of Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 20, 2021 at 8:32 am | 5 comments | 6742 Views

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Witness intervenes in car burglary, faces knife-wielding man

A man who tried to stop two car burglars in a downtown parking garage last week became the victim of a violent crime after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Nov 18, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 3930 Views
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