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September 15, 2019



what's the new white structure in the area of the broken window? It sticks out a couple feet onto the sidewalk and a couple more on the inside of the store and has a locked door accessible from the inside of the store. I've never seen window repair use a structure like that before.

My fantasy is that it is a 24 hour security guard that sleeps in there but then jumps out when a robbery is taking place and just wastes those bad guys in the act.


Walked by again this afternoon and peaked closer as the white construction walls were backed away from the building. They are just putting in a few very large panes of glass. That's a lot of iphones they have to sell to pay for those.

Let's see how long the new windows last.

Peter Garrison

Nine men stole over $105,000 worth of merchandise from the Stanford Shopping Center Apple Store in a grab-and-run heist, Palo Alto police said.

The suspects, who were all described as being in their early 20s, ran into the store at 8:12 p.m. on Wednesday, picked up all the items they could carry and ran outside. Two getaway cars, a Volkswagen SUV and a Nissan Altima, were waiting for the men. They drove east on Sand Hill Road and disappeared.

The thieves got away with 22 iPads, 10 MacBooks, 71 iPhones and 23 Apple Pencils, according to police Sgt. Craig Lee. (Daily Post- Sunday)


You have to wonder if it isn't time for the city revoke the Apple store's business license and have the police close the store in the interest of public safety until Apple does something.

Barking Dog

Agree resident I have stated the exact same argument here in different post. Those @ 501 Primrose, IMO, dont have the testies to stand up to Apple's security practices. Even if it puts their own residents and visitors safety at risk.

The getaway car is going to injure/kill someone before any of these smash and grabbers do with a weapon.
Apple doesn't care, the cities and police departments that these robberies occur in dont care, nothing will change, if at all even then, until injury or death occurs.


Get ready for the copycat hit on Lululemon on the Ave:

Police arrested five suspects who allegedly fled a Lululemon store in Walnut Creek with a hefty haul — $7,600 worth of yoga pants and workout jackets. They were arrested on suspicion of grand theft, burglary and conspiracy, the Walnut Creek Police Department reported Saturday.

Officers located the suspects at an Antioch gas station after recieving a tip from someone who saw a car fleeing the Lululemon Athletica store in Broadway Plaza, police said.

The same vehicle was involved in a $4,000 Lululemon burglary the week before, police said.


More news today:

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — An armed man who broke into an Apple store in Dallas was shot dead by a security guard early Tuesday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m. Oct. 8, the suspect attempted to break in to the Apple store on the 3100 block of Knox Street near McKinney Avenue. Police said a witness stated he was wearing full body armor and was armed with an assault rifle.

The suspect attempted to disarm the security guard — a retired Dallas police officer — but was unsuccessful. The security guard was able to pull his weapon and fired multiple times, striking the suspect.

Jennifer Pfaff

Do security guards carry arms, in Texas...I guess so. Does anyone know what kind of repair or other is being done to the Apple door? For the last few weeks, it's looked as if maybe there was an accident there or they are changing something on the mechanism and overhang(?)


Unless you kill someone everything else free game to these crooks..


The Dallas incident was 2:30 in the morning. Even on the Avenue if I were working Apple security at 2:30 I'd be carrying.


There must be someone who has a connection to Apple.
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