Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire Tuesday morning at a Menlo Park home near Menlo-Atherton High School, a fire official said.
Former San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice has filed a lawsuit over the failed sale of his $11 million Bay Area mansion.
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.
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.
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.
An Atherton school teacher was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday after he rattled a table to get the attention of his math students.
The affluent Peninsula town of Atherton may begin fining residents who leave their trash cans on the curb too long.
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.
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.
A coalition of cities and nonprofit groups on the Peninsula are suing to derail a $43-billion bullet train.