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Vol. XXIX (2004)

Vol. XXX (2005)

Note: There is no Vol. XXXI

Vol. XXXII (2006)

Vol. XXXIII (2007)

Vol. XXXIV (2008)


The intention of the upper section of this page is to list the contents of each issue of The Gate Post, beginning with the earliest. Each issue is available in PDF format in the lower section. The "View" link in both sections for a given issue points to exactly the same PDF file.

Vol. XXXV (2009

Vol. XXXV, No. 1 - January-March 2009 - View
Chinese New Year Dinner
President's Corner
In Loving Memory Jeanne Ward Bone 1919-2009
California Mission Bells by Tim Goode
Meet Your Board Members: Patty Doherty Hjelm
Menlo Park Firement by Tim Goode

Vol. XXXV, No. 2 - April-June 2009 - View
Mark Your Calendars
President's Corner
Meet Your Board Members: Larry Johnson
Eloise Lancestremere, Now 100 Years Young
Menlo Park Plaque #26, Menlo Park Gates
C'era Una Volta [Once Upon a Time]: 'The Italian Gardeners' by Ester Bugna
German Visitors
In Memoriam: Edna Morey; Carlos Lopez
Recent Acquisitions

Vol. XXXV,  No. 3 - July-September 2009 - View
Scenes from the June Menlo Park Block Party
President's Corner
Meet Your Board Members: Harry Harrison
Memories of Menlo Park During the 40s and 50s by Francis Nooney Albrecht
If You Remember...
Menlo Textiles
A Piece of History: The Ice Cream Social by Tim Goode
National Register of Historical Places by Jim Lewis
Centenarian Celebration by Tim Goode

Vol. XXXV, No. 4 - October-December 2009 - View
Menlo Park Academy of Dance
President's Corner
Menlo Park Goes to the Movies
Meet Your Board Members: Bill Wesloh
Anne DeCarli, Archivist
Our New Archivist: Jennifer McCann

Vol. XXXVI (2010)

Vol. XXXVI, No. 1 - January-March 2010 - View
Annual Chinese Dinner
Keep in Mind
President's Corner
The Chief and the Annual Meeting by Tim Goode
If You Remember
History Museum
Loss of Our Long-Time Friends: Louise Barbour, Rita Walker, Charles Vernon Parker
Echos of the Past

Note: There is no Vol. XXXVI, No. 2

Vol. XXXVI, No. 3S - Supplemental Issue - View
Early Days in Historic Menlo Park (Part I) by Jean Bone

Vol. XXXVI, No. 3 - April-June 2010 - View
President's Corner
A Cordial Invitation from Little House
Meet  Your Board Members: Ester Bugna
A Look Back by Sue Wagstaff
Solve the Mystery, Win a Prize
Early Days in Historic Menlo Park (Part II) by Jean Bone

Vol. XXXVI, No. 4 - July-September 2010 - View
Could This Be the Original Model for the Menlo Gates?
President's Corner
Jim Lewis
Hearst Art Gallery of St. Mary's College
Rachel Bentley: Menlo Park Artist by Tim Goode
Scenes from the Ice Cream Social
If You Remember
A Man of Vision, Charles P. Burgess (Part I) by Lyman Wear

Vol. XXXVI, No. 5 - October-December 2010 - View [note: this issue misprinted as Vol. XXXV]
Halloween Is Coming!!!
Arthur Lloyd To Be Guest Speaker At the Annual Meeting, November 21, 2010
The Italian-American Social Club of Menlo Park: An Interview with Adrian Dioli by Jim Clendenin
Menlo Park Memories
And Finally...
A Man of Vision, Charles P. Burgess (Part II) by Lyman Wear

Vol. XXXVII (2011)

Vol. XXXVII, No. 1 - January-March 2011 - View
The Year of the Rabbit Is Upon Us
Keep in Mind
President's Message
That Time of the Year Again
A Year in Menlo Park (1946-47) by Marilyn Scott
The Woodside Store
Menlo Park Plaques - (#45 Pedestrian Bridge) by James Clendenin
This Year in History
"Camp Fremont Days" excerpt from Centennial Memories, the Story of Las Lomitas, 1904-2004
Upcoming Events

