Neighborhoods

Black History Month Luncheon & Gospel Fest set for Feb. 23 at Menlo Park Senior Center

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The Menlo Park Senior Center, at 110 Terminal Avenue, will host its 18th Annual Black History Month Luncheon and Gospel Fest on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Enjoy heart-warming Gospel music, dance by Soul Line Dancers, poetry readings, and a delicious home cooked meal. There is a $10 entry fee […]

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Visiting the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula at Belle Haven School in Menlo Park

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To close the opportunity gap for students in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park, the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula (BGCP) expanded learning time programs in close partnership with Belle Haven School and Ravenswood City School District, sharing facilities, curricula, data, and staff training to deliver academic and social interventions. The BGCP program […]

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Turn restrictions coming to Willows neighborhood in Menlo Park on Monday

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On Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, the following turn restrictions will be installed within the Willows neighborhood (purple section on map): No right turns from Chester, Durham & O’Keefe to Willow Road, 3:00 to 7:00 pm weekdays (except SamTrans and school buses) No left turns from Woodland to Baywood, 3:00 to 7:00 pm weekdays These restrictions […]

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Community meeting on MidPen Housing project set for Dec. 6

Mayor Kirsten Keith and MidPen Housing are hosting a community meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, to solicit community input on MidPen’s 1283 Willow Road and 335 Pierce Street properties. The meeting will be held at the Menlo Park Senior Center located at 110 Terminal Avenue. The City is conducting extensive outreach to ensure that residents […]

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Postal vehicle fire disrupts mail service to Suburban Park residents

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The US Postal Services unofficial motto is “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” but that routine was interrupted yesterday when a mail carrier’s vehicle caught fire in the Suburban Park area of Menlo Park. When Menlo Park Fire Engine 5 arrived […]

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Belle Haven Action and ImagineMenlo are among the hosts of On The Table luncheon on Nov. 15

Belle Haven Action, The Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, ImagineMenlo, and League of Women Voters South San Mateo County are joining together to host a discussion group as part of Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s On The Table. This lunchtime chat is meant to spur conversations with residents across our communities and neighborhoods. It […]

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Spotted: Lauren Koo being honored by Menlo Oaks neighborhood group

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At Sunday’s Menlo Oaks District Association (MODA) Annual Meeting, 16-year-old Lauren Koo, a Junior at Menlo-Atherton High School, was honored for her quick thinking and heroic efforts to warn neighbors and authorities about a fire threatening nearby homes and property in the early morning of October 15, 2017. After calling 911, she knocked on neighbor’s […]

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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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Apartment fire on the Alameda brought quickly under control Friday evening

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Multiple calls of smoke coming from an apartment complex located at 3618 Alameda De Las Pulgas in Menlo Park are received just before 7:00 pm on Friday, September 29. Menlo Fire Engine 4 arrived on-scene minutes later, and Captain Rod Brovelli reported that they had “a three-story apartment complex with smoke coming from first floor […]

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Local group tackles safety issues for users of the Alameda/Santa Cruz Avenue corridor

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Ron Snow has lived with his family in the University Park area of unincorporated Menlo Park for four decades and has long been concerned about safety issues along the Alameda/Santa Cruz Avenue corridor between Sand Hill Road and Avy Avenue. Frustrated by lots of studies but little action, he’s formed a group made up of […]

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Three homes in Belle Haven get needed repairs and updating with help of Rebuilding Together and Facebook volunteers

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Rebuilding Together Peninsula and Facebook teamed up today to rehabilitate three homes in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park. Two houses on Plumas Avenue and one house on Bieber Avenue got a mix of exterior and interior painting, debris removal, electrical upgrades, accessibility upgrades, landscaping and fence repair, grab bar and handrail installation, bathroom […]

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