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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judy Kleinberg, former mayor and community leader, to receive Athena Award from Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce

Judy Kleinberg, who has served the city, local schools and nonprofits for almost 40 years, is being given the Athena Award...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by community member, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 2186 Views

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Police investigate vandalism at downtown parking garage as a hate crime

Palo Alto police are investigating a vandalism incident discovered on Wednesday night at a parking garage as a hate crime,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by InezMcKnight, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 2106 Views

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John Getreu's own words pointed to his guilt

Convicted murderer John Arthur Getreu revealed multiple times during a law enforcement interview that he had knowledge of...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by InezMcKnight, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 1991 Views

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Searching for their father's killer

Determined to find their father's killer, a son and a daughter set out to unearth what really happened in North Beach in...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by InezMcKnight, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 7985 Views

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Swift verdict in John Getreu trial: Guilty of first-degree murder

After a two-week jury trial, John Getreu has been convicted of murdering 21-year-old Janet Ann Taylor on Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Anneke, on Sep 16, 2021 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 11679 Views

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Neighbors outraged over melee outside Woman's Club

A fight among partygoers outside the Woman's Club of Palo Alto on Friday night that allegedly involved one person being threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 14, 2021 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 11196 Views

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Plane crashes en route to Palo Alto Airport, strikes power lines before going down in Baylands

A plane carrying 166 gallons of fuel has gone down near the Palo Alto Airport, leading to an apparent fuel spill in the Baylands...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by We Are The People, on Sep 14, 2021 at 8:08 pm | 20 comments | 11819 Views

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Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2375 Views

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Opinion: On anniversary, 9/11 volunteer revisits the tragedy — and humanity

Here we are two decades later following a domestic attack and ongoing threats from foreign adversaries. Domestic terrorism...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by B, on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

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Coroner's office identifies skeletal remains found near Skylonda in April

Skeletal remains found near the Skylonda/Woodside area on April 12 have been identified as 42-year-old Jill Anderegg, according...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 9, 2021 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 5032 Views

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Getreu trial: Brother of victim testifies alleged serial killer murdered his sister in 1963

Evan David Williams, a pastor, said that Getreu killed his sister on June 9, 1963, when his family and Getreu's parents were...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Sep 8, 2021 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 5069 Views

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Protesters call for changes in criminal legal system: No new jails and no to current sheriff

Protesters gathered in front of the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose Friday afternoon to voice their opposition to...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by On The Other Hand..., on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 5843 Views

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Police seek to ID man who fired gun at Pardee Park

Police are searching for a man who fired a gun at Pardee Park on Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the shooting and...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by On The Other Hand..., on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 3454 Views

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DNA showdown opens trial of alleged serial killer

On Monday, a San Mateo County Superior Court jury heard opening statements in the trial of John Arthur Getreu, who's accused...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Aug 31, 2021 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 6317 Views

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Woman who allegedly stabbed Palo Alto teen had a May hospital-commitment warrant in Baltimore

A San Jose woman who faces attempted murder charges after allegedly stabbing a teenager in downtown Palo Alto on Aug. 18...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by F. Kleinman, on Aug 24, 2021 at 8:27 am | 18 comments | 19245 Views

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'The No One's Rose' blooms at Stanford Live

"The No One's Rose," based on WWII survivor's poetry, has world premiere Aug. 25-29 at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall, presented...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5598 Views

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Downtown Streets Team settles wage theft lawsuit for $170K

A class-action lawsuit filed by a former employee against Downtown Streets Inc. for nonpayment of wages was preliminarily...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Over it!, on Aug 21, 2021 at 7:34 am | 7 comments | 9508 Views

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Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing teen

Police have arrested a San Jose woman for allegedly attacking and stabbing a teenage girl in downtown Palo Alto on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Chase Bellamy, on Aug 19, 2021 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 15307 Views

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Public defender Sajid Khan runs for Santa Clara County district attorney

Sajid Khan, a Santa Clara County deputy public defender and criminal justice reform advocate, is running for district attorney....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2021
Last comment by Ben Z., on Aug 15, 2021 at 3:23 pm | 20 comments | 6650 Views

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Police investigating second sexual battery case in two days

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman on Monday near Stanford Shopping Center. The incident...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 11, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 5493 Views
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