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Poets Night Open Mic continues at Cafe Zoë on July 12

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Another community poetry evening at  Cafe Zoë in Menlo Park featuring San Mateo County Poet Laureate Lisa Rosenberg and Kalamu Chaché is scheduled for  Thursday, July 12, 7:00-9:00 pm. Poets of all ages and styles are invited to share original work, or favorite poems by other poets, or just come to listen and enjoy the cafe’s […]

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Learn about animals of the rain forest on July 10

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Come to the Menlo Park Library on July 10 from 2:00-2:45 pm as docents from Wildmind Science Learning (formerly known as Wildlife Associates) introduce us to some of the beautiful and fascinating animals that live throughout the world’s endangered tropical rain forests. Learn about the creatures’ habits, lives, and the roles they play in the great […]

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Parking improvements underway in downtown Menlo Park

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Parking improvements are now underway in downtown Menlo Park, including upgraded parking meters, restriping of lots and accessible ramp additions. The first round of parking meter upgrades has already started. Plaza 1 now has four parking meters, including three upgraded parking meters. Plaza 5 has two parking meters, including one upgraded meter. The upgraded parking […]

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Menlo Park Police seeking witnesses to stabbing on Willow Road

On July 3, 2018, at approximately 5:35 pm, Menlo Park Police Officers in the 800 block of Willow Road were flagged down by a person reporting a stabbing victim located in the parking lot of 840 Willow Road. Officers immediately responded to that location and located a male suffering multiple stab wounds. Menlo Park Officers […]

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Pre-4th of July reminder: Fireworks prohibited in Menlo Park

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As celebrations take place for the July 4th holiday, the Menlo Park Police Department reminds local residents and visitors that all forms of fireworks and gunfire are strictly prohibited in Menlo Park. This includes “safe and sane” fireworks, as the potential for fires is extremely high due to hotter temperatures along with dry grass and […]

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Catch vocalist Wendy Waller live at Dala’s Nest House Concert on July 7

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Wendy Waller, longtime Bay Area vocalist, performer, and instructor, will perform live at a one-night-only house concert in Menlo Park on July 7, singing blues and jazz with a roots vibe. The concert, which also features guitarist Scott Sorkin and bassist Richard Girard, will be hosted by Dala’s Nest House Concerts (DNHC). Attendance is limited, […]

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Cool Crafts for Kids K-5! Book bags on July 3

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Create a unique tote bag for your library books on July 3rd from 2:00 to 3:30  at the Menlo Park Library, which will provide the bags, fabric markers and plenty of great craft materials. Drop-in, while materials last. Last entry at 3:00 p.m. For rising grades K-5 only -thanks for your cooperation. Children under 10 […]

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4th of July celebration in Menlo Park includes parade and activities at Burgess Park

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The 4th of July Parade in Menlo Park  starts at 11:45 am at the Well Fargo parking lot on Santa Cruz Avenue and Chestnut Street. Come dressed in red, white, and blue and decorate your bike or wagon to participate in this fun-filled people parade! Please note, this parade is pedestrian-only and motor vehicles are […]

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Changes in residential and commercial alarm permits in Menlo Park become effective July 1

In 2004, the Menlo Park City Council authorized the Police Department to require all alarmed premises, residential and commercial, to register for an alarm system permit. The alarm permit requires users to provide the Police Department with the names and phone numbers of three persons who can respond to the premise if the need arises. […]

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San Mateo County is seeking a new Poet Laureate for the 2019-2020 term

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The mission of the Poet Laureate is to elevate poetry and celebrate the literary arts within the County by making poetry more accessible to people in their everyday lives. The appointed applicant will serve as the County’s third Poet Laureate, and their term will commence January 2019.  Applications from published San Mateo County residents are […]

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Menlo Park City Council approves balanced budget for fiscal year 2018-19

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a $143 million budget for the fiscal year starting July 1, marking the end of an annual process of assessing the city’s financial health, community priorities, infrastructure investments and day-to-day operations. At last week’s City Council meeting, city staff presented proposed additions to the draft budget that were […]

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