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Spotted: Panther fans on their bellies

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InMenlo contributing photographer Irene Searles traveled to San Jose yesterday to photograph a sculptor we’d recently interviewed at his foundry. While there, she spotted people lying side-by-side in a line on the street. Why were they on their bellies? Turned out they were Carolina Panther fans trying to peek under the fence where the team is […]

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Make it a totally San Francisco Super Bowl!

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Are you ready for some football? It’s time to celebrate the Super Bowl in true San Francisco style. We will be kicking back on Sunday, watching all the festivities and enjoying as many iconic Bay Area treats as we can. First down: our favorite California cheeses with fabulous Boudin sourdough football bread. Second down: Classic Fisherman’s Wharf clam chowder in […]

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Any impact of Super Bowl 50 on Menlo Park and Atherton?

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The answer to that question is “yes, sort of.” For philanthropic people with deep pockets, there’s the opportunity to rub shoulders with Joe Montana and Matt Williams at the Big Game Big Give event at the Atherton estate of Jillian Manus tomorrow night for a cool $3,000 a pop. There’s an additional Menlo Park connection; Brendy […]

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Sacred Heart Prep plays hard in second state title football game in three years

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Sacred Heart Prep (12-3) traveled to San Diego last weekend to take on Rancho Bernardo High School (13-2) for the Division III-A state championship bowl game. The Gators kept the game close until the fourth quarter when the Broncos broke it open, ultimately winning by a score of 35-14. SHP senior tight end Andrew Daschbach (#20 […]

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M-A Girls Volleyball team is in SoCal to compete in California State Championship Finals

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Update: The Bears lost to defending state champion Redondo Union in three sets. By winning three sets in a row and beating first-seed Monte Vista High School (Danville) in the Northern California Regional Championships on Wednesday evening (Dec. 2), the Menlo-Atherton Girls Volleyball team earned a trip to Santiago Canyon College in Orange County where […]

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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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