August 2010

M-A grad Greg Camarillo is now a Minnesota Viking: http://bit.ly/b9Hcae

M-A grad Greg Camarillo is now a Minnesota Viking: http://bit.ly/b9Hcae

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Nolan Lee: Artist with a penchant for justice

Atherton’s Nolan Lee is an artist with no formal training.  “I had a hard time with rules,” says the former University of Hawaii football player. “I work best by making mistakes and learning from them.” The son of an architect, Nolan lives with wife Brooke in an airy, light-filled studio loft situated in an Atherton […]

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Menlo Park garbage service disrupted for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday schedul…

Menlo Park garbage service disrupted for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday scheduled pick ups: http://bit.ly/bVdOQH

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New children’s choir being formed in Menlo

Long time choir director Maureen Fromme is starting a new children’s choir, Cantate Dolce Children’s Chorale. She says she wants “to enable children to experience the joy of singing and to gain a love for music through age-appropriate vocal training.” The choir is open, by audition, to boys and girls in grades 3-5.  While rehearsals […]

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Jorgenson, Siegel, McClure & Flegel: Serving local legal needs for 50 years

In 1960 Stanford Law School graduate Jack Jorgenson started a local law firm with a clear mandate: serve the growing Menlo Park area while staying small enough to provide personal attention to clients. He was joined that year by Jack Cosgrove and 15 years later by Marvin Siegel, also Stanford law grads. Fifty years later,  […]

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Uniform drive for Willow Oaks students is underway

InMenlo received an email from Kathleen Daly, owner of Cafe Zoe, about a uniform drive for students at Willow Oaks school that has just begun and she expects will take the next couple of weeks to accomplish: “Some members of our community need your help. Just around the corner [from Cafe Zoe] on Willow Road […]

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Back-to-school Spotted: “Crash and burn” on way to Oak Knoll

The parade of walkers and bikes started shortly before 8:00 am this morning as kids and parents made their way to the first day of school at Oak Knoll. The sewer pipeline construction project in the area meant lots of heavy equipment to navigate around. One young bicyclist failed to make a quick turn around […]

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Menlo moms launch Kids 4 Sports, Fun Run to help fund after-school sports programs

Sally Osterberg (left) and Katie Ferguson are two active Menlo Park moms who looked around their community and spotted a disparity: Most MP and Atherton kids playing youth sports quickly grow out of their equipment, which is often discarded when still almost new. But many kids in nearby communities can’t participate in sports at all […]

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Back-to-school Spotted: The flag says it best

With temps in the 90s, it may feel like summer, which of course it technically is, but summer is officially over today for Menlo Park and Atherton kids who attend Las Lomitas and La Entrada schools, part of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District. Tomorrow is the beginning of classes for the Menlo Park Elementary […]

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IvyGate takes a poke at Meg Whitman and her well-connected, Menlo/Atherton party…

IvyGate takes a poke at Meg Whitman and her well-connected, Menlo/Atherton partying intern: http://bit.ly/9VdUJh

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It’s Encinal’s turn to show off its new campus

Call it school ribbon cutting ceremony redux. As he did this morning at Laurel, Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Ken Ranella led the festivities this afternoon to mark the opening of the Encinal School campus at the conclusion of its $30 million renovation. Students for the 2010-11 school year will have the use of […]

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