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For the week of January 20, 2020

This week's stories

• Guild Theatre project to impact traffic at El Camino Real/Ravenswood Avenue
• City seeking experienced law firm to provide city attorney services
• Now accepting entries for "My Community" youth poster exhibition
101 Express Lanes Phase 2 construction starting soon

Upcoming meetings

• Wednesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m.
  Parks and Recreation Commission meeting agenda
• Friday, January 24, 3 p.m.
  Belle Haven community center and library project City
  Council Subcommittee meeting
• Monday, January 27, 6:30 p.m.
  Library Commission special meeting 
• Monday, January 27, 7 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting
• Tuesday, January 28, 7 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda
• Thursday, January 30, 1-5 p.m.
  City Council goal setting meeting


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Upcoming events

• Monday, January 20, All Day
  City Offices Closed - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
• Wednesday, January 22, 5-8 p.m.
  Off the Grid Food Truck Market 
• Wednesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m.
  No Small Matter – Movie Screening and Panel
  Discussion 
• Saturday, January 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  Voter Registration Event 
• Sunday, January 26, 2 p.m.
  Mad Science Fun Station
• View all events
  City calendar

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Guild Theatre project to impact traffic at El Camino Real/Ravenswood Avenue

The Guild Theatre project is currently under construction and a lane on El Camino Real and Ravenswood Avenue must be closed intermittently during construction. This lane closure is to provide access and space to maneuver equipment safely. During the weeks of January 20 and 27, southbound El Camino Real between Santa Cruz and Live Oak Avenues and westbound Ravenswood Avenue between Laurel and Merrill Streets will be reduced from two lanes to one. The lane closures will...Click to continue

rendering of new guild theatre

City seeking experienced law firm to provide city attorney services

The City Council is looking for an experienced full-service law firm to provide city attorney services. The city attorney reports to and serves at the pleasure of the City Council. The chosen law firm will designate an attorney to serve as city attorney. The firm’s designee will act as legal representative of the City and advisor to the City Council, Mayor, City Manager, City staff and various commissions and committees. This position requires...Click to continue

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Now accepting entries for "My Community" youth poster exhibition

The Menlo Park Youth Poster Exhibition celebrates youth creative expression and inclusive community spirit. Original works of poster art on the theme, “My Community" may be entered for consideration in one of the following school grade categories: Grades 2-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-12. Students are encouraged to attend several free artist workshops to learn new techniques and get help to create your poster! Deadline for entries is February 12, 2020. Limit one entry per youth/child...Click to continue

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101 Express Lanes Phase 2 construction starting soon

Construction from Whipple Avenue to Interstate 380 (I-380) to add a lane on U.S. 101 will begin in early February 2020 and last through summer of 2022. Plan ahead for delays and nightly lane closures. Starting in February 2020, Caltrans will implement freeway lane closures Sunday-Thursday nights. In order to maximize construction efficiency, Caltrans will require lane closures Sunday through Thursday night at 9 p.m. instead of 10 p.m., which was the start time for the...Click to continue

caltrans 101 express lanes project map

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