May 2010

This morning’s rainbow over Menlo Park!

Driving to the office this morning, I spied this rainbow over Menlo Park – is this the last of our rain this season?

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Find out what’s under your skin – free documentary screening

A riveting thriller — about Lyme disease? See for yourself at a free screening of Under Our Skin on Saturday afternoon at Trinity Church. The film is described as “a gripping tale of microbes, medicine, and money, which exposes the hidden story of Lyme disease and reveals how our healthcare system is failing to address […]

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Local high school students meet with – and make recommendations to – Congresswoman Anna Eshoo

Last Saturday (5/22) the 31-member Student Advisory Board to Representative Anna Eshoo met with the Congresswoman to present the results of their year’s work. The group, begun by Eshoo in 1993 (around the time most of these kids were born!) was created for the purpose of giving young people, most of them not old enough […]

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Overnight rainfall report for Menlo

InMenlo’s weather watcher Bill Russ reports, “The rainfall of yesterday and last night (5/25) measured .1″ in my gauge. This brings my total to 21.39″ year-to-date.” And yes, more showers are expected tomorrow – with a better forecast for the Memorial Day weekend.

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Beth Longwell dives deep and comes up singing

Singer/songwriter Beth Longwell – who is appearing on Friday (5/28) at Cafe Zoe – is frank about the fact she plumbs the depths. She once hit bottom, abusing alcohol, and now praises the joy of recovery through song. Her debut album Through & Through – a collection of folk/rock tunes – brims with autobiographical lyrics: […]

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Rich Gordon garners local medi…

Rich Gordon garners local media endorsements 21st District Assembly seat. http://bit.ly/9drv7Z

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Preview Sunset’s Celebration W…

Preview Sunset’s Celebration Weekend June 5-6 including new food alley. http://bit.ly/8XmTJe

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A Menlo Park initiative effort…

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot

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USGS scientists present and discuss new video on desert tortoise survival on Thursday, 5/27

A new U.S. Geological Survey documentary video exploring the world of the endangered Mojave Desert tortoise will be introduced and discussed by USGS scientists Todd Esque and Ken Nussear during a public showing in Menlo Park on Thursday, May 27 at 7:00 pm in Building 3 Auditorium, 2nd-floor, 345 Middlefield. Though the desert tortoise has […]

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Daryl Camarillo: Helping Menlo Park and Atherton families find the right nanny

It took Daryl Camarillo only a small stint in corporate American to drive her back to being in business for herself, opening Stanford Park Nannies in 1997. “I had hired a nanny for my family and felt there was room for a high quality service here on the Peninsula,” says the Menlo Park resident. Daryl […]

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Hillview Hawks showcase musical talents at events for the whole community

It’s all about the musical talents of Hilliview School’s 6th through 8th graders this June. The Hillview School “Players” will present the musical Kilroy Was Here in the Multipurpose Room on June 3 at 7:00 pm, June 4 and 5 at 8:00 pm and June 6 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 […]

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