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Daryl and D_Tour de MenloStaying at pace with last year’s record number of riders, 524 cyclists took part in the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride today. Whether they chose 35-. 45- or 65-miles, riders started and ended at Menlo-Atherton High School where they enjoyed a BBQ lunch provided by Lutticken’s.

Local riders included Kathy Gilles (top) who did the 45-mile ride and Dennis Nugent (far right) who was joined by his good friend from college days, Modesto resident Darrell Champion. They completed the 65-mile course.

The Tour de Menlo is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation and the Almanac. Proceeds support Rotary scholarships, other Foundation projects, and the Almanac’s Holiday Fund drive.

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Oasis team wins Men’s Softball D League in Menlo Park

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The Oasis team was the winner of this year’s Men’s Softball D League in Menlo Park, a program of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The D League is made up of intermediate to competitive players — most have played organized ball from Little League to high school with a few having competed in college. The season is 10 […]

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Sights seen at Menlo Charity Horse Show, which wraps up today with three $10,000 events

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Today is the last day of the 45th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, which kicked off on August 4. InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Hamilton stopped by mid-week to capture some of the action. We feature a number of her photos. The Sunday events kick off at 7:30 am with the last event of the day — […]

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Steve Young keynotes community-based concussion conference on Aug. 18 at Menlo School

Parents, coaches, students and educators are invited to a free, community-based concussion conference to learn about the latest evaluation and management of mild traumatic brain injuries in youth sports. The event will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Aug. 18 at Menlo School’s Athletic Center. Space is limited, please RSVP. The conference is hosted by Menlo Sports […]

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Catching up with Menlo Charity Horse Show founding committee member Nancy Robinson

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Nancy Robinson smiles when people ask her how long she thinks she’ll be involved with horses. “Guess they don’t understand that once you’re hooked it’s a lifetime thing!” she says. Nancy’s “hook” was visiting an uncle’s farm each summer in Missouri. She rode there and later began a show career that lasted until 2007. But […]

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4th grade girls basketball team from Menlo Park shines on national stage

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Last Sunday (July 26) the CA CRUSH TNT, a 4th grade girls basketball team from Menlo Park, was crowned National Runner-up Champions (second in the nation) at the AAU 4th Grade Girls National Championships held in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. The team is comprised of girls who go to Oak Knoll, Encinal, La Entrada and Phillips […]

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Menlo Park native KK Clark scores gold as member of USA Women’s Senior National Water Polo team

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KK Clark is now traveling around the world as a member of USA Women’s Senior National Water Polo team. But she got her start swimming in Menlo Park, where she grew up. And her Menlo Park aunt and uncle, Marybeth and Chris Dorst, have some impressive swimming resumes themselves: Marybeth was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic […]

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Former Menlo Park Legends get drafted by Major League Baseball teams

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As the current Menlo Park Legends team is in the midst of this season, former players are about to start their own in the big leagues. Five former Legends have recently been drafted into Major League Baseball. They all showed great potential for professional baseball while they played summer ball with the Legends. After the […]

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Menlo Park Kids Triathlon set for July 11 at Burgess Park

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Join the fun on July 11th and have your child, age 5 through 14, participate in the Menlo Park Kids Triathlon. This event provides a safe and fun environment for kids to compete in a triathlon with kids their same age. The triathlon takes place at Burgess Park. Between 300 and 400 participants are expected […]

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Dutch Goose is the place to watch U.S. women take on Japan in World Cup Final on July 5

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Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bryson is organizing another no-host soccer watch party on Sunday, July 5, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm when the U.S. takes on Japan in the World Cup Final. Location is the Dutch Goose (Alameda and Avy) in Menlo Park. The U.S. team beat Germany to advance to the final match.

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Menlo Charity Horse Show committee selects artist for the event’s 45th anniversary

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Members of the Menlo Charity Horse Show Committee announced that Heather Theurer of Las Vegas will be the Official Artist for the 45th anniversary of the nationally-honored equestrian competition. Ms. Theurer’s work, titled Equus Series l:ll, is painted in oils on board, in the tradition of the Renaissance Masters with upwards of 20 layers of glazing. […]

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