Category: Alert

AlertSU messages of timely interest to the Stanford community.

Prowler Update 4/30/15

At 10:50pm, Stanford police received a report of a prowler at Governor?s Corner.

Subject is described as a white male adult, 5?8?-5?9?, approximately 50-60 years old, average build, wearing a dark hoodie, dark baseball cap, dark pants (possibly jeans) and eyeglasses.

The Stanford Police encourage individuals to keep their doors and windows locked. Additionally, we ask the community to report suspicious and criminal activity to the police by calling 911 as soon as possible. Additional information will be posted on this website as it becomes available.


STANFORD PD: 04/30/15, Reported Prowler at Governor’s Ave/Griffin House, 1050pm. Be alert & protect yourself. Updates when available at

Gas Leak Update 4/16/15

The gas leak at Manzanita Dining has been shut off and rendered safe by PG&E. PG&E remains on scene and the area is open to pedestrian traffic.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Gas Leak 4/16/15

STANFORD PD: 4/16/15, There is a reported gas leak at Manzanita Dining at 2:53pm. Emergency Response Team and PG&E are on scene. Stay away from the area until further notice. Updates when available at

Community Advisory update 2/25/15

From Stanford PD: 2/25/15, 7:55 PM. The accident that closed the southbound lanes of El Camino Real has been cleared. Normal traffic has resumed.

Community Advisory 2/25/15

From Stanford PD: 2/25/15 at 6:45 PM. Palo Alto PD has closed southbound El Camino Real between Embarcadero Road and Serra Street due to a vehicle rollover. Use alternate routes, and note that northbound traffic on El Camino Real has also been impacted.

Updates, when available, will be posted to

Gas Leak Update-2/19/15, 3:38pm

The low pressure gas line break in the area of Fremont Road between Searsville and Electioneer has been shut off and rendered safe by PG&E. The area is now open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Low Pressure Gas Leak, 2/19/15 at 2:00pm

From Stanford PD:02/19/15, Low pressure gas leak at Fremont Road between Searsville and Electioneer, 2:00pm. Campus Drive is not impacted. If possible avoid the area. PG&E is on scene. Updates, when available, can be found at EMERGENCY.STANFORD.EDU END