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Cellphone video captures heated MAGA confrontation that went viral

Even as a 28-second cellphone video of an explosive April 1 confrontation in Palo Alto over a Make America Great Again hat...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Apr 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 33 comments | 24018 Views

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Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by bernard, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 am | 182 comments | 23905 Views

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Caltrain fatality ID'd as Palo Alto man

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified the man struck and killed by Caltrain south of the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by So Sad, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 23888 Views

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Caltrain reports fatality at Charleston Road

A train struck and killed a person at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon, Caltrain has confirmed....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 23 comments | 23565 Views

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Paver hit by truck in Fry's parking lot, dies

A paver working in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics at 340 Portage Ave. in Palo Alto Tuesday evening was struck and killed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by G & S driver strikes again, on Nov 14, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 34 comments | 23399 Views

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An 'overreach'? Palo Alto's curfew sparks concerns over civil liberties

City Manager Ed Shikada's sudden decision on Tuesday to impose a curfew in Palo Alto until June 11 is facing a backlash from...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by George, on Jun 11, 2020 at 7:19 am | 69 comments | 23327 Views

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Bicycle thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Numerous bicycle thefts have been reported throughout Palo Alto since March 28, police said Wednesday. "The thefts have been...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by thefts, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 51 comments | 23272 Views

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East Palo Alto's murders this year: zero

For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no murders this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by JustAGirl, on Aug 8, 2017 at 9:45 pm | 32 comments | 23260 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 | 22879 Views

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To curb speeding, Palo Alto may ban cars on some streets during pandemic

In a bid to slow down speeding cars and improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists during the coronavirus pandemic, Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by Enforcement?, on May 13, 2020 at 10:17 am | 143 comments | 22654 Views

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Police: Palo Alto homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

A Palo Alto woman whose body was found in her home on July 7 was identified Tuesday as Jenny Shi, 65, according to police,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmmmmmm, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 22532 Views

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Palo Alto police arrest man in alleged sexual assault

Palo Alto police have arrested a Palo Alto man who allegedly battered and sexually assaulted his live-in girlfriend on Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by Everyone, on Oct 26, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 22482 Views

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Rescue in progress for person underneath car

A segment of Middlefield Road has been blocked to traffic as crews rescue a person underneath a vehicle this morning, according...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ricardo CastaƱeda , on Aug 13, 2018 at 10:53 pm | 24 comments | 22297 Views

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Lawsuit: Stanford acted with 'deliberate indifference' to reports of sexual assault

A female Stanford University student who says the same male student sexually assaulted her and several other women has filed...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jacob Wallace, on Jan 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm | 16 comments | 22154 Views

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Woman without medication missing since Friday

A 66-year-old Palo Alto woman who is considered at risk because she needs prescription drugs for a medical condition has...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2018
Last comment by GraceBrown, on Aug 20, 2018 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 22014 Views

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Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from a collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon died at the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm | 14 comments | 21920 Views

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Gunn 16-year-old died in car crash early July 6

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Original post made by Southgate neighbor on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 12, 2007 at 5:09 am | 148 comments | 21551 Views

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Palo Alto: Pedestrian fatally struck by car

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/13/palo-alto-pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-car posted...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Angela Williams, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 25 comments | 21395 Views

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ARCHIVE: Children's Theatre investigation

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Original post made on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by dave, on Apr 19, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 21385 Views

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Caltrain reports pedestrian fatality near Charleston

Caltrain confirmed on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. that a pedestrian fatality had occurred near Charleston Avenue on the Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Rev. Daniel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:47 am | 3 comments | 21314 Views
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