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Cal Bears invade Stanford Cardinal terrority

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It’s a beautiful afternoon for a football game, making it an even bigger shame that the Big Game is being played today at 7:30 pm. Possibly more frustrating to Cardinal fans, this is the fifth out of six home games that have been played at night. Touring a couple of Menlo Park neighborhoods, we found plenty of […]

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SHP tight end Andrew Daschbach selected 49ers High School Player of the Week

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Atherton resident Andrew Daschbach, who attends Sacred Heart Prep, was chosen as the 49ers High School Player for week nine. The senior tight end for the Gators had a record-breaking performance in a big win over the Burlingame Panthers. SHP beat Burlingame 42-33 to keep their PAL Bay Division championship dreams alive. Burlingame was previously […]

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Spotted: Fleet Feet Menlo Park running coaches in Cuban hats at Carpaccio

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Dining at Carpaccio a few nights ago, we spotted a good-looking group of ladies all wearing straw hats. Curious about the occasion, we wandered over to the table, only to find that Fleet Feet Menlo Park owner Lisa Taggert (far left) was one of them. She followed up with an email the next day: “The group of […]

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Christy Ericson completes an inspirational New York City Marathon on Nov. 1

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I first met Menlo Park resident Christy Ericson in the spring of 2014 when she came to my fitness studio [Studio K- Fit located at Marsh Manor] with Meredith, a close friend. She told me her goals were to lose a little weight and get into shape and asked if I could train her. The very […]

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Catching up with filmmaker Bob Rider about his documentary on Joe Roth

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We first talked to Menlo Park resident Bob Rider when he and filmmaking partner, Phil Schaaf, had just finished a rough cut of their documentary on Cal quarterback, Joe Roth, who played his senior year in 1976 after being diagnosed with a recurrence of melanoma. Roth died in February, 1977, at his Berkeley apartment. Since then, […]

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Spotted: Huskies banner deep in Cardinal territory

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We salute this proud Washington Huskies fan for displaying this banner in the Stanford Oaks neighborhood of Menlo Park. You can’t get much deeper in Cardinal territory! And we like the dash of Halloween spirit. The Cardinal play the Huskies tonight at Stanford Stadium. Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2015

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M-A’s Jordan Mims selected High School Player of the Week by the San Francisco 49ers

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The San Francisco 49ers High School Player of the Week Award for week 7 goes to Jordan Mims of Menlo-Atherton High School. The Junior running back had a night for the record books in M-A’s 31-10 conference win over Aragon. Mims rushed for an astounding 321 yards – marking a new record for the Menlo-Atherton program. […]

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Five inducted into the Menlo School Athletics Hall of Fame

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Menlo School welcomed five inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony earlier this month at the West Gym of the Athletic Center. Hall of Famers are recognized for leadership, sportsmanship and superiority in athletic competition, and dedicating countless hours to helping others achieve their athletic goals. Inductees are: Jason Armstrong ’00 – baseball and football Armstrong […]

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Fleet Feet Menlo Park front and center at Nike Women’s Half Marathon

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The Nike Women’s Half Marathon was held in San Francisco this morning and running the route was the Fleet Feet Menlo Park training team. Special shout out to InMenlo contributing photographer Irene Searles, (pictured right) in the center of photo (no cap). And congratulations to all participants!

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Add Janes Swim Club reunion planned for Sept. 26

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The Add Janes Swim Club reunion is set for Saturday, September 26, at noon at the Burgess Swim Center in Menlo Park. All former club members, swim students, and swim team members are welcome. There will be lunch and special awards. The event is hosted by former team members. Anyone interested in attending, please email bcferrin@yahoo.com

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M-A girls volleyball clinic and fundraiser set for September 18

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Come join the 2014 CCS Division One Girls Volleyball Champions for an afternoon of volleyball fun and skill-building. The players will again be hosting their annual Volleyball Clinic this Friday, Sept. 18 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Ayers Gym on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus. All players 3rd-8th grade are welcome; $30 per player. The proceeds support […]

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