Menlo Park

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New Facebook Feature May Help Users Prevent Suicides

Facebook rolled out a new feature designed to help prevent suicides by allowing users to quickly alert someone if a friend appears to be thinking of harming themselves.

02/25/2015

Facebook Headquarters

Facebook Expands Empire, Buys 21 New Buildings In Menlo Park

Facebook is collecting a bunch of new buildings and transforming the Silicon Valley tech campus.

02/24/2015

A Caltrain slammed into this car, killing the woman inside on February 23, 2015. (CBS)

Caltrain Fatally Strikes 30-Year-Old Woman In Car On Menlo Park Tracks

A crash late Monday afternoon between a car and Caltrain killed a 30-year-old woman and disrupted service for hours, fire and Caltrain officials said.

02/23/2015

Krispy Kreme posted this online promotion for a "KKK Wednesday" at one of its UK stores. (Source: Hull Daily Mail)

‘KKK Wednesday’ Event Promotion On Facebook Prompts Apology From Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is apologizing after an event named “KKK Wednesday” at one of its stores in the U.K.

02/17/2015

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On Bay

Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.

02/11/2015

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Facebook Wants To Stop ‘Hoax’ News Stories From Showing Up In Users’ Feeds

Facebook wants to reduce the amount of “hoax” and “deliberately misleading” news stories from its users’ news feeds.

01/20/2015

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

WifiHiRes2

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

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