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Shoplifters take more than $8,000 of perfume

Chanel is apparently a popular and lucrative scent with thieves who stole about 100 bottles of the costly perfume from a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 2696 Views


Evidence reinstated in former Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case

Blood-alcohol evidence in a vehicular manslaughter case against a former Stanford University student is admissible in his...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jacob Simmon , on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 5354 Views


City Council mulls motorcyclists' lawsuit

A woman who received significant injuries after a motorcycle crash and her father, who witnessed the accident, are suing...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Miller, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:17 am | 7 comments | 1658 Views


Man exposes himself to student at Stanford University residence hall

A man exposed himself to a student at a Stanford University housing facility on campus late Tuesday night, according to school's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 19, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 1011 Views


Stanford track and field signs top group of runners

The Stanford track and field program signed six during the fall signing period, including a top class of women's distance...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3624 Views


Judge defers ruling on Trump sanctuary city order

Lawyers for Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco asked a federal judge Friday to block an executive order by...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 16, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 8 comments | 1040 Views


Suspect charged in Palo Alto Online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned on April 11 in federal District Court for the Sept. 17, 2015, hacking of Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 12 comments | 4062 Views


Massage therapist arrested for sexual assault in East Palo Alto

A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting female clients in his home, East Palo Alto police said...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by GRRRR, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 3674 Views


Campus police investigating two sexual batteries at Stanford University

Two sexual batteries happened less than 30 minutes apart along the same road at Stanford University on Friday night, the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Respectfully Skeptical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 4977 Views


Man charged with premeditated, attempted murder in mistaken-identity case

A Redwood City man will face premeditated and attempted murder charges in the savage beating at an East Palo Alto apartment,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Concerned citizen, on Apr 8, 2017 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2916 Views


Police look into prowling incidents near California Avenue

Palo Alto police are investigating two prowling incidents that they say occurred on Sunday night in residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 4 comments | 4526 Views


April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a reminder that reckless and distracted driving is the number one killer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views


Alleged cockfighting operation in East Palo Alto

Nearly 60 chickens were removed from an East Palo Alto property on March 23 after city police and Peninsula Humane Society...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 30 comments | 5927 Views


Auto burglary spree strikes Palo Alto

A string of smash-and-grab car burglaries occurred on Tuesday, March 28, the darkest night of the month, according to a Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Little League, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 21 comments | 4311 Views


Landlord gets probation for tenant harassment

An East Palo Alto landlord who harassed his tenants to try to get them to leave so he could raise the rent on their rent-controlled...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 2858 Views


Stanford's Bauer named Pac-12's top soccer scholar-athlete

Stanford's Maddie Bauer was named the Pac-12 Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2016 season, the Conference...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 908 Views


Knights late score puts them in CCS football title game

Hayden Pegley passed for 378 yards and three touchdowns and the Menlo School football team is headed back to the CCS championship...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1334 Views


Menlo sweeps boys-girls basketball DH from Gators

The Menlo School boys basketball team had enough. The Knights lost three times to Sacred Heart Prep last year, including...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1132 Views


Two-alarm fire reported at Moldaw Residences

Palo Alto firefighters responded to smoke pouring out of a janitor's closet at the Moldaw Residences on Charleston Road in...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Showboating, on Mar 26, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 5217 Views


Crime in Palo Alto takes a dip, but assaults, burglaries and arson rise in 2016

Palo Altans called police far fewer times in 2016 than in any of the past seven years -- 10 percent less often than in 2015...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous , on Mar 26, 2017 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 2281 Views
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Why contentious local politics? More examples from ADU at Council
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.