Photographer Mark Tuschman stages Kickstarter campaign to publish book – reception at Menlo Hardwoods on July 18

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Menlo Park resident and poet Lynore Banchoff emailed InMenlo: “For the past decade, my friend in Menlo Park and professional photographer Mark Tuschman, has been on a mission to document the lack of autonomy that millions of women in developing countries have over their own lives and bodies. “Through his photography, he brings these women and […]

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An iPhone is handy camera to have for “July-ing” around Menlo Park

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Ah, Menlo Park! As shot from my iPhone this week: Farmer’s Market peppers at the peek of perfection. Laurel Street, a sidewalk showcase for strolling. Painterly edited. Black Eyed Susans in all their summer glory. Pumpkins July-ing around on hot summer days. Pictured is Lolly Font, 84, Menlo Park Yogi, doing her daily yoga walk […]

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Actor/singer Pierce Peter Brandt offers summer musical theater workshops for tweens and teens

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Pierce Peter Brandt has been performing since he was a kid. Growing up in Palo Alto, he was the lead in Oliver, when TheatreWorks first staged the musical. He went south to attend USC but left college for his first paid gig as a singer on a cruise ship, followed by similar jobs, both on the high seas and […]

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Susan and Sanford Carnahan’s photos on display at Atherton Library – talk scheduled for July 13

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Husband and wife Susan and Sanford Carnahan are having their first joint exhibit of photographs. The photos are on display at the Atherton Library through August 30, and the Menlo Park-based couple will be giving a talk at the Library on Sunday, July 13 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Emails Susan: “Sandy has 18 images on display, […]

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Photographer Alan McGee is featured artist in July at Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park

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“Onions Observed — An Animistic Perspective” by photographer Alan McGee of Portola Valley is the featured exhibit in July at the Portola Art Gallery at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. There will be a reception for the artist on Saturday, July 12, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The “Onions Observed” project originated in […]

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Local startup – PeerVids – founded on idea that teens learn best from other teens

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Based on the premise that teens learn best from other teens, a group of high school students and recent high school graduates from Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside, and Portola Valley recently launched a startup. The company, PeerVids, makes online educational videos taught by high school students with the subject matter correlating directly with the textbooks and courses […]

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New Menlo College president named, the 10th in the business college’s history

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The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced that Richard A. Moran has been named the 10th president of Menlo College. He will assume his duties in September, 2014. Most recently, Moran was CEO of Accretive Solutions. As a consultant and operating executive, he is an evangelist for organizational effectiveness. He has authored seven books and is credited […]

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Sculptor turned doctor turned archeologist – all in the life of Bob Harris

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Menlo Park resident Bob Harris’s interest in sculpture came early in life. As a boy, he used to carve wooden ships. He continued sculpting while in college, eventually abandoning it to pursue medical school. A psychiatrist and psychoanalyst by profession, the Stanford Medical School-based doctor returned to sculpting later in life. “In some ways, I see […]

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M-A grad Will Carhart is part of winning team at US Rowing Youth National Championship

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A rowing team from Norcal Crew is the national champion in the lightweight four with coxswain event, winning the gold medal at the US Rowing Youth National Championship at Lake Natoma, CA, last month. Will Carhart (a graduated senior from Menlo-Atherton High School), Misha Hindery, Marcelo Buxton, Chris Skokowski, (all three are rising seniors at Palo […]

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Star spangled red, white and blue at reopened Menlo Country Club on the 4th of July

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Atherton resident and photographer Laura Pitchford emailed these star spangled red, white and blue photos taken at the newly reopened Menlo Country Club’s 4th of July festivities today.

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Trending at Menlo Park’s 4th of July parade: Kids with blue and red hair!

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Kids of mainly the 10 and under variety decorated their “rides” and marched with their parents down Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park today as part of the City’s 4th of July celebration. Flag waving by young and old is a constant at this annual hometown event, but this year we spotted a new trend — girls […]

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