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U.S. crews took home eight medals at World Cup 2 held in Varese, Italy. Among the gold medal winners was Seth Weil from Menlo Park, who competed as part of the men’s four crew, which also included Henrik Rummel (Pittsford, N.Y.), Charlie Cole (New Canaan, Conn.) and Glenn Ochal (Philadelphia, Pa.).

Leading from the start, the U.S. had to fight the entire length of the race with Italy and Canada pushing hard to get past them. The U.S. held ground and won in 5:51.87. Italy was second in 5:52.48 and Canada was third in 5:52.52.

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Menlo Park resident killed crossing the street at intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra

Shortly after  8:00 pm Thursday night (6/18), a vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra Avenue in the City of Menlo Park. Emergency Medical Technicians rendered first aid to the victim, before transporting her to Stanford Hospital where she ultimately succumbed to her injures. The pedestrian has been identified as an 86-year-old Menlo Park resident. […]

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M-A is recipient of 2014-2015 Peninsula Athletic League Commissioner’s Cup

Menlo-Atherton High School won the 2014-2015 Peninsula Athletic League Commissioner’s Cup. Each school in the league is awarded points for how its teams finish in the overall league standings for each varsity sport, and each school is also awarded points for good sportsmanship, while points are taken away for ejections. Writes M-A Athletic Director Steven Kryger: […]

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Hillview School hosts Glow in the Dark Relay for Life fundraiser

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On Friday night, May 15, 2015, Hillview Middle School created a first-time ever event for the American Cancer Society — a Glow in the Dark, three hour Relay for Life walk/party from 9:00 pm to midnight to bring awareness and support to the cure for cancer. The amazing 6th, 7th and 8th grade Hillview students […]

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Art work from Belle Have Elementary School on exhibit through the summer thanks to Art in Action program

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An opening celebration on June 2 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at East Palo Alto Library will kick off a summer-long exhibition of artwork by Art in Action Kindergarten through 2nd grade students from Belle Haven Elementary School in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto Charter School. The exhibition is the culmination of yearlong Art […]

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“Click It or Ticket” campaign runs from May 18 to May 31

Once again, the Atherton Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31, including one of the busiest travel weekends of the year that kicks off the summer season. “Every day, unbuckled […]

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Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park is recipient of Gold Ribbon Schools Award Program

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Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park was among eight San Mateo County middle and high schools awarded this year’s Gold Ribbon Award Program by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. The California Gold Ribbon Schools Award was created to temporarily replace the California Distinguished Schools Program, which is on hiatus while the state transitions […]

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Steve Curl is featured artist in May at Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park

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“Light of the Landscape,” watercolor paintings by Palo Alto artist Steve Curl, is the featured exhibit at the Portola Art Gallery in May. Locally known as the editorial cartoonist for the Palo Alto Daily News, Steve Curl is also a well-established watercolor artist and teacher. His paintings are inspired by his travels throughout California, Colorado, […]

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Esther Baron hosts spring art show on May 2 at Allied Arts Guild

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On Saturday, May 2, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Menlo Park-based artist Esther Baron is holding a spring art show at her gallery at the Allied Arts Guild (75 Arbor Rd.) in Menlo Park. The artist will be in attendance from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. On sale will be Esther’s latest oils, watercolors, color etchings, […]

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Car careens into Marsh Road ditch – traffic alert issued due to road closure

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Update: Marsh Road is re-opened. A single vehicle traveling east on Marsh Road jumped the fence and crashed into the  ditch that runs along the south side of Marsh Road. Atherton Police and the Menlo Park Fire Department are on scene, and have shut down eastbound Marsh Road until the vehicle is removed. Westbound Marsh Road […]

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AYSO Region 109 soccer registration begins on May 1

The registration process is starting for new and returning soccer players in AYSO region 109, serving Menlo Park and Atherton. All players born between August 1, 1996 and January 31, 2011 are welcome to join the 2015 season, which starts in September and runs through the fall. AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) does not require tryouts, […]

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