May 2011

Lobster Shack debuts at Ladera Shopping Center

After months of remodeling, the Lobster Shack opened at the Ladera Shopping Center last weekend. Owned by Russell, Lynn, Isaac and Aaron Deutsch, its the second Shack in the Bay Area; the original is located in Redwood City. The big draw on the menu is the lobster roll, a relative rarity on the West Coast,  […]

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Great Clips opens in Menlo Park with $4.99 haircuts

The franchise Great Clips salon opens today in the Sharon Heights Shopping Ceter in Menlo Park. Stylists Carla and Carmen (pictured) said they’re ready for customers – “we’re excited!” The salon will be offering $4.99 haircuts for about a week. This morning there were about six stylists making sure everything was ship shape. The salon […]

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It’s all about the ladies at Menlo Polo Club tournament today (5/28) at the Circ…

It’s all about the ladies at Menlo Polo Club tournament today (5/28) at the Circus Club. $10 – proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research

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Spotted: Flashy 1936 Buick Roadmaster on Crane St.

There wasn’t a person who walked by this beautiful 1936 Buick Roadmaster parked on Crane St. in Menlo Park this afternoon who didn’t pause for an admiring look. While at first glance it looked black, just enough sunlight revealed it be a gleaming dark green. A “special drive-away permit” issued by the State of Nevada […]

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Jumpy House at Webb Ranch Friday 5/27 through Monday 5/30. All u can bounce – $2…

Jumpy House at Webb Ranch Friday 5/27 through Monday 5/30. All u can bounce – $2.00

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Touring the historical main building at Sacred Heart

In August 1898, Mary and Gertrude Casey crossed the threshold of the new Academy of the Sacred Heart, joining 21 other boarding students at the school founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart religious order. The West Wing of the school had just been completed, the first of a planned four-sided, two-story building surrounded […]

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Is your favorite San Mateo County beach rated A+?

The weather report indicates cooler than average temperatures over the three day holiday weekend. But given that it’s the start of the summer season, locals may start thinking about a trip to the beach. To guide your selections, the environmental group Heal the Bay has just issued its annual water report card, and 16 beaches […]

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Musical legacy of Jimmy Coffis, one-time “dean of boys” at Menlo-Atherton High School

If you came of age in Menlo Park or Atherton during the late fifties or 60’s, you likely saw the image (left) more than once or at least you recognize the visage.  For over a decade, James T. Coffis, aka “Big Jim” or “Little Jimmy,” was the dean of boys (they were not yet called […]

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Menlo Park business wins EPA award for technology that protects the environment

A  Menlo Park-based company is among the recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $2.25 million awarded nationwide to 10 small companies supporting the development of new technologies that protect the environment and public health. Membrane Technology and Research Inc. received $375,000 for creating a novel membrane process to utilize dilute methane streams and a […]

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Is a move in Granny the oak tree’s future? http://bit.ly/mtX3aX

Is a move in Granny the oak tree’s future? http://bit.ly/mtX3aX

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About my style: Mikeala Flink

Editor’s note: Do you have a distinct style? Know someone who does? Let us know and you or your friend/colleague/neighbor may be featured on InMenlo – [email protected] As summer excitement starts to kick in, the traditional short shorts and classic A-line skirts are becoming apparent. Menlo-Atherton High School junior Mikaela Flink is one individual who […]

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