Who remembers the A&W Root Bear?

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on June 4, 2019

Emails Steve Golden: “Great nostalgia in your piece on A&W [in Menlo Park].

“I showed it to a friend, Jeff Gaffney, who grew up in Atherton. Not only did he remember fondly, but he worked there. As the bear mascot, e.g. the A&W Root Bear!

“He said Ray Bartles was on his paper route, and eventually gave him the job at A&W.”

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Brad Robertson June 4, 2019 at 5:58 pm

The A&W Bear is holding the infant M-A Bear. Pappa Burgers !

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Deborah June 8, 2019 at 1:36 pm

I was a carhop there all thru high school. Made $1.35/Hour in 1968 and never worked harder in my life !

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