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New pedestrian lights on El Camino in Atherton

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There are now several operating pedestrian hybrid beacons on El Camino Real in Atherton. The pedestrian beacons are installed on El Camino Real at the intersections of Isabella Ave., Alejandra Ave. and Almendral Ave. The pedestrian beacon is designed to stop vehicles at crosswalks and provide pedestrians a controlled crossing through a series of steady and flashing […]

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Meals on Wheels program serves local seniors – and always needs new volunteer drivers

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The Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) Meals on Wheels is now partners with the Meals on Wheels America (MOWA) “America, Let’s Do Lunch” campaign. This campaign connects volunteers with local Meals on Wheels programs. Every weekday throughout  San Mateo County, PVI Meals on Wheels drivers deliver hot, nutritious meals to homebound older adults and adults with […]

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Kitka concert at St. Bede’s on Dec. 10 coincides with release of holiday album

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Women’s vocal ensemble, Kitka, will bring its annual Wintersongs tour to St Bede’s Church in Menlo Park on Dec. 10, playing new holiday music from the recently-released CD titled Evening Star along with unusual seasonal music from a wide variety of Eastern European ethnic and spiritual traditions. In celebration of their new CD, Kitka dedicates this year’s […]

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Listen to traditional Hawaiian music from Hiram Kaailua Bell on Dec. 9

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Multi-talented musician Hiram Kaailau Bell promises a performance of traditional Hawaiian music, as well as other styles of music that are innovative and not what you might expect to hear from an ukulele, on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11:00 to noon at the Menlo Park City Council Chambers (701 Laurel St.). He will even take […]

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“‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” continues its run on Dec. 9 and 10

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas continues its run at the Woodside High School Theater on Dec. 9 (3:00 pm) and Dec. 10 (1:00 and 4:00 pm). Presented by The Dancers Repertory Theatre and performed by over 85 dancers, the dance/theater show follows the famous Clement C. Moore poem. Tickets are available online.

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Supervisor Joe Simitian speaks about “Listening to Trump’s America: Bridging the Divide”

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Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian says that “here in the Bay Area we live in a bubble, in a bubble, in a bubble.” How, he wondered, could the same country that had voted twice for Barack Obama end up going 46% for Donald Trump? To get some answers, he traveled to three counties that […]

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Community meeting on MidPen Housing project set for Dec. 6

Mayor Kirsten Keith and MidPen Housing are hosting a community meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, to solicit community input on MidPen’s 1283 Willow Road and 335 Pierce Street properties. The meeting will be held at the Menlo Park Senior Center located at 110 Terminal Avenue. The City is conducting extensive outreach to ensure that residents […]

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La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve opens to the public today

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A new MidPeninsula Regional Open Space park, La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve, opens to the public today. Previously, this area was only opened to visitors by special reservation. Hikers and equestrians will have free daily access to six miles of trail from a new parking lot at 900 Sears Ranch Road in La Honda.. […]

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Caltrain Holiday Train comes to Menlo Park on December 3

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A Bay Area tradition since 2001, the Caltrain Holiday Train, presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, will arrive at the Menlo Park Caltrain stop on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 7:05 pm. Decorated with 70,000 glittering lights, the dazzling show-train will visit nine Caltrain stations between San Francisco and Santa Clara over two nights in December, […]

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West Bay Model Railroad open house set for Dec. 2 & 3

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The West Bay Model Railroad Association annual open house takes place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm and Sunday, Dec. 3, from 1:00 to 8:00 pm. HO-scale trains will run on both levels of our new layout, replete with lots of scenery, bridges, tunnels and a helix. Children of all ages are welcome and […]

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Holiday with Friends at Folger Stable on Dec. 2

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The Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks are hosting a free holiday event for families at the Folger Stable at Wunderlich on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities include a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, petting zoo, pony rides, leather stamp ornaments, live music and cookie decorating. Parking at Wunderlich is […]

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