Reports: Facebook Fires Employee Who Shared Proof of Right Wing FavoritismFacebook fired a senior engineer this week who collected evidence showing the social media company giving preferential treatment to right wing accounts.
Facebook Removes Trump Post Falsely Claiming Children Are 'Almost Immune' To COVID-19Bay Area-based social media giant Facebook on Wednesday confirmed it had removed a post from President Donald Trump's page for containing false claims about COVID-19.
Menlo Park Names New Interim Police ChiefMenlo Park City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson on Thursday announced former Pleasanton Police Chief David Spiller as the city's interim police chief.
Facebook Mulls Political-Advertising Blackout In Days Before 2020 ElectionFacebook is considering banning political advertising on its platform in the days leading up to the U.S. presidential election in November and the ban has been under consideration since last fall, according to a source familiar with the discussions.
23-Year-Old San Jose Woman Dies In I-280 Crash; Southbound Lanes BlockedA 23-year-old San Jose woman died in a solo-vehicle crash reported Monday afternoon on southbound Interstate Highway 280 in Menlo Park, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town HallMembers of the Menlo Park City Council were stunned Thursday after the police chief announced his retirement at a council meeting about policing.
Elderly Man Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Caltrain Near Menlo Park StationA person was hit shortly before noon Friday by a train near the Caltrain Menlo Park station, according to Caltrain officials.
Smoky Grassfire Prompts Health Advisory In Menlo ParkA smoky grass fire prompted Menlo Park police to issue a health advisory for the area of Bayfront Expressway between Willow Road and University Avenue.
Coronavirus Update: Menlo Park Art Gallery Defies Shelter-In-Place OrderAn art gallery in San Mateo County is defying the shelter-in-place order due to the coronavirus pandemic, reopening its doors to customers.
Woman Robbed Of iPhone By Mask-Wearing Man Near Menlo ParkSan Mateo County sheriff's investigators are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who robbed a woman of her iPhone.
Coronavirus Update: Facebook Offering $15 Million In Grants To Help Bay Area Small BusinessesFacebook on Tuesday offered details about a new plan to make $15 million in grants available to Bay Area small businesses, partnering with the mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose to make the announcement.
Coronavirus Update: SF Reports 1st New COVID-19 Death Since Wednesday; Shelter-In-Place Violators CrackdownSan Francisco reported a new coronavirus-related death on Saturday, the city and county's 8th recorded COVID-19 fatality and the first such death since April 1.
Menlo Park Fire District Forms Pandemic Response Unit Responding To Suspected Coronavirus CasesThe Menlo Park Fire Protection District has announced the formation of a Pandemic Emergency Response Unit, which will respond to all suspected novel coronavirus cases.
Water Main Breaks Overnight In Menlo ParkThe Menlo Park Police Department are reporting a water main break occurred Friday morning in Menlo Park.
Menlo Park Suspect Bikes Up To Fence; Shoots Family's Dog 'For No Apparent Reason'An armed bicyclist, riding down a Menlo Park street Sunday evening, stopped outside a fenced-in yard and shot a family's 4-year-old terrier "for no apparent reason," authorities said.