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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects sought in Palo Alto pickpocketing attempt

Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding two people for an alleged pickpocketing attempt on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by Jack Whitaker, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 3428 Views

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Sleeping man, found with stolen loaded gun in car, arrested

Police arrested a man earlier this week for allegedly possessing a stolen semi-automatic handgun that was loaded and equipped...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Rhonda Peters, on Jul 2, 2022 at 1:11 pm | 9 comments | 3169 Views

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Evacuation orders lifted but thousands remain without power, as firefighters work to contain Edgewood Fire

A brush fire that grew to over 20 acres in an area between Woodside, Redwood City and Edgewood Park Tuesday afternoon is...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Jun 23, 2022 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 14607 Views

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Two youths arrested for homicide of 15-year-old in East Palo Alto

Two boys, one each from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, were arrested on Thursday for the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 21, 2022 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 15249 Views

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Sisters abused by former Palo Alto au pair confront him at his sentencing

Three Palo Alto sisters have been haunted for more than 30 years by the sexual abuse they endured at the hands of their former...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Lynne Henderson, on Jun 11, 2022 at 1:25 pm | 10 comments | 13826 Views

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Doctor from Palo Alto faces sexual assault charges

A man who practices medicine in San Jose has been charged with sexual assault in what police said are a series of incidents...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by jvpadojino, on Jun 9, 2022 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 8284 Views

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Man strikes woman with wooden stick, steals her cellphone

A woman was walking her dog along the edge of Stanford's campus near Town & Country Village on Monday when a man hit her...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Jun 8, 2022 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 3608 Views

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Two teens arrested for strong-arm robbery

Palo Alto police have arrested two 17-year-old boys in connection with a strong-arm robbery against another teenage boy on...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 31, 2022 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 3667 Views

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Police warn of jewelry thefts targeting the elderly after third incident comes to light

Palo Alto police are looking into whether a third roadside jewelry theft reported this week is connected to two other similar...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, on May 28, 2022 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 4673 Views

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After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve'

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 26, 2022 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1556 Views

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East Palo Alto residents want surveillance cameras after park shooting

When volleys of gunfire erupted Tuesday at Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto, screaming children ran from the playground...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on May 23, 2022 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 5575 Views

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City reaches settlement with victim of violent arrest outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto reached a settlement on Wednesday with Julio Arevalo, who suffered a facial bone fracture at the hands of a city...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Chase Willingham, on May 23, 2022 at 9:57 am | 25 comments | 3508 Views

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A real-life Gilded Age whodunit

Evidence suggests Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford died of poisoning in 1905. Author and historian Richard White...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Erica Decker, on May 23, 2022 at 9:02 am | 13 comments | 5108 Views

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East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6549 Views

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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, on May 17, 2022 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 6412 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 | 2668 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 | 9388 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 | 10436 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 | 2556 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 | 3582 Views
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