For the week of July 15, 2019

This week's stories

•  High Speed Rail Authority sets dates for upcoming community meetings
•  Plan now for potential outages as part of a PG&E public safety power shutoff
•  Peach Fruit Fly treatments taking place in parts of eastern Menlo Park
•  2019 Bay Area Spare the Air summer smog season is well underway

Upcoming public meetings

• Monday, July 15, 6 p.m.
  City Council special meeting agenda
• Monday, July 15, 6:30 p.m.
  Library Commission meeting agenda
• Tuesday, July 16, 5 p.m.
  City Council Rail Subcommittee meeting agenda
• Tuesday, July 16, 7 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda
• Wednesday, July 17, 5:30 p.m.
  Finance and Audit Committee meeting agenda
• Wednesday, July 17, 6 p.m.
  Environmental Quality Commission meeting agenda


Upcoming events

• Wednesday, July 17, 5–9 p.m.
  Off the Grid food truck market

• Wednesday, July 17, 6:30 p.m.
  Summer Concert Series: Conjunto Picante (Salsa)

• View all events
  City calendar


Menlo Park Caltrain Station

High Speed Rail Authority sets dates for upcoming community meetings

The next round of the California High Speed Rail Authority’s Community Working Group (CWG) meetings have been announced. This round of meetings is especially significant, as it will focus on sharing and discussing the staff recommended state preferred alternative for the San Jose to San Francisco and San Jose to Merced project sections. The California High-Speed Rail Authority is responsible for planning, designing, building...Click to continue

High Speed Rail Authority sets dates for upcoming community meetings

Plan now for potential outages as part of a PG&E public safety power shutoff

As part of its Community Wildfire Safety Program, PG&E is implementing additional precautionary safety measures to help reduce the risk of wildfires. If extreme fire danger conditions threaten a portion of the electric system serving our community, or the transmission lines that serve it, PG&E may find it necessary to turn off electricity in the interest of public safety. This is known as a public safety power...Click to continue

Plan now for potential outages as part of a PG&E public safety power shutoff

Peach Fruit Fly treatments taking place in parts of eastern Menlo Park

On July 9, 2019, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) issued a notice in our area about Peach Fruit Flies (Bactrocera zonata) - an invasive fruit fly that if established, could result in adverse impacts on native plants and produce. The Peach Fruit Fly can damage more than 50 types of fruits and vegetables making the produce unfit for consumption. While fruit flies and other invasive species that threaten California’s crops and natural…Click to continue

Peach Fruit Fly treatments taking place in parts of eastern Menlo Park

2019 Bay Area Spare the Air summer smog season is well underway

The millions of cars on our roadways each day remain the largest source of smog pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in the Bay Area. The Spare the Air campaign encourages Bay Area residents to drive less and look for ways to share, shorten or change their commutes to help reduce smog, traffic and gridlock in the region. The campaign is meant to inform people about the dangerous effects of air pollution on health and ask residents to drive less to...Click to continue

2019 Bay Area Spare the Air summer smog season is well underway

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