A woman believed to be homeless was found dead in a Palo Alto park Saturday morning. Her death comes about 3 weeks after 4 homeless people in Santa Clara County succumbed to hypothermia during a cold snap.
The 85-year-old U.S. veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress.
Known as “Hotel 22″, the Valley Transportation Authority’s 22 bus operates 24 hours a day between the Eastridge Mall and Palo Alto, some of the most valuable real estate in the country. For many, a night spent circling the South Bay on the bus is the best option to keep out of danger.
Six decades before he went to North Korea, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.
Merrill Newman’s family in California released a statement Monday saying they remain concerned for his wellbeing. The Newmans asked North Korean authorities to quickly confirm that he has received his medication.
State Department says North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn’t granted diplomats consular access so the person’s identity is not yet confirmed.
Despite strong warnings from the U.S. State Department, hundreds of Americans like the 85-year-old Korean War veteran apparently being detained in North Korea travel to the communist nation each year.
A Palo Alto grandfather has reportedly been held in North Korea for more than three weeks after being pulled off a flight departing the country.
The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.
The Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved a deal on Monday night that will allow for nine of the city’s police officers to be equipped with body-mounted video cameras.