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NBC Los Angeles
Uber Driver Accused in Sexual Assault Banned From Using AppPalo Alto is banned from using Uber, company officials said Sunday. Rodolf Vje
Uber Driver Accused in Sexual Assault Banned From Using App
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 15 hours ago
Palo Alto is banned from using Uber, company officials said Sunday. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, was arrested at 4 p.m. Saturday in East Palo Alto after police spotted him in a burgundy 2014 Kia Optima that he was allegedly driving Friday evening. That... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Uber Driver Accused in Sexual Assault Banned From Using AppPalo Alto is banned from using Uber, company officials said Sunday. Rodolf Vje
Uber Driver Accused in Sexual Assault Banned From Using App
NBC Bay Area / Posted 15 hours ago
Palo Alto is banned from using Uber, company officials said Sunday. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, was arrested at 4 p.m. Saturday in East Palo Alto after police spotted him in a burgundy 2014 Kia Optima that he was allegedly driving Friday evening. That... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assaultthe vehicle because the driver had locked the door. After several attempts, she
Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault
Mountain View Voice / Posted 18 hours ago
the vehicle because the driver had locked the door. After several attempts, she was able to exit the vehicle, Liu said. East Palo Alto police officers were able to track down and arrest the Uber driver in East Palo Alto on Saturday, July 23, at... Read more
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Goal.com
Conversation with Klopp decided Reds move - Wijnaldumsay: 'You need to go to Liverpool' because he wanted me to stay at Newcastle.”
Conversation with Klopp decided Reds move - Wijnaldum
Goal.com / Posted yesterday
say: 'You need to go to Liverpool' because he wanted me to stay at Newcastle.” Wijnaldum arrived at the team hotel in East Palo Alto on Saturday afternoon, and laced up with his new team-mates for their evening session. He did not participate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by carvictim unconscious with major injuries. He died soon afterwards. The car that
Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by car
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
victim unconscious with major injuries. He died soon afterwards. The car that struck the victim was driven by a man from East Palo Alto in his 20s who remained at the scene after the accident, police said. The initial investigation found no... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting womanAn Uber driver was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault over the weekend in
Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
An Uber driver was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault over the weekend in East Palo Alto after he forcibly kissed and touched a rider before demanding to be let into the woman’s home, police said. The suspected attacker, Redwood City resident... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting womanAn Uber driver was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault over the weekend in
Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
An Uber driver was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault over the weekend in East Palo Alto after he forcibly kissed and touched a rider before demanding to be let into the woman’s home, police said. The suspected attacker, Redwood City resident... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Uber driver arrested, accused of sexual assaultRelated Stories EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (BCN) - An Uber driver was arrested on
Uber driver arrested, accused of sexual assault
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
Related Stories EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (BCN) - An Uber driver was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home Friday evening from Palo Alto, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, was arrested Saturday... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Uber driver arrested on sexual assault chargesEAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Redwood City-based Uber driver was arrested Saturday
Uber driver arrested on sexual assault charges
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Redwood City-based Uber driver was arrested Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home from Palo Alto, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, was arrested at 4 p.m. in East... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto: Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexual assaultEAST PALO ALTO -- An Uber driver was arrested Saturday on suspicion of sexually
East Palo Alto: Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexual assault
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
EAST PALO ALTO -- An Uber driver was arrested Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting as female passenger Friday night, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, of Redwood City, was arrested around 4 p.m. Saturday in East Palo Alto after police learned... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Uber Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual AssaultEAST PALO ALTO (BCN) A Redwood City-based Uber driver was arrested today on su
Uber Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
EAST PALO ALTO (BCN) A Redwood City-based Uber driver was arrested today on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home Friday evening from Palo Alto, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, was arrested at 4 p.m.... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assaultthe vehicle because the driver had locked the door. After several attempts, she
Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
the vehicle because the driver had locked the door. After several attempts, she was able to exit the vehicle, Liu said. East Palo Alto police officers were able to track down and arrest the Uber driver in East Palo Alto on Saturday, July 23, at... Read more
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The Mercury News
Uber driver arrested for suspected sexual assaultas female passenger Friday night, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, of Redwood
Uber driver arrested for suspected sexual assault
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
as female passenger Friday night, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, of Redwood City, was arrested around 4 p.m. Saturday in East Palo Alto after police learned he held a woman in his car and requested to enter her home Friday night. The victim... Read more
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The Mercury News
Elderly pedestrian killed in early morning collisionsaid. The crash occurred about 7:30 a.m. on the 800 block of Embarcadero. Poli
Elderly pedestrian killed in early morning collision
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
said. The crash occurred about 7:30 a.m. on the 800 block of Embarcadero. Police said the driver of the vehicle, an East Palo Alto man in his 20s, was uninjured. He remained at the scene and has been cooperative with investigators. The... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto police investigate pedestrian fatalityThe driver of the vehicle, an East Palo Alto man in his 20s, remained at the sc