Vol. XXXVII, No. 2 - April-June 2011 - View
Another Time
President's Message
Happy Diners at the Chinese Dinner
Last Reminder
MPHA Plaque #26 - Honoring Oliver and McGlynn  by Jym Clendenin
A Time to Explore Local History
Meet Your Board - Gil Workman

Vol. XXXVII, No. 3 - July-September 2011 - View - [note: this issue misprinted as No. 5]
Forty Years Young and Still Going
President's Message
Meet Your Board - James E. (Jym) Clendenin
Special Boy's Day
Guild Theatre by Linda Hubbard Gulker

Vol. XXXVII, No. 3S - Supplemental Issue - View
The Clarence Kavanaugh Ice Cream Social
A Bit of Americana by Lydia Dioli Cooper

Vol. XXXVII, No. 4 - October-December 2011 - View - [note: this issue misprinted as No. 5]
Let Us Not Forget Veterans Day
President's Message
MPHA Plaque #22 - Station Hill (a sculpture) by Jym Clendenin
"Flying Was Extremely Difficult and Dangerous and More So, It Was Very Unusual" by Lydia Dioli Cooper
Camp Fremont Park by Lydia Dioli Cooper
Odds and Ends

Vol. XXXVIII (2012)

Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1 - January-March 2012 -View
The Year of the Dragon
President's Message
Odds and Ends
Meet Your Board Member - Tom Carter
The Wild and Wooly Days of Menlo by Lydia Dioli Cooper
Menlo Park Plaque #46 - Jack W. Lyle Park by Jym Clendenin
Angelo's Ranch

Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2 - Supplemental Issue - View
Photos from annual MPHA Chinese Dinner
John Murray, the Stanford Dairy, and Why There is a Jog in Avy Avenue by Jesse Arnold

Vol. XXXVIII, No. 3 - April-June 2012 - View
Haunted House in Menlo Park?
President's Message
There Is a Heaven for Volunteers
Discoveries Hidden in the Inner Sanctum of MPHA
Growing Up in Menlo Park in the 1970s &1980s by Patty Albrecht Amodeo
A Tribute to a Lovely Lady: Eloise Lancestremere by Tim Goode
Menlo Park Plaque #47 - Water Tank by Jym Clendenin

Vol. XXXVIII, No. 4 - Supplemental, 2012 - View
Memorial Day
A Tribute by George Carr
We Shall Keep the Faith by Moina Michael (November, 1918)

Vol XXXVIII, No. 5 - July-September 2012 - View
Recognition Well Deserved
President's Message
Menlo Park Plaque #48 - Clock Tower
June Events Bring Members and Friends Together
Wonderful Memories of Growing Up in Menlo Park by Marion Gilbert Compston
Book Takes Caltrain Riders Back in Time by Jim Clifford
Jym Clendenin on previous article "Why There is a Jog in Avy Avenue"
Guido Budelli on how the Camp Fremont plaque originally was on what is now Live Oak Ave

Vol XXXVIII.6 - October-December 2012 - View
Menlo Plaque #17 - Raoul! Where are you? by Jym Clendenin
President's Message
Be Sure to Mark Those Calendars
The Long Story Behind a Short Street by Jesse Arnold
John Arnold on Wonderful Memories of Growing Up in Menlo Park (Jul-Sep 2012 issue)
Did you know that Viola Odovata is the official flower of Menlo Park?
Thing to do

Vol XXXVIII.7 - December 2012 - View
Our History
Membership Roster - 2012

Vol. XXXIX (2013)

Vol. XXXIX.1 - January-March 2013 - View
Annual Dinner in Honor of Jean Bone
President's Message
Menlo Park Host Lions Club History by Gail Gavello
The IRELAND IN MENLO PARK Visit by Gil Workman
Menlo Park Plaque No. 15 by Jym Clendenin
Diane Lovegrove Bader, Menlo Park Memories, A Memoir from the 1940s
Archival News

Vol. XXXIX.2 - April-June 2013 - View
An Evening Dedicated to Jeanne Bone
President's Message
Highlights of the Board Meeting in March
A Pioneer Menlo Park Family by Lydia Dioli Cooper

Vol. XXXIX.3 - Supplemental Issue - View
Camp Fremont: How Menlo Park Did Its Part in the Great War by Barbara Wilcox

Vol. XXXIX.4 - July-September 2013 - View
Nursery Aspect of the Hopkins Estate by Julie Cain

