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Written by Richard Rapaport

“Each kill site is different, but we treat them all like crime scenes,” biologist Ken Clarkson notes as he hunches over a dead sandpiper. He is surrounded by an intent clot of students from Katie Kling’s fourth-grade class at the Continue Reading

Gentry, “Rally For Riekes”

On January 8, 2009 By


3oo guest joined together at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton to raise funds for the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement in Menlo Park and to fete Founder Gary Riekes.


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Imagine this: a place dedicated to the enhancement of the individual. A place where people are challenged to set personal goals and a community has been established to help them pursue those dreams – free from judgment by others and reinforced by mutual respect. Sounds pretty good, right? It is.

For a lucky community of […]

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It’s a sunny Wednesday afternoon in East Menlo Park,and the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement is filling up with its usual after-school crowd. Kids of varying ages, ethnicities, and abilities are heading in for a pickup game of basketball on the courts. In the adjacent “Film Barn,” a few students edit video projects on […]

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