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  1. Wildfire smoke settles over hazy Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | SFBay

    Drifting smoke from wildfires in Lake County and elsewhere in Northern California has been reported in at least four Bay Area counties today, causing concerns for people with respiratory problems. Police in Palo Alto said that no health advisories have been issued as a result of the drift smoke, which is expected to persist throughout the day.

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  2. Bouncer, restaurant sued over man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | SFBay

    The parents of a 24-year-old Palo Alto man, who was killed earlier this year after a bouncer at a San Jose restaurant punched him, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the bouncer, restaurant and its owners. The suit filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court claims Daniel Adam Esquivel was fatally struck in the head and knocked unconscious by 28-year-old Jose Bonilla Rodas around 1:30 a.m. on March 28 at Myth Taverna and Lounge, located at 152 Post St. in downtown San Jose.

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  3. Suicide cameras proposed to reduce Caltrain deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | SFBay

    Officials with the City of Palo Alto are proposing to install cameras at a Caltrain crossing to prevent future track deaths. The thermal camera system at the Meadow Avenue crossing can detect the difference between a person, animal or vehicle along the tracks and send a signal to 911.

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  4. Gas leak clears Stanford frat houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | SFBay

    Fire crews were notified of a gas leak at 1047 Campus Drive around 3:50 p.m., according to a fire dispatcher. A construction crew digging in the area hit a gas line, causing the leak, according to Palo Alto fire Battalion Chief Kevin McNally.

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  5. Huge expansion approved for Bay Area bike sharingRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | SFBay

    A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The expansion to more than 7,000 bicycles, set to be completed by 2017, would introduce the popular program in the East Bay for the first time and come at no cost to taxpayers, MTC officials said.

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  6. Transit services ramp up for Bay to BreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | SFBay

    Runners and spectators should have no trouble getting to the oldest consecutive footrace in the world Sunday in San Francisco, since transit service will be as ubiquitous as the number of participants. The Zappos.com Bay to Breakers race from San Francisco Bay on the city's east side to the Pacific Ocean on the city's west side starts at 8 a.m. Runners launch their heals at Howard and Beale streets and come to a stop at the Great Highway near Fulton Street.

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  7. Palo Alto students install first water filling stationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | SFBay

    Student organizations and individuals at a Palo Alto high school have unveiled the school's first water bottle filling station, according to school officials. The first filling station was installed on Earth Day on Gunn High School to curb the use of plastic water bottles on campus.

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  8. Palo Alto paintball attackers soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | SFBay

    Police said they received reports of incidents where a moving vehicle attempted to strike five pedestrians along Palo Alto streets, successfully hitting three of them and causing minor injuries. According to police, the first call came in at about 8:31 p.m. when a man reported he had been shot with a paintball from a moving vehicle at the corner of Newell Road and Diana Avenue.

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  9. Pedestrian fatally collides with big rigRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | SFBay

    A person died this morning in a collision between a pedestrian and a big-rig in Palo Alto, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  10. Bike sharing steers toward massive expansionRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | SFBay

    A plan to increase the number of bicycles in the Bay Area Bike Share system tenfold by the end of 2017 at no cost to taxpayers was announced by area government officials Thursday. The plan would bring the number of bike share cycles in the Bay Area from 700 to 7,000 over the next two years and expand the program into the East Bay cities of Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville for the first time.

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  11. Teacher badly burned during science experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | SFBay

    A Palo Alto High School science teacher was badly burned in a science experiment that went wrong Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The Palo Alto Fire Department responded at 11:23 a.m. to reports of a burn patient in a classroom in Palo Alto High School at 50 Embarcadero Road.

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  12. Man dies after San Jose fistfightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | SFBay

    Police are investigating the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was in a fight at a downtown San Jose restaurant and taken to a Palo Alto hospital early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said. Police have not released his name, but he was identified today as a 24-year-old Palo Alto man, Sgt.

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  13. Man arrested after barricading himself in woman's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | SFBay

    A San Jose man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and possession of stolen property after barricading himself inside an occupied home in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon, according to police. Two women safely exited the home and Julian Baldes Alvarado, 26, was arrested with the assistance of a K-9 unit, police said.

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  14. Pair killed in apparent murder-suicide identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | SFBay

    Two men killed in an apparent murder-suicide at a Palo Alto senior living facility Thursday afternoon have been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office. Marc Miller, 69, is suspected of shooting and killing Vincent Collins, 70, before killing himself in an elevator at the Alta Torre Apartments, a 56-unit senior living complex at 3895 Fabian Way.

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  15. Man in wheelchair robbed waiting for CaltrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | SFBay

    A man in his wheelchair was robbed of his medicine, cellphone, ID card and cash at Caltrain's Palo Alto station on Saturday, police said. Shortly after 1 p.m., officers responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery at the station located at 95 University Ave., police said.

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  16. Man groped in Macy's bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | SFBay

    The incident was reported at noon, roughly 15 minutes after it occurred in the men's room of Macy's at 180 El Camino Real in Stanford Shopping Center, but responding officers were unable to locate the suspect. Police said he entered the restroom and grabbed a man's buttocks over the pants while the victim was using the urinal.

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  17. Tech exec countersues over lurid rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | SFBay

    A former Stanford University student has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a Silicon Valley executive sexually assaulted her during their one-year relationship, but the executive in a countersuit has denied the allegations and alleged the lawsuit was motivated by a desire to defame him and ruin his reputation. The civil suits by Virginia resident Elise Clougherty, who filed hers on Jan. 27 in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, and Joseph Lonsdale, who filed in federal court in Oakland last Friday, depict starkly contrasting views of a love affair that took them to New York, London and Asia from 2012 to 2013.

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  18. Police find stolen mail, drugs in suspected pimp's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | SFBay

    A driver pulled over in Palo Alto with three women in the car last week turned out to be a suspected pimp, police said Wednesday. Officers saw the man speeding in a silver 2002 Honda Accord south on El Camino Real at about 1 a.m. last Thursday.

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  19. Man struck by Caltrain in Palo Alto identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | SFBay

    A man struck and killed Sunday by a Caltrain in Palo Alto has been identified as 64-year-old Jim Kelly, a San Jose resident, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office. At about 12:45 p.m. Sunday, southbound Caltrain No.

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  20. Tracks reopen after Caltrain deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | SFBay

    Both tracks have reopened this afternoon and are cleared for maximum operating speeds after a man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Palo Alto earlier today, according to Caltrain's official Twitter account. The Southbound Caltrain No.

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