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News - October 4, 2006

Atherton man unveils industrial workshop for public use in Menlo Park

• The work space has industrial-grade tools for public use, with instruction to boot.

by David Boyce

With the demise of high-school shop classes in California and elsewhere and with the relocation of blue-collar jobs to Central America and South Asia, Californians born after 1970 have little first-hand experience with jobs in which sparks fly, metal filings collect on work boots, and hands take on a grimy patina.

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