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Little Kids Rock is hosting a family-friendly fundraiser at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park on Saturday May 16 from 1:00 t0 5:00. Limited tickets are available .

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith will join local Little Kids Rock students for inspiring musical performances, in addition to local bands Coverflow, Scope Creep and Next Play, as well as some other special guests who may join the fun and help us honor Smith for his work raising funds for Little Kids Rock and awareness for keeping music education thriving in our schools.

The award-winning Facebook culinary team will be on site to whip up some delectable food to complement an array of entertaining games, arts and crafts and other fun activities to create a full-on “rock and roll carnival” atmosphere that will be fun for the whole family.

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Clouds squeeze out a bit more rain in Menlo Park

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Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “What a surprise to discover .1″ in both my gauges. So, my season to date is 16.7″.” We presume the snowy egret pictured is pleased that there is water still big puddles and the creek. Photo by Dennis Nugent

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Upcoming events in March and April for teens at Menlo Park Library

Teen Spring Book Club (Saturday, March 28 from 3:00-4:30 pm) Menlo Park Library’s Book Club program for ages 12-18 is set to meet during the spring. Meeting dates are on Saturdays, March 28th and May 2nd from 3:00-4:30 PM. The March 28th meeting will be to vote and decide on what book we will read. […]

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Heist at Mike’s Camera in Menlo Park interrupted thanks to prompt police response

This morning (3/2215) at approximately 5:08 am, police received a call from a night shift employee of a business on the 700 block of Menlo Avenue, reporting that a vehicle had just backed through the rear glass door of Mike’s Camera located at 715 Santa Cruz Avenue. The caller reported that two subjects were attempting to […]

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Three suspects arrested in string of burglaries in Menlo Park

On Friday morning (3/20/15) around 10:00 am, an alert resident called police regarding a suspicious vehicle in the area of Bay Laurel Drive and Olive Street in Menlo Park. The resident said that he noticed a vehicle drive slowly in the area before stopping and parking on Bay Laurel Drive near Olive Street. The resident stated that […]

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Holbrook-Palmer Park Foundation recruiting new board members for two- and four-year terms

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The Holbrook-Palmer Park Foundation is looking for Atherton and other regional citizens who spend time in the Park and want to make the Park a better place to fill several open Director roles. Requirements? They are easy. First, a love of the Park. Second, a desire to personally get involved. Lastly, ability to attend monthly 60-90 […]

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Menlo Park residents invited to apply for commission vacancies

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What issues in Menlo Park are important to you? Are you passionate about transportation? Maybe you’re an avid library user or love the parks and community services the City offers. The City of Menlo Park is now recruiting interested individuals to serve on a variety of commissions that examine issues of community concern and provide […]

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Group of local moms work to bring the film Honor Diaries to area residents

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Emails self-described “Menlo Park Mom” Patricia Zahedani: “A few friends (Leslie LaRue, Icie Legrand, Jessica Jhinnu Meunier, Hillary O’Malley) and I are trying to host a select screening of the documentary Honor Diaries – Culture is No Excuse For Abuse at Landmark Guild Theatre in Menlo Park, at 7:30 pm on Thursday March 26, 2015. […]

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Wet streets for morning commute but not much rainfall in Menlo Park

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Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “I left the house at 7:00 am when it was still dark. Coming home a bit ago I can eke out .1″ for a season-to-date total of 16.6″. Sure wish there was more.” Maybe that was just enough to make these poppies spotted in west Menlo Park happy in […]

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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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What was on citizens’ minds at recent “Coffee with Kirsten”

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Menlo Park City Council Member Kirsten Keith recently held a community meeting entitled “Coffee with Kirsten” at the Willow’s coffee shop, Cafe Zoë. Approximately 18 people attended to discuss whatever was on their mind. There was no pre-set agenda; instead members of the public brought their ideas, questions and concerns about Menlo Park. Many topics were discussed, […]

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