February 2012

Suzanne Legallet finds inspiration at Filoli

For the past 34 years, Suzanne Legallet has been making the drive from her Atherton home to Filoli at least once a month, often more. That’s how long she’s been volunteering as a docent — and contributing in multiple ways to make the visitor experience the best it can be. “I believe I’m in the […]

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Can you help locate a “missing” Rolls Royce?

Editor’s note: We are often surprised that InMenlo’s reach extends not only beyond our community but well beyond California and the U.S. Yes, “search” is a powerful tool. This inquiry comes from a man who lives in the U.K. and, having every reason to believe it’s genuine, we are posting it just in case someone […]

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MP City Council member Andy Cohen enters race for SMC Bd of Supervisors: http://…

MP City Council member Andy Cohen enters race for SMC Bd of Supervisors: http://t.co/wZTz7f8c

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Charleston Pierce draws from his modeling experience as producer of M-A’s fashion show

Charleston Pierce, this year’s producer of the M-A PTA’s fashion show, which debuts on Saturday, calls it “theatrical fashion.” “My philosophy is that models are actors,” he said, sitting on the stage before rehearsal at the M-A Performing Arts Center. “It’s their show, and I want them to be able to show off their personalities.” […]

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Atherton resident Sarah Mummah named 2012 Gates Cambridge scholar

Atherton resident Sarah Mummah is one of 40 Americans recently selected as 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholars. Sarah is the executive director of DreamCatchers, a nonprofit she founded as a Stanford undergraduate in 2008 that aims to build an effective after school model for improving the health and education outcomes of low-income middle school students. DreamCatcher’s […]

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Teen Book Club kicks off on Feb. 25

The winter/spring Teen Book Club kicks off at the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. At this meeting, you’ll get acquainted and decide which of the two book clubs you want to join. Participants will meet again on Saturday, March 24 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm after they have […]

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Ben Horowitz: Silicon Valley’s most famous VC rapper – http://t.co/w2S1DXKT

Ben Horowitz: Silicon Valley’s most famous VC rapper – http://t.co/w2S1DXKT

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Spotted: West Menlo’s most industrious Girl Scouts

The duo that was spotted last week pulling a wagon door-to-door selling Girl Scout cookies was spotted on a street corner in a West Menlo neighbohood, having set up shop. If it seems like it’s early for Girl Scout cookies, that’s because there are no pre-orders this year, just actual sales. The newest cookie is […]

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Winter showers, spring flowers

Surprisingly, .1″ in my gauges this morning from the overnight rain. My season-to-date total is now 5″. This date a year ago we were at 13.25″, following several days of heavy rain. Photo by Linda Hubbard Gulker

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Jane Baxter, Au.D.: Helping people hear well

That both her father and grandfather were ear, nose and throat doctors had nothing to do with Jane Baxter getting interested in treating hearing loss and becoming a Doctor of Audiology. “I was a development psychology major at UCSB and had never heard of audiologists,” she says. “Then, one of my professors asked for two […]

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Former racer Matt Barkley offers cyclists high-end road bikes at Red Lantern Cycles

Red Lantern Cycles is the newest bike shop in Menlo Park. Owner Matt Barkley raced his bike full time for a number of years before turning his hand to opening and running bike shops on the East and West Coasts. In his latest endeavor, Red Lantern Cycles opened its doors for business a couple of […]

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