Palo Alto police investigate pedestrian fatality
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
The driver of the vehicle, an East Palo Alto man in his 20s, remained at the scene. He has been cooperative with investigators and was not injured, according to police. The pedestrian was attempting to cross the street when he was struck by the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by carvictim unconscious with major injuries. He died soon afterwards. The car that
Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by car
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
victim unconscious with major injuries. He died soon afterwards. The car that struck the victim was driven by a man from East Palo Alto in his 20s who remained at the scene after the accident, police said. The initial investigation found no... Read more
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The Mercury News
City extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebookdevelopment at 777 Hamilton Ave. The subsidized units would be geared for local
City extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebook
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
development at 777 Hamilton Ave. The subsidized units would be geared for local teachers, according to Facebook. But East Palo Alto resident Kyra Brown said the touted benefits only "address the low-hanging fruit," and noted that a $350,000... Read more
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Goal.com
Klopp excited to unleash the threat of 'complete' Wijnaldumis enthused to finally be working with his sizeable skill set. Sitting in the
Klopp excited to unleash the threat of 'complete' Wijnaldum
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
is enthused to finally be working with his sizeable skill set. Sitting in the terrace area of the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto, Klopp explained: “I’ve known him as a player since he was 16 or 17 when I first watched him play for... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Facebook's big expansionhousing study funded by Facebook revealed that only 18 current Facebook employe
Facebook's big expansion
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
housing study funded by Facebook revealed that only 18 current Facebook employees live in Belle Haven and 28 live in East Palo Alto. It concluded that the addition of 6,500 employees would therefore have little "direct" impact on the local... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still centrallooking to jump-start their careers or have graduated college but don't want to
For ex-Stanford player Markisha Coleman, basketball is still central
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
looking to jump-start their careers or have graduated college but don't want to stop playing. Coleman, who hails from East Palo Alto, has been in the league since her freshman year of college, and hasn't stopped despite finishing her playing... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
English rugby club to hold an event in East Palo AltoRich May Foundation was created to honor the mission of Officer Richard May who
English rugby club to hold an event in East Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Rich May Foundation was created to honor the mission of Officer Richard May who was killed in the line of duty in 2006 in East Palo Alto. To date the Foundation has raised $2,500,000 and built the only first-class regulation size, all-weather... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Facebook Not Being A Good Neighbor in Menlo Park, ACLU and Public Advocates Claimcommutes because the only affordable homes are many miles from their jobs. “ Th
Facebook Not Being A Good Neighbor in Menlo Park, ACLU and Public Advocates Claim
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
commutes because the only affordable homes are many miles from their jobs. “ They said the low-income communities of East Palo Alto, Bell Haven in Menlo Park, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland will also feel the effect of this... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebookdevelopment at 777 Hamilton Ave. The subsidized units would be geared for local
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebook
Silicon Valley / Posted 4 days ago
development at 777 Hamilton Ave. The subsidized units would be geared for local teachers, according to Facebook. But East Palo Alto resident Kyra Brown said the touted benefits only "address the low-hanging fruit," and noted that a $350,000... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebookdevelopment at 777 Hamilton Ave. The subsidized units would be geared for local
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebook
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
development at 777 Hamilton Ave. The subsidized units would be geared for local teachers, according to Facebook. But East Palo Alto resident Kyra Brown said the touted benefits only "address the low-hanging fruit," and noted that a $350,000... Read more
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The Mercury News
General plan update could stretch into next yearthe public comment period for a draft of the General Plan update's impact repor
General plan update could stretch into next year
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
the public comment period for a draft of the General Plan update's impact report. The extension to Aug. 1 was requested by East Palo Alto's mayor, as well as Menlo Park's housing and transportation commissions, who were worried the plan, last fully... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
East Palo Alto to put sales tax on November ballotover U.S. Highway 101; two groundwater wells; and improvements to the Runnymede
East Palo Alto to put sales tax on November ballot
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
over U.S. Highway 101; two groundwater wells; and improvements to the Runnymede outfall, which drains about two thirds of East Palo Alto's storm runoff. While these projects are funded largely through state and federal grants, the city has to... Read more
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Goal.com
Four wins, four clean sheets - now Liverpool take flight with pre-season preparationsfrom John Lennon Airport to California via private charter in the early hours o
Four wins, four clean sheets - now Liverpool take flight with pre-season preparations
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
from John Lennon Airport to California via private charter in the early hours of Thursday morning. The team will stay in East Palo Alto and use Stanford University as their training base as their preparations really take shape. Andreas Kornmayer,... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Menlo Park City Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion projectto cement a public-private partnership for future transportation projects. Kei
Menlo Park City Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
to cement a public-private partnership for future transportation projects. Keith Ogden of Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto said he wanted clearer information about how the below-market-rate housing would be distributed between... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
November election: who will run?law. If council member Lenny Siegel had his first rent control measure pass in
November election: who will run?