Vol. XXXIX.5 - October-December 2013 - View
Caltrain and the Peninsula Commute Service
Message from the Board
Menlo Park Plaque No. 13 (honoring Fire Chief Thomas F. Cuff) by Jym Clendenin
Frank Long: Menlo Park's First Chinese American Auto Mechanic by Jesse Arnold
Two Menlos (to develop a friendship relation between Menlo Park and Galway City, Ireland)

Vol. XXXX (2014)

Vol. XXXX.1 - January-March 2014 - View
Annual Meeting & Speaker End Year on a High Note for MPHA
Presidents Message
Menlo Memories (Tom Kearney)
How Many Wagons Were There? by Tim Goode
Menlo Park Plaque No. 14 (recognizing Donald E. Johnson's 35 years of service) by Jym Clendenin
Why MPHA Chose the Menlo Gates As Its Logo by Jeanne Bone

Vol. XXXX.1 - January-March 2014 - View 

         President's Message
         Annual Dinner
         Menlo Memories by Laura Dashbach Pitchford


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Ċ XXXIX.1.pdf
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Jan-Mar 2013  1264k v. 1 Feb 4, 2013, 3:36 PM Jym Clendenin
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Apr-Jun 2013  1277k v. 1 Apr 9, 2013, 5:16 PM Jym Clendenin
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Supplemental Issue  1037k v. 1 May 10, 2013, 10:04 PM Jym Clendenin
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Jul-Sep 2013  2859k v. 1 Jul 1, 2013, 8:45 AM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXIX.5.pdf
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Oct-Dec 2013  9191k v. 1 Sep 19, 2013, 10:35 AM Jym Clendenin
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Jan-Mar 2009  234k v. 1 Dec 9, 2012, 4:06 PM Jym Clendenin
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Apr-Jun 2009  817k v. 2 Aug 16, 2012, 9:37 AM Jym Clendenin
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Jul-Sep 2009  1704k v. 1 Dec 9, 2012, 4:06 PM Jym Clendenin
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Oct-Dec 2009  752k v. 1 Nov 14, 2010, 9:45 PM Jym Clendenin
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Jan-Mar 2010  910k v. 1 Dec 9, 2012, 4:28 PM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXVI.3.pdf
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Apr-Jun 2010  1049k v. 2 Mar 19, 2012, 5:31 PM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXVI.3S.pdf
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Supplemental Issue  933k v. 2 Nov 9, 2011, 4:43 PM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXVI.4.pdf
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Jul-Sep 2010  1343k v. 3 Nov 15, 2010, 5:21 PM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXVI.5.pdf
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Oct-Dec 2010  838k v. 1 Nov 14, 2010, 9:46 PM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXVII.1.pdf
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Jan-Mar 2011  1595k v. 1 Jan 27, 2011, 9:36 AM Jym Clendenin
Ċ XXXVII.2.pdf
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Apr-Jun 2011  687k v. 2 Apr 27, 2011, 6:16 PM Jym Clendenin
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Jul-Sep 2011  727k v. 1 Jul 16, 2011, 4:13 PM Jym Clendenin
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Supplemental Issue  338k v. 4 Nov 9, 2011, 11:26 AM Jym Clendenin
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Oct-Dec 2011  663k v. 1 Nov 6, 2011, 3:40 PM Jym Clendenin
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Jan - Mar 2012  975k v. 2 Feb 9, 2012, 11:08 AM Jym Clendenin
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Supplemental Issue  804k v. 2 Mar 13, 2012, 3:28 PM Jym Clendenin
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Apr-Jun 2012  872k v. 2 Apr 20, 2012, 9:56 AM Jym Clendenin
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Supplemental, 2012  439k v. 3 Jun 2, 2012, 9:43 AM Jym Clendenin
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Jul-Sep 2012  1604k v. 2 Jul 23, 2012, 9:16 AM Jym Clendenin
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Oct-Dec 2012  1092k v. 1 Sep 28, 2012, 4:33 PM Jym Clendenin
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Dec 2012  527k v. 1 Dec 30, 2012, 12:39 PM Jym Clendenin
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Jan-Mar 2014  1036k v. 1 Apr 1, 2014, 11:08 AM Jym Clendenin
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Apr-Jun 2014  977k v. 1 Apr 1, 2014, 10:42 AM Jym Clendenin