Community - December 29, 2010

Briefs: M-A girls frosh-soph basketball team wins tourney

The Menlo-Atherton High School freshman-sophomore girls basketball team defeated Mountain View High School's team in a 34-28 victory in the Mountain View JV girls basketball tournament held Dec. 9-11.

The Menlo-Atherton Bears also won earlier games against Scotts Valley and Presentation High School teams.

Radhika Khatod, Erin LaPorte, Sierra Sheeper, and Katherine Hayse helped lead the Bears to victory, according to team spokesman Brian LaPorte.

Free rides on New Year's Eve

SamTrans buses and Caltrain will both offer free rides on New Year's Eve from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.. SamTrans and Caltrain will also operate on Sunday schedules on New Year's Day.

Visit or call 800-660-4287 for more information on SamTrans.

Visit or call 800-660-4287 for more information on Caltrain.

Music@Menlo's winter series

Music@Menlo's first winter series continues at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, with a program of music for two pianists, at the Menlo-Atherton High School performing arts center, 555 Middlefield Road, in Atherton.

The event will feature three artists, Alessio Bax, Anne-Marie McDermott, and Music@Menlo co-artistic director Wu Han.

The program will include works by Debussy, Rachmaninov and Ravel.

Limited tickets are available at $45 to $50 for general admission, and $20 to $25 for students.

Visit or call 331-0202 to order tickets and get more information.


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