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By pleading guilty in college-admissions scandal, Menlo Park father could face prison time

A Menlo Park father charged with taking part in a nationwide college-admissions scam to get his daughter into a top-ranked...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Boo Hoo, 9 hours ago | 17 comments | 2316 Views


Teens accused of robbing Palo Alto woman tracked down in San Jose

Two teenage boys accused of robbing a woman in her Midtown Palo Alto home on Tuesday and last seen fleeing in her vehicle...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Chrisc, 21 hours ago | 23 comments | 3399 Views


Robbers invade Midtown home, steal elderly woman's jewelry, money, car

Two men who broke into a Midtown home alarmed an elderly woman who was forced to hand over her jewelry, money and other personal...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by They Come To PA For A Reason, on May 23, 2019 at 3:12 pm | 27 comments | 5288 Views


Armed robber in bandana steals money from 7-Eleven store

A bandana-wearing man robbed the 7-Eleven store in Midtown Palo Alto of money at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, triggering...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on May 17, 2019 at 12:14 pm | 20 comments | 3139 Views


Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer

Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Leniency Breeds More Crime, on May 16, 2019 at 7:53 pm | 10 comments | 8207 Views


One person dies in bicycle crash off of state Highway 35

At least one person died following a bicycle crash late Wednesday afternoon in Palo Alto, according to preliminary information...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Harley Man, on May 9, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 10 comments | 5302 Views


Man indicted for February robbery at Wells Fargo bank

An Oakland man was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on charges of committing five bank robberies...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by Law & Order/Crime & Punishment, on May 9, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2438 Views


Stanford student allegedly paid $6.5 million for admission

The family who paid the most to get their child into a selective college as part of a national college admissions scandal...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident Stanford Alum, on May 9, 2019 at 5:43 am | 44 comments | 10673 Views


Rollover crash forces Embarcadero closure

A collision between a pickup truck and a sedan prompted Palo Alto emergency responders to shut down Embarcadero Road to traffic...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 5, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views


Nonprofit offers $5,000 reward in East Palo Alto double fatal shooting

Mothers Against Murder is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a shooter who...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by WANTED, on May 5, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 10 comments | 2752 Views


Hillsborough couple pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

A Hillsborough couple formally entered guilty pleas Wednesday for paying a college preparatory counselor $600,000 to guarantee...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 3, 2019 at 12:02 pm | 6 comments | 2952 Views


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 | 11077 Views


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 | 2166 Views


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 | 6110 Views


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 | 3185 Views


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 | 5444 Views


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 | 6237 Views


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 | 4523 Views


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 | 17755 Views


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

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
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