March 2010

Update from InMenlo’s weather watcher

Just in from InMenlo’s resident weather watcher Bill Russ who reports that “our last measureable rainfall was March 10. This leaves our year-to-date total stuck at 17.55 inches with the season slipping away.” Bill continues: “I monitor the 10 waterbanks in Santa Clara County and they have held steady at 72% of capacity over the […]

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Easter Goodies on sale at Kepler’s – http://bit.ly/9MSmSP

Easter Goodies on sale at Kepler’s – http://bit.ly/9MSmSP

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Marc Silber: Advancing photography from his Menlo Park studio

Marc Silber has been selling his photographs since he was an eighth grader at Peninsula School, where he both learned photography and was introduced to Ansel Adams, an experience he still cherishes decades later. Setting out with a Leica he bought from a teacher for $200, Marc went on to the San Francisco Art Institute […]

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Living in Menlo is great. Find yourself in downtown needing $$, just borrow from…

Living in Menlo is great. Find yourself in downtown needing $$, just borrow from your dry cleaner. Really happened. Thanks Debbie!

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Are you a Menlo Park blogger? Tell us about it – we’d like to add you to InMenl…

Are you a Menlo Park blogger? Tell us about it – we’d like to add you to InMenlo! – http://bit.ly/c4mLkN

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Hello world Thursday!

Hello world Thursday!

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How to become a Menlo citizen observer

You can learn how to participate in the  volunteer network that is providing scientists with needed information about changes in seasonal patterns occurring in plant and animal life at a lecture tonight (3/25) given by Jake Weltzin, Executive Director of the USA National Phenology Network. Weltzin’s organization is bringing together citizen observers, scientists, natural resource […]

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Gorgeous red bush in West Menlo http://twitpic.com/1auesz

Gorgeous red bush in West Menlo http://twitpic.com/1auesz

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Grande Dame of Menlo Park turns 100

The late 19th century was a time when wealthy families in San Francisco followed the rail line to the Peninsula to build elegant summer homes. Most of these Grand Dames long ago died or have been institutionalized. In Menlo Park, only 10 Maywood Lane remains as a family residence. This 8,000 square foot mansion (three […]

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Menlo Park ranks 13th as a dream retirement area. http://bit.ly/caCsEf

Menlo Park ranks 13th as a dream retirement area. http://bit.ly/caCsEf Who ranked higher than Menlo Park? No. 1: Towson, Md. No. 2: Ambler, Pa. No. 3: Santa Barbara, Calif. No. 4: Sedona, Ariz. No. 5: Canton, Ohio No. 6: Fort Myers, Fla. No. 7: New York, N.Y. No. 8: Naples, Fla. No. 9: Buffalo, N.Y. […]

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