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By Rebecca Wallace

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About this blog: I grew up in Menlo Park and have long been involved with both local journalism and local theater. After starting my career as an editorial intern with The Almanac, I was a staff reporter for the Almanac and the San Mateo County Ti...  (More)

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Ad Libs: Imagining arias on El Camino
Jul 8, 2010 12:19 pm
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Here's what downtown Menlo Park should do with all those gaping spaces on El Camino Real that used to hold car dealerships. Opera.

An enterprising company called... More
Ad Libs: 'Art without inhibitions'
Jul 24, 2009 2:43 pm
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To find the new home of Art For Well Beings, you have to wander a bit. The little art center is, as director Judy Gittelsohn says, "tucked in behind" a cluster of... More
Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing
Aug 12, 2011 3:31 pm
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It's not an easy thing to find lasting, lucrative success as a novelist. So this year Palo Alto mystery/thriller author Keith Raffel is trying to double the odds.

After... More
Ad Libs: 'Illumination'
Aug 13, 2012 10:37 am
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My up-close photo of "Illumination," a 2006 mixed-media work by Menlo Park artist Marianne Lettieri. It's on display at the Triton Museum, which has truly wonderful... More
Ad Libs: Powerful profiles
Oct 21, 2010 3:04 pm
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Doug Fort fell into the gang life at age 13, after, he says, "crack came into our community." Today he works in violence prevention.

His is one of five stories... More
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