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Facebook Stirs Concern Over Funding Police Officer’s Salary In Menlo Park

After Facebook funded a cop’s salary and police substation in Menlo Park, questions are being raised over the role of private corporations funding public services like police departments.

07/15/2014

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Caltrain Resumes Service Following Fatality On Tracks In Atherton

Caltrain has resumed service after a man who appeared to have stepped on to the tracks intentionally was killed by a train in Atherton on Thursday night.

07/11/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Officer Says Mood Manipulation Study Was ‘Poorly Communicated’

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg did not apologize for the company’s psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 users, but instead said the move was “poorly communicated.”

07/03/2014

CHP crews at the scene of an overturned truck on Highway 101 in Menlo Park, June 5, 2014. (CBS)

Pickup Truck Flips On Highway 101, Blocks 3-Lanes In Menlo Park

A pickup truck flipped on U.S. Highway 101 Thursday afternoon, blocking three lanes of the highway in Menlo Park, and seriously injuring the driver, according to the California Highway Patrol.

06/05/2014

Jefferson Award Winner: Cate Dorr (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Connect Bay Area Veterans With Service Dogs

This week’s Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn’t begin to describe their special relationship.

05/21/2014

Sparta Performance Science in Menlo Park. (CBS)

Bay Area Company Develops Tools To Analyze Athlete Performance, Injury Risk

As football teams make tough decisions over who to draft, a new high-tech tool from Silicon Valley could be a real game changer.

05/08/2014

A Menlo Park woman is on a mission to save this redwood tree from PG&E trimmers. (CBS)

Menlo Park Woman Fights To Save Redwood Tree From PG&E Trimmers

A Menlo Park woman is on a mission to save a once mighty redwood tree in her home’s front yard from what she says is a systematic killing of the tree by PG&E.

05/08/2014

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2 Killed In Menlo Park Crash That Sent Car Flying Into Tree On Hwy 101

Alcohol and speed appear to have played roles in a car crash that left two people dead off of U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park early Saturday morning.

04/26/2014

Facebook is helping fund a police sub-station in Menlo Park (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Facebook-Funded Police Substation To Open In Menlo Park Shopping Center

A Facebook-funded police substation opens Saturday in a Menlo Park shopping center just walking distance of the tech giant’s headquarters.

04/25/2014

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How To Identify Deadly Yellow Fever Mosquito As Invasive Species Spreads In Bay Area

As dangerous Yellow Fever Mosquito spreads in the Bay Area, look for white markings, and brown color to identify these smaller insects.

04/14/2014

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