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What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates about $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Duh?, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 98 Views

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Another daytime car burglary reported in Holbrook-Palmer Park

For the second time in a little more than a week, Holbrook-Palmer Park was the site of a broad-daylight vehicle burglary...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1015 Views

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USC to receive wonderful gift from Atherton family

According to the LA Times Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton "are donating $50 million to a USC brain research institute in...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 69 Views

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Tonight: Atherton to ink deal with civic center architect

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to approve tonight an initial contract with WRNS Studios, the architectural firm that...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:09 am | 2 comments | 690 Views

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Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agency

Although one council member was strongly opposed to the idea, Atherton's City Council has voted to allow the town to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by I got a better idea, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1625 Views

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Atherton new Little League facilities due to open in April

The new Little League field and grandstand in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park should be completed in time to begin games...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1585 Views

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Hartnett appointed to CEO of SM transit at salary of of $435,000.

This is just plain outrageous. See: Ex-Redwood City mayor to lead SamTrans http://thedailynews.ca.newsmemory.com/ee/thedailynews/default.php?pSetup=thedailynews ...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 12, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 159 Views

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Police issue 87 traffic-related citations in Atherton on Wednesday

Police issued 87 traffic-related citations in Atherton on Wednesday, March 4, during a day of extra patrols with a focus...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by comment?, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:10 am | 7 comments | 3006 Views

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Atherton may vie for accounting contract

Atherton is considering vying for a contract to provide financial and accounting services for the South Bayside Waste Management...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 363 Views

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Atherton: Eastbound Marsh Road closed Thursday, Friday

Eastbound Marsh Road in Atherton will be closed for fence repair on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, from 9 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by patrick, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 2964 Views

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Atherton: Extra patrols focus on pedestrian hazards

Extra police patrols will be in Atherton on Wednesday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their focus: driving behavior that...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Mar 5, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 8 comments | 1747 Views

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Those were the days

College dances looked a lot different in the 1940s, and this photo of a Menlo College spring formal offers a glimpse of that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views

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FBI is also looking at DA's office, sources say

A source recently interviewed by the FBI has revealed that the apparent investigation by the federal agency isn't limited...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:16 am | 6 comments | 1791 Views

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Atherton puts study of El Camino lane reduction on hold

Atherton's City Council has decided to put off a study of reducing the number of lanes on El Camino Real while waiting to...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Feb 24, 2015 at 10:54 am | 31 comments | 2398 Views

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Atherton plans tighter right-of-way regulations

Atherton's current practice of allowing everything from wireless facilities to big rocks to be placed in the town's right-of-way...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 13, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 1956 Views

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Atherton sues Caltrain over electrification

Atherton has sued the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, alleging the agency improperly approved the environmental impact...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bad trend, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 2088 Views

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Dogs on leash code being enforced at Holbrook Palmer

Visitors to Holbrook Palmer Park are now greeted with a lighted, highway sized information sign stating that dogs not on...

Original post made by what-is-the-reason on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 187 Views

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Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 3472 Views

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Atherton et. al sue Caltrain over electrification plan

A lawsuit has been filed against CalTrain and its electrification plan. The lawsuit can be viewed at: https://www.scribd.com/doc/255220567/Petition-for-Writ-of-Mandate-Atherto...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

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Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1855 Views
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