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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman knocked down, robbed in Midtown area

A woman walking on Middlefield Road south of Loma Verde Avenue in Palo Alto was knocked down and robbed of her purse about...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by H, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:17 am | 89 comments | 8743 Views

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Assault charges dismissed in Palo Alto 'Taser case'

A judge ruled Wednesday morning that Palo Alto police officers acted illegally when they used a ruse to convince Joseph Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by The.Good.The.Bad.The.PAPD.UGLY, on Dec 21, 2008 at 10:42 pm | 89 comments | 7699 Views

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PA shooting victim 'critical' at Stanford Hospital

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Alex, on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 89 comments | 14228 Views

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Police told to check out persons based on race

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 88 comments | 7847 Views

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Marchers urged to boycott shopping in Palo Alto

East Palo Altans and supporters were urged to immediately stop buying things in Palo Alto to protest years of alleged 'racial...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 9, 2008 at 11:29 pm | 87 comments | 4741 Views

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Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by baszia, on Jul 9, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 104234 Views

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Train death identified as Gunn grad Brian Taylor

The young man who stepped in front of a Caltrain Friday night has been identified as Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, a 2008 graduate...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Vincent Sparry, on Dec 10, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 87 comments | 8573 Views

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Explosion Sunday night?

About 11:15 p.m. tonight I heard what sounded like a loud explosion. Anyone else hear it, or happen to know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by that photo, on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 86 comments | 8436 Views

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Brock Turner sentencing draws strong reaction across country

Reaction to last Thursday's high-profile sentencing of a former Stanford University student-athlete convicted of sexual assault...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 86 comments | 26157 Views

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Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jason Eldredge, on Jul 1, 2020 at 10:17 pm | 86 comments | 66235 Views

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Armed robber hits Midtown ice-cream shop

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Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Revolted, on Sep 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 84 comments | 7861 Views

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City's electric-wire program hangs in the balance

For nearly 50 years, the City of Palo Alto has slowly and steadily converted electric lines around town from overhead to...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ceri, on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:21 am | 81 comments | 13737 Views

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Criminal investigation of Children's Theatre over, police chief announces

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Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul Wanplus, on May 30, 2008 at 8:00 am | 80 comments | 8507 Views

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Mountain lion attacks man in Foothills Park

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bob Clark, on Jul 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 79 comments | 11110 Views

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Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 10090 Views

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Argument preceded shooting of David Lewis

In the minutes prior to being fatally shot in the back Wednesday afternoon, East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Patricia A., on Apr 21, 2014 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 29173 Views

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Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car, leaving...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 78 comments | 14024 Views

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HiWheel bicyclist puzzles police, but no tickets

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Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Lance Mannion , on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:56 am | 78 comments | 18967 Views

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Panhandler's fight of 'sit-lie' ban continues

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Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by J.D., on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 77 comments | 5262 Views

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A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by marketing, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 77 comments | 7407 Views
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