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This free workshop will demonstrate water-conscious care, maintenance, pruning and irrigation techniques to promote the health of your trees during dry periods. It takes place on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9:00 am to noon at Arrillaga Family Recreation Center (700 Alma St.) in Menlo Park.

Learn answers to all of your tree-related questions from a professional certified arborist, Christian Bonner, who is the City Arborist for the City of Menlo Park. He has been a member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists, as well as a Chair of the Bay Area Urban Forest Council. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry & Natural Resources Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

This class is cosponsored by the City of Menlo Park and the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA). Registration is required as space is limited.

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Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith hosts discussion on housing challenges on Nov. 13

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Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith is hosting an “On the Table” conversation about Silicon Valley housing challenges on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Arrillaga Recreation Center, Oak Room at 6:00 pm. “On the Table” aims to increase civic participation, foster new relationships and inspire action through small group conversations over a meal, coffee or […]

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Menlo Park building inspector assists on Northern California fires

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As the wildfires continue to impact California, Menlo Park responded to the statewide request placed by the California Office of Emergency Services to help aid in the recovery process. Senior Building Inspector, Rini Bunje, was selected to help inspect damaged properties in Napa County the week of Oct. 16. Rini spent three days inspecting nearly […]

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New traffic signals coming to Willow Road off ramps at Highway 101

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On Thursday, Oct. 26, and Friday, Oct. 27, traffic signals will be turned on for the intersections of Willow Road and the ramps to and from U.S. 101. The layout of the on- and off-ramps is also changing with both of the southbound ramps connecting to Willow Road on the south side of the street […]

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Newspaper Box Ordinance community meeting set for Oct. 25

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On Wednesday, October 25, 2016, from 6:30-8:00 pm, the City of Menlo Park is hosting a community meeting to discuss the new, Newspaper Box (Rack) Ordinance to be adopted by the city. The meeting will be held at the Arrillaga Recreation Center located at 700 Alma St. Sample ordinances, implantation timelines, rack specification and rack […]

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Moni Santini-Kelly teaches circus arts in Menlo Park

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At some point doesn’t every child fantasize about running away and joining the circus? In Menlo Park, they don’t have to run far thanks to circus arts classes taught by Moni Santini-Kelly (pictured top) at the Arrillaga Family Gymnasium covering such disciplines as aerial silks, rope trapeze and partner acrobatics. There is some irony in […]

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Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith hosts tree planting meeting on Oct. 19

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Community members are invited to a meeting hosted by Mayor Kirsten Keith to discuss planting trees in the Belle Haven neighborhood, co-sponsored by Canopy and Facebook, on Oct. 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Menlo Park Senior Center (110 Terminal Ave.) Speakers include Catherine Martineau, Executive Director of Canopy and Lauren Swezey, Sustainability […]

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Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith invites you to the annual State of the City event on Oct. 12

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Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith will address the “State of the City” on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the British Bankers Club (555 Santa Cruz Ave). Doors open at 6:00 pm, with the formal program starting at 6:30 pm.

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Menlo Park City Council to hold special meeting on district elections

A special meeting of the Menlo Park City Council will be held at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, October 4, to discuss adopting a resolution that would declare the City’s intent to transition from at-large City Council elections to by-district elections. The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 701 Laurel Street. The […]

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2017 Golden Acorn award winners will be recognized Thursday at Stanford Park Hotel

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Local teen Shay Patel (pictured above), whose organization Alley Oop Kids has been featured on InMenlo a number of times, is among the recipients of the 2017 Golden Acorn Awards presented by the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce. Most recently Shay ran an after-school camp for summer school kids in the Ravenswood School District in East […]

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The duck pond at the Menlo Park Civic Center will get cleaned this coming week

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On Sept. 18, the Menlo Park Department of Public Works will begin cleaning the pond at the Civic Center in two stages. The upper section of the pond will be cleaned first, followed by the lower section. This method will provide water for the wildlife during all stages of the cleaning. No chemicals will be […]

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