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Train strikes car in Atherton

A southbound Caltrain struck a on the train tracks at Fair Oak Avenue in Atherton at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16. The...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Big Enos, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 2904 Views

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Menlo College Coach and Cop's Twitter Rampage

San Jose cop Phillip White is the assistant basketball coach for Menlo College in Atherton. Here's what he had to say...

Original post made by Ouch on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by did you miss something?, 18 hours ago | 11 comments | 848 Views

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Obituary: Ronald Kistler, 83, retired USGS research scientist

A memorial service for retired U.S. Geological Survey research scientist Ron Kistler, who died Oct. 30, will be held Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 15, 2014 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 161 Views

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Police calls: Woodside grandmother taken for $3,000 in phone scam

A woman transferred money to a caller claiming to be her grandson, only to later learn it was an impostor. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by mary, on Dec 14, 2014 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views

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State board urges residents to use licensed contractors

As a large storm tapers out after downing trees, flooding roadways, and opening sinkholes throughout the Bay Area, the Contractors...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Injured workers sue, on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1057 Views

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Atherton: Construction starts on controversial Little League field

Upgrades to the Little League baseball field in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park are underway, with the league hoping to be...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 43 comments | 3367 Views

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Middlefield Road closed in Atherton due to fallen tree

Atherton Police report a tree fell on Middlefield Road damaging utility poles Tuesday night, Dec. 2. The road was still closed...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 3, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Atherton wants residents to pay town's costs for special events

Atherton residents who host events that cost the town money for police or other services, ranging from presidential visits...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Rev. Loon, on Nov 23, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 1572 Views

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Atherton moves ahead with Pedestrian Bicycle Master Plan

Moving ahead with a plan to add bike lanes and to make it easier to get around town on foot, Atherton has adopted a Pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1409 Views

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San Mateo County says all election votes now counted

The three open seats on the Atherton council have gone to Rick DeGolia, Mike Lempres and Bill Widmer, according to the vote...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:01 am | 3 comments | 684 Views

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Atherton council vote: Lempres now ahead of Widmer

Mike Lempres has squeaked past Bill Widmer -- by one vote -- for second place in the race for three open seats on the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by History lesson, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm | 9 comments | 1122 Views

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Atherton narrows architect choices for new civic center

Five architectural firms are competing to design Atherton's new civic center. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the City Council will...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Wonderful, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

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Atherton police offer Halloween safety tips, free glow necklaces

The Atherton Police Department will give out free glow necklaces to children and their parents on and before Halloween, starting...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Doe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 491 Views

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Atherton moves toward study of reducing lanes on El Camino

Atherton's City Council has asked firms to propose how they would study the effects of reducing El Camino Real in Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00 am | 25 comments | 2698 Views

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Atherton Doesn't Win With Widmer

[Post removed. This strikes us as an over-the-top political hit piece, so we are taking it down.]...

Original post made by No more WMD on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 231 Views

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Woodland students help schools in West Africa

McKenna Brown, 14, an eighth-grader at Woodland School in Ladera, recently organized two drives to collect classroom materials...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 744 Views

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Earthquake! Atherton gets ready for a big one

As scientists warn that a major earthquake is almost certain to strike California in the near future, Atherton residents...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cyrus Safai, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

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Atherton may study El Camino lane reduction

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday (Oct. 15) on authorizing a study of the effects of reducing from...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 20 comments | 1796 Views

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Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 827 Views

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Atherton residents: Surf Air noise problem getting worse; new meeting set

Last December local residents who live under the flight path of Surf Air, a new airline whose passengers pay one monthly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 30, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 345 Views
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