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Elderly woman accosted by robbers in roadside attack

Two people attempted to rob an elderly Palo Alto woman of her wedding ring on Saturday afternoon, causing her injuries,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 4351 Views

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Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 16, 2022 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2124 Views

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Friends and family gather at intersection where Mountain View teen died after a collision with a truck

Family and friends have left flowers, candles, balloons and mementos at an impromptu memorial at the corner of El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 16, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 8676 Views

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Palo Alto man drowns in Lake Tahoe

A local businessperson died in Lake Tahoe after falling out of a boat on Thursday, a El Dorado County Sheriff's Office spokesperson...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on May 11, 2022 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 8782 Views

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Man arrested for alleged break-in at Goodwill store

Police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a Goodwill of Silicon Valley store in Palo Alto last week. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 9, 2022 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

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Police arrest man for lewd act in Palo Alto Safeway

A man who allegedly committed a lewd act in the self-checkout line of a Palo Alto grocery store in January was arrested in...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2022 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 3166 Views

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Vandalized yard sign prompts hate crime investigation

A Palo Alto resident's Black Lives Matter sign was defaced by someone who replaced the word "Black" with "Asian," prompting...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by We Told You So!, on May 5, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 4465 Views

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Woman robbed inside Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center

A woman who was shopping at Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center was robbed of $2,500 in purchases while inside the store...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by Green Gables, on Apr 27, 2022 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 23458 Views

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As COVID-19 recedes, Californians have new worries

A new poll found that Californians’ worries about COVID-19 have receded, but their attention has shifted to some old issues...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

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Palo Alto resident robbed at gunpoint in driveway while child is in the car

Two armed men robbed a man at gunpoint Friday evening in the University South neighborhood while a young child sat in his...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by South PA resident , on Apr 20, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 20116 Views

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Police arrest suspect in November sideshow collision

Palo Alto police have arrested a man they say sideswiped a police patrol car before crashing his vehicle into a tree while...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by BruceS, on Apr 18, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3757 Views

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Prowler allegedly brandishes knife at resident

A man prowling in the backyard of a Palo Alto home on Wednesday evening allegedly pulled a knife on a resident who confronted...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 16, 2022 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 7202 Views

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Police investigating hate crime after Palo Altan's Ukrainian flag torn down

Police are looking into a recent vandalism case as a hate crime, after a resident's Ukrainian flag was torn down and bundled...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2022
Last comment by Lynne Henderson, on Apr 12, 2022 at 10:35 am | 8 comments | 5708 Views

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Midtown resident robbed at gunpoint after online meetup goes awry

A Midtown resident who invited a woman he met online into his home early Thursday morning was robbed at gunpoint minutes...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Apr 10, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 10281 Views

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Four teens arrested for Stanford Shopping Center robbery

Palo Alto police arrested four teenagers on Monday evening after they allegedly attempted to carjack a woman and robbed her...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Apr 7, 2022 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 11160 Views

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Three alleged robbers who pepper-sprayed, punched Macy's security officer arrested

Three women who allegedly pepper-sprayed and struck a loss-prevention officer at Stanford Shopping Center when he tried to...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 6, 2022 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 6768 Views

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Former HP employee pleads guilty to defrauding company of $5M

A former HP Inc. employee pleaded guilty to charges that she siphoned over $5 million from her employer, using the money...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Mar 30, 2022 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4803 Views

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Suspect arrested in Fairmeadow neighborhood shooting case

Palo Alto police have arrested one of four young men suspected of stealing from vehicles in three south Palo Alto neighborhoods...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Screeedek, on Mar 25, 2022 at 2:19 pm | 7 comments | 7995 Views

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Roving auto burglars caught on cameras

Groups of auto burglars in recent weeks have been roaming residential neighborhoods and now, residents whose surveillance...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Alika, on Mar 21, 2022 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3645 Views

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Police investigate two street robberies in 15 hours

Palo Alto police are investigating two robberies involving pedestrians. In one case, a man was faced by two men who two of...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 16, 2022 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 4280 Views
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