News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2020

San Mateo County rolls back to Purple, indoor dining closes, new stay at home order applies

The state of California is rolling back San Mateo County to the most restrictive coronavirus rules as public health officials urge residents to avoid travel and gathering.

The state announced that, effective Sunday, November 29, San Mateo County will move ...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Menlo Park partners with HdL Companies for economic development services

The City Council recently approved a professional services agreement with HdL’s ECONSolutions Division to provide several economic development services.

The agreement includes access to HdL’s INSIGHT Market Analytics package that provid...

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Contact: Deputy City Manager Justin Murphy Menlo Park City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

State moves San Mateo County back to Red Tier of reopening as COVID-19 cases rise

San Mateo County falls back to the more restrictive red Tier 2 effective Tuesday, November 17, 2020. This is in reference to the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan, which limits indoor dining as well as capacity and other limits are placed on businesses and ...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Health officers from 10 Bay Area counties issue recommendations for safer holidays and travel

Health officers from the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Sonoma, and the city of Berkeley issued joint recommendations for staying safe during the holidays. The recommendation...

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

San Mateo County moves into State’s Orange Tier of reopening

The State of California announced the easing of certain restrictions on businesses, indoor and outdoor gatherings and other activities in San Mateo County. The changes take effect at 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, October 28.

With the risk from coronavirus now off...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

County launches COVID-19 business compliance team

On October 19, the County of San Mateo launched its new COVID-19 compliance team, an eight-person unit tasked with responding to reports of businesses not following local or state health orders related to the pandemic and coordinating with cities on outre...

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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Health officers urge everyone to safely celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos

Bay Area health officials urge everyone to limit Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos activities to those you live with and use the time to focus on activities, like decorations or virtual costume parties that keep physical distancing and other safeguards in ...

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Menlo Park City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

State announces new “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” including four-tier system

On Friday, Governor Newsom announced the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Effective August 31, this four-tiered, color-coded system replaces the former county monitoring list and is described as a “slow plan for living with COVID-19.”

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News Flash

Posted on: November 19, 2020

Juvenile arrested for attempted carjacking

On November 18, 2020, at approximately 8:07 p.m., Menlo Park police officers responded to the 600 block of Santa Cruz Avenue on a report of a theft that just occurred. Officers arrived on the scene and learned that the victim, a downtown business owner, a...

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Contact Detective Josh Russell Menlo Park Police News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Police and ABC cite clerks for selling alcohol to minors

Menlo Park Police and Agents of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) cited seven clerks for selling alcohol to minors on November 18, 2020.  The actions were the result of a minor decoy operation in which minors under the direct superv...

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For more information, contact Officer Galen Fliege Menlo Park Police News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Police department awarded grant to improve traffic data reporting

OTS Traffic Safety

The Menlo Park Police Department received a $16,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to streamline processes to collect and report traffic data.

“Accurate and timely data is critical to the safety of our roads,” ...

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Menlo Park Police News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

26 citations issued during distracted driving enforcement operation

Twenty six drivers were cited for violating California’s hands-free cell phone law during a distracted driving enforcement operation on November 12, 2020. 

During the enforcement operation from 6:00 am to noon, 18 drivers were cited for texting, 8...

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Interim Commander Jaime Romero Menlo Park Police News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Police awarded $91,700 grant from OTS

OTS Traffic Safety

The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Menlo Park Police Department. The $91,700 grant from California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in Menlo Park’s efforts to reduce deaths and injuries on San Mateo...

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