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Atherton weighs putting business tax hike on ballot

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to decide this week if it wants to put a ballot measure substantially increasing the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 11 comments | 882 Views

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Atherton: Are drones a threat to privacy?

After discussing a number of safety, noise and privacy concerns — including that drone technology could allow would-be...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 3201 Views

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Atherton: Still the Worst (Caltrain Electrification Edition)

The Merc reports that Athertonians are yet again uniting the Peninsula, specifically by making everyone else hate them. The...

Original post made by SP1863 on Jul. 10, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 11, 2016 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 204 Views

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Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossing

On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 7, 2016 at 12:37 am | 14 comments | 2486 Views

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Today: Atherton examines privacy issues with drones

On the agenda for Wednesday's Atherton City Council study session: regulating drones, putting a business license tax on the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1166 Views

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Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollars

Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

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Today: What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton's City Council will discuss what should be done with the more than $1 million a year in library taxes that the town...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

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Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fight

Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 4, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2186 Views

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PG&E to covert 229 Atherton street lights to LEDs

Pacific Gas & Electric will spend two or three weeks converting 229 utility-owned street lights in Atherton to LEDs this...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by MenloMom, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1922 Views

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Atherton, Caltrain squabble over train horns

Atherton's quiet zone, where trains aren't to blow their horns near the Fair Oaks Lane crossing except in an emergency, went...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 9 comments | 2371 Views

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Traffic congestion ahead: Marsh Road closure starts today

The planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road in Atherton begins Tuesday, May 31, as the town starts construction on a replacement...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by JimmyCanDo, on Jun 11, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 4697 Views

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Proposed Atherton budget foresees a $5 million surplus

Although Atherton's budget is solidly in the black, city staff is recommending levying the full amount of the town's parcel...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by New resident , on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1020 Views

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Update - Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 4610 Views

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Menlo Park council members Mueller and Carlton to run for re-election

Menlo Park City Council members Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton have confirmed with the Almanac that they plan to run...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Facts, on May 27, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 1778 Views

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Fire district dedicates new station

A remodeled and larger fire station at 2290 University Ave. in East Palo Alto is set to be dedicated at 11 a.m. Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 359 Views

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Atherton: Fair Oaks Lane rail crossing could become 'quiet zone'

Atherton residents who live near the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing may soon find their lives much quieter -- the town...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hunter, on May 18, 2016 at 10:49 am | 19 comments | 3030 Views

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If you've got $10 million, Atherton has a deal for you

Looking for a special gift for the person who has everything? Or do you want to ensure your name is not soon forgotten? ...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Orange, on May 9, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 16 comments | 2656 Views

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Atherton working to make 10-week Marsh Road closure less painful to neighbors

Atherton is holding a series of meetings to let users of Marsh Road and local residents know about the 10-week closure of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on May 6, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 12 comments | 3959 Views

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Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Amused observer, on Apr 11, 2016 at 11:58 pm | 107 comments | 6587 Views

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Atherton has stiff competition for home sales price crown

For three years Atherton's 94027 ZIP code has been listed by Forbes magazine as having the highest home prices in the country,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Long line, on Apr 1, 2016 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 15901 Views
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