InMenlo’s most read posts in 2013 – #1-10

by Linda Hubbard on January 1, 2014

Happy new year! We complete our review of the posts that caught the most reader attention in 2013, looking at number one through ten.

1. Community support sought to defray Jose Felix Mayen funeral costs

A tragedy — M-A grad Jose Felix Mayen being stuck by a car on the San Mateo Bridge — brings an outpouring of community support, and comfort for his family.

2.  Automobile careens onto sidewalk near Walgreen’s in downtown Menlo Park injuring two children

Both of the Oak Knoll School boys recovered from their injuries, one more slowly than the other.

Scott_Fuji shoot

3. Photo Explorations with the new Fujifilm X-E2 Camera

InMenlo co-founder and photographer Scott Loftesness talked about how he got acquainted with his new camera. Sharon Park (top) and a street scene from San Francisco (above) are two examples.

4. A few great memories from photography explorations in 2013 

This popular end-of-the-year post proved that Scott Loftesness has a lot of followers.

5. Eichler homes to be built again – first since 1973

That this post proved popular has us wondering if it’s because locals love or detest the iconic home architecture.

Burning Man 2013

6. Photographer Scott R. Kline takes us on a tour of Burning Man 2013

InMenlo contributing photographer Scoot R. Kline once again chronicles his stay at Burning Man with readers.

7. Oprah Winfrey interviews Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at Menlo Park’s Flea Street Cafe 

Two of Menlo Park’s smartest women meet up with another who hails from Chicago.

Bita Daryabari8. Bita Daryabari works to better lives of Iranian immigrants through the Pars Equality Center

The successful entrepreneur (right) works to make the American Dream a promise fulfilled for others.

9. Celebration of Menlo Park resident Steve Farnworth’s life scheduled for August 11

Sometimes the news isn’t good, such as the sudden passing of this Menlo Park resident.

10. English-style, cask-conditioned ales come to the Peninsula with opening of Freewheel Brewing Company

Brewery ConstructionWhen three Menlo Park dads —with the help of an Englishman — opened up a local brew pub  residents took notice.

Top two photos by Scott Loftesness; photo of Burning Man and Bita Daryabari by Scott R Kline: photo of Freewheel Brewing Company owners by Irene Searles


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