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The Mercury News
Violinist Lindsey Stirling surprises East Palo Alto students with song, adviceEAST PALO ALTO — The world would be a better place if everyone was encouraged t
Violinist Lindsey Stirling surprises East Palo Alto students with song, advice
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
EAST PALO ALTO — The world would be a better place if everyone was encouraged to share their talents, electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling said Friday to students in a gym at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in East Palo Alto. Stirling, who has an 8... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Deadly disease plagues plants high above Silicon Valleyon nursery plants is stalking the urban forest. On the campuses of Brentwood A
Deadly disease plagues plants high above Silicon Valley
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
on nursery plants is stalking the urban forest. On the campuses of Brentwood Academy and McNair Elementary School in East Palo Alto, weeping cankers ooze sap, forming dark lesions on the trunks of cork oaks. Canopy, the Palo Alto nonprofit,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Civilians help Palo Alto police catch 2 teens in purse-snatchinggarage were chased down by Good Samaritans who turned them over to authorities,
Civilians help Palo Alto police catch 2 teens in purse-snatching
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
garage were chased down by Good Samaritans who turned them over to authorities, police said Thursday. The teens, both East Palo Alto residents, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime. Their names were not... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Civilians help Palo Alto police catch 2 teens in purse-snatchinggarage were chased down by Good Samaritans who turned them over to authorities,
Civilians help Palo Alto police catch 2 teens in purse-snatching
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
garage were chased down by Good Samaritans who turned them over to authorities, police said Thursday. The teens, both East Palo Alto residents, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime. Their names were not... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Police arrest East Palo Alto teens for strong-arm robberyon the victim's stolen smartphone, officers were able to trace it to a residenc
Police arrest East Palo Alto teens for strong-arm robbery
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
on the victim's stolen smartphone, officers were able to trace it to a residence on the 800 block of Bell Street in East Palo Alto. A man in his 50s at the home turned the smartphone over to officers. The man told police that he had just... Read more
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The Mercury News
2 East Palo Alto juveniles arrested on suspicion of robberyPALO ALTO — Two East Palo Alto juveniles have been arrested in connection with
2 East Palo Alto juveniles arrested on suspicion of robbery
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
PALO ALTO — Two East Palo Alto juveniles have been arrested in connection with the strong-arm robbery of a woman at a downtown parking garage, according to police. The robbery was reported around 9:30 p.m. Monday on Level A of Garage S at 445 Bryant... Read more
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The Mercury News
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan to invest at least $3 billion to cure diseasesin the nation’s history. The couple also has invested in Bay Area education, o
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan to invest at least $3 billion to cure diseases
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
in the nation’s history. The couple also has invested in Bay Area education, opening a new pre-K-8 private school in East Palo Alto to link health care and education for families from East Palo Alto and Menlo Park’s Belle Haven... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
9/11 Memorial Vandalized, Surveillance Footage ReleasedPolice are asking for the public's help to identify a person who was caught on
9/11 Memorial Vandalized, Surveillance Footage Released
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
Police are asking for the public's help to identify a person who was caught on surveillance video Sunday afternoon in East Palo Alto vandalizing a memorial dedicated to the firefighters who died during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto: Police release video of flag-burning suspectreleased video footage Friday of a man suspected of burning American flags in a
East Palo Alto: Police release video of flag-burning suspect
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
