City of Menlo Park

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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 landscape improvements.

The developers will present options and staff will be available to facilitate the discussion.

The meeting will be held at the Menlo Park Senior Center, 110 Terminal Ave.

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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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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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Menlo Park is inviting citizens to apply for new Advisory Districting Committee

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Menlo Park is recruiting to fill up to nine seats on the City’s newly created Advisory Districting Committee. This Committee will be responsible for reviewing and recommending City Council district boundaries for the 2018 election. Eligibility requirements are this: Application due by 5:00 pm, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 Registered voter Menlo Park resident and resided […]

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Overnight parking enforcement deferred through Jan. 2

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The City of Menlo Park is aware that many residents host out of town guests during the holiday season. As a courtesy, the overnight parking ordinance will not be enforced from Friday morning, Dec. 22, 2017, through Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018. Overnight parking enforcement will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at 2:00 am. If […]

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5 things you need to know about the change to district elections in Menlo Park

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The City of Menlo Park is changing the way City Council members are elected, from at large elections to “by district” elections. Here are some important things to know about this change. It’s happening Once notified of a legal challenge (received the letter in August 2017), the City Council adopted a Resolution of Intention to […]

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City of Menlo Park sets guidelines for fallen leaf removal

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Along with the environmental and social benefits of the City of Menlo Park’s expansive tree canopy comes the winter task of removing all the fallen leaves. Every residential and commercial street in the City is swept on a regular schedule. The peak of leaf removal season is from November through February, when all of the […]

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Challenge to Menlo Park residents – Draw a good map!

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Menlo Park resident Jen Wolosin posted this on her local Nextdoor and sent it to InMenlo, suggesting it might be appropriate for a larger audience. We agree! ______________________ Do you like maps? Numbers? Puzzles? Democracy? The City of Menlo Park is empowering residents to draw and submit their own district maps for the upcoming November […]

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Spotted: “Three Mayors” bike ride making a stop in Menlo Park

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Reports Jym Clendenin, who participated in the Three Mayors bike ride today: “About 20 bikers, including the three mayors, showed up. Nice time chatting before the ride while consuming coffee and danish provided by Four Seasons. The ride was altogether about five miles: west down University/Palo Alto, north on Alma with a stop at the […]

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Three mayors’ bike ride set for December 2

Join Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith, East Palo Alto Mayor Larry Moody and Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff on a family friendly bike ride. The route is a flat, fun, five mile loop to celebrate the unity and diversity of our communities. Start the morning off at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto […]

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