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US President Barack Obama (Photo credit by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Redwood City Stop On Obama’s Fundraising Agenda This Week

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this week to raise more money for his re-election campaign with three events on the Peninsula.


Firefighters at the scene of a fire near Menlo-Atherton high school. (CBS)

1-Alarm House Fire Put Out Near Menlo-Atherton High School

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire Tuesday morning at a Menlo Park home near Menlo-Atherton High School, a fire official said.


Former member of the San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice looks on against the New Orleans Saints during an NFL game at Candlestick Park on September 20, 2010 in San Francisco, California. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49ers Legend Jerry Rice Sues Over Failed Sale Of $11M Mansion

Former San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice has filed a lawsuit over the failed sale of his $11 million Bay Area mansion.


St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room in Menlo Park. (

Soup Kitchen Next To Wealthy Atherton Gears Up To Feed Thousands

A soup kitchen that shares a fence line with one of the most affluent communities in the Bay Area has been feeding 600 people daily since 1974.


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Peninsula Sanitary District Found Liable For 21 Sewage Spills

A sanitary district serving parts of San Mateo County is responsible for 21 illegal sewage spills into a number of creeks and sloughs that drain into the bay, a federal judge has found.

CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

Selby Lane School in Atherton. (CBS)

Atherton Teacher Reassigned After Profanity-Laced Tirade

An Atherton school teacher whose profanity-laced tirade and rattling of a table frightened an eighth-grader into calling police will return to class after completing anger management counseling.

CBS San Francisco–04/28/2011

Selby Lane School in Atherton. (CBS)

Atherton Teacher Rattles Table In Class, Student Calls 911

An Atherton school teacher was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday after he rattled a table to get the attention of his math students.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011


Atherton Looks Into Trash Can Fines

The affluent Peninsula town of Atherton may begin fining residents who leave their trash cans on the curb too long.



President Obama Fundraising In Bay Area For Boxer, Harris

The president is in California as part of a two-day swing to raise money for the Democratic party and campaign for Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is in a tight race with Republican Carly Fiorina.

CBS San Francisco–10/21/2010

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed Crossing Busy Road In Atherton

A stretch of El Camino Real was shut down for much of Friday morning while Atherton police investigated the death of a transient who was struck and killed while trying to cross the street.

CBS San Francisco–10/15/2010