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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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Police Release Sketch Of Man Who Exposed Genitals To Children In Palo Alto Park

Police have released a sketch of a man who exposed his genitals in a Palo Alto park where children were playing Friday evening.

08/03/2014

A car jumps a curb near University Cafe in downtown Palo Alto on July 31, 2014. (Mike Colgan/CBS)

Car Plows Through Sidewalk Cafe In Palo Alto; Multiple People Hurt

A car jumped a curb near a cafe on the 200 block of University Avenue in Palo Alto, with the Palo Alto Police Department indicating that there are multiple injuries.

07/31/2014

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App Lets Riders Connect With Drivers For Late-Night Runs From SF To South Bay

When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.

07/29/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Tops ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America’ List Followed By San Rafael, Walnut Creek

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to three of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America.’

07/23/2014

Palo Alto Police released a sketch of a man suspected of groping and harassing a woman in the College Terrace neighborhood. (Source: Palo Alto Police)

Sketch Of Palo Alto Park Groping Suspect Released

Police in Palo Alto released a sketch Sunday night of a man suspected of harassing and groping a woman as she sat in a park in the College Terrace neighborhood on Friday morning.

07/13/2014

(CBS) Olenka Villarreal (left) with her daughters in Palo Alto.

Jefferson Award Winner Creates A Playground To Include Kids Of All Abilities

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children’s playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn’t make it a level playing field. This week’s Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.

07/09/2014

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