Halloween 2013

Don't fly and drive_Halloween 2013Menlo Park photographer Becky Flanagan roamed a few of her neighborhood streets once darkness hit on Halloween, including the much decked out Sherman Avenue (first two photos). The final stop, as it is for many west Menlo residents, was to pause at the corner of Lemon and Oak Dell to hear The Members play their annual Halloween gig,

The Members on Halloween 2013

Photos by Becky Flanagan

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Halloween means it’s time for The Members band to play annual neighborhood gig

What’s become a west Menlo Park Halloween tradition is happening again tonight, the annual band jam by local dads group, The Members. Emails band member Allen Weiner: ” … the Members are playing our 7th annual Halloween block party show on October 31 at Lemon and Oakdell. The line-up of the band — Roger Inman, Scott Wachhorst, […]

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Spotted: Security in place at this trick or treat house!

This tongue-in-check Halloween candy display was spotted in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park.

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Princesses, pumpkins – and more – all on display at University Park’s annual Halloween party

A decades long tradition in the University Park neighborhood of Menlo Park is the annual Halloween party, which was held last Sunday. As has been the custom the last three or four years, families bring apples to make cider. The kids take turn tossing in the apples and turning the press. Everyone gets to sample […]

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Spotted: Spooky front yard in Atherton’s Lindenwood

We admit we haven’t combed every street in Menlo Park and Atherton, and we are well aware that Sherman Avenue in Menlo ranks as one of the most decked out and popular go-to Halloween destinations. That Sherman is just around the corner from Al Stahler’s annual extravaganza – last year he vowed would be his […]

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DUI saturation patrols slated for Halloween in Menlo Park

Officers from the Menlo Park Police Department, San Carlos Bureau of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, and Burlingame Police Department DUI Enforcement Teams are being deployed to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers as part of the San Mateo County STEP program’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. This will include DUI Saturation Patrols on Halloween […]

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Runners don costumes for annual Fleet Feet Menlo Park’s 5K Ghost Run

Lisa Taggart, who owns Fleet Feet Menlo Park along with husband Jim Gothers, sent in some fun photos from the stores annual 5K Ghost Run, which was held yesterday, taken near the finish area in Nealon Park. Photo top shows the costume contest winners (two Star Wars families and Zom-bees) with contest judge Wendy Bell […]

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Spotted: Capt. Jack Sparrow in downtown Menlo Park

Jessica Meeks snapped this photograph of Capt. Jack Sparrow and young friends at the Halloween parade held in downtown Menlo Park yesterday.

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More Menlo Park Halloween Hoopla 2013 Photos!

Ryan Cole, a junior at Menlo-Atherton High School, submitted several more great photos he took at today’s Menlo Park Halloween Parade. Enjoy!

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Menlo Park’s Halloween Hoopla Parade 2013

We were on hand for the start of Menlo Park’s annual Halloween Parade this morning. Here are a few photos I captured with my Fujifilm X100S near the beginning of parade route down Santa Cruz Avenue.

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Wanted: Photos from Menlo Park Halloween parade!

If you’re attending the Halloween parade in downtown Menlo Park tomorrow mornings, we’d love to get some photos of the great ghosts and goblins, prince and princesses. Please send to [email protected] along with name of photographer to be credited. Meanwhile, here are a couple of photos from Menlo Park front yards displaying the Halloween spirit.

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