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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Menlo Park reopens additional outdoor recreation facilities effective June 25

Effective Thursday, June 25, the City of Menlo Park will reopen additional outdoor recreation facilities with health and safety precautions designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and comply with state and county health orders. The new local order (Men...

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Contact: Public Information Officer Nicole Acker Menlo Park City News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Police Chief Dave Bertini announces his retirement, will serve through transition

Menlo Park Police Chief Dave Bertini announced during the City Council’s June 18 special meeting, his intention to retire effective July 30. However, following a discussion with City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson, he has agreed to continue as p...

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Contact: City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson Menlo Park City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Shelter-in-place order revised to allow outdoor dining, other activities with restrictions

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow revised the shelter-in-place order to allow outdoor dining and charter boat operations with safety measures and other restrictions to ensure social distancing. It also amends the guidelines for funerals. Th...

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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

County imposes 8:30 p.m. nightly curfew for June 2-3

A countywide two-day curfew in San Mateo County will go into effect at 8:30 p.m., June 2, 2020, to help maintain the health and safety of residents and prevent property damage and looting.

County Manager Mike Callagy, under his authority as the director of...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Updated shelter-in-place order reopens in-store retail and places of worship

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow issued an updated shelter-in-place order outlining restrictions and conditions for retail stores to reopen and places of worship to provide in-person services.

The revised order is effective at 12:01 a.m., M...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 25, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for May 25, 2020

  • PG&E aims to reduce wildfire risks and hosts online webinars
  • Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians share the responsibility of roadway safety
  • Low-cost internet access and services available to those in need
  • Talking with your family and keeping a routine ...
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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for May 18, 2020

  • San Mateo County expands free COVID-19 testing sites
  • Plan ahead for Memorial Day: Recreational areas - what’s open and what’s not?
  • Water district offers safe water tips for reopening businesses
  • Virtual Bingo Night kicks off Shelter-in-Pla...
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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Amended shelter-in-place order allows additional businesses to reopen May 18

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow has amended the shelter-in-place health order allowing the reopening of additional businesses, effective at 12:01 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2020, and bringing the county into alignment with early Stage 2 of the...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for May 11, 2020

  • Bay Area health officers clarify and reaffirm local health order    
  • New state program provides restaurant meals to older adults
  • Local programs provide childcare services to essential workers  
  • Funding and equipment donations still...
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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

City reopens Bedwell Bayfront Park; other recreation facilities remain closed

Effective 7 a.m., Saturday, May 9, the City of Menlo Park will reopen Bedwell Bayfront Park with limits on park capacity and with social distancing requirements and park monitors in place. The San Mateo County Health Officer’s shelter-in-place o...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for May 4, 2020

  • Gardeners and landscapers resume work in compliance with updated health order    
  • Keeping a safe distance: Running, jogging and biking amid COVID-19
  • County approves emergency moratorium on residential rent increases    
  • CO...
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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Construction to resume; local emergency declaration continues

Starting Monday, May 4, 2020, construction can resume in Menlo Park and throughout San Mateo County. Construction sites are required to comply with all applicable safety protocols as described in the latest county health officer order.

The City Council met...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Revised shelter-in-place order extended to May 31; some restrictions eased

The public health officer has revised the shelter-in-place order that began in mid-March. The updated order goes into effect May 4, and extends through May 31. It calls for some eased restrictions, but all requirements for social distancing and wearing fa...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for April 27, 2020

  • Seven Bay Area health officers to modify and extend shelter-in-place orders
  • Covered California extends application deadline to June 30
  • Staying connected and positive during the stay-at-home order
  • DMV announce adjustments and extensions to some requirements d...
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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for April 20, 2020

  • City Council acts to halt small business evictions
  • New health order requires face coverings
  • Small business resources are available to help
  • How to make your own face covering
  • Staying connected and healthy during the stay-at-home order
  • New scams arise amid the c...
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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Face coverings now mostly required within San Mateo County

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow has issued a new order requiring members of the public and workers at essential businesses to wear face coverings outside the home for certain activities and in places of business.

While people should follow...

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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Recap for April 16, 2020

  • April 10 property tax deadline extended to May 4, 2020
  • Sign-up for SMC Alert emergency notifications
  • City closes Bedwell Bayfront Park in response to heavy crowds
  • Celebrating holidays and family traditions during COVID-19
  • City offers virtual recreation during...
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Posted on: July 13, 2020

7/13/2020 - Governor orders statewide changes as COVID-19 cases spike

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a statewide rollback of reopening measures including indoor dining, movie theaters, family entertainment centers and additional indoor operations in all counties, including San Mateo County, amid a statewide spike of COVID-...

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Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

6/24/2020 - Menlo Park reopens additional outdoor recreation facilities effective June 25

Effective Thursday, June 25, the City of Menlo Park will reopen additional outdoor recreation facilities with health and safety precautions designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and comply with state and county health orders. The new local order (Men...

