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For the week of December 9, 2019

This week's stories

• Final week for this year’s Jerry Rice 25th Annual NFL Alumni Toy Drive
• Test drive an induction cooktop with new loaner program
• Help identify flooding and ponding areas during the rainy season!

Upcoming public meetings

• Tuesday, December 10, 5:30 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda

• Wednesday, December 11, 6 p.m.
  Environmental Quality Commission special
  meeting agenda

• Wednesday, December 11, 7 p.m.
  Complete Streets Commission meeting agenda
• Monday, December 16, 4:30 p.m.
  City Council special meeting agenda
• Monday, December 16, 6:30 p.m.
  Library Commission meeting agenda
• Monday, December 16, 7 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting

• Tuesday, December 17, 7 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda

City pond aerial

Upcoming events

• Tuesday, December 10, 3:30 p.m.
  Teens: Gingerbread House Making
• Friday, December 13, 5-7:30 p.m.
  Santa’s Workshop
• Friday, December 13, 7 p.m.
  It’s a Wonderful Nutcracker by Menlowe Ballet
• Saturday, December 14, 10:30 a.m.
  Uneven Ground: Inequity on the Mid-Peninsula
• Sunday, December 15, 2 p.m.
  Puppet Art Theater’s 3 Little Pigs
• View all events
  City calendar

Menlo Park Caltrain Station

Final week for this year’s Jerry Rice 25th Annual NFL Alumni Toy Drive

Mayor Ray Mueller announces the return of the Jerry Rice 25th Annual NFL Alumni Celebrity Toy Drive to downtown Menlo Park. Members of the community are encouraged to support the Domini Hoskins Black History Museum's effort to provide toys to those in need. The toy drive is scheduled through December 14, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at 807 Santa Cruz Ave. (Santa Cruz Avenue and Crane Street). Admission to the event is $5.00 or a new unwrapped toy…Click to continue

Final week for this year’s Jerry Rice 25th Annual NFL Alumni Toy Drive

Test drive an induction cooktop with new loaner program

City Council approved a groundbreaking local energy ordinance September 24, 2019, that requires all new buildings to be electric (with some exceptions) and becomes effective January 1, 2020. The Reach Codes sparked many discussions among Peninsula residents and encouraged many to learn more about induction cooktops. Now, Acterra, a nonprofit based in Palo Alto, has created an Induction Cooktop Loaner Program for Bay Area residents to borrow portable…Click to continue


Test drive an induction cooktop with new loaner program

Help identify flooding and ponding areas during the rainy season!

The City is looking to identify and address existing flooding and ponding areas and we want your feedback!  The City is preparing a Stormwater Master Plan that will help prioritize capital improvement projects that could be implemented in the future to address problem areas. During the rainy season, if you notice any areas that are prone to ponding or flooding, please complete this simple online form “Report Flooding" and attach any photos you may have taken…Click to continue

Help identify flooding and ponding areas during the rainy season!

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