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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds raid Palo Alto Utilities Department in fraud probe

The Mercury-News is reporting that the Feds raided the Palo Alto Utilities Department last week Friday as part of a criminal...

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2469 Views

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East Palo Alto man gets 45 years in sex case

An "unrepentant" East Palo Alto man was sentenced last Friday to 45 years to life in prison by a San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by im da mother of this little gurl :.(, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2792 Views

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No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 2454 Views

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Police search for driver who fled from car

Police are searching this morning for a man who ran from a California Highway Patrol officer after being pulled over for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by saw the hunt, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 2296 Views

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Jury selection begins in EPA cop murder trial

The selection of a jury in the trial of Alberto Alvarez, accused of killing East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May in...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by ms b, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 2536 Views

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Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop is delayed

The trial of Alberto Alvarez, accused of killing East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May in January 2006, has been delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by ELL, on Mar 25, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2230 Views

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Bail reduced for Palo Alto landlord couple

A San Francisco judge reduced the bail for the Palo Alto couple charged with threatening and stealing from their tenants,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Observer, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 2499 Views

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Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 6, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 2168 Views

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El Camino Real & California Street - Mystery Wheelchair Accident

Hello everyone- I'm hoping that someone can help me. On Saturday, April 11th I was driving down el camino real and stopped...

Original post made by Daniel J. Pinna on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2192 Views

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Republican steals from Don Henley, then mocks the victim

Charles DeVore is running against Barbara Boxer for the US Senate. He claims that he has a constitutional right to steal...

Original post made by Don on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 19, 2009 at 7:16 am | 3 comments | 2381 Views

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Wildhorse Valley Rescuse

In case anyone was expecting someone after lunch and they didn't show, a woman has been stuck down a sixty foot ravine at...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2075 Views

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baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 2240 Views

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Red light camera?

I saw a camera above the intersection of Deer Park and Page Mill today as I hit the yellew and it turned red about a second...

Original post made by H sund on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:54 am | 3 comments | 5524 Views

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Kanter to be sworn in as education undersecretary Wednesday

Raising student achievement will be the top priority of Martha Kanter, who will be sworn in Wednesday as U.S. undersecretary...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by martha fan, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:45 pm | 3 comments | 2922 Views

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Heat, winds spark 'Spare the Air' alert

For the third day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is declaring today a Spare the Air day. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2179 Views

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Police calls

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11302 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by well..., on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

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Explosion??

Did anyone hear an enormous explosion around 11:15 tonight (Sunday night)? Was much louder than any local fireworks I've...

Original post made by susanMD on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 2111 Views

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Mountain View police use Tasers during fight

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views

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Court upholds death penalty for EPA woman

The California Supreme Court today upheld a death penalty ruling for an East Palo Alto woman who fatally shot two people...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

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Small Cheesecake Factory fire closes University

A small fire behind the Cheesecake Factory restaurant in downtown Palo Alto closed University Avenue for a time early this...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by mo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 2302 Views
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