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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest protester at Lockheed Martin

Palo Alto police arrested a 34-year-old man after he notified local media that he had just spray painted the word "Yemen"...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2019
Last comment by GOT vandals?, on May 1, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 60 comments | 12463 Views

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Former mayor: Business tax needed to hold big tech accountable

Affordable housing and transportation problems in Palo Alto and surrounding communities can be eased with funding from a...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2019
Last comment by pay fair share, on Apr 29, 2019 at 2:39 pm | 4 comments | 2575 Views

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Locals among 14 defendants who plan to plead guilty in college-admissions bribery scam

Four Midpeninsula residents are among the 14 people who agreed to plead guilty in the national college-admissions bribery...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Divided We Exist, on Apr 27, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 12 comments | 6689 Views

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Smash-and-grab car burglars caught minutes before their attempt to flee

Two men who were caught allegedly burglarizing two cars at a downtown Palo Alto parking garage were arrested late last week...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Yeah Right, on Apr 26, 2019 at 12:45 pm | 26 comments | 3855 Views

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Man charged with killing infant Izack Garcia in East Palo Alto strikes plea deal

A man charged in the 2011 shooting death of 3-month-old infant Izack Jesus Jimenez Garcia in East Palo Alto reached a plea...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Incredible, on Apr 18, 2019 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 6650 Views

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Grand jury adds money-laundering charge for four local parents in college admissions scandal

Federal authorities on Tuesday let the other shoe drop on parents involved in the college admissions scandal, adding fraud...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 12, 2019 at 4:11 am | 6 comments | 7576 Views

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Lionel McCoy sentenced to 50 years to life for East Palo Alto murder

An East Palo Alto man received a 50-years-to-life sentence on Monday for fatally shooting another man during an argument...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Winifred, on Apr 8, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 5274 Views

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Cellphone video captures heated MAGA confrontation that went viral

Even as a 28-second cellphone video of an explosive April 1 confrontation in Palo Alto over a Make America Great Again hat...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Apr 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 33 comments | 19147 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Stormwater infrastructure plan; fiber projects

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of April 8. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/04/05/public-agenda-stormwater-infrastructure-...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2094 Views

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Cardinal corner: Lacrosse, men's tennis each win at home

With three Cardinal recording a hat trick, the 18th-ranked Stanford women's lacrosse cruised to an 18-9 victory over San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1357 Views

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Free jazz concert at PA Art Center

Jazz collective Amendola vs. Blades vs. Parker vs. Skerik will perform a free concert on Saturday, March 30, at 8 p.m. at...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 30, 2019 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 649 Views

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Unlicensed East Palo Alto masseur sentenced to 13 years

A 57-year-old man who pleaded no contest to charges he sexually assaulted women while posing as a massage therapist was sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by A Lax Judicial System, on Mar 29, 2019 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 5858 Views

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IRS scams strike again in Palo Alto

Each year as the tax deadline looms, scammers dupe unwary residents by claiming to be Internal Revenue Service agents demanding...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 28, 2019 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 3314 Views

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Two students continue lawsuit over college admissions scandal

Two students have dropped out of a federal lawsuit filed over the college admissions cheating scandal but two others are...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 22, 2019 at 3:52 pm | 9 comments | 4106 Views

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Smash-and-grab car burglary suspect evades cops — but not for long

A suspected car burglar who sped away from Palo Alto police on Feb. 1 was tracked down an hour-and-a-half later in Daly City,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Crime & Punishment, on Mar 22, 2019 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 3302 Views

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Report: Police shooting that killed Palo Alto teacher placed officers in 'remarkably dangerous' situation

Police officers called to a Redwood City home where a Palo Alto teacher was attempting suicide in December were justified...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jordan Parent, on Mar 22, 2019 at 7:07 am | 10 comments | 7290 Views

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New Stanford artificial intelligence institute focuses on humanitarianism

Stanford University plans to tackle some of the world's most critical problems through its new Institute for Human-Centered...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Deng Zhao, on Mar 21, 2019 at 3:17 pm | 16 comments | 6124 Views

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Bedside intruder interrupts woman's study session

A man who trespassed into an apartment surprised a Palo Alto woman when he entered her bedroom early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by y'all c'mon back now..., on Mar 21, 2019 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 3955 Views

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Webcast: Unpacking the admissions bribery scandal

Palo Alto college adviser John Raftrey discusses with Weekly journalists the implications of a multimillion-dollar nationwide...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Mar 19, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 5049 Views

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Sleeping driver causes rollover crash on University Avenue

A sleeping driver caused a chain-reaction crash with two other cars before flipping over on its roof on University Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 7722 Views
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