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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from a collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon died at the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm | 14 comments | 17753 Views

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Alleged burglar crashes truck into Gunn High's baseball field

A 23-year-old man who allegedly stole a truck from a Redwood City company crashed the vehicle at Gunn High School's baseball...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by County Jail Food = CRAP, on Apr 14, 2020 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 4573 Views

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Counties change tune on face protection, but not on N95 or surgical masks

Bay Area public health leaders are now asking residents to cover their faces with a cloth before leaving their homes, heeding...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Think different, not like a sheep, on Apr 14, 2020 at 9:59 am | 40 comments | 60951 Views

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To ease pressure at hospital ERs, cities start testing for COVID-19

Bay Area cities are taking up the mantle to test their first responders, health care workers and even members of the public...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by Liz Gardner, on Apr 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 16764 Views

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Judge sends Atherton mom to prison for college admissions scandal

An Atherton woman who paid more than $500,000 to help her children get into college through a nationwide admissions scandal...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by mauricio, on Apr 4, 2020 at 5:58 pm | 19 comments | 12072 Views

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Want to donate protective equipment to hospitals? A group of Stanford University medical students can help.

A group of Stanford University medical students quickly mobilized this past week to set up a drive for masks and other personal...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2020 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 7155 Views

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Following tragic bike accident, a local family and their friends take action. 'Slow down for kids. Be more mindful.'

The family and friends of an 11-year-old Greene Middle School student who died in a collision in Palo Alto on Friday are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jake Millan, on Apr 1, 2020 at 9:49 am | 62 comments | 18841 Views

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Moments after armed robbery, witness springs into action by leading police to getaway car

Three people wanted for an armed robbery at a gas station on Sunday night were located by police with the help of a witness,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Downfall, on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:51 pm | 6 comments | 7571 Views

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Man to stand trial for 1973 cold-case murder at Stanford

Accused serial killer John Arthur Getreu claims he didn't have contact with Leslie Marie Perlov, but his statements appeared...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Wife, on Mar 27, 2020 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 6838 Views

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Coronavirus-testing tents pop up on Stanford campus and in Menlo Park

Stanford Health Care is gearing up for larger-scale testing of patients with COVID-19 symptoms, erecting tents on the Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 26, 2020 at 11:47 pm | 8 comments | 13438 Views

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Stanford, Kaiser hold drive-thru coronavirus testing, but you can't just head over there

At least two large, local medical centers are now providing drive-through testing for COVID-19. Stanford Health Care’s...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the national pandemic team, on Mar 21, 2020 at 10:24 am | 16 comments | 49493 Views

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Q&A with the top cop

In a wide-ranging interview with the Palo Alto Weekly, Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen discusses several controversial...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 17, 2020 at 10:42 pm | 5 comments | 2974 Views

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New COVID-19 online tool to triage people launches in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, has launched an online tool to help screen patients for COVID-19 testing. The tool, called...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 17, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 6 comments | 10351 Views

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Q&A with the top cop: On car break-ins

The Weekly recently sat down with Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen to discuss recent cases involving use of force, the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Lockdown & Throw Away The Keys, on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:31 am | 9 comments | 4188 Views

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County ramps up restrictions: Gatherings over 100 people banned, smaller events limited

Gatherings of 100 or more people are now banned in Santa Clara County, the latest directive issued by Santa Clara County’s...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 13, 2020 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 5342 Views

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Palo Alto boy killed in Friday night collision

A middle-school aged boy riding a bicycle was killed Friday night (March 6) in a collision at El Camino Real and California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Mar 7, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 46137 Views

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Armed man robs CVS Pharmacy, flees with prescription drugs

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who walked into the CVS pharmacy on Middlefield Road on Sunday afternoon, indicated...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2020
Last comment by Using A broom To Sweep Away A Major Problem, on Mar 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 6719 Views

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Palo Alto police nab 2 men in connection with Safeway robbery

Palo Alto police have arrested two of the three men who they say were responsible for robbing the Safeway in Midtown at gunpoint...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 4, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 10 comments | 5043 Views

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Fourth case of coronavirus found in Santa Clara County

The fourth case of coronavirus was reported Saturday in Santa Clara County involving a woman who is a “household contact”...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Mar 2, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 38805 Views

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NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot steered Model X into highway median, causing fatal crash

An Apple employee died from a high-speed crash because his Tesla Model X's Autopilot driving system steered the car into...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Never Tesla, on Feb 27, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 19 comments | 4941 Views
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