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Police: Following sexual assault of high school runner in broad daylight, armed suspect remains at large

Around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man armed with a handgun sexually assaulted a high-school aged female jogger near the intersection of Arastradero Road and Deer Creek Road in the Los Altos area, according to a press statement released by the Palo Alto police. The man also held the victim at gunpoint. As of Wednesday evening, the suspect remains at large.

PA, Stanford merge dispatches

Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View and Stanford will spend $2.7 million within the next year to consolidate their police dispatch services, according to Palo Alto Police Department Technical Services Director Charles Cullen. Palo Alto City Council estimates Stanford will contribute roughly $224,000 to the project.