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The Menlo Park Police Department announced that there was a significant reduction in crime in the City of Menlo Park during the first six months of 2014.

“By educating the community on crime prevention methods and by getting community members and businesses involved in crime prevention activities such as neighborhood and business watch, the Menlo Park Academy, the Chief’s Advisory group, and embracing new technology, we can continue to reduce the number of crimes and improve the quality of life in the City of Menlo Park,” stated the press release.

 

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Michael Killen’s paintings on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park – talk on climate change also scheduled

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Menlo Park artist Michael Killen characterizes his work as chronicling the “developments and thoughts of our time that include climate change, human rights, impact of climate change on California’s water, resilience of America, and sustainability.” A sampling of his paintings are currently on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park. Emailed the artist: “One of the […]

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Menlo Park hosts the 28th annual Connoisseur’s Marketplace July 19-20

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Presented by the Melo Park Chamber of Commerce, the 28th annual Connoisseur’s Marketplace comes to Santa Cruz Avenue on July 19-20. Hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm both days; admission is free. There is also a “Saturday Twilight Concert” featuring Steely Dan/Chicago tribute band Aja Vu from 5:30-8:00 pm on Saturday, July 19 in Fremont Park. Festival […]

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Menlo Park Library invites local foodies to learn about Peruvian cooking on July 19

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On July 19, Peruvian chef Nora Landa Frazier will act as “culinary ambassador” to her home country, where summer is not summer without the traditional potato dish called cause. Adults attending this hands-on demonstration, Q&A, and tasting party will get the opportunity to create the popular food that originated in pre-Columbian times and still thrives in Peru today. Lima, […]

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Prairie Rose Band performs cowboy songs in Menlo Park on Saturday, July 12

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The public is invited to enjoy cowboy songs of the old west and of the west that never was, during a free performance of the Prairie Rose Band to be presented by the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, July 12 at 11:00 am. Wearing colorful cowboy outfits that Gene Autry or Roy Rogers might well have worn, […]

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New Menlo College president named, the 10th in the business college’s history

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The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced that Richard A. Moran has been named the 10th president of Menlo College. He will assume his duties in September, 2014. Most recently, Moran was CEO of Accretive Solutions. As a consultant and operating executive, he is an evangelist for organizational effectiveness. He has authored seven books and is credited […]

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M-A grad Will Carhart is part of winning team at US Rowing Youth National Championship

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A rowing team from Norcal Crew is the national champion in the lightweight four with coxswain event, winning the gold medal at the US Rowing Youth National Championship at Lake Natoma, CA, last month. Will Carhart (a graduated senior from Menlo-Atherton High School), Misha Hindery, Marcelo Buxton, Chris Skokowski, (all three are rising seniors at Palo […]

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City of Menlo Park hosts 4th of July parade

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Kids are the stars of the Menlo Park 4th of July parade that begins at 11:45 am in the parking lot behind Wells Fargo and goes down Santa Cruz Avenue to Burgess Park. There will be food, music, game, bouncy houses, rock walls, laser tag and more at the Park until 2:30 pm. Wristbands, required […]

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Photographer Peter Samuels is Menlo Charity Horse Show’s artist of the year

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San Francisco-based Peter Samuels has  been selected as  the“Artist of the Year” for the Menlo Charity Horse Show, which will take place August 5 – 10, 2014 at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. Each year the committee selects an artist and work that represents the spirit of competition that has the Show an equestrian tradition for 44 […]

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SLAC scientists in Menlo Park take first dip into water’s mysterious “no-man’s land”

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Scientists at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have made the first structural observations of liquid water at temperatures down to minus 51 degrees Fahrenheit, within an elusive “no-man’s land” where water’s strange properties are super-amplified. The research, made possible by SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray laser and reported June 18 […]

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District responds to two-alarm fire at SLAC last night

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A fire alarm last night at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park at 9:47 pm brought response from Menlo Park Fire Protection District Engine 6, which arrived to find heavy black smoke pouring from one of the structures. The Captain requested a full first alarm response on arrival. A second alarm at 10:02 pm brought in additional Menlo […]

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