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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police say Menlo Park girl, 14, is still missing

Police are still looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Laura Blair, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 2283 Views

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Accident on California and Hanover Thursday evening

While driving home on Thursday evening, there were a lot of police cars and fire trucks at the corner of California and Hanover....

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2167 Views

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'Missing plane' search effort under dramatic skies

A search and rescue helicopter looking for survivors from a reported downed small airplane over the Santa Cruz Mountainsflies...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Gordon Reade, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:08 am | 3 comments | 2365 Views

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No sign of reported plane crash above Palo Alto

Authorities have called off the search for wreckage from a possible plane crash that was reported Saturday in the hills near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 2269 Views

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do-rag robber pleads guilty

I'm surprised that Palo Alto Online has apparently not reported on this story. Jeffrey Smith has plead guilty to a string...

Original post made by Lynne on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1754 Views

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Palo Alto Police Launches Anonymous Tip Service

Saw this on the city web site: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=1495&TargetID=268 Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 6, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1862 Views

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Lego scenes shown in Palo Alto stolen in Fremont

The elaborate Lego creations displayed at Palo Alto's Museum of American Heritage last month were stolen from a locked truck...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 2411 Views

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'There was fire everywhere,' crash witness reports

"There was fire everywhere," an eyewitness to this morning's plane crash in East Palo Alto recalled. The witness, Betina...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2546 Views

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Man, 32, shot and killed in East Palo Alto

A man was shot and killed at an East Palo Alto apartment building Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15868...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

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College enrollment suffers under budget cuts

California's community colleges saw a drop in enrollment for the 2009-10 school year, but not due to lack of demand, according...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Shadenfreude- NOT, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:06 am | 3 comments | 1995 Views

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Copper-wire theft darkens Shoreline Amphitheatre

Mountain View police are investigating the theft of copper wire from the light poles in the parking lot of Shoreline Amphitheatre...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 2183 Views

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Bike accident on Ross Road

Anyone know what happened to the person who was down on the ground on Ross Road (near the Y) around 6:45pm this evening?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Mar 25, 2010 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 2006 Views

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Inside the jury: anatomy of a murder verdict

It was just a quick look, but what Victor Moreno saw last Friday moved him greatly. Moreno, juror No. 6 in the trial of Otto...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Mar 25, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 2528 Views

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Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

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Chen pleads not guilty in Palo Alto cleaver attack

A restaurant worker who attacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver at a California Avenue restaurant pleaded "not guilty"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by rydo, on Apr 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 2360 Views

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Local runaways return home -- safe

A 15-year-old Palo Alto girl and her 12-year-old boyfriend from Portola Valley returned home safe this afternoon after being...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 12, 2010 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 2164 Views

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Police chase nets four arrests in Menlo Park

Four men believed to have been involved in a shooting in East Palo Alto early Monday were arrested after a police chase and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by ghs, on May 5, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2265 Views

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VTA bus 88 stopped and police searched

My daughter rides VTA bus 88 home from Gunn HS. Today the police stopped the bus, boarded, searched, and questioned a few...

Original post made by grace on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on May 11, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2187 Views

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power out in North Palo Alto

Power is out at 700 block of Channing too.....anywhere to see posted reason or estimated time of power back?...

Original post made by donna bendotoff on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 11, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 2007 Views

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Man with a gun?

Anyone know what happened around 3:30 this morning around Park Blvd that had the cops yelling, K-9s barking and the freight...

Original post made by Wide awake on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2408 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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