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Team Skyrocket Presentations was the first place winner in the Menlo Film Contest, which had the theme “how parks make life better in Menlo Park.” Second place winner was Team Alexander Lazich and third place winner was Team Cohen.

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Another automobile lands in the channel along Marsh Road resulting in partial road closure on Aug. 26

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Monday night (Aug. 24) at approximately 11:30 p.m., a vehicle went into the Marsh Road channel near Middlefield taking out about 200 feet of fence. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Stanford Hospital ER for medical treatment. There was a passenger in the vehicle that escaped without injuries. Captain Seth Johnson and other firefighters […]

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Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announces ticket lottery for Papal visit

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Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo has announced  a lottery for a limited number of tickets to attend an address by Pope Francis before a Joint Meeting of Congress on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Only constituents of the 18th Congressional District can participate. Ticket holders will be able to view the address from the West Lawn of the […]

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Cafe Zoë and WestBay Cleaners stage school uniform drive for Willow Oaks School

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Emails Kathleen Daly, owner of Cafe Zoë: “Just around the corner on Willow Road is the Willow Oaks School, a Kindergarten to 8th grade elementary school in the Ravenswood School district. A few years ago the school adopted a school uniform policy. Students are required to wear a white shirt and navy blue pants/shorts to school everyday. […]

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Spraying for mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus scheduled for Sunday night in Menlo Park

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San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMCMVCD) detected West Nile Virus (WNV) in adult mosquitoes collected on July 29, 2015 in Menlo Park. The District will conduct truck-mounted adult mosquito treatment around the detection site in an effort to prevent human cases of WNV. Weather permitting, the adult mosquito treatment is scheduled for […]

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City of Menlo Park announces the availability of funds for new affordable rental housing developments in Menlo Park

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Approximately $7.8 million in Below Market Rate housing funds is available under this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to support the acquisition, rehabilitation or new construction of housing that will provide long-term affordability. The City of Menlo Park intends for this funding to fill the financing gap between the projected total development costs and other […]

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August 4 is National Night Out – activities planned in Menlo Park and Atherton

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National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” began in 1984 as an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, and neighborhood camaraderie. It will be held this year on August 4. Menalto Corners in the Willows area of Menlo Park will be hosting one neighborhood event. You can register your neighborhood block party […]

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Menlo Park City Manager announces department-level staffing changes

City Manager Alex D. McIntyre announced several upcoming personnel changes at City Hall. The City of Menlo Park’s Assistant City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson was honored by the City Council this past week upon the announcement of her retirement effective July 31. Jerome-Robinson has served the city as assistant manager for nearly seven years and oversaw […]

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Deadline to enter Menlo Film Contest is July 31

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The Menlo Film Contest encourages community members to voice their passion for parks by answering, “How do parks make life better in Menlo Park?” in a short one to three minute video. The deadline is by July 31. Prizes include gift certificates to LB Steak ($300), Bradley’s Fine Diner ($200) and Refuge ($100). Top videos will be […]

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Woman suspected of embezzling $1 million dollars from Menlo Park landscaping firm is arrested

Menlo Park Police detectives and officers arrested Shannon Cardenas, 39, of San Mateo, today at her place of employment in Redwood City. She is suspected of embezzling over $1 million from the Menlo Park business, Creekside Landscaping, Inc., over a span of two years. Cardenas was hired to work at Creekside Landscaping, Inc. as the office manager […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club announces speakers through August – public welcome

Every Tuesday, the Kiwanis Club of Menlo Park meets at Allied Arts for its weekly meeting. There is usually a speaker and the general public is invited as long as they make a reservation in advance. Several speakers from Stanford will cover topics from Concussions & Athletics to the Planned Stanford Plaza at 500 El Camino. […]

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