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These 3 1/2 year old twins were surprised by this Halloween spider “that moves and looks right at you!” All part of the fun checking out decorations in Menlo Park.

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Spotted: Encinal students taking part in Harvest Festival

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Last Thursday, 4th and 5th grade students at Encinal Elementary school participated in their annual Harvest Festival. They rotated through four stations where they learned about life in colonial America, churning butter, coring apples and sampling Johnny cakes and squash soup. At the garden station, they learned about the symbiotic relationship between the “three sisters” […]

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Spotted: Swim/water polo teammates from M-A circa ’67

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The Menlo-Atherton High School class of 1967 is holding its 50th reunion this weekend. Four who swam and played water polo together gathered for a pre-reunion lunch in downtown Menlo today: left to right: Jeff Lapiere, Frank Aronoff, Tod Spieker and Rob Jensen. They’re most famous teammate (Lindsay Buckingham) is MIA . Photo by Dennis Nugent […]

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Spotted: Twins eyeing snake amidst the pumpkins at Webb Ranch

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Jax and Finn, the grandsons of Menlo Park residents Carol and Bill Mince, found themselves eye to eye with a snake today while visiting the Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch. The reptile zoo is a new attraction this year — and clearly a hit. We’ll have more coverage of the popular Halloween destination tomorrow. Photo courtesy […]

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Spotted: Skeletons invading house on Bay Laurel Drive

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Halloween decorations are already popping up around town. We stumbled on a fun scene on Bay Laurel Drive where skeletons are digging out of the front yard, hopping the fence and climbing through a upstairs window! Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2017

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Spotted: Business Networking International (BNI) founder visiting Menlo Park chapter

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Menlo Park’s BNI Constant Growth hosted Dr. Ivan Misner (first row, third from right), founder of BNI (Business Networking International), the world’s largest business networking organization at a recent meeting. Several other BNI groups also attended the meeting held at Menlo College, where the 33 members of BNI Constant Growth meet weekly. Dr. Misner, known […]

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Spotted: Car ends up in front yard of Alameda de las Pulgas house

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A resident who lives on the Alameda de las Pulgas captured the action this morning around 8:00 am when a driver lost control of a vehicle, plowed through a fence, and ended up in the front yard of 3134 Alameda. No one was hurt but not a way to start the day!

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Spotted: Task Force 3 headed home from Texas

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Fifteen members of the California Water Rescue Team known as Task Force 3 based out of Menlo Park posed for one last group photo before leaving Katy, Texas, today at noon and heading back to the Bay Area. The Firefighters, representing the Menlo Park Fire District, Palo Alto, Central San Mateo County, San Mateo, San […]

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Spotted: Fiery sun rising at start of another hot day in Menlo Park

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People have commented that “the sun looks mad” as it rises in red fiery glow over the eastern hills. It is signally another hot day in Menlo Park with temperatures forecast to top out at 104 degrees later this afternoon. Tomorrow it’s only supposed to get to 94 degrees. Yikes. Photo by Linda Hubbard (c)2017

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Spotted: Cozzolino pumpkins at Menlo Park Farmers Market

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Tony Cozzolino  brought a sampling of what are always great pumpkins from his family’s Half Moon Bay farm to the Menlo Park Farmers Market. He said they are already shipping wholesale pumpkins to various outlets and believes the peak harvest will be week after next. A sure sign that Fall is on the way. Photo […]

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Spotted: The eclipse through a dappled tree

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We saw a number of creative eclipse photos taken by Menlo Park residents today, but really like this shot taken my Carol Jorgenson Mince at Sugar Pine State Park near Tahoma. We call it “eclipsed by a tree”…

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