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Garage fire causes roughly $500K in damage

Firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Sunday night that left an estimated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Orin Bailey, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 3281 Views


Man charged for fatal East Palo Alto collision

A 27-year-old man has been charged in a collision that killed a father of five in East Palo Alto last month, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1254 Views


Music teacher suspected of sexually abusing student

A music teacher suspected of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at an after-school program in Palo Alto has been arrested,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Barbara, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 3082 Views


Crash into big-rig, car sends man, woman to hospital

A man and a woman were rescued from a sedan that crashed into a parked big-rig and another car in Palo Alto on Saturday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Angus MacSwan, 17 hours ago | 15 comments | 4788 Views


Hit-and-run collision injuries bicyclist

A bicyclist was left with moderate injuries in a hit-and-run collision Friday on a narrow arterial in Old Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 20 hours ago | 65 comments | 4762 Views


Juveniles allegedly attempt robbery with utility knife

Two boys are accused of brandishing a utility knife at four younger children in an attempted robbery earlier this month near...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 816 Views


Hollywood actor found dead in Palo Alto

Hollywood actor John Heard, best known as the dad from "Home Alone," died in a Palo Alto hotel room on Friday afternoon....

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by been there, on Jul 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 11 comments | 17137 Views


Man wanted for brazen carjacking at gas station

Police are looking for a man wanted for a brazen carjacking at a Palo Alto gas station near U.S. Highway 101 late Sunday...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parenting skills lacking, on Jul 18, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 44 comments | 4809 Views


Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by George, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 65 comments | 6310 Views


Man pleads no contest to 2012 murder in East Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man indicted as part of Operation Sunny Day pleaded no contest Monday to a 2012 murder in East Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5737 Views


Former nanny, school volunteer faces child molestation charges

A former Palo Alto elementary school volunteer and nanny has been charged with two counts of felony lewd and lascivious acts...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Jul 11, 2017 at 6:36 pm | 13 comments | 6953 Views


Palo Alto police search home, find marijuana farm

Palo Alto police discovered an "elaborate" indoor marijuana farm when executing a search warrant at a home in the 300 block...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter White, on Jul 10, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 5157 Views


Despite booming illegal fireworks, complaints down in East Palo Alto

The number of calls for service around illegal fireworks on July 4 through the early morning of July 5 actually dropped by...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 1980 Views


Door to Door Home Buyer?


Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sunnyvale_Joe, on Jul 1, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 159 comments | 33786 Views


Pantless driver exposes himself to two girls

A man driving through Palo Alto without pants on exposed himself to two girls in separate instances less than two hours apart...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marlene , on Jun 23, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 2906 Views


One killed, three injured in East Palo Alto collision

A fatal three-car collision closed a major thoroughfare in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 11519 Views


New Stanford housing would abut neighborhood

Eyeing future growth on its campus, Stanford University is asking for Santa Clara County's permission to add 1,600 new housing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Malcolm, on Jun 23, 2017 at 11:17 am | 32 comments | 6871 Views


Spare the Air smog alert issued for Thursday

The fourth Spare the Air alert for has been issued in the Bay Area for Thursday by regional air quality officials, as a result...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 981 Views


Two-vehicle collision reported near Embarcadero Road

Two vehicles collided into each other near Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this afternoon, which has blocked off a section...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 1612 Views


Garden thieves?

Have people with gardens in the Duveneck/St. Francis area found things they leave out there going missing lately? I and a...

Original post made by Jillian Gordon on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 235 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here