Cars

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We spotted Duke, a big yellow Labrador Retriever, on our way to the farmers market this morning. Or rather we would saw we spotted his ride, a 1928 Ford Model A. His owner said the truck has been in his family for years and that he’d taken his driver’s license driving it. We think Duke did a great job of posing!

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2017

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Renato Iwersen talks cars – and morphing emotions and video

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We first encountered Renato Iwersen in downtown Menlo Park. It was the automobile that he was standing next to that got our attention — a 1947 Chrysler Windsor. We wanted to know more, both about the car and his Menlo Park-based startup, Cynny Inc. Renato acknowledged that he’s always been into old cars. “I’ve had the Chrysler […]

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Bob Budelli motors about his home town of Menlo Park in 1937 Touring Cadillac

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There’s a whole lot of Menlo Park in Bob Budelli. He lives today next door to the house where he grew up near downtown. When he went off to college at Arizona State, he roomed with M-A classmate Rob Dell’Ergo. His three boys all went through local schools. With his Dad, he stays active in […]

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Classic Color and Cars at the M-A Classic Car Show

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I stopped by the Classic Car Show held Saturday at Menlo-Atherton High School, an annual benefit event for the high school’s baseball teams. Lots of beautiful old cars (and drivers!) in attendance again this year. I snapped a handful of photos while taking a walk through the display – shooting with my Fujifilm X100T rangefinder camera […]

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Holiday elves hang with the hot cars in Menlo Park parking lot

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It was a bit of a surreal sight this morning in one of the downtown Menlo Park parking lots. On display were a couple dozen performance cars, many with their hoods open — all the better for inspection — along with a couple of sinister looking holiday elves. It was a meeting of the 100 Octane […]

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Why Atherton resident Tricia Young is wild about her new all-electric, cabriolet SMART car

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What’s relatively rare, cute-as-a-button, and environmentally friendly? Until we get other entries, we’re sticking with Atherton resident Tricia Young’s brand new, all-electric, cabriolet SMART car. “As far as I know, it’s the first of its kind on the Peninsula,” said Tricia, while showing off the car’s many features. “I bought it from Mercedes of San […]

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Spotted: Camouflage car hides in plain sight in downtown Menlo Park

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InMenlo contributor Jym Clendenin snapped this photo of a car with a camouflage paint job on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park.

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Spotted: Fun at SusieCakes official grand opening

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The rain didn’t appear to be dampening the spirits of families who had stopped by the official grand opening of SusieCakes in downtown Menlo Park today — the place was packed. Owner Susan Sarich had planned for the inclement weather, tenting the front of the store where a balloon artist and vintage Ford Mustang were stationed. […]

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Synonymous: Charlie Marshall and vintage automobiles

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Automobiles have always been a major part of Charlie Marshall’s life. He remembers growing up in Menlo Park down the street from car dealership owner George Paddleford. “It seemed like he had a different car in his driveway every day,” recalls Charlie, who now lives in Atherton. “Plus I think in that era, people bought […]

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Spotted: Candy apple red 1959 Corvette

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Editor’s update: Roger emailed us after this article went live: “Candy Apple Red is that really in your face metallic red that many of the custom car builders of the 1950’s once used. Think George Barris – some of your male friends will recognize the name. Ammong other cars, he built the original Batmobile for […]

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Can you help locate a “missing” Rolls Royce?

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Editor’s note: We are often surprised that InMenlo’s reach extends not only beyond our community but well beyond California and the U.S. Yes, “search” is a powerful tool. This inquiry comes from a man who lives in the U.K. and, having every reason to believe it’s genuine, we are posting it just in case someone […]

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