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A $25,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the capture of two inmates who boldly escaped from a Palo Alto courthouse.
A data breach at Palo Alto Unified School District exposed information about Palo Alto High School students' weighted GPAs values, names and student numbers.
Stanford mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' leading award, has died of cancer at the age of 40.
Several events will kick off on Saturday using this week's upcoming tax day as a backdrop for protests.
Whatever hazardous materials were in a room at the Stanford Medical School where a fire broke out this morning were consumed by the fire.
Palo Alto police released a sketch Thursday of a man suspected of exposing himself near the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve on Friday afternoon.
A portion of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto will be closed overnight Sunday, as well as overnight Monday or Tuesday, for construction.
Police detained three teens and one adult after officers found them inside a stolen car in Menlo Park Friday night.
A man stole a woman's purse in a parking garage Saturday evening in Palo Alto and remains at large, police said.
Firefighters successfully extinguished a two-alarm fire that spread quickly through a Palo Alto home early Friday morning.
Police are searching for a man who harassed an 11-year-old boy in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon.
Police arrested an Uber driver early Sunday morning after a female passenger said the man kissed and groped her outside her Palo Alto home.
The owner of an East Palo Alto apartment complex and his son are facing charges in connection with what prosecutors believe was a plot to target tenants to get them to move.
A 28-year-old man was cited for allegedly pulling out a handgun during a road rage incident near the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.
Judge Aaron Persky is stepping down from his role in trying criminal cases after months of controversy over a lenient sentence in the sexual assault conviction of Stanford athlete Brock Turner.
A 27-year-old woman suspected of robbing nearly 10 banks in six counties within at least the past two months was arrested last week.
A Redwood City-based Uber driver was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home Friday evening.
Police are investigating a collision Saturday morning in Palo Alto that killed a man.
A woman was able to stop a robbery at her Palo Alto home after she confronted the suspects.
A person was hit by a Caltrain in Palo Alto Friday afternoon and has resulted in service disruptions, transit agency officials said.
After attending two Democratic fundraisers Friday, President Barack Obama this afternoon left the Bay Area.
Two men allegedly assaulted a man and robbed him of his cellphone in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot.
Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved.
Bay Area residents are being asked to donate blood as soon possible due to a severe shortage.
Caltrain announced they will operate a free service to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
A 63-year-old Palo Alto woman was rescued after she fell off a path at Yosemite National Park.
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 Santa Clara County Sheriff's bomb squad detonated an inert hand grenade Monday evening after it was discovered by construction workers.
Palo Alto fire crews responsded to a report of a suspicious odor at the Westin Hotel on El Camino Real Thursday evening.
Bedbug-sniffing dogs searched the North branch of the Berkeley library and found bedbugs in a men's restroom and under the desks of the public computer.
A bed bug infestation at Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto forced a closure of the library Thursday.
A strong-arm robbery suspect punched a woman and stole her purse as she was walking with her baby on Sunday evening.
The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to conduct a study that may lead to a regional minimum wage in Santa Clara County.
A northbound train struck an unoccupied vehicle Sunday night in Palo Alto, Caltrain officials said.
As part of a broader suicide prevention effort, Palo Alto officials are also proposing removing brush and replacing four miles of fence along the eastside of the corridor.
A Stanford University fraternity was evacuated because of a gas leak Tuesday afternoon, Palo Alto fire officials said.