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Local AYSO girls, boys teams win division titles

The Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Girls under 12 and Boys under 12 soccer teams both won in their respective divisions at the...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 29, 2013 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 3325 Views

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Atherton OKs Little League ballpark plan on 3-2 vote

It took four years, but the Menlo-Atherton Little League has finally won permission to build new facilities on the baseball...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Confused, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 3601 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 | 4704 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 | 3848 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 | 2929 Views

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Volleyball: M-A girls win CCS title 3-1 over Homestead

The top-seeded Menlo-Atherton girls won the second Central Coast Section volleyball title in program history with a 25-22,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by retired teacher, on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

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Ballpark due to open in April

The new Little League field and grandstand in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park should be completed in time to begin games...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Mar 7, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views

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Wednesday: Woodside-Menlo showdown in boys water polo

The Woodside Wildcats varsity boys water polo team will plays its last regular-season game Wednesday, Oct. 28, against the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by FanFan, on Oct 28, 2015 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1585 Views

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SHP, M-A roll to winning tuneups for the CCS playoffs

Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo-Atherton made successful tuneups for the Central Coast Section football playoffs, but Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Bear, on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1500 Views

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M-A's Carlson named CCS Female Scholar-Athlete of Year

Sarah "Sally" Carlson, a senior at Menlo-Atherton High, has been named CCS Female Scholar Athlete of the Year. This is the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by AMY, on Apr 22, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

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Track & field: Miranda breaks Menlo school record

Menlo School sophomore Robert Miranda ran himself into the history book at the Sacramento Meet of Champions on Saturday as...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by scott marconda, on Oct 3, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 993 Views

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#KDtotheBay

Wow. Independence Day for Kevin Durant. Four top 12 players together on the same team. A team where Klay is the 4th best...

Original post made by Confirmed on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by High flier, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 326 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Bears win CCS championship game, 17-0

Talk about saving your best football for last, about saving your best for the most important games of the season. That’s...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2016
Last comment by home boy, on Nov 27, 2016 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1419 Views

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Risk everywhere when bikes, autos share the road

The following letter by Bruce Campbell was published in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: Editor: Sailboats have...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by citizen A, on Feb 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 4443 Views

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So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 3874 Views

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Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 3814 Views

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Do you have experiences with electric cars? Please share them here.

In the May 16 issue of the Almanac, which most homes will receive on Tuesday, May 15, is a story about Chris Paine, who grew...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by TEG, on Sep 16, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 3337 Views

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Portola Valley cyclist struck, killed on Skyline Boulevard

The life of Thomas Colby Maddox came to an untimely end Saturday, July 15, after the Portola Valley resident and cyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by David Nader, on Nov 15, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 4706 Views

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Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place — a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 30, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 3450 Views

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Menlo Park Watch: Downtown block party on Aug. 1

The Connoisseurs' Marketplace has come and gone, but more entertainment is coming to downtown Menlo Park when the city closes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 3463 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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