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The Facebook campus will be open to visitors on Saturday, Aug. 17, form 1:00 to 6:00 pm for a Festival with the theme Island Vibes. Get details about the bands playing and other attractions online.

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Suspicious package removed from Facebook mail delivery building in Menlo Park not hazardous

A package suspected of containing the hazardous material GB Sarin was removed from a Facebook mail and delivery building on Hamilton Court in Menlo Park early this morning. “At approximately 11:00 am PDT on July 1, 2019, mail delivered to one of our mail rooms in Menlo Park was deemed suspicious,” said Facebook spokesperson Anthony […]

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Facebook expands its arts programs with Artists in Residence and Analog Research Lab

Tina Vaz (pictured top), previously the deputy director, Global Communications at the Guggenheim, is joining Facebook to become Head of Facebook’s Artists in Residence Program & Analog Research Lab. In this role, she will be responsible for the worldwide Art programs. Jennie Lamensdorf (right), previously the director & curator, Art-in-Buildings (Time Equities, Inc.), is becoming […]

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Red, White & Brew is theme of Facebook Festival on June 22

Celebrating all things Americana and Country, the upcoming Facebook Festival on June 22 is named Red, White & Brew. It will be held on the Facebook campus from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Enjoy live music, line dancing, rides & games, and touch-a-truck along with a farmers market and food trucks. Craft Beer & Wine Tasting & […]

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Share your spark: How Spark Program helps middle school students

Recently, Spark Program hosted the Share Your Spark event at Facebook in Menlo Park. Share Your Spark is a celebration of learning and community where students and mentors participating in Spark’s mentorship program showcase their career and interest-driven projects in a science-fair style setting. Projects ranged from building drones, to self-walking programmable LED smart shoes, […]

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Mardi Gras & Blues Festival at Facebook on May 18

The Cajun Carnival will take place on the Facebook campus on May 19 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. The free event features a Kids’ Zone, Food Trucks, Farmers’ Market, Artisans & Crafts, Craft Beer, Wine & Cocktails. Entertainment includes: Community Stage – Tebo’s Howlin Wolf Revue: 1:15 – 3:15 pm Wee Willie Walker & Anthony […]

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Section of Bay Trail in Menlo Park closing overnight April 3/4

The Bay Trail will close overnight between Willow Road and Chilco Street starting Wednesday, April 3, at 9:00 pm and reopen Thursday, April 4, at 6:00 am. The closure is necessary to complete work that will realign the Bay Trail around the future bayfront bicycle/pedestrian bridge. This will allow the Bay Trail to remain open […]

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Bomb threat at Facebook facility reported but no suspicious devices found

At 4:32 pm Monday, Dec. 11,  Menlo Park Police communications center received a call from the New York Police Department Crime Stoppers Unit that they received an anonymous tip of a bomb threat at a Facebook facility located at 200 Jefferson Dr. in Menlo Park. Facebook management, as a precaution, requested buildings in the surrounding […]

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New Frank Gehry designed building expands Facebook campus in Menlo Park

Facebook announced the completion of its latest building, MPK 21, designed by architect Frank Gehry and featuring a 3.6-acre rooftop garden with 200 trees and a half-mile meandering pathway. Bringing the outdoors into the office space, The Town Square (photo top) is a sheltered green space with 40-foot-tall redwood trees, and The Bowl (photo below) is […]

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Community Boost comes to Facebook in Menlo Park

As part of Facebook’s pledge to train one million people by 2020, its Community Boost program landed at its Menlo Park headquarters this week. It’s part of a 50-city tour across the U.S. to train small businesses and entrepreneurs in digital skills needed to compete in today’s economy. Participating as a panelist on Monday was Joshua Kozak […]

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Facebook hosts Community Boost Aug. 27-29 for entrepreneurs and small businesses

Facebook is hosting Community Boost  Menlo Park / East Palo Alto on August 27-29 on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park and at the Onetta Harris Community Center. The free event is open to the public and designed to help entrepreneurs and small businesses grow and to give people the digital skills they need to […]

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