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  1. Search suspended for swept-away studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | SFBay

    After 22 hours, the United States Coast Guard has suspended the search for two college students who were swept out to sea Monday at Bonny Doon Beach near Davenport in Santa Cruz County. The victims, a 20-year-old woman from Palo Alto and a 25-year-old man from the San Jose area, are students at the University of California at Santa Cruz, according to sheriff's deputies.

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  2. Bay Area events honor MLK legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | SFBay

    A variety of free events are being held Monday in the Bay Area to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Caltrain's inaugural "Celebration Train" was scheduled to depart at 9:45 a.m. from the San Jose Diridon Station with stops in Palo Alto and San Mateo before it reaches San Francisco at 10:55 a.m. Activities are available for passengers on the ride, which is free and hosted by the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Foundation. An 11 a.m. march in San Francisco will honor King, who led a group from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama more than 50 years ago during the civil rights movement.

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  3. Caltrain 'Celebration Train' to honor Dr. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | SFBay

    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Caltrain announced they will operate a free service to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King on Monday. Caltrain officials said the Celebration Train will depart the San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station at 9:45 a.m. Monday and have onboard activities for those in attendance before arriving in San Francisco at 10:55 a.m. Community Foundation, the theme of the event, The Reality of the Dream, will focus on the progress made with the civil rights movement, while examining the present reality and the commitment to a brighter future, Caltrain officials said.

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  4. Cops fatally shoot knife-wielding suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | SFBay

    A suspect armed with a knife was killed Friday night in an officer-involved shooting in Palo Alto, according to the Palo Alto Police Department. Officers responded at 9:16 p.m. to a residence in the 600 block of Forest Avenue on a report a person at the residence wanted to harm another person, police said.

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  5. Palo Alto porch pirate snags $600 worth of mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | SFBay

    Police released a video Friday of a man who stole five packages from the front porch of a Palo Alto home almost one week ago. The packages that cost $600 in all were delivered to a home in the 2700 block of South Court on Saturday while the victim was out of town, police said.

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  6. Flood warning system sounds false alarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | SFBay

    An early flood warning system for San Francisquito Creek brought online earlier this year sent out a false alert Wednesday morning. The warning was sent around 9 a.m. Wednesday when an in-stream sensor indicated there was a large flow in Bear Creek despite the lack of rain, San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority executive director Len Materman said.

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  7. honored with 21 SF Peninsula Press Club awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | SFBay

    SFBay writers, photographers and editors have been honored with eight first-place awards by the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club for work published in 2014, including digital media news story of the year, best overall page design, and top writing honors in feature, sports, and business and technology categories. The SFPPC awarded SFBay staff a total of 21 first-, second- and third-place awards in the Digital Media division for work from the 2014 calendar year.

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  8. Bomb squad detonates Palo Alto grenadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | SFBay

    The Santa Clara County Sheriff's bomb squad detonated an inert hand grenade Monday evening after it was discovered by construction workers at the Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto this afternoon, prompting evacuation and shelter-in-place orders, according to police. Around 1:30 p.m. police received a report indicating that a construction worker had found a hand grenade about four feet underground while digging a trench outside an office building occupied by Stanford University Procurement at 3145 Porter Drive.

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  9. Lawsuit filed over solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | SFBay

    A class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Santa Clara County for placing hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement at its jails. The lawsuit filed in federal court by Berkeley-based Prison Law Office, Cooley LLP in Palo Alto and Law Office of Kendall Dawson Wasley in Davis alleges the inmates have been placed in solitary confinement for years.

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  10. Odor sickens 12 at Palo Alto WestinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | SFBay

    Palo Alto fire officials responded to the Westin Hotel on El Camino Real to a report of a suspicious odor coming from the hotel's parking garage. A hazardous materials team was called to the hotel, but investigators were not able to determine the cause of the irritant, according to fire officials.

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  11. Bed bug infestation shuts Palo Alto libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | SFBay

    A bed bug infestation at Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto forced a closure of the library Thursday to allow pest control teams to inspect and treat the building over the next few days, city officials said. The city was notified today that bed bugs were found on two chairs on the first floor of the library at 3700 Middlefield Road.

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  12. Lane-splitting motorcyclist killed in 101 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | SFBay

    A motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high rate of speed when the crash occurred, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP responded at 5:46 p.m. to a call of a motorcyclist down on the highway just north of Embarcadero Road.

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  13. Woman with baby robbed, punchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | SFBay

    A strong-arm robbery suspect punched a woman and stole her purse as she was walking with her baby on Sunday evening in Palo Alto, according to police. The Palo Alto Police Department received reports of the robbery at 6:39 p.m. Officers responded immediately to the 3100 block of Middlefield Road and conducted an area search, but were not able to locate the suspect, police said.

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  14. San Jose moves toward minimum wage bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | SFBay

    The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to conduct a study that may lead to a regional minimum wage in Santa Clara County. City staff will seek an outside, independent firm to create a study that will look at the impacts of a minimum wage at $15 and another higher amount to be determined by city staff, who will select the group to conduct the research.

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  15. Caltrain strikes empty vehicle in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | SFBay

    The incident occurred at around 9:30 p.m. at the East Meadow Drive crossing, near Alma Street, according to Caltrain officials. More than 220 passengers were onboard the train involved in the incident.

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

    Aug 7, 2015 | 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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  17. Wildfire smoke settles over hazy Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | 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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  18. Bouncer, restaurant sued over man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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