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Residential burglary hits Walter Hays Drive

After going out for two and a half hours, a Palo Alto family returned home around midday Sunday to discover jewelry and cash...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr Hill, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 4887 Views


Palo Alto finds willing partners in Shanghai

Two weeks after a delegation including Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene made a pilgrimage to Yangpu, the council...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by T. Skoog, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:09 am | 19 comments | 5581 Views


Police arrest man for stealing 10,000 pills from PAMF

Police arrested a man March 5 for stealing more than 10,000 pills of prescription narcotics from a closed pharmacy at the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 19 comments | 11209 Views


Police roll out strategies against East Palo Alto gang violence

Outraged by the Cinco de Mayo Day shooting of five people at a bus stop, East Palo Alto Police Chief Ronald Davis and Mayor...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by some guy, on May 26, 2013 at 9:15 am | 19 comments | 7879 Views


What hours are you opening your doors for Trick-or-treating children

In the past, we've opened the door until 9:00PM. It seems the later the hour, the older the children. I am concerned,...

Original post made by Anymouse on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 19 comments | 18357 Views


Palo Alto police arrest naked man after string of attacks

Police arrested an 18-year-old Palo Alto man suspected of being under the influence of narcotics Friday night after he, while...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 14778 Views


Police helicopter used to search for suspects

An interrupted home burglary in Palo Alto Monday night yielded one arrest, with two men still at large after a helicopter...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Oh?, on May 18, 2014 at 12:09 am | 19 comments | 7714 Views


Stanford rules against expulsion in sexual assault case

Stanford University Wednesday afternoon ruled it will not expel a student found responsible of sexual assault, instead extending...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Jun 13, 2014 at 7:20 am | 19 comments | 11321 Views


Downtown Palo Alto assault leaves man in critical condition

A late-night fight between two groups of men in downtown Palo Alto last weekend ended with one man unconscious in the hospital...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Crime, on Dec 28, 2014 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 12982 Views


Police: Man who tried to run over officers nabbed after late-night manhunt

A man who police said almost drove a stolen truck into a police officer in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot was captured...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Juan, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 8716 Views


Man remains at large after robbery in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a robbery in which a man ripped a gold necklace from a woman's neck, according to a police...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 9, 2015 at 4:26 am | 19 comments | 8174 Views


Police: East Palo Alto man cited in hit-and-run accident

A 34-year-old man who allegedly struck two vehicles before plowing through a Caltrain fence and hitting a power pole has...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 25, 2015 at 10:57 am | 19 comments | 6924 Views


East Palo Alto police arrest nearly a dozen for fireworks use

East Palo Alto police cited 10 people and took one person into custody for illegal possession of fireworks during a July...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Soul Brother, on Jul 7, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 19 comments | 5025 Views


Theranos to lay off 340 employees

Palo Alto-based health-technology company Theranos announced on Wednesday, Oct. 5, that it will lay off 340 employees, or...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 19 comments | 6646 Views


Woman and her dog bite would-be robber in Pardee Park

A man in his 20s who Palo Alto police say attempted to steal a woman's cellphone got more than he bargained for Saturday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2017
Last comment by Flyboy, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 19 comments | 12056 Views


$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 | 9521 Views


One dead following multiple U.S. Highway 101 collisions

Lanes in both directions of U.S. Highway 101 are slowly reopening after separate multiple-vehicle and major-injury collisions...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by Gary Lauder, on Jun 20, 2019 at 12:36 am | 19 comments | 8016 Views


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 | 7839 Views


NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot steered Model X into highway median, causing fatal crash

An Apple employee died from a high-speed crash because his Tesla Model X's Autopilot driving system steered the car into...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Never Tesla, on Feb 27, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 19 comments | 5271 Views


Palo Alto boy killed in Friday night collision

A middle-school aged boy riding a bicycle was killed Friday night (March 6) in a collision at El Camino Real and California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Mar 7, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 46645 Views
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