Spotted: Graffiti on house slated for demo

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We got quite a few comments on our post about the ongoing demolition of houses in Menlo Park. This house on San Mateo Drive near the bike bridge has its own comments – in the form of graffiti! Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2015

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Memorial service for Peninsula photographer and music producer Reginald McGovern set for Aug. 21

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Reginald McGovern, who touched the lives of many on the mid-Peninsula both as a pioneering photographer and a band music record producer, died August 5, 2015 in Mountain View at the age of 95 of complications from a fall. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, Aug. 21, at Peninsula Covenant Church, 3560 Farm […]

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Tamera White returns to her early career interest, opening Crime Prevention Solutions

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We became acquainted with Tamera White when working with her on her post about growing up as a neighbor of CBS This Morning host Gayle King and were intrigued with what this other Menlo-Atherton High School grad was up to. Ironically she, like Gayle, has spent some time in front of the camera and behind […]

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Local musicians More Joy! in concert at Ladera Community Church

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Combining Prairie Home Companion style, Silicon Valley story telling, and eclectic musical performances, More Joy! performs Saturday, August 22, 7:30-9:30 pm, at the Ladera Community Church in Portola Valley.  Suggested donation is $10, which benefits Ladera Community Church youth programs and Portola Valley Dining for Women, funding programs benefiting women and children. This is the second […]

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Photographer Frances Freyberg captures Sierra scenes, covering 100 miles on foot

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Earlier this summer, I spent a week and a half in the Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park areas, hiking and taking photographs. I covered more than 100 miles of trail on foot, with either my DSLR or my Canon point-and-shoot (depending on weather and distance), and my iPhone — and sometimes all three. My […]

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Oasis team wins Men’s Softball D League in Menlo Park

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The Oasis team was the winner of this year’s Men’s Softball D League in Menlo Park, a program of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The D League is made up of intermediate to competitive players — most have played organized ball from Little League to high school with a few having competed in college. The season is 10 […]

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All in a half day’s work: House no more in Menlo Park

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When a green fence goes up around a 1950s era ranch-style house in Menlo Park locals know it usually means the house is coming down, to be replaced most often with a two-story mini-mansion with basement. But when a green fence went up around a home on the corner of White Oak and Lemon in Menlo […]

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Opinion: Surprise outcome to driver running a stop sign in Menlo Park

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A not unusual thing happened this morning: Four of us — two adults, child and dog — were one foot into a crosswalk in downtown Menlo Park, and the driver in the approaching car not only didn’t stop for us pedestrians, he didn’t stop at the stop sign. We’ve noticed this increasingly over the last […]

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Almost empty nester Diane Flynn helps lead other women to new options in mid-life

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After an early career in management consulting and electronic gaming, Menlo Park resident Diane Flynn decided to take a break to spend time at home with her three children. Like others in her situation, she did some volunteering but that didn’t necessarily keep her job skills up to date, especially in the rapidly changing area of […]

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Sights seen at Menlo Charity Horse Show, which wraps up today with three $10,000 events

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Today is the last day of the 45th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, which kicked off on August 4. InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Hamilton stopped by mid-week to capture some of the action. We feature a number of her photos. The Sunday events kick off at 7:30 am with the last event of the day — […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park launches Power of Running campaign with charitable effort benefiting Gwendolyn Strong Foundation

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Earlier this month Fleet Feet Sports in Menlo Park kicked off a “Power of Running” campaign, celebrating “all that running together, running for good, running to inspire, and running for fun does in the local community.” This weekend that includes the Power of Running For Good, a nine-weekend charitable effort in partnership with Nathan Sports, Superfeet, Balega International, Adidas, New […]

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