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Atherton council members hike town's drainage system

With a wet winter predicted and more than $40 million in improvements said to be needed in Atherton's storm drain system,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 922 Views


Atherton drops permit fee for solar installations

Atherton's City Council made two moves toward becoming a more environmentally friendly town on Nov. 18 when it eliminated...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 862 Views


Yes, Atherton still has the most expensive real estate, says Forbes

Atherton has, for the third year in a row, been named as the zip code with the most expensive residential real estate in...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Facts yup, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 7 comments | 2027 Views


Atherton: Eastbound Marsh Road is closed today

Atherton town officials say eastbound Marsh Road will be closed Saturday, Oct. 31, from Middlefield Road to Fair Oaks Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Oct 31, 2015 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 830 Views


Atherton wants fire district in civic center

Atherton has asked the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District to have a place in the town's new civic center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 835 Views


Atherton: Someone breaks into home, makes off with SUV

Atherton police say someone broke into a home on McCormick Lane sometime between 4 p.m. Friday, Oct.23, and 10:35 a.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Deek, on Oct 27, 2015 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1695 Views


Atherton pushes for action to limit Surf Air

Atherton has send a letter demanding something be done about the noise impacts of Surf Air flights, asking for action by...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2015 at 7:29 am | 45 comments | 4361 Views


A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:45 am | 18 comments | 3052 Views


Atherton council member swims from Alcatraz to San Francisco

Atherton City Council member Bill Widmer on Sept. 13 swam from Alcatraz to the San Francisco's Aquatic Park in under 40 minutes....

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by SFist, on Sep 22, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 1904 Views


Atherton moves ahead with new stoplight for El Camino

After years of pressing Caltrans to make crossing El Camino Real safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, Atherton appears poised...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2260 Views


El Camino Bike Trap - Missing Grate @ Encinal

On SouthBound El Camino, just beyond the Encinal light, a large culvert grate has been missing for at least the past 2 weeks....

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Sep. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 202 Views


Old oak falls

An oak tree that Atherton's town arborist Sally Bentz estimates was close to 200 years old and about 50 inches around, fell...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Sep 4, 2015 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1266 Views


Tonight: Atherton weighs Menlo School expansion plans

Whether the town should give Menlo School a height variance for a third-floor addition at the rear of the school's most historic...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo neighbor, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1887 Views


Atherton dentist charged with defrauding patients

Kim Chi Vu, a 52-year-old dentist from Atherton, has been charged with defrauding patients by charging them for services...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 3092 Views


Chowchilla kidnapper, former Atherton resident, to be paroled soon

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 10, 2015 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 2568 Views


Atherton police invite residents to National Night Out

It should be an old-fashioned night of family fun, including a barbecue, games, face-painting and music, as well as a helicopter...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Got Jealousy?, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2657 Views


Chowchilla kidnapper, a former Atherton resident, found fit for parole

One of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 was found fit for parole Wednesday by a two-member...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by What?, on Aug 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 2495 Views


Atherton resident says neighbor cut down tree without permission

Atherton police have sent the results of an investigation into the alleged cutting down of a neighbor's tree without permission...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 8 comments | 3219 Views


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 farmer doe, on Jul 23, 2015 at 10:47 am | 106 comments | 5503 Views


Water use in June down dramatically for local communities

Water customers in Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton cut water use by 47 percent and more in June when measured against...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1458 Views
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