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Menlo Park to reevaluate locking up public tennis courts

Menlo Park, unlike many neighboring cities (with the exception of Atherton), keeps its public tennis courts under lock and...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jack Whitey, on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 4966 Views

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Monarchs escape with five-set CCS volleyball win over M-A

Menlo-Atherton’s girls volleyball season was put on hold Tuesday in a 3-2 loss to Mitty in the Central Coast Section Open...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jo Jo, on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

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Hills residents concerned about spoiling food, cell phone charging in outages

Residents of Portola Valley and Woodside who were to be affected by the PG&E power shutoffs were mostly concerned about food...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
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Renovated Skylonda 'wellness resort' to reopen Nov. 1

A 28-year-old hotel, resort and conference center in the forest along Skyline Boulevard is taking on yet another identity...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Santa Cruz Mountain "Retreats", on Aug 29, 2019 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 760 Views

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Seeking Community Volunteers for the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships (July 31-August 4) at Stanford University.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships this...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on May. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 347 Views

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M-A wrestler voluntarily dismisses lawsuit against coach, school district

A Menlo-Atherton High School student voluntarily dismissed a complaint against the Sequoia Union High School District, district...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Wrestling Parent , on Apr 6, 2019 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 3036 Views

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'Little Free Library' boxes coming to more Menlo Park neighborhoods

The Menlo Park Library is launching a new pilot program to partner with local homeowners to boost residents' access to books....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Misty, on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 4591 Views

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M-A state football title brings school community together

Menlo-Atherton High School had a great week. Former M-A student and lead singer of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by ArdleyA-78, on Dec 21, 2018 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 3036 Views

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Menlo Park soccer team advances to AYSO Section 2 tournament

The Menlo Park U12 Red Bull boys soccer team advanced to this weekend's AYSO Section 2 tournament in Foster City by winning...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

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Hall of Fame San Francisco Giant Willie McCovey of Woodside dies at 80

It probably never crossed Woodside resident and baseball great Willie McCovey's mind that he might not be remembered after...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Nov 7, 2018 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 811 Views

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Local cyclists re-create strenuous Irish ride for 87-year-old fellow rider

Shaun Brennan, at 87 the senior member of the Geezi (they say it's plural for geezer) bike group, was unable to make his...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Tremendous!, on Sep 7, 2018 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 5113 Views

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Update: Teen involved in fatal crash on Skyline Boulevard identified

A teen who was in a fatal car accident on Skyline Boulevard while driving to school on Monday (Aug. 27) has been identified...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 30, 2018 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 9957 Views

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Rick Longyear, M-A teacher and coach, dies at 57

Rick Longyear, a longtime teacher and water sports coach at Menlo-Atherton High School, was of the opinion that extracurricular...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by Katherine Lipps, on Jul 27, 2018 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 7544 Views

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M-A rallies to reach Little League all-star title game

The Menlo-Atherton Little League All-Stars have a number of good luck charms in their dugout -- among them a magic padlock,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Impressed , on Jul 3, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

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Portola Valley: Public invited for coffee with assemblyman, mayor on Friday

The public is invited to bring questions and concerns to a coffee and a chat with Assemblyman Marc Berman and Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jun 27, 2018 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

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New trail opens in La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve

A new six-mile trail is open through the southwest portion of the La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve, a 6,100-acre sanctuary...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by pvrez, on Jan 30, 2018 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 5080 Views

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Panthers get the better of Tigers in girls hoops event

Ila Lane recorded her third consecutive double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds and the Priory girls basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 26, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

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Newton is stepping down as Menlo School football coach

Mark Newton is resigning after 14 years as football coach at Menlo School. A former quarterback at Menlo, Newton has guided...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Dec 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 3506 Views

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Prep report: SH Prep boys hoops coach gains 200th win

Eric DeBrine scored 24 points and the Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball team beat El Camino in a consolation game of the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Dec 5, 2017 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1671 Views

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Kiwanis Club Christmas tree lot is open

The Menlo Park Kiwanis Club has opened its annual Christmas tree lot on the corner of Embarcadero Road and El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Lady Dynesha, on Dec 1, 2017 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2635 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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