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Join Palo Alto Humane Society (PAHS) as we celebrate the holiday season with readings of our newly published children’s storybook Saving Travis. Meet the author and the canine heroes and take home a copy of the book.

There will be delicious food (provided by Café Zoë) and treats for your canine companion. Enter our raffle to win a great prize! And stop by our photo booth for special Santa photos — two-legged (children and folks) and four-legged (dogs and their people) subjects are welcome!

Proceeds will benefit PAHS’ veterinary help programs. The event takes place on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Café Zoë, 1929 Menalto Avenue, Menlo Park

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Kitchen fire at Nativity School on Sunday quickly extinguished

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Menlo Park Firefighters responded to a reported ADT alarm sounding and kitchen suppression system activation at the John and Susan Sobrato Pavilion located at Nativity School  in Menlo Park on Sunday afternoon at 2.21 pm. Captain Seth Johnson with the crew on Menlo Fire Engine 6 arrived on scene at 2:24 pm and reported that […]

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Menlo Chorus presents “Christmas Old and New” on Dec. 15

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Listen to the Menlo Chorus on December 15, at 7:30 pm performing Christmas Old and New. The free concert will take place at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park. The Menlo Chorus is a community choral organization, sponsored by the City of Menlo Park. The chorus rehearses a wide variety of music and performs […]

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Lost Menlo Park Fire District logo found 44 years later

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Fire Mechanics Steve Strom and Rudy Torres along with Division Chief Ben Marra, who supervises Feet Services, were shocked and surprised to find the Fire District’s former apparatus door logo behind a Juliaetta Volunteer Fire Department door sticker on a 1956 Seagrave Fire Engine the District had re-purchased in 2010. In 1974, the Menlo Park […]

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A Visit from Rosa Parks at the Menlo Park Library on Dec. 8

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In 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested after refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This act of resistance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and Mrs. Parks became known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.” When she died, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to honor Parks by […]

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Artist Linda Cosgrove defines contemporary surrealism with exhibit at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park

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It is said that “dead men tell no tales,” but Linda Cosgrove’s study of the Old Masters and their techniques has become the foundation for her art in carrying forward their tradition of fine detail, sense of light and touch that separates them from more contemporary applications. Linda Cosgrove arrived in San Francisco in 1976 […]

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Family Holiday Tree and Gift Tag Workshop on Dec. 8

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Bring the family to create and decorate a mini 3-D paper tree, and to design unique gift tags and cards! All craft materials provided. The event takes place on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10:30 am to noon. Registration required. For ages 4 and up; adults are invited to participate, but must be accompanied by a […]

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Charged Particles at First Friday in Woodside on Dec. 7

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Come to this month’s First Friday in Woodside for a charged event at 7:00 pm! The Woodside Arts and Culture Committee bring to you the Bay Area’s favorite trio that plays funky Latin jazz, the Charged Particles. The Trio is now in its 27th year of making music. Pianist Murray Low, bassist Aaron Germain, and […]

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37th annual Gryphon Carolers Holiday Concert set for Dec. 9 in Woodside

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The Gryphon Carolers annual  annual holiday concert, set for Dec. 9,  marks the group’s 37th year. It will be held at Woodside Village Church (3154 Woodside Rd., Woodside). With highlights of music from all over the world, the Gryphon All-star band and the Gryphon Carolers bring an experience that is not to be missed.  This […]

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“A Scottish Christmas” performed by Silicon Valley Pipe Band on Dec. 8

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The Silicon Valley Pipe Band will be performing its annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Trinity Church (330 Ravenswood Ave.) in Menlo Park. This is a popular concert; arrive early for best seating and allow time for parking. Refreshments will be served at a reception after the concert. […]

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Woodside Village Band to perform Winter Concerts on December 8 and 15

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On December 8, the Woodside Village Band will play a selection of Christmas music at the Woodside Village Church at 3154 Woodside Road in Woodside. Among the composers featured will be Peter Tchaikovsky (Scenes from The Nutcracker), Irving Berlin, Leroy Anderson, and John Williams (Highlights from Harry Potter). Admission is free. The same selection will […]

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