A shooting in East Palo Alto left a 15-year old boy dead, and two others injured, according to police.
Police were asking the public for help tracking down a suspect who committed a strong-arm robbery Monday night in downtown Palo Alto, police said.
The Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted for a possible ban on smoking at all public parks and plazas.
Tuesday was a rough morning for Caltrain, which reported delays stemming from both a broken-down train and a car that stalled on the tracks.
Many people aspire to earn a six-figure income, but only about one-fifth of the nation’s households succeed. And, according to recent research, those six-figure families tend to congregate in a handful of cities, several of which are in the Bay Area.
Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday in Palo Alto that America’s democratic system has been “hacked” and if the country wants to resolve the “climate crisis” it has to first reform its political process.
The suspect arrested for robbing Palo Alto’s Provident Credit Union last Saturday was the same man who crashed President Obama’s motorcade in the Peninsula last May.
NBA standout Jeremy Lin’s failure to get a major college basketball scholarship or a roster spot through the NBA draft probably had to do with his Asian ethnicity, Lin and Commissioner David Stern said in a “60 Minutes” story airing Sunday.
An elderly man who drove into a pedestrian and a Palo Alto home Tuesday afternoon has been arrested for drunken driving, police said.
A man who hired a female masseuse from an online advertisement is wanted in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of the woman at knifepoint Saturday inside a Palo Alto hotel, police said.