fall color in Menlo Park

Connie sent us this photo of liquidambar trees in their beautiful display of Fall color. Interesting to note that this tree is more commonly called sweet gum, although have only heard them referred to as liquidambar here in Menlo Park.

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Chilly start to the morning in Menlo Park

Emailed InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “My low this morning was 31.3 degrees. At 7:25 am, it was 32, plus or minus. Brrr. Maybe someone else has a lower low?” The forecast for the next few days is for daytime temperatures to remain in the high 50s. The chilly temperatures don’t diminish the pleasure of seeing […]

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Spotted: Fall color in Menlo Park

Are other residents noticing that Fall in the form of the changing color of the leaves on Menlo Park’s liquid amber trees is early this year? In 20 plus years, we’ve witnessed the peak around Thanksgiving. And certainly not before Halloween. We’re presuming it’s drought related but if anyone has other explanations, we’re opening to […]

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Spotted: Fall color by the Menlo Park train station

InMenlo co-founder Scott Loftesness snapped this photo today near the Menlo Park train station. It was shot with his iPhone 5, then tweaked in Painteresque and Snapseed, two iPhone apps.

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Spotted: Leaves of gold cover Menlo Park

Breezy conditions had Menlo Park trees raining golden leaves today. This home on Olive St. seemed covered head to toe, rooftop to sidewalk. More gusty wind is forecast for tomorrow, so no need to start the clean up yet!

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More awesome Fall colors on the streets of Menlo

Neddie Barnett sent in a great selection of fall foliage photos taken in and around Menlo Park. Here are two of her best, taken on Laurel St. near Burgess Park. Hard not agree that our streets are at their prettiest now, just in time for Thanksgiving visitors. Photos by Neddie Barnett

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Spotted: Dazzling fall color in Menlo Park

That Friday’s predicted rainfall is actually fairly wimpy precipitation hopefully means that the dazzling red, orange and yellow leaves will stay on the limbs around Menlo Park and Atherton, with no high winds to blow them off. The trio of trees shown here was spotted by Menlo resident Robin Tobias. If you have a tree […]

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Menlo Park shows off fall color to visitors

We received this photo of fall leaves from Judi Hutchinson, who emailed us: “I took this photo on Waverly Court after the rain. The trees are so beautiful all over Menlo.  I live in Malibu and we don’t get the beautiful fall colors. That’s why I always try to get up to my daughters in […]

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