Mountain View Voice / Posted 4 days ago
law. If council member Lenny Siegel had his first rent control measure pass in 1982 the city today would more resemble East Palo Alto than the vibrant city we have today. There is a reason why people do not want to move to East Palo Alto, East... Read more
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Goal.com
Four wins, four clean sheets - now Liverpool take flight with pre-season preparationsfrom John Lennon Airport to California via private charter in the early hours o
Four wins, four clean sheets - now Liverpool take flight with pre-season preparations
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
from John Lennon Airport to California via private charter in the early hours of Thursday morning. The team will stay in East Palo Alto and use Stanford University as their training base as their preparations really take shape. Andreas Kornmayer,... Read more
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The Mercury News
From coding to slack-lining: cool camps aim to stop summer slidecofounded Aim High 30 years ago with one school in San Francisco. The nonprofit
From coding to slack-lining: cool camps aim to stop summer slide
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
cofounded Aim High 30 years ago with one school in San Francisco. The nonprofit now runs 17 campuses, including schools in East Palo Alto and Redwood City, on a $5.1 million annual budget. Instructor Ruth Lopez leads her team in a chant during... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto imposes development moratorium due to lack of waterEAST PALO ALTO -- A water crisis three decades in the making came to a head thi
East Palo Alto imposes development moratorium due to lack of water
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PALO ALTO -- A water crisis three decades in the making came to a head this week when East Palo Alto's city council imposed a moratorium on development until the city can increase its historically meager water supply. For the past 14 years, the... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Vigil of reconciliation brings hope in East Palo Altoof dialogues and action events that will take place, he said. Since 1995, 145
Vigil of reconciliation brings hope in East Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
of dialogues and action events that will take place, he said. Since 1995, 145 young people have been killed by violence in East Palo Alto, said Bettye Wilson of Mothers and Others Opposing Violence Embracing. At the vigil, participants were paired... Read more
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The Mercury News
U.S. men's national basketball team opens camp in Las Vegasas the sport returns to the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1924. For
U.S. men's national basketball team opens camp in Las Vegas
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
as the sport returns to the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1924. Former Cal star Danny Barrett, Folau Niua of East Palo Alto and Zachery Test of Woodside were named to the 12-man rugby sevens team, coach Mike Friday announced. Will... Read more
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The Mercury News
Olympic rugby teams have Bay Area flavoras the sport returns to the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1924. For
Olympic rugby teams have Bay Area flavor
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
as the sport returns to the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1924. Former Cal star Danny Barrett, Folau Niua of East Palo Alto and Zachery Test of Woodside were named to the 12-man rugby sevens team, coach Mike Friday announced. Will... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coalition forms to combat city's development plansvisioning process," Mueller said. The group's members consist of residents and
Coalition forms to combat city's development plans
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
visioning process," Mueller said. The group's members consist of residents and people who work in Menlo Park, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Atherton. Along with Schmidt and Buchanan, Cafe Zoe owner Kathleen Daly, Belle Haven resident Martin... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Facebook proposes campus expansion, pledges millions to Menlo Parksolve the problem or address the issues of social justice,” said Cynthia Cruz,
Facebook proposes campus expansion, pledges millions to Menlo Park
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
solve the problem or address the issues of social justice,” said Cynthia Cruz, program director at Envision Transform Build East Palo Alto, a coalition dedicated to helping displaced residents in that city, which is close to Facebook headquarters.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Facebook proposes campus expansion, pledges millions to Menlo Parksolve the problem or address the issues of social justice,” said Cynthia Cruz,
Facebook proposes campus expansion, pledges millions to Menlo Park
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
solve the problem or address the issues of social justice,” said Cynthia Cruz, program director at Envision Transform Build East Palo Alto, a coalition dedicated to helping displaced residents in that city, which is close to Facebook headquarters.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Performers at fundraiser aim to improve East Palo Altome It got me smarter, got me stronger Enough to have my city on my shoulders.
