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The Crosspulse Rhythm Duo makes music out of anything and everything!  Keith Terry and Evie Ladin use delightful humor and skill as they demonstrate the rhythm all around us. They’ll be at the Menlo Park Library on August 21 at 2:00 pm

Enjoy
• A lively, interactive performance
• Traditional & contemporary music & dance
• Diverse influences: jazz, Appalachian, & world music
• Found sound
• Forging connections in unexpected ways

Crosspulse is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the creation, performance and recording of rhythm-based, intercultural music and dance. Since 1980 the organization has sponsored scores of projects, featuring outstanding artists from many cultural traditions. All of the organization’s programs involve the vital role that rhythm plays in performing arts throughout the world and explore how this commonality of rhythm can connect us in unexpected ways.

This event is made possible thanks to funding from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

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Menlo Park firefighters continue to battle Carr Fire near Rainbow Lake

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Menlo Park Firefighters Ken Babcock, Dan Giraudo, Scott Basset and Scott Johnson have all been on the front lines of the Carr Fire working near Rainbow Lake since last Thursday, as part of the Southern San Mateo County Type 1 “Heavy” Strike Team, consisting of five fire engines, a command vehicle and 22 personnel. The […]

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Third annual Paws for Paws benefits Menlo Park police K-9 unit

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Bring your furry four-legged friends and your family members to Menlo Park’s 3rd Annual Paws for Paws Walk at Burgess Park. The event benefits the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Menlo Park Police Department K9 Unit. It will take place on Saturday, August 25 from 8:00 am to Noon. This is a fun-filled morning, […]

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Menlo Park downtown Block Party set for August 16

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Hosted by the City of Menlo Park and the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, Menlo Park’s downtown Block Party is one of the community’s favorite summer events and Set for Thursday, August 16 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, there will  be live music, kid friendly fun and free activities for all ages, inching a petting […]

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New chef comes to Mademoiselle Colette in downtown Menlo Park

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Nicolas Agraz is the new Executive Chef at Mademoiselle Colette in downtown Menlo Park, bringing many years of experience with the renowned top chefs in Paris, namely Pierre Hermé, Christophe Michalak as well as Christophe Vasseur (chef at the bakery “Du Pain et Des Idées” that serves the restaurant Alain Ducasse at Plaza Athénée). Leveraging his passion for amazing pastries and fine Parisian gastronomy, […]

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Sacred Heart Prep teacher receives OZY Educator Award

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Sacred Heart Prep English teacher Dr. Lisa Harper is one of just five educators nationwide awarded the prestigious OZY Educator Award in 2018. Lisa is committed to teaching high school students how to become better writers and critical thinkers. “I wanted to teach in a place where I could be of real service,” she said […]

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Update on Menlo Fire’s drone work in Redding

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Menlo Park firefighters and Alameda County sheriffs will be completing their work documenting the damage and destruction caused by the Carr Fire using drones in the skies above the City of Redding today. The Public Safety Drone Teams are using DJI UAS Platforms, all under 50 pounds, to fly half-mile grids, under 200 feet in […]

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Critical need for O blood types at Stanford Blood Center

Local residents are being asked to donate type O blood products at Stanford Blood Center to help meet the needs of local hospitals. Because of higher than normal blood usage in the hospitals and a drop in donations over the summer, the Blood Center has a critically low inventory of both O positive and O […]

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Menlo Fire using drones to document damage from Carr Fire

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Multiple public safety drones will be flying over the burnt out and damaged areas of the city of Redding and Shasta County starting today and over the weekend. The Menlo Park Fire Protection District and Alameda County Sheriff’s Department are once again partnering their Drone Programs to assist with aerial damage assessments, mapping and documentation […]

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Bev Mo! burglary suspect arrested by Menlo Park Police

At noon today, the Menlo Park Police Investigations Unit located and arrested Melvin James Williams a 58-year-old East Palo Alto resident who was wanted in connection to three burglaries of BevMo! located on El Camino Real in Menlo Park. During the commission of the burglaries, it’s alleged that Williams would smash the front window of […]

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New pedestrian improvements coming to Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing

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On Monday, August 20, 2018, Caltrain will begin work on new pedestrian safety improvements at the Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing. These include more-clearly marked pedestrian crossings with new paint striping and lettering, tactile pavement markers and guardrails and installation of upgraded pedestrian crossing gates. Regularly scheduled construction hours will be Monday through Friday from 7:00 […]

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