oaks in Menlo Park

Gray skies brought intermittent showers today, including a quarter-inch of  rain in the hour just after dawn, according to InMenlo weatherman Bill Russ. That brings the year-to-date total to 16.2″ which compares to 12.7″ at the same time last year. The soft light made this tangle of oak limbs on the eponymous Menlo Oaks Drive  glow with subtle color.

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Will a heritage oak impact downtown Menlo’s redevelopment?

Menlo Park’s propensity for all things “oak” has been noted earlier here. And according to Nancy Couperus, a downtown property owner – and founder of the weekly farmer’s market – who has been outspoken during the process to develop  the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan, a heritage oak is in danger of being eliminated if […]

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