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Spotted: Kids having fun at family math night

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Laurel School parent Laura Hamilton – and professional photographer – sent in some photos from last evening’s Family Math Night held at the school as part of Week of the Family. Students and their families participated in math games. Parents could also see firsthand what children are learning from the “Everyday Mathematics” curriculum. We selected […]

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Nominations for 2011 Environmental Quality Awards due January 16

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The City of Menlo Park’s Environmental Quality Commission invites nominations from community members for the 2011 Environmental Quality Awards. Awards are given for people, projects, efforts or property designs that contribute to environmental quality improvement in Menlo Park. Award nominations are due by Monday, January 16th. The nomination form can be downloaded from the Environmental […]

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Wishing you the merriest Christmas!

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Season’s greetings from Santa and every one at InMenlo! We hope your holiday is filled with peace, love and joy. Photo by Laura Hamilton

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Spotted: Over the top Christmas decorations, take one

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Photographer Laura Hamilton spotted this Willows home with a front yard stuffed with Christmas inflatables. “Look at the roof,” she emailed. “There are seven blow up things up there!” Is there an “over the top” holiday yard in your neighborhood? Send photo and details to tips@inmenlo.com. Photos by Laura Hamilton

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Halloween parades take spotlight at local schools

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Public and private schools in Menlo Park and Atherton provided kids the opportunity to show off their costumes in advance of tonight’s trick or treating at parades this morning. There was the usual share of animals, princesses and ghosts with Harry Potter characters continuing their popularity as well as the latest sensation, Angry Birds. Teachers, […]

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Trick or treating in downtown Menlo Park

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Menlo Park hosted its annual Halloween parade today from Burgess Park to downtown Menlo Park. Participating Santa Cruz Avenue merchants handed out treats to the costumed youngsters. Like last year, a friendly clown was a crowd-pleasing favorite. Photos by Laura Hamilton

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Spotted: Cozzolino pumpkins, Lucero tomatoes at Menlo Park Farmers Market

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You can fake a “just plucked from the field” pumpkin by purchasing one from a Cozzolino family member Sundays at the Menlo Park Farmers Market. They arrive from the Half Moon Bay farm with long stems and a bit of other foliage, and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. This morning prices ranged […]

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Spotted: Remembering 9/11 at Menlo Park fire station

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The lawn in front of the downtown Menlo Park fire station is filled with flags on this day we remember the terrorists attacks 10 years ago. The fire trucks are all sporting “FDNY IN MEMORY” signs as well. Menlo Park Fire District Chief Harold Schapelhouman and his crew were part of the clean up crew […]

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Spotted: First day of school for Laurel kindergartners

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The first day of school happens year after year for kids from five to teenage, but there is only one really first day of school and that is when a child enters kindergarten. Photographer Laura Hamilton captured that moment not when the day began but after it was successfully completed at Laurel School today. That […]

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Six days of equine events at Menlo Charity Horse Show

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The 41st Menlo Charity Horse Show continues to rack up the accolades. Named in the past as “One of the Best Shows” by the National Hunter Hall of Fame,  the event, which runs from Aug. 9 to 14 at the Menlo Circus Club, was recently nominated as a “Heritage Horse Show.” Additionally, in recognition of her […]

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Menlo Park’s Connoisseurs’ Marketplace celebrates 25 years of art, food, music and fun

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The weekend — July 16-17 — marks the 25th anniversary of the Connoisseurs’ Marketplace in Menlo Park. Presented by the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, the festival features 250 artists, music, chefs’ demos, food and drink, a kid fun zone, artisan specialty food purveyors, a collector car show, home and garden exhibits, health and wellness displays, […]

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