October 2010

Kepler’s 7PM tonight: Harold McGee – Author of “Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best Foods and Recipes”

The Bay Area’s own Harold McGee will be speaking at Kepler’s tonight about his new book: Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best Foods and Recipes, “a concise and authoritative guide designed to help home cooks navigate the ever-expanding universe of ingredients, recipes, food safety, and appliances, and arrive at the promised […]

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M-A boys’ water polo team drowns Woodside

The Menlo-Atherton boys’ water polo team wrapped up 2010 PAL play with a 23-8 shellacking of Woodside on Thursday afternoon.  Ten of coach Marco Palazzo’s players found the back of the net led by Max Wilder and Zach Deal (pictured) who had 5 goals apiece. Woodside’s Brian Bligh led all scorers with 6, but 4 […]

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There’s trick or treating at Menlo-Atherton High School tonight (10/28) from 5-7…

There’s trick or treating at Menlo-Atherton High School tonight (10/28) from 5-7:00 pm. Open to all

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InMenlo founder Chris Gulker: Mar. 10, 1951 – Oct. 27, 2010

InMenlo founder Chris Gulker died yesterday evening at his home in Menlo Park of brain cancer. He was 59. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held on Friday, Nov. 12, at 2:00 pm at Trinity Church in Menlo Park. Chris was both high tech geek and artist. The tributes to him […]

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St. Raymond’s open house tonight (10/28) for prospective students & parents

St. Raymond is hosting an open house this evening (10/28) from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Parents and prospective students can meet the teachers, current students and parents, talk with the principal and tour the newly updated campus. Emails spokesperson Kim McNair: “St. Raymond prides itself on it’s  values-centered Catholic education, challenging academics, active  athletics program, […]

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Menlo Park’s Madera Restaurant wins its first Michelin star

Since its opening last year, fans of Madera Restaurant at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park have known something special had come to town – fabulous views, vibrant bar scene, and great food coming out of Executive Chef Peter Rudolph’s kitchen. Michelin agrees: the restaurant just received its first star, becoming one of only […]

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Al Stahler: Menlo Park’s king of Halloween

Lots of families have skeletons in the closet. At the Stahler household, his name is Uncle Sid. He’s just one of the stars of Al Stahler’s annual Halloween extravaganza, where he turns his front yard into a themed fright show to the delight of thousands of trick or treaters. “I started decorating my parents house […]

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Halloween Spooky Carnival from 4-6 pm today (10/27) at the Onetta Harris Communi…

Halloween Spooky Carnival from 4-6 pm today (10/27) at the Onetta Harris Community Center

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President Jimmy Carter comes calling in Menlo

We couldn’t help but think about how many towns of just 30,000 souls (more or less) get visited by a former President of the United States, who also happens to be a Nobel Peace Prize recipient (2002). Former President Jimmy Carter was in Menlo Park this evening (10/26), signing copies of his book, White House […]

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Ultra runner Dean Karnazes kicks off anniversary festivities at Fleet Feet Sports on Wednesday (10/27) at 7:00 pm

Ultra runner Dean Karnazes is appearing at Fleet Feet Sports Menlo Park on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 7:00 pm, the start of four days of free events for runners, triathletes and others eager to blend fitness with fun. It’s all part of the store’s anniversary celebration. Karnazes, the author of Marathon Man and 50/50, has […]

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President Carter will be signing White House Diary at Kepler’s tonight (10/26) a…

President Carter will be signing White House Diary at Kepler’s tonight (10/26) at 7:00 pm; this is ticketed event.

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