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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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Spotted: Local youth on church mission trip visiting Anna Eshoo

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Nine youth from Trinity Church in Menlo Park have been in Washington, DC, this past week on a mission trip that focused on homelessness. This morning they met with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at her office on Capital Hill. The wrote on Facebook: “We appreciated your ear for our questions and concerns as well as providing us with […]

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Spotted: M-A’s Wimberly and Snow at Cal Coaches banquet

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We’ve profiled Pam Wimberly as well as Steven Kryger and Paul Snow prior to their being honored by the California Coaches Association. Here’s a photo of Pam and Paul at the banquet that took place last Saturday night, thanks to Betsy Sergeant Snow.

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Spotted: Young rockers at Portola Valley summer concert

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The first on the dance floor at tonight’s Portola Valley summer concert were the young kids in the audience. That they had never heard the great rockabilly tunes played by session guitarist Jinx Jones  (far right) mattered little. The music got their groove on. Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2017

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Spotted: Sean Spicer hiding in the bushes in Menlo Park

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One Menlo Park homeowner on Altschul near Avy is having some fun with the Sean Spicer hiding-in-the-bushes story. To refresh: After President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, the president’s press secretary hid in the bushes and only emerged to talk to journalists in the near dark. The Washington Post later clarified that Spicer was “huddled […]

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Spotted: Camp Fremont exhibit at Menlo Park Library

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Emails Menlo Park Historical Association board member Jim Lewis: “Long before Menlo Park became a city, the United States Government created Camp Fremont, increasing the area’s population from about 3,000 persons to over 40,000. Some of what was built then still exists today, per records from the Menlo Park Historical Association. You can learn more […]

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Spotted: Happy M-A girl grads at commencement yesterday

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Skies threatened but the rain stayed away as the class of 2017 graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School yesterday afternoon. What a fun tradition to creatively display where you’re headed to college on the top of your mortar hat! Lauren (right) gets a hug from big brother Duncan. Photos by Irene Searles and Susan Patrick

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Spotted: Whole lotta cherries at Menlo Park farmers market

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Cherries were abundantly on display today at the Menlo Park farmers market. Multiple vendors were selling both the more expensive Rainer variety as well as pretty red Bings.

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Spotted: Golden Gate Bridge on its 80th birthday

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InMenlo co-founder and photographer Scott Loftesness captured this spectacular photo of the Golden Gate Bridge last Saturday. The bridge opened 80 years ago on May 27, 1937. My parents, then newlyweds, were among those who walked across the first day. Photo by Scott J Loftesness (c) 2017

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Spotted: Warriors Steph Curry t-shirt in a most unusual place

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Imagine our surprise when we looked across the seating area of a restaurant name Marcela located near the middle of nowhere in Croatia and spied a #30 Steph Curry Warriors t-shirt. We figured it was an American tourist given that the restaurant was a popular stop on the way to one of Croatia’s major attractions, […]

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Spotted: Notes of encouragement for girls at Burgess

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We received this email from a reader: “My daughter and I were at gymnastics at Burgess last week, and we found dozens of post-it notes on the mirror in the women’s bathroom. They had so many beautiful, encouraging words. I thought it was so awesome that girls can inspire and empower other girls. Thank you […]

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