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Children escape Atherton house fire

A fire caused more than $200,000 in damage to a large ranch-style home in Atherton late this afternoon, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views


Car wash burglar arrested

Palo Alto police arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a car wash at El Camino Real and Urban Lane at 3:30 a.m. this morning....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1652 Views


What is it with the tracks? Another fatality

5:30 pedestrian dead. Bullet train @ San Antonio, where the bullet flies thru @ 80mph. So sad.Our Paly/MV area seems like...

Original post made by David on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 25, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1653 Views


'Tsunami' closes San Mateo County beaches

San Mateo County beaches have been closed due to a tsunami advisory for the West Coast this afternoon resulting from a series...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hansolo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views


'Hazmat' concern shuts down VA hospital briefly

A mysterious substance brought to the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital Tuesday night caused Palo Alto fire officials...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 5, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1833 Views


Caltrain vs. car at Churchill Ave. this afternoon

The Mercury-News is reporting that Caltrain clipped a car at Churchill Ave. at 5:55pm this afternoon. Was that one of you? The...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:28 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views


20-year-old shot to death in East Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man was shot and killed Wednesday night, and police seek information about the killing. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by ttom h, on Apr 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1851 Views


This morning's power outage?

We woke up without power in Los Arboles. City's web site is down, and calling the power outage number gives us busy signal....

Original post made by Aleks on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Aleks, on May 11, 2010 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 2114 Views


Man robs Wells Fargo Bank at Sequoia Station

Police are searching for a man in his 20s who robbed a Wells Fargo bank at the Sequoia Station shopping center in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by same guy robbing banks in the south bay?, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2085 Views


Judge: No bail for murder suspect Zumot

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto hookah-shop owner who police said killed his girlfriend and set their shared cottage on fire last...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by gerome, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 2125 Views


Police ready for 'maximum enforcement' weekend

Bay Area law enforcement agencies will be stepping up their patrols and cracking down on drunk drivers to keep the roadways...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2419 Views


Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2210 Views


drill baby drill - new oil spill off Louisiana

At least they have cleanup equipment in the area already. AP news story:

Original post made by drill baby drill on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by good grief, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:01 am | 2 comments | 2157 Views


Baylands brush fire caused by kids with matches

Two children playing with matches set fire to dry grass and brush along a trail at the end of Geng Road in Palo Alto, near...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Aug 6, 2010 at 2:26 am | 2 comments | 2068 Views


MV man could get life in attempted homicide

Mountain View resident Reginald Ellis was arrested late last week for allegedly trying to choke his girlfriend to death in...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1859 Views


Stolen Car Stopped at Gunpoint near Cal Ave

Details here if you are interested: qq...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by annoyed, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1881 Views


What's going on in Palo Alto?

I just saw some cops driving like crazy (around 60mph) on Alma about 30 minutes back with lights and sirens and everything....

Original post made by paly student on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2233 Views


Town & Country Village Police Activity Weds Evening

qq, or anyone else, What was happening at Town & Country Village Wednesday at about 8:15 pm? There must have been a...

Original post made by Moi on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 1806 Views


Veteran settles for $250K in Palo Alto VA claim

A veteran who claimed he was blinded because of negligent medical care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System has settled...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views


CHP reports increase in holiday DUI arrests

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in the Bay Area and statewide in the number of drunken driving arrests...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 29, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 2000 Views
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