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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-alarm fire reported at Moldaw Residences

Palo Alto firefighters responded to smoke pouring out of a janitor's closet at the Moldaw Residences on Charleston Road in...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Showboating, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 3389 Views

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Crime in Palo Alto takes a dip, but assaults, burglaries and arson rise in 2016

Palo Altans called police far fewer times in 2016 than in any of the past seven years -- 10 percent less often than in 2015...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous , 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 1586 Views

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Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by My Left Foot, on Mar 25, 2017 at 11:26 am | 20 comments | 3857 Views

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Oakland shooting victim was from East Palo Alto

A man who was fatally shot in East Oakland earlier this month has been identified by police as 26-year-old Rene Cabrera of...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous , on Mar 23, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

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Police: Alleged Crescent Park burglars caught after traffic stop

A routine traffic stop in Gilroy resulted in an arrest of two people for allegedly burglarizing a home in Crescent Park earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 23, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 16 comments | 2677 Views

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Lavorato leaving Sacred Heart Prep for TKA football job

Pete Lavorato, who built Sacred Heart Prep into a high school football power, is leaving SHP to take the head coaching job...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Mar 23, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1959 Views

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Four 'Operation Sunny Day' defendants from East Palo Alto strike plea deals

The first murder case that went to trial as a result of an 18-month investigation into a string of crimes involving East...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by EPAMom, on Mar 22, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 2672 Views

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Three teens busted for Palo Alto burglary

Palo Alto police have arrested three teenagers who they said sneaked into an unoccupied home in the Greer Park North neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by SUMidtown, on Mar 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 26 comments | 5367 Views

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Police search for hit-and-run suspects after downtown collision

Palo Alto police are scouring downtown streets this afternoon in search of at least two suspects who they say were in a vehicle...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Big Steve, on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:37 pm | 37 comments | 10145 Views

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East Palo Alto family says they were harassed by men claiming to be ICE

An East Palo Alto family confronted by bounty hunters questioning their immigration status underscores how persons under...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 18, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 8 comments | 10392 Views

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Four arrested for allegedly furnishing alcohol to minors in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police arrested four persons on Monday for allegedly providing alcoholic beverages to juveniles, the department...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2043 Views

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East Palo Alto men arrested for allegedly robbing Livermore pharmacies

One of the two East Palo Alto men who was arrested on Monday on suspicion of robbing two pharmacies at gunpoint earlier that...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by SuperD, on Mar 16, 2017 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

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Suspect nabbed after two allegations of sexual assault

A man who police said committed sexual assaults on at least two occasions near the downtown Palo Alto Transit Center earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by rick, on Mar 16, 2017 at 12:47 am | 6 comments | 3430 Views

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Police investigate incidents of sexual battery, assault near downtown bus stop

Police are investigating two recent incidents in which a woman was approached and sexually assaulted by a stranger near the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 3676 Views

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Nine of 10 suspects identified, arrested in Apple store burglary

Police have identified six more alleged burglars in a brazen December burglary at the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Arrest warrant, on Mar 9, 2017 at 7:37 pm | 9 comments | 3682 Views

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Video captures Fairmeadow burglary suspects

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they believe stole jewelry and other valuables from a home in the Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Scared straight...., on Mar 7, 2017 at 4:39 am | 7 comments | 4818 Views

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Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by NotBornYesterday, on Mar 2, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 157 comments | 32620 Views

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East Palo Alto man sentenced to 7 years, 3 months for soliciting murder-for-hire

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco on Wednesday to seven years and three months in prison...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 2, 2017 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

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Hawaiian golf trip a success for Cardinal women

==B Stanford roundup == The third-ranked Stanford women's golf team placed two players in the top 10 and finished third...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
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Teenagers arrested for stealing from a car

Police arrested three East Palo Alto teenagers who had been prowling a Palo Alto neighborhood just after midnight on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 1, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 3561 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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