released video footage Friday of a man suspected of burning American flags in a Sept. 11 memorial display outside of an East Palo Alto fire station five days earlier. “On Sunday … at around 1:40 p.m., an unidentified subject set fire to several... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto: Small plane lands in marsh; no injuriesHighway Patrol is trying to determine why a small plane landed in a marshy area
East Palo Alto: Small plane lands in marsh; no injuries
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Highway Patrol is trying to determine why a small plane landed in a marshy area along the Bay near Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon. The plane, which came down at about 2:45 p.m., was sitting upright on a spit of land... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Small plane makes mysterious landing on E. Palo Alto shoreline, no injuriesRelated Stories EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (BCN) - Police are trying to determine
Small plane makes mysterious landing on E. Palo Alto shoreline, no injuries
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 8 days ago
Related Stories EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (BCN) - Police are trying to determine why a small plane landed in a marshy area along the San Francisco Bay near East Palo Alto earlier this afternoon. The plane, which came down at about 2:45 p.m., is... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Small Plane Crashes Near East Palo Alto, No InjuriesA small plane went down near East Palo Alto Friday afternoon. No injuries were
Small Plane Crashes Near East Palo Alto, No Injuries
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
A small plane went down near East Palo Alto Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported after the plane, which experienced an engine failure, made an emergency landing in San Francisco Bay marshland nearby East Palo Alto, according to the FAA. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Gang investigation turns up 15 living in ‘horrible conditions’least 15 tenants out of a Menlo Park home on Thursday. Menlo Park police, work
Gang investigation turns up 15 living in ‘horrible conditions’
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
least 15 tenants out of a Menlo Park home on Thursday. Menlo Park police, working in conjunction with an FBI SWAT team and East Palo Alto police on an ongoing firearms and criminal street gang case, briefly detained a suspect early Thursday morning... Read more
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The Mercury News
‘Physics Show’ a smashing success with studentsalways makes a lasting impression. “I liked it,” said Aaron Dominguez, 9, a fo
‘Physics Show’ a smashing success with students
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
always makes a lasting impression. “I liked it,” said Aaron Dominguez, 9, a fourth-grader at Los Robles Magnet Academy in East Palo Alto. “I thought that he wasn’t going to survive.” “Frank, are you OK?” Marasco asked after the hammer blow. “No... Read more
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The Mercury News
Facebook increases grant funding for local nonprofitsif their computer is running slow what they can do to upgrade it.” Mouse_Calif
Facebook increases grant funding for local nonprofits
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
if their computer is running slow what they can do to upgrade it.” Mouse_California, which also serves schools in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park’s Belle Haven area, is among more than 50 local nonprofits that received grant funding from... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Sept. 11 memorial set up outside East Palo Alto fire station vandalizedThe district provides emergency services to East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherto
Sept. 11 memorial set up outside East Palo Alto fire station vandalized
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
The district provides emergency services to East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and portions of unincorporated San Mateo County. The memorial consisted of 343 small flags representing each firefighter who died while in the line of duty on Sept. 11.... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto: U.S. flags burned at fire station’s 9/11 memorialA display at an East Palo Alto fire station set up to honor firefighters who di
East Palo Alto: U.S. flags burned at fire station’s 9/11 memorial
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
A display at an East Palo Alto fire station set up to honor firefighters who died in the 9/11 attacks was vandalized Sunday, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said in a news release Monday night. A suspect burned or damaged roughly a dozen of... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Flag Display Torched in Menlo Park on Sept. 11was not that bad. Battalion Chief Ben Marra said only about six flags burned.
