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Douglas Given, USGS Earthquake Early Warning Coordinator will present the next free USGS Public Lecture on Thursday, January 25, at 7:00 pm titled “ShakeAlert: The Path to West Coast Early Warning….How a few seconds can save lives and property.”

The ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system will begin limited operations this year. Alerts could save lives and property but several challenges remain.
With millions at risk, why isn’t full public alerting happening yet?

The free lecture will take place in the Rambo Auditorium/Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Rd. Menlo Park.

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Community meeting on landscaping near Marsh Road and Bayfront Expressway set for Jan. 25

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The City on Menlo Park is hosting a community meeting on Jan. 25 from 7:00 to 8:30 am to discuss options for landscape improvements on public land near the Menlo Gateway development located near the intersection of Marsh Road and Bayfront Expressway. The City seeks public input on options for the scope and location of the […]

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Park in Menlo Park is renamed for war hero and Belle Haven activist Karl E. Clark

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Congress person Anna Eshoo, State Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Marc Berman Menlo Park City Council members Ray Mueller, Cat Carlton, Kirsten Keith and Peter Ohtaki, along with family and friends of the late Karl E. Clark, gathered on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 15, to dedicate a park named in Clark’s honor for his many […]

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Applications being accepted for Menlo Park Grant for the Arts

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Applications are now available from the Menlo Park Community Services Department  for the Menlo Park Grant for the Arts (MPGA) for the 2018-19 year. Ten organizations will be awarded $500-$3,000 toward subsidizing the rental cost of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center (PAC) for performances from July 2018 to June 2019. The Performing Arts Center seats […]

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Menlo Fire reminds drivers to buckle up before driving

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A male driver in his 50’s was not injured when he rolled his van onto its side on Coleman Avenue in Menlo Park late Sunday evening. He said that he was trying put on his seat belt while already driving the vehicle and swerved to avoid another vehicle. Firefighters on Menlo Truck 1 use supersorb […]

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Make mosaic boxes at Menlo Park Library on Jan. 23

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Get in touch with your creative side at the Menlo Park Library on January 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Art facilitator Christie Inocencio provides all the materials you need to decorate your own mosaic box to take home and enjoy. No registration is required, but space is limited. Christie Inocencio is a teaching artist […]

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SafeSpace offering mental health classes for teens & adults

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SafeSpace is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid classes open to the community on Saturday January 20 from 9:00-5:00 pm or Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9:00-5:00 pm at the SafeSpace Community Engagement Center, 708 Oak Grove Ave. Menlo Park. These classes are open to teens and adults. Register through Eventbrite; the cost is $20. This […]

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Come for ballon fun at Belle Haven Library on Jan. 13

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Kids, you’re invited to come to the the Menlo Park Belle Haven Branch Library on Jan. 13 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm to have a balloon creation made just for you! Enjoy the work of our friend, balloon-twister extraordinaire Räúl Gonzalez! He will create a little masterpiece just for you to enjoy and take home. […]

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The Mystery Readers Group welcomes a special guest – author Cara Black

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New York Times bestselling author Cara Black joins the Mystery Readers Group to discuss “Murder in Saint-Germain,” the 17th book in her Paris-set Private Investigator Aimée Leduc series, which now has over 400,000 copies in print. Her appearance takes place on January 17, 2018, at 7:00 pm In the new book, Aimée is walking through […]

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Coding for Kids kicks off new session on Jan. 21

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The Menlo Park Library is hosting Coding for Kids on three Sundays,  1/21, 1/28, and 2/4 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm for third to seventh graders. They’ll learn: • to create puzzles, games, animations and stories using visual programming • to interact on a team while building a game and using all the skills learned Details: […]

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More Menlo Park residents needed to serve on advisory committees

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The City of Menlo Park still has openings on two important, but limited time commitment, advisory committees. The City currently has vacancies for up to nine seats on the Advisory Districting Committee and three seats on the Belle Haven Neighborhood Library Advisory Committee. The Advisory Districting Committee will be responsible for reviewing and recommending the […]

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