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Contact: Public Information Officer Nicole Acker Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

6/22/2020 - New San Mateo County health order aligns with State Resilience Roadmap

Before last week, the County of San Mateo determined what was considered essential, when and how businesses should open, and other safety protocols. Under a new health order issued last week (effective June 17), the County of San Mateo rescinded the forme...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

6/4/2020 - Shelter-in-place order revised to allow outdoor dining, activities with restrictions

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow revised the shelter-in-place order to allow outdoor dining and charter boat operations with safety measures and other restrictions to ensure social distancing. It also amends the guidelines for funerals. Th...

Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

5/29/2020 - Updated shelter-in-place order reopens in-store retail and places of worship

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow issued an updated shelter-in-place order outlining restrictions and conditions for retail stores to reopen and places of worship to provide in-person services.

The revised order is effective at 12:01 a.m., M...

Read on...

Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 25, 2020

5/25/2020 – COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • PG&E aims to reduce wildfire risks and hosts online webinars
  • Motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians share the responsibility of roadway safety
  • Low-cost internet access and services available to those in need
  • Talking with your family and keeping a routine ...
Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

5/18/2020 - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • San Mateo County expands free COVID-19 testing sites
  • Plan ahead for Memorial Day: Recreational areas - what’s open and what’s not?
  • Water district offers safe water tips for reopening businesses
  • Virtual Bingo Night kicks off Shelter-in-Pla...
Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

5/15/2020 - Amended shelter-in-place order allows additional businesses to reopen May 18

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow has amended the shelter-in-place health order allowing the reopening of additional businesses, effective at 12:01 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2020, and bringing the county into alignment with early Stage 2 of the...

Read on...

Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

5/11/2020 - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • Bay Area health officers clarify and reaffirm local health order    
  • New state program provides restaurant meals to older adults
  • Local programs provide childcare services to essential workers  
  • Funding and equipment donations still...
Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

5/8/2020 - City reopens Bedwell Bayfront Park; other recreation facilities remain closed

Effective 7 a.m., Saturday, May 9, the City of Menlo Park will reopen Bedwell Bayfront Park with limits on park capacity and with social distancing requirements and park monitors in place. The San Mateo County Health Officer’s shelter-in-place o...

Read on...

Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

5/4/2020 - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • Gardeners and landscapers resume work in compliance with updated health order    
  • Keeping a safe distance: Running, jogging and biking amid COVID-19
  • County approves emergency moratorium on residential rent increases    
  • CO...
Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

5/1/2020 - Construction to resume; local emergency declaration continues

Starting Monday, May 4, 2020, construction can resume in Menlo Park and throughout San Mateo County. Construction sites are required to comply with all applicable safety protocols as described in the latest county health officer order.

The City Council met...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

4/29/2020 - Revised shelter-in-place order extended to May 31; some restrictions eased

The public health officer has revised the shelter-in-place order that began in mid-March. The updated order goes into effect May 4, and extends through May 31. It calls for some eased restrictions, but all requirements for social distancing and wearing fa...

Read on...

Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

4/27/2020 - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • Seven Bay Area health officers to modify and extend shelter-in-place orders
  • Covered California extends application deadline to June 30
  • Staying connected and positive during the stay-at-home order
  • DMV announce adjustments and extensions to some requirements d...
Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

4/20/2020 - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • City Council acts to halt small business evictions
  • New health order requires face coverings
  • Small business resources are available to help
  • How to make your own face covering
  • Staying connected and healthy during the stay-at-home order
  • New scams arise amid the c...
Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

4/17/2020 - Face coverings now mostly required within San Mateo County

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow has issued a new order requiring members of the public and workers at essential businesses to wear face coverings outside the home for certain activities and in places of business.

While people should follow...

Read on...

Menlo Park Coronavirus News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/2020 - COVID-19 Weekly Recap

  • April 10 property tax deadline extended to May 4, 2020
  • Sign-up for SMC Alert emergency notifications
  • City closes Bedwell Bayfront Park in response to heavy crowds
  • Celebrating holidays and family traditions during COVID-19
  • City offers virtual recreation during...
Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Police announce new webpage: Building community trust and relationships

The Menlo Park Police Department is pleased to announce a new webpage, which has been in development for the past two months. The webpage titled “Building Community Trust and Relationships” addresses many of the concerns and questions ...

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Contact: Police Chief Dave Bertini Menlo Park Police News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Sexual Assault /Lewd Conduct Suspect Arrested

On July 3, 2020 at approximately 12:27 pm, Menlo Park PD responded to the report of a sexual assault incident that involved two separate victims; the incident occurred at Ace Hardware at 700 Santa Cruz Avenue. 

The first victim, a 23 year old fema...

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Contact Sergeant Dennis Weber Menlo Park Police News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Police Chief Dave Bertini announces his retirement, will serve through transition

Menlo Park Police Chief Dave Bertini announced during the City Council’s June 18 special meeting, his intention to retire effective July 30. However, following a discussion with City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson, he has agreed to continue as p...

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Contact: City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson Menlo Park Police News

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