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Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day on May 14.

"George loved it," the mayor said. "We rode bikes to one place and they fed us bagels and we rode to another place and ate bananas. I think he wants to do this every day."

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Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

Uploaded: Fri, May 22, 2015, 6:14 pm

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day on May 14.

"George loved it," the mayor said. "We rode bikes to one place and they fed us bagels and we rode to another place and ate bananas. I think he wants to do this every day."

Comments

ho hum
Menlo Park: other
on May 26, 2015 at 10:52 am
ho hum, Menlo Park: other
on May 26, 2015 at 10:52 am
4 people like this

Where does the Mayor work again? I thought she didn't have a job besides her part time volunteer work as Mayor. Glad she had fun eating bananas with her son while the rest of us actually participated in bike to work day and rode bikes to the office in traffic. Bet she vetos bikes on El Camino. Too bad the reporter couldn't ask about that instead of creating this puff pr piece.


parent
Menlo Park: Downtown
on May 26, 2015 at 7:04 pm
parent, Menlo Park: Downtown
on May 26, 2015 at 7:04 pm
4 people like this

The whole point of Bike To Work Day is to encourage people to start biking to work regularly (not necessarily every day, but more than once a year). I'm glad that the Mayor's is encouraging her son to take up the challenge. Streets near schools are generally safer for bicyclists than the streets near city hall (Ravenswood & Alma).


Get real
Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on May 29, 2015 at 3:30 pm
Get real, Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on May 29, 2015 at 3:30 pm
7 people like this

Ho Hum,

No one appreciates your mysoginistic attacks on our mayor. She was a very successful business woman in the Far East and was rewarded for her business acumen, her prudent risk taking, and making piles of money due to her brilliance in prosecuting profitable opportunities where others didn't. So what if she does not have to work a full time job now. She had vision and made her nut and no one should begrudge her for her success. Besides she has a lot of time to devote to being mayor.

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