Menlo Park police will use technology to identify stolen or suspicious vehicles and to monitor Belle Haven neighborhood streets. But some are concerned about privacy and racial profiling.
Menlo Park is counting on a proposed hotel tax increase to fix the city budget, but opponents say it will only hurt the economy.
Once struggling, the Families for Literacy Program in Menlo Park has grown within the last year. It now serves 20 children and their parents, many from Spanish-speaking households.