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A tough climb behind him, Ross awarded top prize

Ross Fulkerson of Portola Valley is at the peak of his game and he's just 12 years old. But he is also on a path to encounter...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Climbinggurl, on Oct 7, 2014 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 54 Views

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Menlo School football tackles new season with rugby in mind

Long a leader in the evolution of player safety, the Menlo School football team has embraced a method of shoulder-leverage...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by the great American game, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 362 Views

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Back in the saddle

A posse of extreme cowboy racers clearly enjoyed splashing through the water hole on a dusty obstacle course at the Horse...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Extreme Cowgirl, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 306 Views

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Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by tennis watcher, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 778 Views

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Oaks open football season Saturday with a home game

==BI Menlo report == Wade Hawkins took over quarterbacking duties in the third week of last season. The fifth-year senior...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 22, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 497 Views

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Menlo College signs a couple of transfers for sports programs

==BI Oaks roundup == The Menlo College men's soccer program put the finishing touches to their 2014 recruiting class on...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 558 Views

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John Tarlton completes Race Across America

Menlo Park businessman John Tarlton left Oceanside, California, on June 10 around noon, his bicycle headed in an easterly...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 6 comments | 3283 Views

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Menlo Park Legends show grace under fire

I recently attended the SLO Blues vs. Menlo Park Legends baseball game in SLO and want to congratulate the Legends for their...

Original post made by L. Wilson on Jun. 24, 2014
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Girls basketball team wins district title

The California Crush, a third-grade girls basketball team made up of players from Menlo Park and Atherton, recently won...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Delaney Ball, on Jun 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1085 Views

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Bike racer John Tarlton has crossed the Mississippi River

As of about 10:15 a.m. Pacific time, John Tarlton, a Menlo Park businessman who left Oceanside on June 10 in a time-trial-like...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 3641 Views

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Pop Warner Vikings in Peninsula championships

Two Menlo-Atherton Vikings teams face their Redwood City Junior 49ers counterparts Sunday, Nov. 13, at Andrew Hill High in...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Blake Stenstrom, on May 28, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 6 comments | 2433 Views

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Rugby on wheels

The squeal of metal against metal, the smack of rubber against flesh: Murder was in the air as Kentucky hosted the national...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Aggie, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

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Local youth basketball team takes national title

Redwood NJB's 6th Grade All-Net Team qualified for the national tournament in Los Angeles by winning the Silicon Valley title....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Asper, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

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2014 Central Coast Section track and field leaders

==B Boys== ==B 400 -- ==Plante (Menlo-Atherton) 50.12, Wright (Terra Nova) 50.26, Friske (King's Academy) 50.43, Morris...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by S. Wood, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Montgomery calls it a career as a head hoops coach

Former Stanford head coach and longtime Menlo Park resident Mike Montgomery, one of college basketball's all-time winningest...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

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Junior basketball: Local boys win title

With a 42-40 victory over Los Gatos, the Redwood Chapter of the National Junior Basketball League's third- and fourth-grade...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Hoopster, on Mar 23, 2014 at 7:46 am | 2 comments | 1596 Views

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Gymnastics: Menlo Park boys compete in NorCals

The Level 4 & 5 Menlo Park Boys Gymnastics Team competed at the Northern California State Championships in San Luis Obispo...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gymnastics fan, on Mar 19, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

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Memorial service for David Paul Tinsley

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 29, for David Paul Tinsley, who was born and raised in Menlo Park and graduated...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by James W. Keyes, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 295 Views

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Menlo-Atherton has a new head swim coach this season

Prep notes: Just one season after guiding the Menlo-Atherton girls' swim team to a fourth-place finish at the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Feb 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

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Menlo Park: Strife on tennis courts leads to threats, police intervention

Sportsmanship has been in short supply on Menlo Park's tennis courts of late, as clashes over reservations have led to police...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nealon Neighbor, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:19 pm | 14 comments | 10625 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,955 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,772 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,353 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 38 comments | 1,617 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 8 comments | 348 views