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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Solon, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 2040 Views

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Former Citigroup employee gets prison sentence

A former Citigroup Inc. sales assistant who stole $800,000 from the financial firm's clients in Palo Alto has been sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2328 Views

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Identity-theft forum to be held in Palo Alto tonight

In response to the rise in identity thefts, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss and District Attorney Jeff Rosen will...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walt, on Mar 15, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1738 Views

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Helicopter crashes in baylands

PAPD and PAFD are on scene of a helicopter crash in the Palo Alto baylands just north of the MSC and west of the landfill....

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 1915 Views

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Police Activity at Louis/Loma Verde Monday 4.15

Definitely something has happened, lots of cars, police cars with lights flashing, sirens, bystanders. Anyone know what's...

Original post made by Neighbor on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1779 Views

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State senate passes distracted-driving bill

A bill that would increase the base fines for distracted driving passed the California State Senate Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2647 Views

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EPA woman pleads not guilty in DUI fatality

An East Palo Alto woman accused of killing another woman in a drunken driving crash last year has pleaded not guilty to second...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by twiin, on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 3502 Views

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Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2183 Views

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Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 2419 Views

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Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 2314 Views

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One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2283 Views

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Grass fire narrowly misses East Palo Alto homes

A 10-acre grass fire in the baylands missed igniting homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood by a matter of feet Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views

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Fugitive arrested in East Palo Alto to be on TV

A Salinas fugitive became the unwitting star of the show after running a stop sign in East Palo Alto Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2879 Views

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terrorist attack in Wisconsin this morning

The FBI is reporting a terrorist attack on a temple in Wisconsin this morning. Numerous fatalities and others critically...

Original post made by RIP on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1541 Views

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Police seek men in home-invasion robbery

In a brazen home-invasion robbery, two men robbed an East Palo Alto couple at gunpoint when they returned home late Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 8200 Views

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Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views

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Burglary suspect pleads not guilty to murder

A suspected burglar who allegedly killed a motorcyclist while leading East Palo Alto police on a car chase pleaded not guilty...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Sep 29, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2858 Views

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Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2140 Views

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Workers break gas line at Foothill Expressway

Workers broke a natural gas pipeline at Foothill Expressway and Hillview Avenue early Friday morning, Oct. 19, causing Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Decline to state, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 5865 Views

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Gas Line Break on Junipero Serra at Campus Dr W

Gas Line Break, 10/26/12, 6:45 pm There is a gas leak at Junipero Serra and Campus Drive West. Persons located within...

Original post made by PG&E customer on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1861 Views
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