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Woman stuck on island near Bixby Park in baylands

PAFD has been trying to rescue a woman who has been stuck on an island in the baylands near Bixby Park. The call came in...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 13, 2009 at 11:30 am | 23 comments | 3988 Views

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Van crashes through guardrail on Oregon overpass

A Ford van driven by a 20-year-old man lost control about 10:45 p.m. Thursday and crashed through a guardrail on Alma Street...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by h, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 23 comments | 2274 Views

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Midtown Longs Drugs store robbed Thursday night

A man wearing a black trench coat and carrying a rifle robbed a Longs Drugs store in Midtown Palo Alto Thursday night, police...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by twosides, on Jan 29, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 23 comments | 2447 Views

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Palo Alto police lieutenant ends 'security' job

The Palo Alto police lieutenant who moonlighted as a consultant for Page Mill Properties has ended his arrangement with the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Richard Alala, on Sep 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 23 comments | 2016 Views

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Man hit by car while walking on Highway 101

A 35-year-old man who was walking on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City died this morning after he was hit by a Mazda driven...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by El Chorizo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:28 am | 23 comments | 2230 Views

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Prowlers arrested, suspected of bike thefts

Two teenagers who may have been responsible for a chain of bike thefts in the Crescent Park neighborhood were arrested this...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gee, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 23 comments | 2208 Views

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Police arrest gang members in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police and officers from surrounding jurisdictions seized six guns and arrested two known gang members and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 12, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 23 comments | 2102 Views

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Court throws out case due to police error

A case in which a Palo Alto man was arrested on three felony drug and weapon charges was thrown out because Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 23 comments | 1813 Views

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80-year-old killed in hit-and-run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a fatal hit-and-run accident on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Jul 22, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 2137 Views

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Carjacking at Lytton Plaza lands suspect in jail

A woman waiting for her husband to chat with band members at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto about 4 a.m. Sunday had her...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Carlitos Waysm, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 23 comments | 1851 Views

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Bicyclist hit by big-rig on Alpine Road, dies

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a big-rig in unincorporated San Mateo County near Portola Valley Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by syl pascale, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 23 comments | 3553 Views

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'Crude' chemical bombs explode at Palo Alto home

Two chemical bombs exploding in front of a Palo Alto home on the 700 block of De Soto Drive woke residents at 12:57 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 2271 Views

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Mountain lion killed in Redwood City backyard

Authorities shot and killed a mountain lion that they cornered in a backyard after it wandered into a Redwood City neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by D-money, on Apr 7, 2011 at 8:37 am | 23 comments | 1845 Views

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Anyone know what was going on in the Circles tonight?

Lots of police, fire department, paramedics, in the area around Redwood Circle, Carlson and E. Charleston. ...

Original post made by Kevin on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by walkthe walk, on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:23 am | 23 comments | 2144 Views

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Teen recants Mtn. View sexual assault story

Mountain View police said that a 16-year-old girl who told officers she had been sexually assaulted in Whisman Park in late...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Patsy, on Oct 27, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 23 comments | 6505 Views

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Mountain lion kills three goats in Woodside

A large mountain lion entered a fenced enclosure containing three dwarf goats and two alpacas, killed the goats, and carried...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Julian Kirk, on Nov 22, 2011 at 5:42 am | 23 comments | 1495 Views

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Burglary victim speaks out about break-in

Palo Alto burglars apparently adhered to the old postal adage about neither rain nor sleet nor snow keeping them away during...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 10547 Views

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Palo Alto finds willing partners in Shanghai

Two weeks after a delegation including Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene made a pilgrimage to Yangpu, the council...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by T. Skoog, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:09 am | 23 comments | 1596 Views

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Palo Alto seeks grant funds to revamp transit center

The City Council plans to consider tonight a list of projects that could qualify for the One Bay Area Grant, a program that...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just the facts, please., on Feb 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1082 Views

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Shop Talk: Burgers, bison and more

In Daryl Savage's column this week: Midtown's Cafe Sophia closes; a burger joint starts serving bison; and a new dim-sum...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 27, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 23 comments | 1745 Views
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