California High-Speed Rail

Peninsula Cities Lose Bid To Block High-Speed Along Caltrain Corridor

The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.


Stevie Nicks To Reunite With Fleetwood Mac

Stevie Nicks To Reunite With Fleetwood Mac

Singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks, best known for her work as lead singer of Fleetwood Mac, said in an interview on “CBS This Morning” that the group is reuniting in…


A firefighter climbs a ladder to rescue "Gunness" who got stuck high up in a tree while chasing a raccoon. (Bay City News)

Atherton Tree-Climbing Dog Not As Adept At Getting Down

When a call came in last week to a San Mateo County emergency dispatch center that a dog had climbed 30 feet up a tree in Atherton and couldn’t get down, no one believed it.


President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Moffett Federal Airfield near Mountain View, May 24, 2012. (CBS)

President Obama Departs Bay Area After San Jose Fundraising Event

President Barack Obama left the Bay Area Thursday morning after a brief fundraising visit for his re-election campaign.


President Barack Obama greets a crowd upon arriving at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View on May 23, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/GettyImages)

President Obama In Bay Area For Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a series of fundraising events Wednesday night and Thursday.


President Barack Obama greets guests upon arrival on Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on February 16, 2012. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Calls On Bay Area For More Campaign Cash

President Barack Obama was headed for another campaign stop in the Bay Area Wednesday with several events on the docket.


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.