Flag Display Torched in Menlo Park on Sept. 11
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
was not that bad. Battalion Chief Ben Marra said only about six flags burned. Burned American Flags on the hood of an East Palo Alto Police car. (Sept. 13, 2016) "Fortunately it's minor," Marra said. But "given the density of the flags on the... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Mims the word in Menlo-Atherton football romp over the IrishBarker added 159 rushing yards and scored twice. Henry Wise caught a pair of to
Mims the word in Menlo-Atherton football romp over the Irish
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Barker added 159 rushing yards and scored twice. Henry Wise caught a pair of touchdown passes from Adrian LaValle and Priory (1-0) was successful on seven two-point conversations. The Panthers host East Palo Phoenix Academy at 3... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Illegal-housing crackdown leads to dozens of evictionsEast Palo Alto has had a longstanding problem with illegal second dwellings, wh
Illegal-housing crackdown leads to dozens of evictions
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
East Palo Alto has had a longstanding problem with illegal second dwellings, which have included converted garages, trailers, sheds and cottages on properties. City streets have seen increasing congestion with double-parked cars, trash and other... Read more
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The Mercury News
Redwood City: 23 indicted in gang-related brawl at Maguire Correctional Facilitycan call the San Mateo County Gang Intelligence Unit at 888-400-GANG (4264). S
Redwood City: 23 indicted in gang-related brawl at Maguire Correctional Facility
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
can call the San Mateo County Gang Intelligence Unit at 888-400-GANG (4264). SUSPECTS IN CUSTODY Salvador Aguilar, 19, of East Palo Alto Michael Blanco, 40, of San Jose Abayomi Brown, 36, of San Jose Brian Esqueda-Perez, 20, of Burlingame Jose... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. may ban property seizures from non-criminalsdecades raising two children and caring for her disabled sister, who lived in a
Calif. may ban property seizures from non-criminals
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 16 days ago
decades raising two children and caring for her disabled sister, who lived in a home the couple had bought and remodeled in East Palo Alto. Then police raided the sister’s home and arrested the Jameses’ son, who had been living in a back room, for... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
23 Gang Members Indicted in San Mateo County Jail Brawlgreat bodily injury and other gang-related enhancements. Arrest warrants were
23 Gang Members Indicted in San Mateo County Jail Brawl
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
great bodily injury and other gang-related enhancements. Arrest warrants were then obtained for the 23 suspects, including East Palo Alto resident Salvador Aguilar, 19, San Jose residents Michael Blanco, 40 and Abayomi Brown, 36, Burlingame... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
23 indicted in Redwood City jail gang fightsuspects was not found, officials said. The majority of suspects ranged in age
23 indicted in Redwood City jail gang fight
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
suspects was not found, officials said. The majority of suspects ranged in age from 19 to 52 and came from Redwood City, East Palo Alto, San Jose, Burlingame, Menlo Park, South San Francisco, San Mateo and Pacifica. Two staff members routinely... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
23 indicted in Redwood City jail gang fightsuspects was not found, officials said. The majority of suspects ranged in age
23 indicted in Redwood City jail gang fight
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
suspects was not found, officials said. The majority of suspects ranged in age from 19 to 52 and came from Redwood City, East Palo Alto, San Jose, Burlingame, Menlo Park, South San Francisco, San Mateo and Pacifica. Two staff members routinely... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
East Palo Alto man set estranged wife’s hotel room on fire, police sayMiguel Angel Gamero, 22, of East Palo Alto was booked into Santa Clara County J
East Palo Alto man set estranged wife’s hotel room on fire, police say
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
Miguel Angel Gamero, 22, of East Palo Alto was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of arson, assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer, brandishing a weapon at a police officer, and possession of methamphetamine and narcotics... Read more
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The Mercury News
Arrest made in Glass Slipper Inn firePALO ALTO — An East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday night after police said
Arrest made in Glass Slipper Inn fire
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
PALO ALTO — An East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he violated a restraining order and contacted his estranged wife at the Glass Slipper Inn in Palo Alto and set her room on fire. Police said Wednesday that Miguel Angel... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Arson Suspect Arrested in Fire at Iconic Palo Alto HotelA man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson and other charges in a Tuesd
Arson Suspect Arrested in Fire at Iconic Palo Alto Hotel
NBC Bay Area / Posted 17 days ago
A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson and other charges in a Tuesday fire at a Palo Alto hotel, police said. East Palo Alto resident Miguel Angel Gamero, 22, was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on charges of arson, assault... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
East Palo Alto man set estranged wife’s hotel room on fire, police sayAn East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he lit his e
East Palo Alto man set estranged wife’s hotel room on fire, police say
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
An East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he lit his estranged wife’s hotel room on fire then later pointed a knife at an officer. Miguel Angel Gamero, 22, was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of arson,... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Man arrested for arson at Palo Alto hotelwarrant for a probation violation, and was also in possession of methamphetamin
Man arrested for arson at Palo Alto hotel
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 17 days ago
warrant for a probation violation, and was also in possession of methamphetamine and narcotics paraphernalia. Twenty-two-year-old Miguel Angel Gamero of East Palo Alto was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail. No one was injured in the fi... Read more
