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Atherton: Crowd tells county they've had enough of Surf Air

San Mateo County got an earful from a standing-room only crowd of about 185 people who packed a meeting room in Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 19 hours ago | 90 comments | 6574 Views

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New bus route takes students from East Palo Alto to M-A High

New school year, new bus route. Effective Aug. 7, SamTrans will operate a new school bus route running from the intersection...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Josemadriz, on Aug 25, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 733 Views

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Atherton 'town hall' meeting set on San Carlos Airport noise issues

As part of San Mateo County's study of noise issues connected to the San Carlos Airport, the county is hosting a town hall...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 32 comments | 2358 Views

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Menlo Park: Former resident sentenced to 70 years in prison for child-exploitation

A former resident of Menlo Park, Ronald Gerard Boyajian, was sentenced Aug. 1 to 70 years in federal prison after being found...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 2219 Views

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Jan Chandler: Verdict over Atherton crosswalk fatality doesn't bring Chris back

Chris Chandler never got to meet his first granddaughter. He wasn't there to walk his oldest daughter down the aisle at her...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3593 Views

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Atherton repeatedly asked Caltrans to make crossings safer

For years, Atherton has been asking the California Department of Transportation to make crossing El Camino Real, State Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by My2Bits, on Aug 3, 2016 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2238 Views

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El Camino hazards: Political leaders call on Caltrans to act

After hearing of the verdict assigning the California Department of Transportation most of the blame for a 2010 death in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Aug 2, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

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Atherton: Crosswalk stoplight activation delayed

Atherton's pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, scheduled to go into operation on Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views

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Atherton reduces size of planned civic center

The size of Atherton's new civic center has been cut by 1,600 square feet, shaving at least $2 million from the budget for...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 30, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 1398 Views

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Remembering the Atherton of his youth

It's been many years since Jonathan Berg has lived in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/07/27/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by More than "just a mom", on Jul 28, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 268 Views

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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 | 1103 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 | 3418 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 | 288 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 | 2655 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. 1296 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 | 1523 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 | 1314 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 | 2250 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 | 2052 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 | 2585 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 17,001 views

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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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