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On Saturday, March 7, at 7:00 pm, Trinity Church in Menlo Park will host the Bay Area premiere of Merchants of Doubt, a Participant Films documentary on the psychology and politics of climate change. Sponsored by the Palo Alto-based non-profit Acterra, the film is free to the public. Registration is not necessary. Attendance is limited to the first 200 guests.

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Eastbound Marsh Road to be closed on Saturday, March 7

Both lanes of Marsh Road remain open following an incident where a catering truck crashed into the canal Wednesday (3/4/15) evening. Repairs to the fence that runs along the Marsh Road channel will now take place on Saturday, March 7 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. During this time, Eastbound Marsh Road will […]

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Summer Camp Fair scheduled for March 6 at Arrillaga Family Recreation Center

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This family-fun event, scheduled for March 6 from 6:00 t0 8:00 pm, will provide parents the opportunity to learn about the various camp options this summer and give kids a chance to meet the staff. Register your child for a City-run camp at the event and receive 10% off! In addition, a raffle will be […]

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Annual Boy Scout Troop 206 pancake breakfast set for March 7

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Boy Scout Troop 206 is hosting its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 7 from 8:00 am to noon in the parish hall at Trinity Church (333 Ravenswood Ave.) in Menlo Park. Cost is $5 per adult or every two children; Scouts in uniform eat free. Menu includes Formula 206 flapjacks, fresh fruit & […]

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“Bringing Out the Best in Our Students, An Evening with Liz Wiseman” set for March 12 at Hillview School

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Great leaders bring out the best in others. They create an environment in which people do their best thinking and contribute at their fullest — whether it is in the workplace, the classroom, or with our children in our homes. On Thursday, March 12, at 6:30 pm in the Hillview Performing Arts Center, come engage with […]

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park hosts Rotary Connects on March 4

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is hosting Rotary Connects on Wednesday March 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Left Bank Brasserie in Menlo Park. The business community is invited to attend and connect with other local business leaders, community leaders and Rotary Members. The goal of the evening is to create an opportunity […]

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Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom screens her new documentary “The Mask You Live In” at Hillview Middle School on March 2

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Hillview Middle School Speaker Series is hosting the award-winning documentarian and Second Lady of California, Jennifer Siebel Newsom for a screening of her new documentary, The Mask You Live In. The film will be shown  on March 2 at 6:30 pm in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). Commended for her groundbreaking documentary exploring the impact of […]

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Karae Lisle is new Peninsula Volunteers CEO

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Menlo Park resident Karae Lisle has been named the Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. new Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. “During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead PVI than Karae Lisle,” said Anna Marie Janky, President and Chair of the Board of Directors. “Karae is a proven […]

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Spotted: Junior League member giving blood to commemorate 50th anniversary

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Erica Carillo of the American Red Cross assists blood donor Cynthia Munoz, a Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula volunteer, last Friday. Community members donated a total of 17 liters of blood as part of the Junior League’s 50th anniversary. Photo by Frances Freyberg

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Train collides with passenger vehicle at Ravenswood crossing in Menlo Park, killing the driver

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MPPD update on 2.24: “Due to last night’s accident, repairs are continuing on the rail road tracks. At this time, it’s an unknown ETA for completion, however we have been told that repairs will be hours well into the afternoon.” Around 4:00 pm today (2/23/15), a southbound Caltrain struck a west-bound passenger vehicle at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in […]

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USGS evening lecture on Feb. 26 looks at undamming Washington’s Elwha River

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USGS research geologist Amy East will give this lecture on February 26 at 7:00 pm. The talk will take place at USGS in Menlo Park, Bldg. 3, 345 Middlefield Road.

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