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The Mercury News
Palo Alto Humane Society teaches schoolchildren about the benefits of petshas been offering Critter Club sessions to local schools and after-school cente
Palo Alto Humane Society teaches schoolchildren about the benefits of pets
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
has been offering Critter Club sessions to local schools and after-school centers in Mountain View, East Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto since 2013. Our goal in this community outreach program is to acquaint students from pre-school through grade... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
East Palo Alto Gang Members Arrested in South Bay BurglariesSeven gang members from East Palo Alto were arrested and booked into county jai
East Palo Alto Gang Members Arrested in South Bay Burglaries
NBC Bay Area / Posted 23 days ago
Seven gang members from East Palo Alto were arrested and booked into county jail on Wednesday as part of a yearlong investigation into hundreds of residential burglaries in San Jose and neighboring cities, authorities said Thursday. With assistance... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
long probe leads to massive East Palo Alto gang bustIn a span of a little over a year, an East Palo Alto street gang burglarized mo
long probe leads to massive East Palo Alto gang bust
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
In a span of a little over a year, an East Palo Alto street gang burglarized more than 200 homes in San Jose and other nearby towns all while cruising around in luxury cars, including Porsches and BMWs, police said. But that all came to an end on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
long probe leads to massive East Palo Alto gang bustIn a span of a little over a year, an East Palo Alto street gang burglarized mo
long probe leads to massive East Palo Alto gang bust
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
In a span of a little over a year, an East Palo Alto street gang burglarized more than 200 homes in San Jose and other nearby towns all while cruising around in luxury cars, including Porsches and BMWs, police said. But that all came to an end on... Read more
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The Mercury News
Gang-driven burglary crew busted, linked to over 200 Bay Area heiststo over 200 cases centered in San Jose and spanning a number of Bay Area cities
Gang-driven burglary crew busted, linked to over 200 Bay Area heists
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
to over 200 cases centered in San Jose and spanning a number of Bay Area cities. The gang crew, reportedly based out of East Palo Alto, was the subject of "Operation Cruz Control," a year-long investigation spearheaded by financial-crimes... Read more
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The Mercury News
Man with garden shears steals one car, then kicks anotherto her 12-year-old brother. MILLBRAE Unit block of Willow Avenue, 12:08 a.m.
Man with garden shears steals one car, then kicks another
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
to her 12-year-old brother. MILLBRAE Unit block of Willow Avenue, 12:08 a.m. Monday Deputies cited a 22-year-old East Palo Alto man in possession of a stolen watch and jewelry. BURLINGAME Roosevelt Avenue, 8:46 a.m. Tuesday Tools were... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto: County approves new high school charter schoolEAST PALO ALTO -- San Mateo County has approved a public charter school for Eas
East Palo Alto: County approves new high school charter school
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
EAST PALO ALTO -- San Mateo County has approved a public charter school for East Palo Alto that was earlier turned down by the Sequoia Union High School District. In a unanimous vote, the county's Board of Education on Wednesday approved a petition... Read more
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The Mercury News
City officials open to creating new school districtgroup of Belle Haven residents asked that their neighborhood be moved out of th
City officials open to creating new school district
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
group of Belle Haven residents asked that their neighborhood be moved out of the Ravenswood district, which is based in East Palo Alto. Their ire was raised by a recent state report that placed Ravenswood at the bottom of 2016 Common Core test... Read more
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The Mercury News
Peninsula readers' letters: September 2based on the law and not who got the most money in their fundraising? Do you tr
Peninsula readers' letters: September 2
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
based on the law and not who got the most money in their fundraising? Do you trust that sound judgments will be made to keep Judge Persky a judge or take away his judicial powers and make him go back to Aaron Persky? What do you think? East Palo A... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Locals open up about housing strugglesto live in the area. Dr. Gloria Hernandez-Goff, superintendent of the Ravenswo
Locals open up about housing struggles
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
to live in the area. Dr. Gloria Hernandez-Goff, superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District, which is based in East Palo Alto but with two schools in Menlo Park, says the housing crisis is putting her students in harsh living... Read more
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The Mercury News
Man's nightly habit involves cat food cans and urinewas reported stolen from a locked storage shed. Bayfront Expressway and Willow
Man's nightly habit involves cat food cans and urine
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
was reported stolen from a locked storage shed. Bayfront Expressway and Willow Road, 3:58 p.m. Saturday A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man in possession of metal knuckles was arrested. MILPITAS 1700 block of Clear Lake Avenue, 9:52 a.m.... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
East Palo Alto charter school wins county approvalanother educational option for students in the Sequoia Union High School Distri
East Palo Alto charter school wins county approval
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
another educational option for students in the Sequoia Union High School District, especially those students living in East Palo Alto, East Menlo Park, and Redwood City." The tuition-free Oxford Day Academy, which is now slated to open in... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Are 'We Gon' Be Alright'?Those folks are forced to move to Vallejo or Fairfield or Antioch." He continu
Are 'We Gon' Be Alright'?
