Menlo Park

Menalto Cleaners in Menlo Park. (CBS)

Menlo Park Dry Cleaners Under Investigation, May Have Overcharged Customers $200K

Some dry cleaning customers in Menlo Park said they are getting more than just clean clothes. The owner of the business is accused of putting thousands of extra dollars on customers’ credit cards.

10/10/2014

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Menlo Park Fire District Considers Using Firefighting Drone

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is considering purchasing a $2,000 quadcopter drone to help fight fires.

10/07/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Tightens Research Guidelines After Controversial Study Tweaking Users’ News Feeds

Facebook has tightened its research guidelines following uproar over its disclosure this summer that it allowed researchers to manipulate users’ feeds to see if their moods could be changed.

10/02/2014

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Lanes Reopen After Major Injury Accident On SB Hwy 101 In Menlo Park

The roadway has reopened after three lanes were shutdown on the southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park due to a major injury accident involving multiple vehicles Thursday morning

09/11/2014

Residents survey an earthquake-damaged street on August 26, 2014 in Napa, California. Two days after a 6.0 earthquake rocked the Napa Valley, residents and wineries are continuing clean up operations. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Scientists Expect Aftershocks From Napa Quake To Continue For Months

Scientists were at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park on Thursday, sharing some of the information they have gathered on the ground in studying last month’s Napa earthquake.

09/04/2014

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Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Strikes Peninsula Near Palo Alto

An earthquake registering a magnitude of 2.9 struck in southern San Mateo County Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

09/03/2014

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Menlo Park Adopts Strict Water Conservation Rules For 16,000 District Customers

The Menlo Park City Council approved an urgency ordinance Tuesday night will implement water conservation measures that are stricter than the state requirement affecting nearly 16,000 customers.

08/28/2014

Lawmakers on the scene of an East Palo Alto shooting. (CBS SF) -

Teen Killed, 3 Injured In East Palo Alto Shooting

Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in East Palo Alto that killed one person and sent three people to the hospital.

08/18/2014

This chihuahua was found shot in Menlo Park. (Source: Peninsula Humane Society)

Chihuahua Found Shot On Menlo Park Street

The shooting of a Chihuahua in East Menlo Park earlier this month is being investigated by the Peninsula Humane Society, who has offered a $1,000 reward for information about it, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA officials said Monday.

08/11/2014

Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Westboro Hate Group Plans Protests Of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Other Silicon Valley Giants

The organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, has found a new target for their anger – the tech industry.

08/04/2014

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