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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain strikes unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto

A Caltrain struck an unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto Friday night. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08/17/caltrain-strikes-unoccupied-vehicle-in-...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Anon, 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 5139 Views

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Two men arrested for car burglaries at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police last week arrested two men who allegedly broke into cars at Stanford Shopping Center and, in one case, stole...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 11 comments | 2120 Views

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Police arrest nursing assistant accused of sexually assaulting patient

A woman recovering from surgery at Webster House Medical Center reported she was sexually assaulted by a nursing assistant...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Lawyer Time, on Aug 15, 2019 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2775 Views

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Police: Woman fights off two robbers in Midtown

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they said attacked a woman during an attempted on Monday afternoon in the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by CarlitoWaysman, on Aug 14, 2019 at 6:24 pm | 19 comments | 5898 Views

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Family fears for safety of missing disabled woman

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto woman with learning disabilities and a medical condition disappeared six weeks ago, leaving...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 14, 2019 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 2942 Views

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Judge denies bail to man arrested after 29-hour standoff

Saying he posed a public danger, a county Superior Court judge on Wednesday refused to grant bail to Adam Allen Smith, a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by eileen , on Aug 11, 2019 at 3:58 pm | 4 comments | 2816 Views

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Customers follow their noses to Michoacán Market's charcoal-grilled chicken

When Janet and Ruben Robles first started cooking whole chickens to bring in more business to their Menlo Park market, they...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Crispy Skin, on Aug 8, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 11 comments | 2569 Views

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Police: Man arrested after 29-hour standoff had illegal high-capacity magazine in his gun

The man whose 29-hour standoff with the police transformed a quiet block of Charleston Meadows into a hive of police activity...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by zap, on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:23 pm | 29 comments | 5851 Views

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Palo Alto, East Palo Alto neighborhoods gear up for National Night Out

Neighborhoods throughout both Palo Alto and East Palo Alto are preparing for National Night Out, an annual event to improve...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by Ventura Resident, on Aug 6, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 3132 Views

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Palo Alto police in standoff in Charleston Meadows

Palo Alto police are negotiating the surrender of a man in the Charleston Meadows neighborhood who is accused of domestic...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Aug 4, 2019 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 13545 Views

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Skyline slaying suspect also of Yemeni ancestry

Malik Dosouqi, the suspect in the Skyline Boulevard double homicide case, shared a Yemeni ancestry with one of the victims...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by Whataboutism, on Aug 2, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 1651 Views

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$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked Palo Alto Online

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down Palo Alto Online and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by JUROR , on Jul 31, 2019 at 6:07 pm | 19 comments | 5281 Views

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Video shows police forcefully arresting Palo Alto man outside his home. Now the incident's under investigation.

Surveillance footage showing Palo Alto police officers arresting, mocking and slamming a resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 31, 2019 at 7:51 am | 27 comments | 6395 Views

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Sizzling temperatures in the forecast leads to three-day Spare the Air alert

Air quality officials took the unusual step of declaring a three-day Spare the Air Alert due to sizzling temperatures expected...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1076 Views

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USA women win third straight world water polo championship

Former Stanford All-American Kiley Neushul scored three times to help the United States women’s national water polo team...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 771 Views

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Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jul 22, 2019 at 11:20 pm | 28 comments | 8707 Views

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Discovery of noose leads Stanford to offer support services

Stanford University has tapped on several campus offices to offer support services for students and staff affected by the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Jusse, on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:24 pm | 5 comments | 4387 Views

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Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center

A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one them lost their cellphone at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 21, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 12 comments | 4832 Views

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Man gropes woman after concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater

Stanford University deputies are searching for a man who groped a woman leaving a concert at Frost Amphitheater on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by herr gropenfuhrer, on Jul 19, 2019 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 1926 Views

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Investigation launched into noose found at Stanford near student residence

Stanford University is investigating how a noose ended up tied to a tall bush near a residence for summer students over the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by federal law about racists, on Jul 17, 2019 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 3161 Views
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