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
Those folks are forced to move to Vallejo or Fairfield or Antioch." He continued, "You see a lot of folks moving into East Palo Alto, and we hear a lot of the same stories. People see their rents are under pressure, and they're contemplating... Read more
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The Mercury News
Battle could be brewing between city, fire districtwith the fire service." Carpenter said the city treats the district -- which p
Battle could be brewing between city, fire district
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
with the fire service." Carpenter said the city treats the district -- which provides emergency services to Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Atherton and unicorporated areas of the county -- like a profit-making entity. "It drives me crazy that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Battle could be brewing between city, fire districtwith the fire service." Carpenter said the city treats the district -- which p
Battle could be brewing between city, fire district
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
with the fire service." Carpenter said the city treats the district -- which provides emergency services to Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Atherton and unicorporated areas of the county -- like a profit-making entity. "It drives me crazy that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Man, 23, arrested in June slaying in East Palo AltoA 23-year-old man accused of shooting a man to death on an East Palo Alto stree
Man, 23, arrested in June slaying in East Palo Alto
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
A 23-year-old man accused of shooting a man to death on an East Palo Alto street in June was arrested Friday morning, police said. Officers with East Palo Alto and San Jose police departments served search and arrest warrants at a building at 477 N.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man, 23, arrested in June slaying in East Palo AltoA 23-year-old man accused of shooting a man to death on an East Palo Alto stree
Man, 23, arrested in June slaying in East Palo Alto
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
A 23-year-old man accused of shooting a man to death on an East Palo Alto street in June was arrested Friday morning, police said. Officers with East Palo Alto and San Jose police departments served search and arrest warrants at a building at 477 N.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jewelry and safe stolen from home, loss estimated at $110,000only justification for arresting one of them, a 56-year-old local, on intoxicat
Jewelry and safe stolen from home, loss estimated at $110,000
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
only justification for arresting one of them, a 56-year-old local, on intoxication charges. BELMONT Unnamed location in East Palo Alto, 10 p.m. Sunday An intruder being sought since his encounter four months ago with a homeowner inside his... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto: Suspect in fatal shooting arrestedA suspect in the fatal shooting of an East Palo Alto man earlier this summer wa
East Palo Alto: Suspect in fatal shooting arrested
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
A suspect in the fatal shooting of an East Palo Alto man earlier this summer was taken into custody Friday morning, police said. Lionel McCoy, 23, faces a first-degree murder charge in the June 10 death of Christopher Puckett. McCoy was interviewed... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Homicide Suspect Arrested in San JoseAn East Palo Alto homicide suspect was arrested Friday morning in San Jose, ste
Homicide Suspect Arrested in San Jose
NBC Bay Area / Posted 29 days ago
An East Palo Alto homicide suspect was arrested Friday morning in San Jose, stemming from a June 10 death of a 30-year-old man. East Palo Alto Cmdr. Jeff Liu said more would be revealed at a 10 a.m. news conference. But police at the scene said one... Read more
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