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Space Shuttle Endeavor To Fly Over Peninsula/Bay Area

September 10, 2012

Hey Menlo Park and Peninsula residents! It’s time to keep your peepers open and look up in the sky on September 20th, 2012. The space shuttle Endeavor will be doing a fly over on September 20th as it passes over Moffett Field in Mountain View, and then head north to San Francisco, then Sacramento. It […]

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Lost or Missing Cat in Menlo Park

August 14, 2012

Menlo Park: The story behind this lost cat is that after dinner, Mr. Cat went out for his nightly stroll. But unlike every night prior to last night, he did not return and his owners are worried about their family member! If anyone has seen Mr. Cat, give his owners a call at the number […]

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Menlo Park’s Aug 15 Summer Block Party – Cancelled by City!

August 14, 2012

I just found out that the City of Menlo Park has cancelled the downtown summer block party that was scheduled for this Wednesday, August 15th, 2012! The reason given was a generic one, After much consideration the Chamber of Commerce has decided to forego the August event, but intend to continue in 2013 with the […]

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Relay for Life Comes to Menlo Park; Help Kick Cancer’s Ass [Consumer]

August 2, 2012

The fight against cancer comes to Menlo Park: This Saturday, August 4th, at Burgess Park in Menlo Park, The American Cancer Society is holding a Relay for Life event that starts at 10 a.m.. People walking to raise money to research ways to kick cancer’s ass is always a good plan. And if you are […]

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What’s The New Threat To Pedestrians? [Consumer]

August 1, 2012

The Tuesday edition of my local paper had a headline that was left of logo, and it read, “New Threat to pedestrians: The iPhone.” Never mind the privacy concerns of the user tracking that smartphones do. (It’s called cookies on a desktop/laptop.) Never mind that the Motorola Droid‘s camera took five steps back at their […]

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Bay Area Consumer Frustrations: High Speed Rail Project, Cal Ave Rant, etc.

July 25, 2012

Living here in Menlo Park, we’re smack dab in the middle of the ruckus called the High Speed Rail initiative. When it first kicked up after voters approved it, all the budget numbers changed, the HSR board told locals to blow it out their a**! when they grumbled and to deal with it. The local […]

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Le Boulanger Bakery in Menlo Park: My Bad Experience & (Starbucks Did What?) [Consumer]

July 24, 2012

It’s become my belief that Le Boulanger Bakery in Menlo Park, though it has wonderful offerings in both bakery and dining affairs, is completely not prepared to handle itself as a food service oriented establishment. They don’t just mishandle special requests, they do it with terrible attitude. This is one consumers experience with the establishment… […]

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My Interesting Experience at Cafe Del Sol in Menlo Park [Consumer]

July 17, 2012

I’ve been walking past Cafe Del Sol in Menlo Park for years and today, I finally got a chance to check it out when we took a co-worker there for a farewell lunch. We went in and we had a very fascinating and confusing consumer experience at the Mexican restaurant. First up, the food was […]

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2012 Fireworks In and Around the San Francisco, Peninsula, Bay Area Region

July 4, 2012

It’s the 4th of July, 2012. Happy Independence Day! Where o’ where can we go for a good fireworks show on this night of celebration? Let’s take a quick look at some primary shows. I’m focused on the fireworks. Many towns have their own kind of party going on in and about their downtown sections. […]

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Found Parrot in Menlo Park

June 21, 2012

Hey gang, a great person by the name of Tyler wrote me to let me know about a found pet… a parrot. So apparently another lost pet with wings made a break for it in Menlo Park! It was found on June 21st, 2012 at the VA in Menlo Park. (I have another lost parrot […]

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Menlo Park Block Party Starts the 2012 Summer Concert Series

June 19, 2012

Hey neighbors. The Menlo Park Summer Concert Series will be kicking it in gear on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012. The concert series is also going to be kicked off, like it always is, by the Block Party. The block party is an awesome time in Menlo Park. The street is shut down, dining establishments move […]

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Menlo Park 2012 Summer Concert Series in Fremont Park & Extended Block Party Hrs

June 14, 2012

UPDATE 6-14: Below I’ve included the Menlo Park Summer Concert Series for 2012 schedule! I can’t wait! But I also thought I’d take a moment to point out something new I’ve been doing concerning certain events in MP. Take a moment to check out my “PS” at the bottom. You never know, you might be […]

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Lost Cat in Menlo Park (Grey, Fluffy Cat!)

June 9, 2012

I came across another lost cat poster today while on yet another bike ride. I swear, my bike rides are becoming rescue missions these days! This is a cat lost in Menlo Park, CA. He’s a fluffy, grey cat that has a patch of white on his neck, with a long and fluffy tail, as […]

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Lost & Found Dog in Menlo Park (Shih Tzu)

June 6, 2012

I was walking around the Menlo Park neighborhood yesterday and I spotted these found dog posters that were put up for a female Shih Tzu. She was found on Santa Cruz Avenue on June 4th, 2012. If you have a lost dog in or around the Menlo Park, CA region, a female Shih Tzu, you […]

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Lost Dog Poster in Menlo Park

June 2, 2012

I was out riding my bike this morning and saw a lost dog poster on a telephone pole at the intersection of Cambridge and University in Menlo Park… it’s a cute little scruffy white dog. I don’t know if it’s been there a day or a week or what not, but I thought I’d share […]

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Lost Parrot in Menlo Park

May 16, 2012

Lost Parrot in Menlo Park

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Menlo Park’s New Trash Cans Look Great, But Smell Awful

May 10, 2012

Dear Menlo Park, or to whom it may concern: A few months ago you came along and replaced the old, grungy Fremont Park trash cans with brand new, open-top trash cans that seem to deal with two obvious issues: -Ease of discarding trash -They look great -The good citizens of Menlo Park never need touch […]

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Menlo Park Considering New ‘Mini Pocket’ ideas

April 24, 2012

I picked up the April 24th edition of the Daily Post and saw an article about Menlo Park considering, or having proposed two mini-parks, or parklets for the town. One mini-park or “pocket park” would be on Crane and other park would be located at Chestnut Land at Oak Grove Ave. The parks will be […]

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