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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Long time resident, 6 hours ago | 37 comments | 4241 Views

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Lockdown at Nordstrom lifted; possible armed man at large

A Palo Alto department store was placed on a precautionary lockdown Tuesday morning while police searched the area for a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Scary, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 4327 Views

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Nordstrom locked down while police search for man who may have gun

The Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto is locked down Tuesday morning while police search the area for a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 447 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for today in the Bay Area as heat, light winds and automobile exhaust combine for an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 25, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 748 Views

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Police arrest East Palo Alto teens for strong-arm robbery

Two teenagers from East Palo Alto were arrested Monday night after the strong-arm robbery of a woman in a downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Midlander, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 4133 Views

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Stanford bioengineer among recipients of 'genius grant'

An assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University is among the 23 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 2816 Views

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Spate of burglaries hits Stanford campus

Four burglaries took place over a four-day period on the Stanford University campus, including three that targeted academic...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Carelessness, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 4882 Views

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Driver killed Friday by flying debris on Highway 101 identified

An 82-year-old man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck by debris...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 6134 Views

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Trio of suspects sought in Palo Alto burglary

Palo Alto police are looking for three people who allegedly broke into an unoccupied home in the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 3924 Views

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Train hit vehicle at Meadow - Caltrain tweets

Traffic is a mess around town. It seems that train hitting vehicle at Meadow is causing the mess....

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 93 Views

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Tech companies are hurting the Palo Alto restaurant scene

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/19/technology/how-tech-companies-disrupted-silicon-valleys-restaurant-scene.html Points:...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by So right!, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 131 Views

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Driver killed by debris on Highway 101 in Menlo Park

An elderly man was struck in the neck and killed by an unidentified object while driving north on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 19, 2016 at 8:27 am | 15 comments | 4455 Views

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Small plane makes mysterious landing in East Palo Alto

Police are trying to determine why a small plane landed in a marshy area along the San Francisco Bay near East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by close PAO, on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 2792 Views

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Hiker rescued after fall down trail at Foothills Park in Palo Alto

An 85-year-old hiker was rescued after she slipped off a trail and went about 50 feet down to an embankment at Foothills...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 14 comments | 6577 Views

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Thousands of dollars in donations stolen from Palo Alto church collection baskets

Thousands of dollars were stolen from collection baskets at a Palo Alto church after a service Sunday afternoon, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 1093 Views

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Sept. 11 memorial set up outside East Palo Alto fire station vandalized

A memorial set up outside an East Palo Alto fire station for the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 was vandalized, firefighters...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Sep 14, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 2175 Views

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Brock Turner judge launches anti-recall campaign

Just days before Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky is set to be reassigned from criminal cases and before former Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 58 comments | 8962 Views

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Fire at Glass Slipper Inn in Palo Alto causes evacuation

The Glass Slipper Inn was evacuated Tuesday night after a fire broke out in a motel room, prompting a response from Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by inn, on Sep 9, 2016 at 12:24 am | 6 comments | 7065 Views

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Man sought in robbery near Nordstrom

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who they say ripped a purse off a woman's shoulder in a Stanford Shopping Center...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Edgar, on Sep 7, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 11 comments | 5250 Views

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Employee suffers minor injuries after kitchen fire at Panda Express in Palo Alto

A manager at a Palo Alto restaurant suffered minor injuries when a fire broke out in the restaurant's kitchen Monday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 6, 2016 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 4403 Views
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