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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Stop teaching kids to terrify pigs

The annual Woodside pig scramble allows children to chase and catch piglets, all in the name of "fun" and "entertainment,"...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 5, 2017 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cover story: Volunteers support students 'where they are'

All Students Matter, which started in 2008 with a group of local moms and a couple dozen of their friends,has now grown to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Michelle Swenson, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth mental health clinic opens in Menlo Park

More than four months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a youth mental health center, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by LCCRuns, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 780 Views

SPORTS

Post your memories of Jerry Rice's playing days

49er legend Jerry Rice of Atherton will be signing his new book, "Go Long! My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame," at Kepler's...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Teresa, on Nov 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 4290 Views

SPORTS

Coaches disrespectful to umpires

During a little game at La Entrada last night, the coaches of one on the teams repeatedly bullied the umpires of the game....

Original post made by little league parent on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hey batter, on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 4141 Views

SPORTS

Karl Cook, 16, wins gold at show jumping event

At age 16, Karl Cook of Woodside is one of the youngest riders to win top honors in a prestigious riding event on the East...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by ann chang, on Nov 5, 2007 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 4750 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 3962 Views

SPORTS

2007-08 GIRLS' WINTER ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

<B>BASKETBALL ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION</B> <pstyle:agate><CharStyle:inlinebold>Most Valuable Player: <CharStyle:>Deanna...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Morgan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 5740 Views

SPORTS

Underdog all-stars win National Junior Basketball title

<I>This story was posted in the Sports category of Town Square by Brad Koenig.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4136...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Josie Rouser, on Jul 23, 2008 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 5060 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States &#8212; based on points earned in U.S. competitions &#8212;...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 4354 Views

SPORTS

Two local vaulters place first and second in national competition

Usually, finishing second in a national championship competition is at least good enough to earn the title of best in state....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by no name, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 3599 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Ref calls foul on beer and sports

I have been a soccer and baseball official for over 40 years and cannot fathom the logic put forth in your article last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. Lovejoy, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 3989 Views

SPORTS

Mike’s Café Wins 2009 M-A Little League Majors Division

Mike’s Café won a hard fought game 11-10 vs. Draeger’s to capture the 2009 Menlo-Atherton Little League Majors championship...

Original post made by michael kardos on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Vincent Santoscoy, on Jun 18, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 4602 Views

SPORTS

Bulls win M-A Little League AAA Division

The Bulls defeated the Scappers, 14-1, on June 7 to secure the 2009 Menlo-Atherton Little League AAA championship at Tom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Vincent Santoscoy, on Jun 18, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 3951 Views

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Big dreams for summer baseball

David Klein, a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, is trying to make amateur summer baseball a Menlo Park institution....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Paly George, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 3595 Views

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Vikings Pop Warner football report

The Menlo-Atherton Vikings of the Pop Warner football league played the Berkley Jr. Bears in the fourth week of the season...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 3261 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of changes for 2009 prep football season

The 2009 high school football season will find a new team in the area and a handful of changes when things officially get...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 3356 Views

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Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

Menlo-Atherton's Nils Gilbertson shut out the potent St. Francis lineup over the first five innings, scattering five hits...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by former M-A parent, on May 20, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 3962 Views

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Tara VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball:== While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford sideline,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Runbikr, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 4170 Views

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Girls soccer team wins AYSO area championship

The Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Girls (under 19) team recently won the AYSO Silicon Valley Area Championship. This area covers...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by mayso, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 4210 Views
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