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Alpine Strikers FC welcomes families back to school and sports at our Family Night on Friday, August 24, 5:00-8:00 pm at Burgess Park.
This event is open to the public and raises money for our soccer club scholarship program. Alpine Strikers offers scholarships for our club teams and is committed to never turning away a player based on financial need.
Fun for all ages with food trucks, jump houses, beat the coach games, soccer obstacle courses, dribbling and shooting challenges, juggling competitions, prizes and more!  More information  is available online.

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2018 Menlo Charity Horse Show is a wrap after six days of competition

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After six days of competition, the 49th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show wrapped up yesterday. InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most, who himself competed in the show in the amateur adult hunter jumper class some years ago, sauntered over to capture some of the action — and activity — over the weekend. On Sunday, the competition […]

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Menlo Park family gets caught up in World Cup fun in St. Petersburg

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Author/chef Donia Bijan and artist Mitchell Johnson, along with their son Luca, watched Iran beat Morocco 1-0 at a World Cup match in St. Petersburg yesterday. Emails Mitchell: “We’re in St. Petersburg for a week, but we just get to see the one game which miraculously Iran won in the last minute. Iran hadn’t won a […]

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Menlo Park “all-in” for Curry – let’s go Dubs!

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Walking around downtown Menlo Park this morning had the look of a Steph Curry fan club. We spotted a half dozen Curry shirts on men and women, young and old. Our favorite is worn by the always friendly man who is part of the Medina Berry booth.  The third-generation family farm is located on 48 […]

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Local Soccer Shots hosting Fun Fest at Nealon Park on June 2

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Emailed James Evans who heads the local chapter of Soccer Shots: “We have a special two-hour free event for local families with young children, celebrating Soccer Shots. It’s our 10th anniversary of serving 25,000 children in the Bay Area since 2008. “The Fun Fest [will be on] Sat, June 2 from 10:00 am to noon at Nealon […]

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Inaugural Jordan Cup Benefit Polo Match held at Menlo Circus Club today

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The inaugural Jordan Cup featured the Stanford Polo Club versus the Cornel Polo Club in a match with proceeds benefiting both teams along with Jasper Ridge Farm. The event, which took place at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton on Sunday, May 20, also included a meet-and-greet with the Farm’s animals, a silent auction, a […]

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M-A boys varsity volleyball team goes undefeated; heads to CCS quarterfinals

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The Menlo-Atherton High School boys varsity volleyball team concluded their regular season with an unprecedented, undefeated record of 28-0. The Bears will continue into post season play and have earned the #3 seed in the upcoming Division I Central Coast Section Quarterfinals. They will host #6 Salinas this Tuesday, May 8, at 7:00 pm at […]

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Menlo Mavens water polo team participates in Senior Games this weekend

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“The best part is we compete against women closer to our age,” explains Peggy Propp as the Menlo Mavens water polo team heads to the Senior Games this weekend in Moraga. The team, which practices two days a week includes women aged 25-65 (top photo) from all walks of life. One player is pregnant with […]

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Spotted: Chevron guys at Sacred Heart Prep golf tourney

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Menlo Chevron owner John Conway (left) and General Manager of the service station, John Polenta, were among the participants at the 20th annual Sacred Heart Prep Golf Tournament held last Monday (4/16) at the Stanford University Golf Course. Menlo Park resident and event organizer Bob Budelli has been instrumental in the growth and success of this […]

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Two M-A grads make the news in sad ways

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Two Menlo-Atherton High School grads, both of whom excelled in their professions, made the news the in the last few days. Craig Rockhold (photo right) was identified as the man who was killed in a Caltrain collision on Saturday night, which Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said appeared to be an intentional act. Craig, who played […]

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Spotted: M-A boys volleyball team visiting 49ers Academy co-ed team

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The M-A Boys Varsity Volleyball team recently visited the 49ers Academy’s co-ed volleyball team of 7th and 8th graders to work on skills development. They brought along new volleyballs, which the donated to the Academy team. Coached by Ron Whitmill, the M-A boys team is a two-time PAL league champ (first time in 2015, co-champ […]

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