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Under assault: Data shows Santa Clara County hospital workers routinely attacked on the job

Each year, hundreds of health care workers in Santa Clara County hospitals are punched, kicked, spat on, slapped or worse,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 4562 Views


Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

Eighteen stores in the Stanford Shopping Center were fined for violating Santa Clara County COVID-19 health orders over the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 7381 Views


Police: Man exposes himself to girl during her bike ride

A girl riding her bicycle found herself faced with a man who exposed himself from a car on Sunday afternoon in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5445 Views


To raise funds, Fire Department proposes new service: Ambulance insurance

Palo Alto residents and businesses may soon have the option of subscribing to a new service that most will hope they'll never...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Dec 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm | 20 comments | 7051 Views


Man found dead in East Palo Alto homicide

A 58-year-old man was found dead in East Palo Alto on Monday in what police are investigating as a homicide, police said...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6605 Views


Car thefts, home break-ins spike amid pandemic, police data shows

Palo Alto crime trends before and during the COVID-19 crisis show an increase in bicycle and car thefts, but far fewer car...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Bike Theft Prevention, on Dec 18, 2020 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 4911 Views


Police seek to ID suspect in robbery of convenience store

Incident occurred at the 7-Eleven on 708 Colorado Ave. around 10:40 p.m. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Dec 7, 2020 at 1:49 pm | 8 comments | 5396 Views


Inmates file fraudulent unemployment claims estimated to cost state $1B

A collaborative investigation across California has found inmates filed 35,003 fraudulent claims for federal funding to assist...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Nov 30, 2020 at 11:03 am | 12 comments | 4910 Views


One nabbed, one at large in College Terrace burglaries

Detectives are investigating whether a man arrested in connection with two College Terrace home burglaries and another man...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2020
Last comment by CGPA, on Nov 16, 2020 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 5232 Views


Authorities investigating homicide in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Police are investigating what they believe to be a homicide case. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2020
Last comment by CovidKid, on Nov 8, 2020 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 4793 Views


Nearly a decade after his murder conviction, Bulos Zumot to face new trial

Bulos Zumot, who was convicted in 2011 of murdering his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and setting their rented cottage on...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6160 Views


Alleged serial killer John Getreu to stand trial after brain aneurysm

John Arthur Getreu, the man accused of murdering two young women at Stanford University in the 1970s, will stand trial after...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Nov 3, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 4666 Views


Car erupts in flames after rollover crash in Palo Alto Hills

A driver who missed a turn in the Palo Alto Hills caused their vehicle to roll over and burst into flames on Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 7 comments | 8615 Views


Police shootings

The unjustified shooting of Walter Wallace, Jr., in Philadelphia by a police officer should remind us of the shooting that...

Original post made by David Hopkins on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by Melinda, on Oct 29, 2020 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 362 Views


In pursuit of reform, Palo Alto looks beyond armed officers

As Palo Alto prepares to enact police reforms, an idea that continues to gather momentum at City Hall is shifting some of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by instaberry, on Oct 29, 2020 at 2:38 am | 14 comments | 3991 Views


Electronics go missing in overnight home burglary as couple slept

For the third time this month, Palo Alto police are investigating a home burglary that happened during the early morning...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 28, 2020 at 1:30 am | 5 comments | 5842 Views


Police alerted to two more attempted home burglaries during wee hours Sunday

News of recent burglaries and attempted burglaries in Palo Alto led two residents to come forward to report someone tried...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Oct 27, 2020 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 4680 Views


Palo Alto police increase patrols after attempted home burglary

Police are increasing their overnight patrols in residential neighborhoods after learning about an attempted burglary that...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Samuel L, on Oct 26, 2020 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 6372 Views


Police on search for duo in overnight crime spree

Palo Alto police detectives are investigating an early Monday morning crime spree after burglars entered two homes, prowled...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 16, 2020 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 7749 Views


Would-be carjacker nabbed after struggle leads officer to use Taser

A man who allegedly attempted to steal a car and threatened to kill someone at Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Dick D., on Oct 14, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 10 comments | 3893 Views
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