Weekly Digest

July 30, 2018 - This week's stories

 • New pedestrian improvements coming to Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing
 City Council to address future of parks and recreation facilities
 • 2018 General Election Update
 • Join us Tuesday, August 7 for National Night Out
 • The City of Menlo Park is hiring!
 • Facebook moves into new MPK 21 building 

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July 31 to August 6
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New pedestrian improvements coming to Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing

On Monday, August 20, 2018, Caltrain will begin work on new pedestrian safety improvements at the Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing. These include more-clearly marked pedestrian crossings with new paint striping and lettering, tactile pavement markers and guardrails and installation of upgraded pedestrian crossing gates. Regularly scheduled construction hours...Click to continue

New pedestrian improvements coming to Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing

City Council to address future of parks and recreation facilities

The Menlo Park City Council will receive an update on the Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan during a study session at their meeting on Monday, August 6 at 6 p.m. City staff and the project consultant Gates + Associates will present preliminary findings of the Master Plan and a number of emerging ideas including improving accessibility to parks and recreation facilities, inclusive for all ages and abilities, creating unique and distinctive parks to encouraging use, and...Click to continue

City Council to address future of parks and recreation facilities

2018 General Election Update

Election Day on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is fast approaching. Menlo Park has three City Council seats for election in Districts 1, 2, and 4; as well as a city charter measure on the ballot. Nomination and other related papers to run for City Council are available in the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk’s Office is open from Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on alternate Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The deadline to submit papers is Friday, August 10, at 5 p.m. and it is recommended that an appointment be made with the City Clerk. To date, six people...Click to continue


2018 General Election Update

Join us Tuesday, August 7 for National Night Out

National Night Out is a time to celebrate partnerships between law enforcement agencies and local neighborhoods. National Night Out is celebrated nationwide and is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and crime prevention. It enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true...Click to continue
Join us Tuesday, August 7 for National Night Out

The City of Menlo Park is hiring!

Start your next career at the City of Menlo Park. The City offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits package, including progressive paid vacation, medical/dental/vision coverage, transit and commuter benefits, CalPERS retirement and flexible/alternative work schedules. For more information and additional opportunities, please check our...Click to continue

The City of Menlo Park is hiring!

Facebook moves into new MPK 21 building 

Facebook has moved into MPK 21, the latest flagship building for the company. Designed by Frank Gehry Partners and built by Level 10 Construction, MPK 21 boasts 523,000 sq. ft. of office space, almost 100,000 sq. ft. more than its sibling MPK 20. Both buildings include a single floor open-plan style office space with breakaway pods, restaurants and micro kitchens; a wandering mezzanine level; an expansive green roof with seating, restaurants, trails and conference rooms; and at-grade parking underneath the...Click to continue

Facebook moves into new MPK 21 building

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