Valentine’s Day in Menlo Park

Our nomination for the house with the most Valentines Day spirit in Menlo Park goes to this dwelling on the Alameda near Cedar. What a cheery sight, all those hearts on a Magnolia tree with some blooms but otherwise barren.

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2017

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Willows neighborhood continues to demonstrate “it takes a village”

We heard about this Valentines Day effort from Kathleen Daly, the owner of Willows neighborhood gathering place Cafe Zoe, who’d received this email from Theresa Fox some weeks in advance of the holiday: “My name’s Theresa; I’m a Willows resident, mom of two boys, and Menlo Park teacher. I drop by your lovely cafe a […]

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Spotted: Oak tree decked out for Valentine’s Day

Robin Tobias spotted this oak with a carved Valentine’s Day heart while out on a run in Atherton. If you see some fun decorations or are involved in Valentine’s Day festivities, we’d love to get photos and/or hear more about the event. Send to [email protected] Thanks!

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Menlo residents wave the flag for Valentines

Menlo Park residents are fond of displaying fun, seasonal flags, and Valentine’s Day is clearly on their radar. For cynics who think Valentine’s Day is “just another Hallmark holiday,” a quick look at the history reveals that the blame (or thanks!) goes a lot further back with early Christians, a captive French Duke, and the […]

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