Menlo Park

Alviso Marina County Park (http://www.sccgov.org)

Emergency Responders Work To Save Distressed Boaters In Alviso Marina

Emergency personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, San Jose Fire Department and Menlo Park Fire Protection District were working to rescue two passengers on a disabled boat in the Alviso Marina in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to a Coast Guard official.

01/18/2015

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Free WiFi Network Service In East Palo Alto Shutting Down; Cites Declining Users

A non-profit is pulling the plug on a free public WiFi network originally designed to help bridge the digital divide in Silicon Valley. As KCBS’s Matt Bigler reports the network’s monthly users have been falling off in recent years.

01/15/2015

E. Gary Smith, owner of Menalto Cleaners in Menlo Park. (CBS)

Menlo Park Dry Cleaning Business Owner Accused Of Defrauding Customers Out Of $700K

The owner of a Menlo Park dry cleaning business was arrested Wednesday for allegedly defrauding dozens of customers a total of nearly $700,000, police said.

01/14/2015

El Rancho Supermarket in Menlo Park (CBS)

$18,000 Stolen From Menlo Park Supermarket During Armed Heist, 4 Suspects Sought

Police in Menlo Park are searching four armed masked men suspected of attacking a supermarket cashier and stealing around $18,000.

12/18/2014

(CBS SF)

Facebook Shuttle Drivers Vote To Unionize

Drivers for a transportation service contracted to shuttle Facebook employees voted Wednesday to unionize, according to a statement from the service’s CEO.

11/19/2014

(Menlo Park Police Department)

Missing 14-Year-Old Boy With Autism Reunited With Family In Menlo Park

San Mateo County sheriff’s officials said today have found a 14-year-old boy who was reported missing.

11/19/2014

(LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Page Pulled After Man Sues San Diego Sheriff’s Department Over Free Speech

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has taken down its Facebook page after a man accused it of violating his free speech rights and sued for deleting his comments.

11/16/2014

A body lies covered by a yellow tarp in the street at the scene of a police shooting on Willow Place off Willow Road near Middlefield Road in Menlo Park, November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Man Shot Dead By Menlo Park Police Suspected In A String Of Burglaries

A Riverside County man shot and killed by police as he allegedly fled a burglary in Menlo Park on Tuesday afternoon is suspected in other recent burglaries in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, Menlo Park police said Wednesday.

11/12/2014

A body lies covered by a yellow tarp in the street at the scene of a police shooting on Willow Place off Willow Road near Middlefield Road in Menlo Park, November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Menlo Park Police Shoot, Kill Armed Burglary Suspect; Officer Injured During Foot Chase

Police shot and killed a burglary suspect who allegedly pulled a gun as he fled from officers in Menlo Park Tuesday afternoon, police said.

11/11/2014

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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