MENLO PARK – Menlo Park plans to transition low-income homes in Belle Haven to electric energy at no-cost to homeowners. City officials say robust community outreach will be essential to getting families to opt-in to the electrification program, a local step to combat climate change. At their Oct. 10 meeting, City Councilmembers reviewed a proposal
The Menlo Park City Council last month recognized nine employees from city Public Works and the Police for their timely and first-rate response to recent storms.
MENLO PARK — Facebook has agreed to fully fund construction of a new library in the Belle Haven area of Menlo Park, the city where its headquartered.
MENLO PARK — Former Facebook software engineer Yi Yin didn’t expect to lose his job when he picked up the microphone during a protest last month at the entrance of the social media giant’s headquarters in Menlo Park.
At Phillips Brooks Elementary School in Menlo Park, students arrange spaghetti, string and marshmallows to concoct freestanding towers, following the same design-thinking process as Stanford University undergraduates.
PALO ALTO – After more than two years of complaints about airplane noise generated by new flight paths, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties are working to establish a new forum to address their residents’ concerns.
Two incumbents and one first-time candidate, Cecilia Taylor, are vying for two open seats on the Menlo Park City Council.
The competition is tense, even in practice, and it doesn’t take long to realize why this team is called the NorCal Quakes. Wheelchairs collide forcefully, sending shockwaves through the gym, as if a bowling ball just dropped from the ceiling.
Response time for San Mateo County’s emergency personnel arriving to serious incidents has slowed in recent years, largely because of inescapable traffic.
Menlo Park police citations and vehicle impounds for driving with a suspended license nearly tripled from 2008 to 2014, and many impounded cars are never recovered by owners.
Silicon Valley’s tech boom is exacerbating a regional housing deficit that is pushing low-income residents to move out of the region to more affordable cities or stay put in tough living conditions.
Surf Air planes flying overhead Atherton, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park homes toward San Carlos Airport has some residents not happy with plane noise.