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Exhibit of photographer Neal Menschel’s work is on display at Freewheel Brewing Company

For as long as he can remember, photographer Neal Menschel has had an enduring and keen interest in telling the stories of others and giving a voice to those in the world who have no way of being heard. His exhibit at the Freewheel Brewing Company is an example of that philosophy. The Chords of Labor project began […]

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Celebration of InMenlo photographers at Scott Kline’s photo exhibit at Café Zoë

It was “all hands on deck” as InMenlo’s very talented photographers gathered at Café Zoë in Menlo Park this evening to salute photographer Scott Kline, whose photographs are on exhibit  through the end of May. In addition to solo portraits, Scott did a collage (of sorts) of the hundred or so photos he’s taken for InMenlo […]

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Joel Simon combines passion for photography and the sea

In Joel Simon’s opinion, photography is “a benign and intriguing tool for people to explore their interests and passions.” That’s certainly been true in his life. The Menlo Park resident, who’s been a free lance photographer for four decades and who’s taught photography classes for the last five years as part of Stanford’s continuing education […]

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Mark Tuschman uses photography to communicate in a socially-conscious way

In Menlo Park-based photographer Mark Tuschman’s view “being female is dangerous to your health,” at least in developing countries. Over the course of his career, he’s photographed women, often with their children, and this year he’s working on publishing a book of his work — Women on the Edge: Intimate Portraits of Courage and Dignity, a project […]

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Trip to Cuba fuels graphic artist Ann Eddington’s interest in photography

For years, Ann Eddington has been a graphic artist, doing mainly print projects for corporate clients (the last three years out of a studio in her Menlo Park home). She also makes fused glass jewelry in her garage. So, it’s clear that Ann has the creativity gene. But, it was an online software class that […]

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Cesar Chavez Academy students discover photography with support of HP and Citizen School

Thirteen middle school students from Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto spent 10 weeks this fall working with volunteers from Hewlett Packard and staff from Citizen Schools to discover photography. For most students this was their first experience holding a camera, conducting photo shoots and working with professional photographers. The resulting photographs were displayed […]

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Hunting down the long gone Searles Fine Food on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park

Where Harvest Furniture is now (639 Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park) was once Searles Fine Foods. Frequent InMenlo contributor Jym Clenandin, who is also a member of the Menlo Park Historical Association, did some digging: “The photo I found has a pencil notation ‘about 1960’ on the back, but the cars look like the […]

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Photographs on InMenlo

We want to thank our great group of contributing photographers who include Laura Hamilton, Frances Freyberg, Scott R. Kline, and Irene Searles. InMenlo photographs are protected by copyright. Photographs published on InMenlo — or are taken as part of an InMenlo assignment/photo shoot — can not be used in any form without permission. Our contributing photographers negotiate […]

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Michelle DeWolf’s aim is to get people to stick to their healthy New Year’s resolutions

For Menlo Park resident Michelle DeWolf, what started as a volunteer project teaching cooking classes at Oak Knoll School  morphed first into cooking classes and party planning for kids and parents, and, more recently, health and wellness coaching. And it’s all under the umbrella of The Festive Table. “This is what I was born to […]

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Breaking news: Caltrain evacuated at Menlo Park train station due to concern about suspicious luggage

UPDATE: We just talked with Tasha Bartholomew, Communications officer for Caltrain. She told us that the bags in question belonged to a couple who was set to board the train in Redwood City. They needed to get money from the ATM and left the bags on the platform, thinking no one would bother what they described as “bags […]

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New name – LifeMoves – but same mission for InnVision Shelter Network

As of today, InnVision Shelter Network has a new name — LifeMoves. But the mission of the nonprofit organization stays the same, according to CEO Bruce Ives. The name change, Bruce says, is the culmination of a yearlong planning and development process funded by a private grant that began before his arrival last Spring. When the two […]

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