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Representative Anna Eshoo (C-18) is hosting a webinar for small businesses and non-profits on Thursday, April 9 at 4:30 pm to provide information about resources available under the recently passed $2 trillion aid bill. I’ll be joined by Julie Clowes, Director of the Small Business Administration for Northern California, who will assist in taking your questions.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy,” said the Congresswoman. “As businesses on the Peninsula and the South Bay grapple with the economic damage caused by the coronavirus, it’s more important than ever for the federal government to help these businesses stay in business and assist their employees.”.

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City Council member Ray Mueller to host virtual office hours on April 4

On Saturday morning April 4, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, City Council member Ray Mueller will be having City Council Office Hours online on Facebook,to answer any questions neighbors have regarding the City of Menlo Park and County of San Mateo’s response to Covid-19, as well as any others questions people may have generally […]

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San Mateo County launches new COVID-19 information portal

Thanks to Menlo Park City Council Member Betsy Nash for alerting InMenlo about this new tool. San Mateo County is partnering with Zonehaven on COVID-19 information portal. Every address (home and business) is located in a single “Public Safety Zone.” Public Safety Zones allow cities and counties to share information on a local level. Currently […]

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to hold Tele-Town Hall Meeting the evening of March 26

On Thursday, March 26, from 7:35 to 8:35 pm PDT, Rep. Anna Eshoo will hold a Tele-Town Hall Meeting to update constituents on what Congress is doing to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and answer questions. In a statement released by her office, the Congresswoman said: “During these challenging and uncertain times, it’s essential […]

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Menlo Park City Council member Ray Mueller to hold virtual office hours on March 21

In an email, District Five City Council member Ray Mueller wrote: “On Saturday morning March 21st, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, I will be having City Council member office hours virtually on Facebook live. “Please consider sending me your questions in advance, by emailing me at [email protected], or posting them on the Facebook page. […]

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More about what local service providers, organizations and restaurants are offering in Menlo Park

Today we’re continuing on the theme begun yesterday about local providers and organizations “doing the right thing in times of trouble,” with updates from local service providers, organizations and restaurants about they are offering (sometimes free of charge) —  and not. Amidst the sobering facts, we’re juxtapositioning InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most’s photos of beautiful spring blooms […]

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Rep. Eshoo launches 2020 Congressional Art Competition in California’s 18th District

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced today this year’s district-wide Congressional Art Competition to discover and celebrate talented high school artists and their work. “For over 30 years, the Congressional Art Competition has recognized and encouraged artistic talent among our youth,” she said. “I’m proud to keep this tradition flourishing by launching this year’s […]

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Carol Mayer Marshall talks about getting women elected at Menlo Park Library on March 2

Women make up more than 50% of the country’s population, but make up less than 25% of elected officeholders. Menlo Park resident Carol Mayer Marshall will be at the Menlo Park Library on Monday, March 2, at 7:00 pm to share her ideas behind leading a bipartisan effort to help women get elected or appointed […]

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Voter registration drive set for Jan. 25 at Menlo Park Library

The League of Women Voters will offer nonpartisan voter registration help at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm ahead of the Presidential Primary Election on March 3. Register to vote for the first time, or change your voter registration if you have moved, changed your name or […]

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“Voting in the Primaries: What you need to know” is topic on Jan. 18

The Presidential Primary Election is March 3. Get election information, including how procedures in San Mateo County have changed since the last Presidential election on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library.  

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Hear from the candidates for Senate District 13 at a Climate and Environment Forum

A non-partisan forum featuring candidates for the California District 13 State Senate race will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Menlo-Atherton High School Performing Arts Center (555 Middlefield Ave). It will include six of the District’s registered candidates: Josh Becker, Michael Brownrigg, Alex Glew, Sally Lieber, Shelly Masur, and Annie Oliva. They are running for […]

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