Is collecting baseball cards a good hobby for kids?

Editor’s note: David Klein’s summer baseball camps in Menlo Park are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year; they’ll be one more camp next week. For those of you whose kids have attended a Legends baseball camp, you probably recall your child returning home with a handful of faded, vintage baseball cards (primarily from the late […]

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How Menlo Park combats homelessness from a governmental and non-profit perspective

Editor’s note: As it has done in the past, InMenlo is participating in the S. F. Homeless Project  produced by the San Francisco Chronicle, which is again spotlighting the topic in its editorial coverage this week. Menlo Park is fortunate to have one of the of the lowest homelessness rates in San Mateo County. A […]

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Menlo Park dance studio, Captivating Dance by Nona, takes part in national dance competition

This year’s Kids Artistic Revue (KAR), held earlier this month in Anaheim, featured dancers from Menlo Park-based studio Captivating Dance By Nona. The studio walked away with a number of awards, including placing 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the Top Novice Small Group, first in Top Primary Solo 12-14, 1st in the Top Primary Large […]

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Exploring the art and the land at the Djerassi annual open house

Earlier this month, InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most took part in the one day of the year when the Djerassi Program’s Artists’ Barn and private grounds in Woodside are open to the general public. Those who journeyed to the  580-acre ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains were able to meet the current resident artists, walk the […]

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Take a look at this gorgeous orange Oldsmobile 88

We stumbled upon this stunning classic Oldsmobile 88 parked on Santa Cruz Avenue this morning. While the license plate stated “1947” a quick Wikipedia search revealed that the model wasn’t made until 1949. So we’re a bit confused so hoping so car aficionado – or even better the owner – can add some clarity. Here’s […]

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Kings Mountain Vineyards produces great tasting wines cultivated on Woodside estate

On a recent visit to Kings Mountain Vineyards in Woodside we saw the vines in their full leafy glory, stretching both to the sky and across rows to make contact with each other. The latter is intentional explained Kristi Bowers (picture right), the vineyard’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “We have one acre on quadrants. Each […]

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Selby’s brings opulent dining to the Mid-Peninsula with a range of food to please many palates

The highly-anticipated Selby’s restaurant opened this week, the latest — and largest seating-wise — from the Bacchus Management Group, which also operates the Village Pub, Village Bakery and Mayfield Cafe on the Mid-Peninsula. Duly noted is the incredibly opulent decor, tastefully executed down to the curated art and photography on the walls thanks to the […]

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Call it a wrap — Menlo Summerfest 2019

Two days of arts, music, food and fun — aka Menlo Summerfest 2019 — made for an animated downtown this past Saturday and Sunday. InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most was there to capture the action with a focus on the young and young-at-heart. Wondering what’s going on with the man with the strange hat? That’s Greg […]

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Jack Mosbacher brings two musical styles to Menlo Summerfest on Saturday

Jack Mosbacher, who was raised in Woodside and attended Menlo School and Stanford, is the first to admit he loves “a lot of different kinds of music.” “To me, music is what emotions sound like.” he said. “I make music because it makes me feel good to bring joy to people.” He’ll be at Menlo […]

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Maria Fadiman returns to her roots with a story telling performance

Maria Fadiman is returning to her Menlo Park roots in a story telling performance set for August 3. “It’s about about my experience of being a National Geographic Explorer, researching around the world and being a self-proclaimed cool tough person! “Then I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disorder (reaction to mold) and my world collapsed around […]

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Menlo Park teen plays lead role in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Kicking off its summer season of Broadway musicals, Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT) presents the acclaimed film-turned musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Menlo Park-based 10th grader Ria Cuellar-Koh (pictured left, above)  is playing the lead comedic role in this funny and irreverent production that is playing at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts July […]

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