City Council Weekly Digest

November 24, 2017 - This week's stories

 • City partners with Project WeHope to provide showers for the homeless
 • Help shape transportation improvements in San Mateo County
 • Breakfast with Santa
 • Gather around the Menlo Park Holiday Tree
 • Help design the future of Palo Alto's rail corridor at upcoming roundtables

Upcoming events:

Nov 25 to Dec 02
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City partners with Project WeHope to provide showers for the homeless

Over the years, Police have continued efforts to provide resources for the transient/homeless population in Menlo Park. As ongoing efforts continue, Menlo Park police staff have partnered with Project WeHope and worked closely with co-founder Pastor Bains of East Palo Alto to offer services Project WeHope to the transient/homeless in Menlo Park. The mission of Project WeHope is to help homeless individuals and families, and those at risk, to rebuild their lives. The organization provides...Click to continue

City partners with Project WeHope to provide showers for the homeless

Help shape transportation improvements in San Mateo County

We are lucky to live in San Mateo County, with a high quality of life and strong local economy. While in recent years our economy has steadily grown and we’ve added thousands of jobs, we have not made the needed investments in transportation infrastructure to keep up. As a result, our transit systems and roads are aging, stressed and facing serious capacity challenges. To meet the challenges our booming economy has created...Click to continue

Help shape transportation improvements in San Mateo County

Breakfast with Santa

We invite you to a fun-filled morning featuring holiday activities, an amazing pancake breakfast and of course Santa Clause himself! Breakfast with Santa is Dec. 2, 2017, from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center. Fill your tummy with pancakes until you can’t eat another bite. Then be as busy and creative as the elves in their workshop with our holiday crafts. Make your wish list and check it twice because there will also be a station to write and submit letters to Santa...Click to continue

Breakfast with Santa

Gather around the Menlo Park Holiday Tree

On Dec. 1 at 5:30-7 p.m., the City of Menlo Park and the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce invite you to the annual Holiday Tree Lighting event! A treasured community event that brings family, friends, and neighbors together to begin the holiday season. Enjoy live entertainment from digital artist Jeremy Sutton and music by the Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers, free hot cocoa, a visit with Santa and his elves and Mayor Kirsten Keith lighting the holiday tree. The event is a free and...Click to continue

Gather around the Menlo Park Holiday Tree

Help design the future of Palo Alto's rail corridor at upcoming roundtables

The City of Palo Alto is hosting a series of community roundtables on designing the future of Palo Alto’s rail corridor. You are invited to attend and voice your preferences for potential improvements to the existing at-grade railroad crossing locations. Your feedback and ideas will be used to help identify the universe of grade separation alternatives to be considered as the project moves forward. Join the City of Palo Alto to evaluate a potential grade separation at Palo Alto Avenue...Click to continue

Help design the future of Palo Alto's rail corridor at upcoming roundtables

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