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Palo Alto

(CBS SF)

New Tech Making It Easier To Find Parking In Palo Alto

New technology could make it easier to find a parking space in Palo Alto with an idea to give drivers information about open spaces in city garages.

08/19/2014

Lawmakers on the scene of an East Palo Alto shooting. (CBS SF) -

Teen Killed, 3 Injured In East Palo Alto Shooting

Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in East Palo Alto that killed one person and sent three people to the hospital.

08/18/2014

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Stanford Researchers Looking For Chocolate Milkshake Drinking Volunteers

Children between the ages of 4 and 8 are needed for a study on how the brain responds to milkshakes to better understand how individual differences in anticipating and tasting pleasurable foods influence risks of becoming overweight or obese.

08/14/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

Alaska District Attorney Will Not Bring Charges In Sexual Assault Case Involving Stanford Student

District Attorney James Scott said there is insufficient evidence to prove that 21-year-old senior Leah Francis was raped by her ex-boyfriend in his home in Alaska over winter break.

08/13/2014

A woman displays @HiddenCash found in San Jose. (CBS)

@Hiddencash Ends Money Drops 2 Months After Twitter Phenomenon Began In Bay Area

More than two months after their cash drops became a phenomenon that spread across the country and around the world, the Bay Area duo behind the @hiddencash Twitter account said they are ending their experiment.

08/12/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Police Search For Man Suspected Of Groping Woman Walking Dog At Stanford

Palo Alto police are searching for a young man who allegedly groped a middle-aged woman Thursday evening as they walked their dogs near Stanford University, according to spokesman.

08/08/2014

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Suspect Befriends Victim Over Coffee Before Allegedly Robbing Him In Palo Alto

A man who made the acquaintance of his victim just before robbing him in Palo Alto on Wednesday night remains at large, police said.

08/08/2014

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Palo Alto Targets Water Wasters With Newly-Approved Restrictions

Palo Alto officials are targeting water-wasting activities like washing down sidewalks and irrigating to the point of saturation. City council approved the new series of restrictions late Monday night.

08/05/2014

Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Westboro Hate Group Plans Protests Of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Other Silicon Valley Giants

The organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, has found a new target for their anger – the tech industry.

08/04/2014

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Rollover Crash Near Palo Alto Plaza Sends Woman, 2 Young Children To Hospital

A rollover crash in downtown Palo Alto near Cogswell Plaza Sunday afternoon sent a woman and her two young children to the hospital, a police sergeant said.

08/03/2014

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