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For the week of August 19, 2019

This week's stories

• Upscale coffee kiosk opens near Menlo Park Caltrain station
• Girl Scout project highlights invasive plant species along San Francisquito Creek
• Have you created a family emergency plan?

Upcoming public meetings

• Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda
• Thursday, August 22, 6:30 p.m.
  Local Minimum Wage community meeting
• Monday, August 26, 7 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting
• Tuesday, August 27, 7 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda

City Hall

Upcoming events

• Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 p.m.
  Summer Concert Series: Luv Bomb
• Wednesday, August 21, 5–9 p.m.
  Off the Grid food truck market
• Saturday, August 24, 9 a.m.
  Office Hours with Mayor Pro Tem Cecilia Taylor
• Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m.
  Paws for Paws pet and family-friendly event
• View all events
  City calendar
  

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Upscale coffee kiosk opens near Menlo Park Caltrain station

Train-going commuters and Menlo Park residents now have a new upscale option for their coffee needs. Saint Frank, a coffee shop with locations in San Francisco and at the Facebook campus, opened for business Monday, August 19, at 1018 Alma St. The operating hours for the kiosk are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to at least 1 p.m. on weekends. The kiosk opened directly across from the Menlo Park Caltrain…Click to continue


Upscale coffee kiosk opens near Menlo Park Caltrain station

Girl Scout project highlights invasive plant species along San Francisquito Creek

While volunteering to pull out invasive plant species along the San Francisquito Creek at a Grassroots Ecology program, local Girl Scout Cadette Nathalie Auslander learned how invasive species are disrupting the original ecosystem of our local creeks.After researching the risks and challenges due to invasive plants, she decided to spread the word among her Menlo Park neighbors as the focus of her Girl Scout Silver Award project. Ms. Auslander created…Click to continue


Girl Scout project highlights invasive plant species along San Francisquito Creek

Have you created a family emergency plan?

In an emergency, the first thought almost always goes to family. Where are they? Have they been affected? How will the family be reunited? Part of preparation is talking with all family members about the potential for a disaster and making several important decisions. Pick a location outside of your home, but still in the neighborhood, to meet. Pick a second location outside of your neighborhood to gather in case you can’t return home. Make sure everyone knows…Click to continue

Have you created a family emergency plan?

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