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Menlo Park Updates

Nov 26

Police offer holiday safety tips

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 11:04 pm by Clay Curtin

The holiday season can be a hectic yet eventful time of year. As many prepare to shop and participate in the festivities of the season, please be mindful that criminals use the holiday season as an opportune time for crime. Be sure and take the necessary precautions to stay safe and keep purchases and personal items secure during the holiday shopping season. The police department offers holiday safety tips, which include general safety and shopping suggestions to help keep you, your loved ones and your property safe this holiday season.

The safety information stresses the importance of being aware of your environment. Crime prevention starts with exercising good judgment, being prepared, aware and careful, which can greatly reduce the possibility that you will become the victim of theft or robbery. Most importantly, the police department wishes you all a happy and safe holiday season.

Shopping bags
Nov 26

Field users renew their commitment to Menlo Park

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 10:55 pm by Clay Curtin

This week several user groups committed to another year of use to the City's sports fields. Both youth and adult user groups, including AYSO, Alpine Strikers, Menlo Atherton Little League, Xtreme Baseball and Alpine West Little League, resubmitted their paperwork to maintain their status and continue as the primary users of the City's sports fields in 2017. The Belle Haven Soccer Club completed their probationary period at the end of 2016 and no additional groups were added as users for 2017.

Girls youth soccer
Nov 26

Holiday season kicks off with downtown tree lighting

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 10:53 pm by Clay Curtin

Menlo Park’s fourth annual Holiday Tree Lighting event takes place Friday, Dec. 2, from 5:30–7:00 p.m. at Fremont Park in downtown. Enjoy live entertainment from the Encore Vocalists, free hot cocoa, a visit by Santa and the lighting of the holiday tree. The event is a free community event and will occur rain or shine. Come on out and join us as we celebrate the holiday season with music and cheer.

Tree lighting