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Menlo-Atherton High School announced its newest inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame on Wednesday. They are:

  • Greg Camarillo (class of 1999): four-year letterman in football who also played basketball; went on to the NFL
  • Kelly Eaton (class of 2006): swimmer and water polo player, earning MVP owners
  • Connie and Owen Hawkins (1989-93): founders of the Booster Club
  • Erica Hayes (class of 2008): basketball player who is playing professionally in Europe
  • Jeremy Mineua (class of 2004): cross country and track, finishing first in the 3200m race at the CCS Championships two years in a row
  • Susan Mohr (2004-present): booster who initiated the Big Bear Run
  • Kitty Moore (1969-2012): parent volunteer/boys soccer who continued to support the sport after her children graduated from M-A
  • Brent Vartan (class of 1994): football, soccer, track and field, excelling at all; played football at Cal
  • Plato Yanicks (1965-1994): coach, cross country/track and field whose teams teams at Alameda, Hillsdale and M-A won a total of 20 boys and girls varsity championships in cross country and track and 29 minor championships
  • 1978 Girls Swim Team: coached by coached by Inez Nagai, will go down in history as the first M-A Girls CCS championship team
  • 1989 Boys Basketball Team: coached by Jeff Klenow, dominated their Peninsula Athletic League opponents during the 1988-89 season, with average margin of victory 25 points

Pictured from left to right are Susan Mohr, Plato Yanicks, Atiba Williams, Erica Hayes, Connie Hawkins

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Menlo Park Municipal District Water activates conservation plan

Responding to the current drought, a new California State mandate requires water suppliers to activate their water conservation plans. In compliance with this law, the Menlo Park City Council activated the existing Menlo Park Municipal Water District Conservation plan. This plan will only affect Menlo Park Municipal Water District customers. Please refer to the interactive […]

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Menlo Park-based USGS issues update on the West Napa earthquake that struck yesterday

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Yesterday at 3:20 an local time, the northern San Francisco Bay Area was struck by the largest earthquake to impact the Bay Area since the 1989 M6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake. Yesterday’s earthquake appears to have ruptured on or just west of mapped traces of the West Napa Fault, the most seismically active of the faults mapped […]

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Exploring planets – A personal retrospective of the first 50 years is USGS lecture on Aug. 28

The free public lecture will be give by USGS Planetary Geologist Michael H. Carr on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 7:00 pm at USGS on Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, Conference Room A, Bldg. 3. Hear stories about: Canyons, volcanoes and floods on Mars Shifting ice floes on Europa’s ocean Perpetual volcanism on Io Rivers of […]

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Cafe Zoë holds annual Willow Oaks School uniform drive – $20 donation buys a uniform

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Cafe Zoë is once again holding its Annual School Uniform Drive. Emails cafe owner Kathleen Daly: “Every year we accept donations to support our effort to stock a closet full of extra uniforms for the schoolchildren at Willow Oaks School on Willow Rd. Uniforms are now required at the school and many families are without the financial […]

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Anna Eshoo launches net neutrality rebranding contest via Reddit

Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-Menlo Park), Ranking Member of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee and open Internet advocate, today launched a contest to rebrand ‘net neutrality’ — the term used to describe the principle of all Internet traffic being created equal and that it should be treated as such. In May, the Federal Communications Commission […]

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Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller talks about Silicon Valley mayors visit to China

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In June 2014, eleven Silicon Valley mayors traveled to China to establish connections with Chinese government and business leaders. The trip’s mission was to facilitate future investment and international trade between China and the Silicon Valley region. Join Mayor Ray Mueller today (8/19) from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers (701 Laurel […]

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ESL conversation group meets every Wednesday at Menlo Park Library

Project Read-Menlo Park has started an ESL Conversation Club. It meets every Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the downstairs meeting room at the Menlo Park Library. The purpose is to give English language leanrs an opportunity to practice their skills in English with other learners aided volunteer facilitators. For more information, contact Elibet Jimenez at 650-330-2525 […]

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Family Fitness Extravaganza debuts in downtown Menlo Park on Aug. 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

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The City of Menlo Park and SBM Fitness are joining together to bring the city’s first Downtown Family Fitness Extravaganza on Wednesday, Aug 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm along Santa Cruz Avenue. The event aims to promote healthy living, while making fitness fun for the whole family. In addition to activities led by individual […]

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Exploring the earth’s space weather is Café Scientifique topic on Aug. 12

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Weather on earth — such as thunderstorms, lightning, humidity, and drought — has a large impact on our everyday existence and is part of our daily conversations. However, there is also “space weather”, which is characterized by numerous phenomena, including hurricane-force winds, large temperature variations, and large-scale storms. Space weather is complicated by the presence […]

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West Nile Virus detected in mosquitos in Menlo Park – fogging scheduled for Aug. 11

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The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMCMVCD) has detected West Nile Virus (WNV) in adult mosquitoes collected on August 6, 2014, from two areas of the 94025 zip code in Menlo Park. In response, the District will conduct truck-mounted mosquito fogging treatment around the detection site, in an effort to prevent human cases […]

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