Performers at fundraiser aim to improve East Palo Alto
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
me It got me smarter, got me stronger Enough to have my city on my shoulders. -- Infamouz (stage name of J.P. Infante) EAST PALO ALTO -- A group of young East Palo Alto musicians has issued a call to action against the city's "gentrification... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for company's expansionrate. It would also put $350,000 toward conducting a housing inventory and loc
Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for company's expansion
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
rate. It would also put $350,000 toward conducting a housing inventory and local supply study with Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. Funds for the study would be bolstered with an additional $1.5 million to go toward creating a "Housing... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Fresh, delicious and decorativeand public gardens, including six in Palo Alto, will be included, with the tour
Fresh, delicious and decorative
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
and public gardens, including six in Palo Alto, will be included, with the tour organized around four hubs (Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Redwood City and San Jose). Each hub will feature a community-oriented garden as well as nearby gardens. Upon... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park homeless camps along Dumbarton line cleared outbushes there, it's going to be an ongoing cycle," Hilario said. Camp dwellers
Menlo Park homeless camps along Dumbarton line cleared out
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
bushes there, it's going to be an ongoing cycle," Hilario said. Camp dwellers displaced by the operation could move to the East Palo Alto side of University and later return to the Menlo Park side, according to police Cmdr. William Dixon, but there... Read more
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The Mercury News
Palo Alto considers bracing now for sea level riseoptions for boundaries and height of the new levees. The jurisdictions affecte
Palo Alto considers bracing now for sea level rise
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
options for boundaries and height of the new levees. The jurisdictions affected by the levee update project -- Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Santa Clara Valley Water District and San Mateo County Flood Control District -- will have to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coalition forms to combat city's development plansvisioning process," Mueller said. The group's members consist of residents and
Coalition forms to combat city's development plans
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
visioning process," Mueller said. The group's members consist of residents and people who work in Menlo Park, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Atherton. Along with Schmidt and Buchanan, Cafe Zoe owner Kathleen Daly, Belle Haven resident Martin... Read more
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The Mercury News
East Palo Alto man gets 5 years, shot girlfriend's ExREDWOOD CITY -- An East Palo Alto man has been sentenced to five years in priso
East Palo Alto man gets 5 years, shot girlfriend's Ex
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
REDWOOD CITY -- An East Palo Alto man has been sentenced to five years in prison for shooting his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend during a heated confrontation in late 2014, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Lamont Drekel... Read more
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Business Wire
IKEA to Increase Investment in Fuel Cells with Plans for Systems to Generate Renewable Energy at Four More California Storesstores. IKEA now plans to expand its fuel cell portfolio to 1.3 MW with a syste
IKEA to Increase Investment in Fuel Cells with Plans for Systems to Generate Renewable Energy at Four More California Stores
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
stores. IKEA now plans to expand its fuel cell portfolio to 1.3 MW with a system at its other San Francisco-area store (in East Palo Alto), as well as three stores in Southern California (Costa Mesa, Covina and San Diego). Pending permits, the fuel... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park police: Man arrested following pursuit, hit-run collisionMENLO PARK -- Authorities arrested a 36-year-old East Palo Alto man in connecti
Menlo Park police: Man arrested following pursuit, hit-run collision
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
MENLO PARK -- Authorities arrested a 36-year-old East Palo Alto man in connection with a chase and a crash Monday that left him and another motorist with minor injuries, according to police. The pursuit began around noon when a Menlo Park motorcycle... Read more
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The Mercury News
Los Gatos: Arrest in home invasion casethe home. There were no injuries reported. The suspects fled the scene with c
Los Gatos: Arrest in home invasion case
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
the home. There were no injuries reported. The suspects fled the scene with cash, jewelry and electronics. Steward is an East Palo Alto resident, while Falk lives in Emmett, Idaho. Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police issued a news release thanking the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Caltrans turning Interstate 80 into a 'smart highway'other Bay Area freeway with similar "smart" elements. There, dozens of electron
Caltrans turning Interstate 80 into a 'smart highway'
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
other Bay Area freeway with similar "smart" elements. There, dozens of electronic signs on El Camino Real from San Bruno to East Palo Alto alert drivers about how to return to the freeway when there is a problem on 101. This is in response to a... Read more
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BBC News
Photographing the things homeless people in California ownSometimes I fix laptops. We need heat the most, generators would be wonderful t
Photographing the things homeless people in California own
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
Sometimes I fix laptops. We need heat the most, generators would be wonderful to heat up the tent." "I'm from East Palo Alto. I chose this way of living really because a girl I was with when I was first here, she was out here homeless.... Read more
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