Government

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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Senator Jerry Hill launches annual “There Oughta Be a Law…Or Not” contest

State Senator Jerry Hill , who represents Senate District 13 which includes Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside along with other Peninsula cities, has launched his annual “There Oughta Be a Law…Or Not” contest for constituents. It allows residents to submit their ideas for improving the quality of life in their community and/or the state […]

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Hear about the 2019 State of the City on Nov. 19

Mayor Ray Mueller invites community members to the annual State of the City event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers located at 701 Laurel Street. The event is free and open to the public and will include a presentation by the Mayor, followed by a reception […]

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Menlo Park City Council member Drew Combs reflects on the his first year in office

When Menlo Park City Council member Drew Combs and his wife moved to the Bay Area from Southern California, a priority was a community with a walkable downtown. They found that in  Menlo Park, eventually settling in the Willows where they can also amble over to Cafe Zoë. Formerly a journalist and now a Privacy […]

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National Voter Registration Day takes place on Sept 24

Haven’t found the time to register to vote yet?  Stop by either of the Menlo Park Library’s locations on Tuesday, September 24, and volunteers from the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County will provide you with registration materials, answer any questions, and then make sure your registration is submitted to the Registrar […]

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