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Driver hits two parked cars, flips vehicle on Emerson

Emergency vehicles swarmed a downtown Palo Alto block on Tuesday afternoon after a driver sideswiped two parked cars and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 2001 Views


Large vegetation fire burning at University Avenue 101 interchange

Firefighters were responding to a large fire that burned shrubs and trees at University Avenue and the U.S. Highway 101 interchange...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 2274 Views


Pedestrian struck, killed by California Highway Patrol officer with DUI suspect in vehicle on Highway 92

A California Highway Patrol officer struck and killed a man who was running across State Highway 92 on Wednesday night, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2023
Last comment by Joey, on Sep 23, 2023 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 3698 Views


Arts briefs: Joshua Redman at Stanford Live, Smuin Ballet, Springline's official opening and more

This weekend, Joshua Redman kicks off Stanford Live's season, plus Smuin Ballet's season opener, a variety of events mark...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2023
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 22, 2023 at 6:16 am | 2 comments | 1693 Views


Palo Alto police to add surveillance to prime shopping areas

Boosted by a state grant, the Palo Alto Police Department is preparing to add more patrol officers to Stanford Shopping Center...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 16, 2023 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 3150 Views


Longtime South Bay journalist's book takes a deep dive into an infamous Peninsula murder

The 1974 murder of a young woman in Stanford's Memorial Church shocked the community and became a decades-long cold case....

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2023
There are no comments yet. 60020 Views


Police auditors scrutinize cases involving pointed firearms

A new report from Palo Alto's independent police auditors reviews six recent instances in which officers pointed their firearms...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2023
Last comment by Aram, on Sep 13, 2023 at 12:02 am | 4 comments | 2562 Views


Police chase ends with three arrests in East Palo Alto after two people were shot in San Jose

Officers found two injured men in the 100 block of West Alma Avenue after gunshots were reported about 1:12 a.m. on Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2023
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 11, 2023 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views


Kaiser to pay $49 million after environmental, patient privacy violations

Kaiser has agreed to a $49 million settlement with the State Attorney General's Office and six district attorneys, including...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3883 Views


'The urgency of this matter strikes me very deeply': Sen. Josh Becker on Peninsula’s fentanyl crisis

Last week, Senator Josh Becker hosted an online town hall to discuss the ongoing opioid situation. He said an over-the-counter...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2023
Last comment by Dave York, on Sep 9, 2023 at 3:56 pm | 7 comments | 2341 Views


Australian tourist charged with manslaughter in wrong-way crash that killed two La Honda residents

31-year-old Luke Nardini, who made his initial appearance in court Tuesday to face the charges for the crash, has pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2023
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 8, 2023 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 4155 Views


Judge dismisses 1990s Mountain View murder case on legal technicality

A packed courtroom listened as Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Shella Deen granted a stay order to keep tech CEO...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2023
Last comment by Margaret Petros, on Aug 30, 2023 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 4538 Views


Costco parking lot becomes playground for distraction thieves

Jewelry thieves who use distraction to steal, primarily from elderly people, appear to be targeting the Costco parking lot...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 23, 2023 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 7540 Views


Police investigate strong-arm robbery at Town & Country

A woman was robbed of her wallet during the daytime in the Town & Country Village Shopping Center parking lot on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2023
Last comment by Screeedek, on Aug 15, 2023 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 6428 Views


4 men indicted in 2022 gun battle at East Palo Alto park

The San Mateo County Criminal Grand Jury has indicted four men in connection with a gunfight at East Palo Alto's Jack Farrell...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2023
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 9, 2023 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 5322 Views


Police: Suspect nabbed after wave of residential burglaries

A Santa Clara resident who police believe took part in a recent wave of residential burglaries in Palo Alto and other Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2023
Last comment by Bill Beck, on Aug 3, 2023 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 7651 Views


Hit-and-run victim identified as 26-year-old East Palo Alto man

The man killed in a hit-and-run collision Friday night in East Palo Alto was identified as 26-year-old D'andre "Doc" Stamper....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2023
Last comment by offn2it, on Aug 3, 2023 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 5134 Views


Palo Alto police sweep downtown block after bomb threat at Sancho's Taqueria

A bomb threat in downtown Palo Alto has promoted police to close off some streets for about an hour on Friday afternoon while...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 31, 2023 at 4:45 pm | 8 comments | 7664 Views


Fatal crash on Highway 280 off-ramp shuts down lanes

All southbound lanes of Interstate Highway 280 near the El Monte Road off-ramp in Santa Clara County were shut down for several...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2023
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 31, 2023 at 7:15 am | 4 comments | 3524 Views


As fentanyl crisis continues, libraries host lifesaving workshops

Fentanyl-related deaths in Santa Clara County doubled from April to May. To combat the problem, the county is hosting workshops...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2023
Last comment by Ocam's Razor, on Jul 27, 2023 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4513 Views
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