Neighborhoods

It’s party time, thanks to The Members, on Halloween in Stanford Oaks neighborhood

The wine and beer flowed freely amidst the sounds of classic rock as The Members held their 12th annual performance at the corner of Lemon and Oak Dell in the Stanford Oaks neighborhood. As always, a great way to cap off Halloween in Menlo Park! Photos by Linda Hubbard (c) 2018

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Menlo Oaks neighborhood shows it knows how to have fun on Halloween

Emails Menlo Oaks resident Judy Horst: “Lots of music and trick or treaters! We had several haunted houses, pit stops and wine bars. This thing is getting bigger every year!” A band called Band Sanitizer, comprised of seven high school students, five from M-A, and two from D-tech, provided the soundtrack. Judy supplied InMenlo with […]

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Spotted: Preparation for Halloween “Fortnite Dance Battle” in Ladera

Emails Ladera resident and InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Hamilton: “The Watten family of Ladera has always made Halloween a big production. “This year Drake Watten (Dad) convinced his kids to have a ‘Fortnite Dance Battle.’ Fortnite is a popular video game that incorporates character dancing. “[Their house on W. Florestra has been outfitted] with a […]

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Ron Snow plans University Park Halloween event – for the last time, he says

The University Park neighborhood of Menlo Park held its annual Halloween event yesterday (Oct 28). As always, it was organized by Ron Snow (pictured right). “This has been a long standing tradition in the neighborhood and is a fun and casual social event appreciated by everyone — part of what makes our neighborhood so engaged […]

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Menlo Oaks first neighborhood-wide yard sale a big success

More than 20 driveways and yards in the Menlo Oaks neighborhood were filled with items for sale and for free in the community’s first annual yard sale. Sponsored by Menlo Oaks District Association (MODA), the yard sale spanned 10 streets, including Menlo Oaks Drive, Berkeley Avenue, Colby Avenue, Peninsula Way, Arlington Way, Madison Way and […]

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Menlo Oaks neighborhood-wide yard sale set for Saturday, Sept. 15

Menlo Oaks is holding a neighborhood-wide yard sale on Saturday, September 15  from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Driveways and yards for 20-30 homes in Menlo Oaks will be filled with items for sale — and for free — in the neighborhoods’s first annual yard sale. Sponsored by Menlo Oaks District Association (MODA), the yard […]

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Spotted: Bench held up by shadows in Sharon Heights

InMenlo contributing photographer Irene Searles was on a walk in the Sharon Heights neighborhood of Menlo Park when she came upon this bench with shadows holding it up!

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Black History Month Luncheon & Gospel Fest set for Feb. 23 at Menlo Park Senior Center

The Menlo Park Senior Center, at 110 Terminal Avenue, will host its 18th Annual Black History Month Luncheon and Gospel Fest on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Enjoy heart-warming Gospel music, dance by Soul Line Dancers, poetry readings, and a delicious home cooked meal. There is a $10 entry fee […]

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Visiting the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula at Belle Haven School in Menlo Park

To close the opportunity gap for students in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park, the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula (BGCP) expanded learning time programs in close partnership with Belle Haven School and Ravenswood City School District, sharing facilities, curricula, data, and staff training to deliver academic and social interventions. The BGCP program […]

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Turn restrictions coming to Willows neighborhood in Menlo Park on Monday

On Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, the following turn restrictions will be installed within the Willows neighborhood (purple section on map): No right turns from Chester, Durham & O’Keefe to Willow Road, 3:00 to 7:00 pm weekdays (except SamTrans and school buses) No left turns from Woodland to Baywood, 3:00 to 7:00 pm weekdays These restrictions […]

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Community meeting on MidPen Housing project set for Dec. 6

Mayor Kirsten Keith and MidPen Housing are hosting a community meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, to solicit community input on MidPen’s 1283 Willow Road and 335 Pierce Street properties. The meeting will be held at the Menlo Park Senior Center located at 110 Terminal Avenue. The City is conducting extensive outreach to ensure that residents […]

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