June 2010

Pastor Jon Coyne: Making an impact on the lives of his congregation and the community

Meet Pastor Jon Coyne, who’s led Bethany Lutheran Church in Menlo Park for the past 15 years, and prepare for a cavalcade of thoughts, ideas and observations from a man who’s abundantly comfortable in his skin and enthusiastic about his vocation “I get to meet people one on one, find out what they do, hear […]

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Spotted: Amateur Radio Field Day in Menlo’s Bayfront Park

Several antenna towers have sprouted in Menlo Park’s Bayfront Park as local ham radio clubs participate in the annual Field Day contest – the largest on-the-air operating event in amateur radio.

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Spotted: End of a banner era?

A little over a year ago, InMenlo was founded, by a crew who weren’t exactly sure what the site should be. At first, we frequently just snapped pictures of things that caught our fancy (hence our Drive-by Photography category). We were often amused by the colorful flags that hung outside a home on Olive Street […]

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Spotted: Concours cars on parade

A group of cars that are taking part in tomorrow’s Concours d’ Elegance at Stanford were spotted this morning lining up for a promotional parade, which included a drive through Menlo Park on Sand Hill Rd. It’s the events 44th year.

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Six laying hens morph into a backyard full of Little Cluckers

Chickens are addicting. At least that’s the view of Menlo Park resident Sarah Wright, who introduced six laying hens to her backyard last fall and has watched the hen house numbers grow to now include as many as 10 different varieties. “I fell in love with chickens,” she says. “We got the first six – […]

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Weekend sales on women’s clothing downtown

A quick Friday afternoon tour of downtown Menlo Park revealed a plethora of sales at women’s clothing shops. The sales items available from Pink Tangerine stretched into the parking lot shared with nearby Draeger’s. Next door, Josef also had the sales sign out as will Alta two blocks away when it kicks off its annual […]

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Spotted: Bicycle built for four

We’d love to see the Menlo Park family who owns this extra long bike riding around town. Maybe the bicycle built for four is an eco-balance to the large, seven-plus passenger SUV also in the driveway?

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Dutch Goose is the scene of FT interview with YouTube founder Chad Hurley: http:…

Dutch Goose is the scene of FT interview with YouTube founder Chad Hurley: http://bit.ly/bDeLMF

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This Menlo Park household has World Cup fever! http://bit.ly/9OZVQD

This Menlo Park household has World Cup fever! http://bit.ly/9OZVQD

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Professor Zhi-Xun Shen is named chief scientist at SLAC: http://bit.ly/dmMR86

Professor Zhi-Xun Shen is named chief scientist at SLAC: http://bit.ly/dmMR86

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MP book group leader Lauren John has a good blog post on Swedish noir: http://bi…

MP book group leader Lauren John has a good blog post on Swedish noir: http://bit.ly/dge5nN

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