Weekly Digest

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For the week of October 14, 2019

This week's stories

• Online open house for the Transportation Master Plan closes Oct. 16 
• Join us for the second annual Viva Frida and Dia de Los Muertos
• Youth community police academy graduates 10 students
• Hundreds experience Menlo Park’s first pop-up bike lane on Chilco Street

Upcoming public meetings

• Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda
• Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 p.m.
  Finance and Audit Committee meeting agenda
• Wednesday, October 16, 6 p.m.
  Environmental Quality Commission meeting agenda
• Monday, October 21, 6:30 p.m. 
  Library Commission meeting  
• Monday, October 21, 7 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting

Menlo Park caltrain station

Upcoming events

• Wednesday, October 16, 5-9 p.m. 
  Off the Grid food truck market
• Thursday, October 17, 7 p.m. 
  Golden Thread Fairytale Players
• Friday, October 18, 3 p.m. 
  Teen Gaming
• Sunday, October 20, 2 p.m. 
  Rockin’ Kids Sing-Along 
• View all events
  City calendar

man reading menlo park city website on laptop

Online open house for the Transportation Master Plan closes Oct. 16 

The Transportation Master Plan identifies a list of citywide infrastructure projects and strategic programs to enhance the transportation network. The online open house has been extended to Wednesday, October 16, so log on and share your feedback! Learn more about the master plan and provide input about how the City should prioritize transportation improvements through the online open house where you are able to explore the recommended projects, find…Click to continue 


children on bicycles cross the street

Join us for the second annual Viva Frida and Dia de Los Muertos

The second annual Viva Frida and Dia de los Muertos is fast approaching at the Menlo Park Senior Center. Seniors and local community members, as well as Beechwood first-grade students, are preparing. The senior folkloric dancers are practicing for their performance, and the menu for the evening is being readied by the kitchen staff. As one of the few evening special programs hosted at the Menlo Park Senior Center for the community, the event last year...Click to continue


Senior folkloric dancers

Youth community police academy graduates 10 students

After six weeks of presentations, demonstrations and interactive exercises, 10 participants completed the Menlo Park youth community police academy and were recognized at a graduation ceremony Saturday, October 12, 2019. The participants were commended for their commitment and active involvement in this 30-hour program spanning over six Saturdays. They learned about the various aspects of…Click to continue

community youth police academy graduates

Hundreds experience Menlo Park’s first pop-up bike lane on Chilco Street

As part of the Menlo Park Safe Routes to School Program, the city’s first pop-up bike lane demonstration project provided a preview of the permanent version planned for the near future on Chilco Street, between the railroad tracks and Hamilton Avenue. From October 2 to 4, residents, students and workers had the opportunity to visualize the new street design, experience a more connected bicycle network and share…Click to continue


cyclist uses the Chilco Street demonstration bike lane

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