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Guest opinion: Menlo Park celebrates with sesquicentennial weekend

by Peter Ohtaki

Over the weekend, Caltrain celebrated the 150th anniversary of train service from San Francisco to Menlo Park, which began in 1863. I also had the honor of commemorating another sesquicentennial event: signing a friendship agreement between Menlo Park and the city of Galway, Ireland. These two events are linked by our history.

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Peter Ohtaki is mayor of Menlo Park.

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