Palo Alto

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Palo Alto Grocery Store Manager Cited, Released For Using Hidden Camera In Womens’ Restroom

A 39-year-old man was cited Monday following a two-month investigation into a hidden camera found by a woman while using a restroom at a grocery store in Palo Alto, police said today.

12/30/2014

Terrell Jackson Booking Photo

Man On Probation Arrested For Showing Genitals To People In Palo Alto

A 46-year-old man serving probation was arrested Friday in a reported indecent exposure incident where a suspect showed his genitals to two people on a downtown Palo Alto street, a police spokesman said.

12/28/2014

Suspect Booking Photo

Palo Alto Police Arrest Man After He Led Them On Pursuit Ending With Crash, Neighborhood Search

A San Jose man who allegedly drove a stolen vehicle was arrested after leading authorities on a vehicle pursuit that led to a crash and neighborhood search through Palo Alto early Sunday morning.

12/28/2014

A Tesla Roadster Sport sits in a dealership showroom on November 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tesla Announces Major Upgrades To Roadster 3.0, Expected To Be Able To Travel 400 Miles On Single Charge

The Palo Alto-based company is expected to unveil the upgrades in early 2015, with a non-stop trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

12/26/2014

A guard at a Palo Alto train crossing. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Palo Alto Community Pitches In For Holiday Gifts For 11 Guards Who Watch Dangerous Train Crossings

$350 gift cards were handed out this week to the 11 guards who keep watch at Palo Alto train tracks as part of the city’s Track Watch program.

12/24/2014

Engineering graduate student Elliot Hawkes scales the glass exterior of Packard Electrical Engineering Building using gecko-inspired controllable adhesives. Credit: Eric Eason

Stanford Students Invent Gecko Gloves That Give Humans The Power To Scale Walls

The “gecko gloves” make human hands perform like the sticky feet of nature’s most impressive climber.

12/22/2014

Tesla HQ

Tesla Eyes Texas For Direct Online Sales But Needs Looser Law

Proposals to allow direct car sales in Texas stalled during the 2013 legislative session, but Palo Alto-based Tesla appears poised to revive the issue by offering future investment projects.

12/07/2014

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Teen Exposes Himself To 2 Elderly Women In Palo Alto

The suspect is described as a fair-skinned white male, in his late teens with a slight build. He was wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket.

12/04/2014

Police on the scene after protesters block Highway 101 near University Avenue on December 3, 2014. A protest was held over a New York City grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man. (CBS)

Stanford Student Protesters Block Highway 101 Over NYPD Chokehold Death

About 150 people, many of them students at Stanford University, briefly blocked Highway 101 Wednesday night following a New York City grand jury’s decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer.

12/04/2014

Diane Jones (left) and her son Oliver Terry, a student at Foothill College, have slept in a minivan in the Palo Alto area for the past few years. (CBS)

Homeless College Student Living In Van With Mom Helps Convince Palo Alto To Overturn Car Camping Ban

The City of Palo Alto just made life a little easier for one young college student, who is working to turn his life around. He lives in a minivan with his mother and told KPIX 5 things can only get better from here.

11/19/2014

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