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Why are there no sidewalks in Atherton/Menlo Park?

Feb 12, 2019
Public Domain

Listener Anna Kuwar wanted to know: Why are there no sidewalks in Atherton/Menlo Park?

99% Invisible: The Blazer Experiment

Nov 9, 2018

In 1968, Menlo County, California hired a new Police Chief.  His name was Victor Cizanckas.  With tensions running high between the police and the community, Chief Cizanckas decided to institute a number of new reforms that would alleviate those tensions.  One of those changes was trading in the old, pseudo-military, dark blue police uniform for a less intimidating and aggressive look: slacks, a dress shirt and tie, and blazer ... 

Weekend Go-Tos for March 3, 2017

Mar 3, 2017
A24 Films

The Bay Area offers plenty of options of interesting things for you and friends to check out this weekend. Here are a few of our picks on what should be your Weekend Go-Tos.

99% Invisible: The Blazer Experiment

Nov 11, 2016

On the November 11, 2016 edition of 99% Invisible.

What Facebook's expansion means for East Palo Alto

Jul 7, 2015
Chris Hambrick

 

When Menlo Park city leaders wanted to add services for residents in their Belle Haven neighborhood, Facebook pitched in to fund a community center.  It’s located in a shopping strip behind the new Facebook west Campus, next to a Japanese restaurant.