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Authorities on the scene of a fatal house fire on Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto on January 10, 2013. (CBS)

2 Found Dead In Palo Alto House Fire

Two people died Friday night in a house fire in Palo Alto, police and fire officials said.

01/10/2014

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Believe Woman Found Dead In Palo Alto Park Was Homeless

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.

12/21/2013

Korean War veteran Merrill Newman (L), accompanied by his wife Lee (C) and son Jeff, speaks to the press after arriving at San Francisco International Airport on December 7, 2013 following his release from detention in North Korea.  (SUSANA BATES/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Veteran Offers New Details On North Korean Captivity

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.

12/09/2013

A man sleeps on the VTA 22 bus. (CBS)

Silicon Valley’s Homeless Turning To Public Transit For Shelter

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.

12/03/2013

Merrill Newman In North Korea

Palo Alto Man In North Korea Oversaw Guerilla Group, Ex-Members Say

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.

12/03/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

Family Of Palo Alto Man Held In North Korea Concerned About His Health

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.

11/25/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

North Korea Acknowledges Detaining American, Likely Palo Alto Man

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.

11/22/2013

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Man Likely Held In North Korea Among Growing Wave Of Tourists

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.

11/21/2013

A North Korean flag.  ( JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Grandfather Reportedly Detained In North Korea

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.

11/20/2013

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

NHTSA Investigating Tesla Model S Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.

11/19/2013

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