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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

In pursuit of reform, Palo Alto looks beyond armed officers

As Palo Alto prepares to enact police reforms, an idea that continues to gather momentum at City Hall is shifting some of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, 40 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1066 Views

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Electronics go missing in overnight home burglary as couple slept

For the third time this month, Palo Alto police are investigating a home burglary that happened during the early morning...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, 20 hours ago | 4 comments | 4560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police increase patrols after attempted home burglary

Police are increasing their overnight patrols in residential neighborhoods after learning about an attempted burglary that...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Samuel L, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 4029 Views

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Police on search for duo in overnight crime spree

Palo Alto police detectives are investigating an early Monday morning crime spree after burglars entered two homes, prowled...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 16, 2020 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 6871 Views

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Would-be carjacker nabbed after struggle leads officer to use Taser

A man who allegedly attempted to steal a car and threatened to kill someone at Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Dick D., on Oct 14, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 10 comments | 3309 Views

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Protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 30, 2020 at 11:56 am | 34 comments | 6225 Views

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Vandalized signs and inflammatory letters: Black Lives Matter supporters find hostile messages outside their front doors

A string of Black Lives Matter signs in Palo Alto have been vandalized, stolen or anonymously responded to with inflammatory...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 26, 2020 at 11:37 am | 10 comments | 5052 Views

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Man with alleged 'Boogaloo' ties arrested for threatening county health officer

A man allegedly tied to the far-right "Boogaloo" movement and suspected of sending 24 profane letters to Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Local, on Sep 8, 2020 at 11:39 pm | 9 comments | 15053 Views

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Tutor charged with lewd conduct faced an earlier complaint

A Palo Alto man recently accused of multiple lewd and lascivious acts toward girls he tutored was the subject of a complaint...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Marianne, on Sep 5, 2020 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 6122 Views

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Math tutor accused of molesting teenagers within 14-year span arrested

On Tuesday, Palo Alto police arrested a man who they say molested seven teenage girls at his home, some of which happened...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Aug 28, 2020 at 7:44 am | 24 comments | 15948 Views

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Saved becomes savior: Man, who also once nearly drowned, pulls struggling child out of Boronda Lake

As Daniel Frisk was winding down from a hike at Foothills Park, a large splash triggered his instincts: He ran to check out...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2020
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 4068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for two suspects in armed robbery of Midtown 7-Eleven

Police are searching for two suspects in the armed robbery Friday night of a convenience store in Midtown Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 13, 2020 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 6178 Views

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Violent assault leaves elderly man with several stab wounds

A teenager accused of violently assaulting a man in his 80s in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood, leaving him with multiple...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 7898 Views

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Stanford researcher allegedly concealed Chinese military ties

A 38-year-old Stanford University researcher has been arrested by federal authorities for allegedly failing to disclose that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Atilla C., on Jul 29, 2020 at 8:47 am | 30 comments | 59673 Views

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Police confiscate over 1,300 pounds of fireworks in East Palo Alto

A series of operations to tamp down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto led police officers to confiscate 1,304 pounds...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by EPA Resident, on Jul 28, 2020 at 2:13 pm | 14 comments | 13240 Views

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California sets new coronavirus testing guidelines

As the nation grapples with growing demands for COVID-19 testing, renewing shortages and delays in results, California is...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Jul 15, 2020 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 3395 Views

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Remdesivir treatment shows 62% reduction in COVID-19 deaths

The experimental antiviral drug remdesivir reduced the mortality rate in severely ill COVID-19 patients by 62%, Foster City-based...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by JT, on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 8146 Views

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Should the state investigate local police shootings? California rethinks its resistance

If this state is the nation's laboratory for progressive laws, why has it been unable to keep the police from policing themselves? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 14, 2020 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 4844 Views

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Woman arrested in 1993 homicide of her daughter

Twenty-seven years after a 3-year-old girl was found unresponsive in her family's East Palo Alto home, investigators have...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2020 at 7:09 am | 4 comments | 8168 Views

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Man chases alleged car burglars to dead-end street where they nearly run him over

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy and are searching for another teenager after they nearly ran over a man with a stolen...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 10, 2020 at 3:09 pm | 17 comments | 7289 Views
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