UPDATE: Facebook, Instagram Both Go Offline Suddenly, Come Back An Hour LaterSocial media sites Facebook and Instagram went offline Thursday afternoon suddenly, without warning.
Family Ashes Among Items Stolen in 2 Palo Alto Ice Cream Shop BurglariesTwo family-owned ice cream shops in Palo Alto were burglarized just two days apart, with the ashes of two employees who worked at one of the businesses being among the stolen items.
Stanford Women's Basketball Team Gets Enthusiastic Welcome in Palo AltoA campus victory celebration Monday afternoon for the returning champion Stanford Women's Basketball team was subdued and distanced because of COVID.
Palo Alto Park Vandalism Investigated As Hate CrimeVandalism found Sunday at a city playground is being investigated as a hate crime, Palo Alto police said.
Palo Alto Police Seek Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Ice Cream ParlorA search is underway for a man suspected of an armed robbery at an ice cream parlor in Palo Alto Monday night.
Palo Alto Police Arrest Armed 16-Year-Old Boy For Robbery, ThreatsFollowing a chase, police arrested a 16-year-old boy with a gun Monday night after an attempted armed robbery near a Palo Alto shopping center, while a second suspect remains at large.
VIDEO: Body-Cam Footage Shows Police K9 Attack Mount View Man Sleeping on His Own PropertyAn innocent Bay Area man who was bitten by a police K9 during an incident last June when he was sleeping on his own property is now looking for justice.
COVID School: Newsom Visits Reopened Palo Alto School To Encourage Return To ClassroomsWhile on a campaign to push more school reopenings across the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom and a group of local leaders visited an opened Palo Alto elementary school on Tuesday to encourage campuses to resume in-class instruction as quickly as possible.
Fremont Police Release Additional Details In Pursuit, Exchange Of Gunfire With Teens Suspected In Home InvasionPolice in Fremont released additional information Monday in connection with a pursuit of juveniles suspected to a home invasion robbery last month, which included an exchange of gunfire between the officers and suspects.
16-Year-Old Driving Stolen Car Arrested In East Palo Alto, Linked To Robbery the Night BeforeA 16-year-old who was behind the wheel of a stolen car chased by police from Palo Alto into East Palo Alto is also suspected of a strong armed robbery the night before, police said Monday.
Atherton Couple Donates $80 Million to Stanford HospitalThe Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School of Medicine received an $80 million donation from an Atherton couple to improve the services available to Bay Area mothers and babies.
COVID Schools: Palo Alto Teachers Voice Concern About Plans To Reopen In MarchThe Palo Alto Unified School District is speeding towards a reopening of in-person, classroom instruction at all grade levels starting March 1.
Palo Alto City Council To Discuss Plans For Teacher Housing ProjectThe Palo Alto City Council at its meeting Monday evening will discuss plans to establish more than 100 rental units for teachers and other school district employees.
Zuckerberg, 24 Others Help Start $100M 'California Black Freedom Fund'More than two dozen philanthropic organizations and corporations on Thursday launched the California Black Freedom Fund, a $100 million, five-year initiative that they say will provide resources to Black-led organizations in the state that are seeking to eradicate systemic racism.
Palo Alto Liquor Store License Suspended Indefinitely Over Repeated Sales To MinorsState officials have indefinitely suspended the license of a liquor store in Palo Alto this week, over repeated alcohol sales to minors.