Weekly Digest

For the week of May 20, 2019

This week's stories

•  City Manager's proposed budget to be presented May 21
•  Type O blood donors sought as Stanford reports severe shortage
•  Community meetings planned for Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel project

Upcoming public meetings

• Monday, May 20, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  Library Commission meeting agenda
• Monday, May 20, 7–11 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting agenda
• Tuesday, May 21, 7–11 p.m.
  City Council Meeting agenda
• Wednesday, May 22, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  Parks and Recreation Commission meeting agenda
• Thursday, May 23, 7:00–8:30 p.m.
  San Francisquito Creek JPA draft environmental impact
  report meeting

California poppies

Upcoming events

• Wednesday, May 22, 5–9 p.m.
  Off the Grid food truck market 
• Friday, May 24, 7:15–8:30 p.m.
  Mental Health Open Mic 
• Saturday, May 25, 10:30 a.m.–Noon
  Art Around the World: Japan 
• Other Menlo Park events
  View the entire event calendar

Menlo Park Caltrain Station

City Manager's proposed budget to be presented May 21

Staff will present the proposed $171.93 million city spending plan at the May 21, 2019, City Council meeting. Tuesday’s meeting will have an early start time of 5:30 p.m. to allow for a presentation about how the budget was created, the city’s financial policies, the local economic outlook and proposed changes in spending. The fiscal year 2019-20 proposed budget is available for review now on the city’s website. Those unable to attend Tuesday’s meeting can follow along on the...Click to continue


City Manager's proposed budget to be presented May 21

Type O blood donors sought as Stanford reports severe shortage

Stanford Blood Center officials report supplies of Type O blood and blood products are critically low. Donors are urgently needed for both O Positive and O Negative blood types. Blood donations tend to drop during summer months, which could further strain the already low supply. All community members are encouraged to donate and bolster supplies that serve local partner hospitals and meet the needs of local patients. A single pint of blood can save up to three lives. Donors can…Click to continue


Type O blood donors sought as Stanford reports severe shortage

Community meetings planned for Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel project  

The San Mateo County Flood Resilience Program will be hosting several community meetings to provide an update on the progress of the Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel Flood Management Project. The project is a collaborative effort between San Mateo County and the cities of Menlo Park, Atherton and Redwood City to lessen the impacts of flooding in areas adjacent to Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel. Two local residential-focused…Click to continue


Community meetings planned for Bayfront Canal and Atherton Channel project

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