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East Palo Alto


5 Hurt In Drive-By Shooting Near East Palo Alto McDonalds

Five people were shot and injured at a bus stop near an East Palo Alto McDonalds restaurant in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon, according to police.


A suspicious fire damaged an East Palo Alto home Monday.  (Credit: Bay City News)

Suspicious Fire Displaces 5 In East Palo Alto

A suspicious one-alarm house fire displaced five residents in East Palo Alto Monday morning, according to fire officials.



Water Main Break In East Palo Alto

Firefighters have responded to a reported water main break in East Palo Alto Friday morning.


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22-Year Old Man Dead, Boy Hurt In East Palo Alto Shooting

Police were investigating a shooting in East Palo Alto that left a 22-year-old man dead and a boy injured on Friday evening.


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Freed East Palo Alto Murder Suspect Back In Custody On Weapons Charge

A man who was accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Tuesday, three weeks after a San Mateo County Superior Court judge released him on his own recognizance.


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San Mateo County Judge Orders Murder Suspect’s Release

The suspect in the murder of an East Palo Alto community leader was released from custody this week, over the objections of prosecutors who say he confessed to the crime.



Man Stabbed Multiple Times In East Palo Alto In Stable Condition

A 34-year-old man in East Palo Alto was injured in a stabbing at an apartment complex early Sunday morning.


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Evacuated Families Return After East Palo Alto Flooding Subsides

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night, according to a Red Cross spokesman.


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Woman Rescued From 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In East Palo Alto

A woman trapped in a burning apartment was rescued due to quick action by neighbors and firefighters Sunday morning.



Police In East Palo Alto, Menlo Park Partner To Stem Growing Gang Violence

A recent increase in street violence in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park has prompted police in both cities to launch a coordinated anti-crime effort.